Chestnut cake


Chestnut cake
This delightful cake is doubly chestnutty: it contains chestnut flour, and sweet chestnut purée.
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Last modified on: May 8th 2020

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
23 min.50 min.1 hour 13 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 3 min.
Chestnut cake
Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

Sieve in a bowl 100 g flour, 100 g chestnut flour, 5 g baking powder and 2 pinches salt.

Set aside.

Stage 2 - 1 min.
Chestnut cake
In a container with high edges preferably (more convenient to pour then) pour the 100 g Noisette butter.

Stage 3 - 4 min.
Chestnut cake
Then add 100 g sweet chestnut purée (crème de marrons), 100 g liquid cream and 2 tablespoons rum, mix well and set aside.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
Chestnut cake
In the bowl of a mixer, pour 150 g caster sugar then 3 eggs, and whisk, at medium speed first to mix, and then at high speed, until a white and light mixture is obtained.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
Chestnut cake
Slowly reduce the speed, then gently pour the previous mixture.

Stage 6
Chestnut cake
Stop as soon as the mix is homogeneous.

Stage 7 - 5 min.
Chestnut cake
Pour the powder mix over it and stir it gently.

Your dough is ready.

Stage 8 - 2 min.
Chestnut cake
Pour into a buttered cake pan.

Stage 9 - 50 min.
Chestnut cake
And cook for about 50 minutes, check cooking 5 minutes before the end.

Stage 10
Chestnut cake
Let cool on a wire rack.
Remarks
You can find chestnut flour in organic stores, it is very necessary to sieve it before using, because it has an unfortunate tendency to become lumpy.
Keeping
Several days in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.
Source
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,620 Kcal or 10,969 Kj35 gr334 gr133 gr
131 %14 %32 %20 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
314 Kcal or 1,315 Kj4 gr40 gr16 gr
16 %2 %4 %2 %
Per cake
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,620 Kcal or 10,969 Kj35 gr334 gr133 gr
131 %14 %32 %20 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Gluten, Milk, Egg
How much will it cost?
  • For 1 cake : 4.43 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Almond macaroon cake, Little caramelized peach tarts, Passion fruit jellies, Pears and caramelised walnut samosas , Pink Reims biscuits, ... All
FlourFlour: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: French Family Cake, Coconut sweetcrust pastry, Hazelnut and orange cake, Cheese Soufflé, Madeleines, ... All
Noisette butterNoisette butter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pistachio "Financiers", Grapefruit moelleux, Génoise (Genoa sponge), Pancake batter, Lemon and lime cakes, ... All
Chestnut flourChestnut flour: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Cookies of the Camisards, Corsican tarts, Clementines and chestnuts entremet, Rolled chestnut and apple brioche, Chestnut and hazelnut biscuits, ... All
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