Blackcurrant and chestnut verrines


Blackcurrant and chestnut verrines
Blackcurrants and chestnuts and go together really well, as the tang of the one balances the gentle sweetness of the other.

Here they are combined in a verrrine, with a blackcurrant crémeux and chestnut mousse, served with a little sablé biscuit.
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Last modified on: November 1st 2020

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Stage 1 - 20 min.
Blackcurrant and chestnut verrines : Photo of step #1
Roll out 100 g Sweetcrust pastry (pâte sablée) into a long rectangle and cut into strips about half an inch (1 cm) wide.

Bake at 390°F (200°C) for 10 to 15 minutes.

Set aside on a wire rack.

Stage 2 - 3 min.
Blackcurrant and chestnut verrines : Photo of step #2
Divide the blackcurrant crémeux evenly between the glasses.

Stage 3 - 40 min.
Blackcurrant and chestnut verrines : Photo of step #3
Leave to cool to room temperature, then refrigerate for half an hour.

Stage 4 - 3 min.
Blackcurrant and chestnut verrines : Photo of step #4
Once the crémeux is cold and set, fill up the glasses with chestnut mousse.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
Blackcurrant and chestnut verrines : Photo of step #5
Just before serving, stick a sablé biscuit into the top. Serve without delay.

Remarks

You can use a different fruit instead of blackcurrants in the crémeux, but do try to keep to something with a hint of acidity (raspberries, currants, etc.), to contrast with the chestnut flavour.

Keeping:

Should be eaten the same day.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,133 Kcal or 4,744 Kj23 gr325 gr124 gr
57 %9 %31 %19 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
189 Kcal or 791 Kj4 gr54 gr21 gr
9 %1 %5 %3 %
Per piece
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
189 Kcal or 791 Kj4 gr54 gr21 gr
9 %1 %5 %3 %
% 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).

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Source

Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Fruit crémeuxFruit crémeux: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Apple and blackcurrant tarts, Breton strawberry and verbena tart, Breton apple and rhubarb tart , Raspberry tart, Little blackcurrant and vineyard peach sablé tarts , ... All
Chestnut mousse in a whipper Chestnut mousse in a whipper : You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example:
Sweetcrust pastry (pâte sablée)Sweetcrust pastry (pâte sablée): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Rhubarb tart, Plum tart "En passant par la Lorraine", Apple and blackcurrant tarts, Strawberry Verveine Tart , Lemon tart, ... All

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