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

Keywords for this recipe:CakePastryChestnut
For 3 cakes, you will need:

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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 : Photo of step #1
Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

Sieve in a bowl 300 g flour, 300 g chestnut flour, 15 g baking powder and 6 pinches salt.

Set aside.

Stage 2 - 1 min.
Chestnut cake : Photo of step #2
In a container with high edges preferably (more convenient to pour then) pour the 300 g Noisette butter.

Stage 3 - 4 min.
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Then add 300 g sweet chestnut purée (crème de marrons), 300 g liquid cream and 6 tablespoons rum, mix well and set aside.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
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In the bowl of a mixer, pour 450 g caster sugar then 9 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.
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Slowly reduce the speed, then gently pour the previous mixture.

Stage 6
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Stop as soon as the mix is homogeneous.

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

Your dough is ready.

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

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

Stage 10
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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.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
7,861 Kcal or 32,912 Kj106 gr1,003 gr400 gr
393 %41 %95 %61 %
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).
How much will it cost?
  • For 3 cakes : 13.29 €
  • Per cake : 4.43 €

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Like Bounty, Muffin dough, Corsican tarts, Oatmeal cake, Génoise (Genoa sponge), ... All
FlourFlour: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pogne de Romans, Pistachio shortbread biscuits, Coconut tuiles, Foie gras fingers, Muffin dough, ... All
Noisette butterNoisette butter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pistachio madeleines, Chocolate madeleines, Grapefruit moelleux, Pistachio "Financiers", Pancake batter, ... All
Chestnut flourChestnut flour: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Chestnut and hazelnut biscuits, Corsican tarts, Rolled chestnut and apple brioche, ... All
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