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8Ingredients
370Calories
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Have you ever tried Chestnut Bread? It is amazing. You will love this particular recipe for Chestnut Bread. It is packed with flavor and is relatively easy to bake. Let us know about your experience baking this Chestnut Bread in the comments below or rate this recipe for other readers to see. This Chestnut Bread is the perfect mid-day snack for the family or great to pack in your kids lunch boxes.

Ingredients

  • 200 grams strong flour
  • 250 grams dried chestnuts
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa (bittersweet)
  • 15 grams yeast (fresh brewer’s)
  • 1 tablespoon softened butter
  • 1 tablespoon chestnut honey
  • 7 grams salt
  • 0.77 milliliters warm water

Directions

  1. Grind the dried chestnuts finely.
  2. Dilute the yeast with 50 milliliters of warm water and the honey, cover and let it rest for 10 minutes.
  3. Bread machine method:
  4. Place all the ingredients in the bowl (first the liquid ingredients, then the dry ingredients, and the salt last) and turn the machine on to the kneading and rising function (1 hour and 30 minutes), leave the dough in the bowl in the machine for an additional hour.
  5. Kneading by hand method:
  6. Preheat the oven to 190C.
  7. Sift the flour with the ground chestnuts and the cocoa in a bowl, make a well in the center.
  8. Place the yeast in the well and sprinkle the flour with 2 pinches of salt.
  9. Begin kneading the dough with the flours, incorporating 130 to 150 milliliters of warm water a little at a time, add the softened butter and continue kneading for 5 minutes.
  10. Shape the dough into a ball, cover with a damp cloth and let it rest in a warm area until it has doubled in volume.
  11. Punch down the dough delicately, and using your hands, roll the dough into many chestnut shaped rolls (each roll weighing approximately 35 grams), coat the base of the rolls in flour, and place them on a wax paper-lined baking sheet.
  12. Cover the rolls with a kitchen towel and let them rise for 50 to 60 minutes.
  13. Bake for approximately 30 minutes.
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NutritionView more

370Calories
Sodium29%DV700mg
Fat9%DV6g
Protein18%DV9g
Carbs19%DV56g
Fiber28%DV7g

PER SERVING *

Calories370Calories from Fat50
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat6g9%
Saturated Fat2g10%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol10mg3%
Sodium700mg29%
Potassium430mg12%
Protein9g18%
Calories from Fat50
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate56g19%
Dietary Fiber7g28%
Sugars7g14%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Brenda S. 8 Jun 2015
Save time on this recipe by purchasing chestnuts which are already ground up. My bread came out a lighter color than the photo which showed a dark brown bread, but it tasted good. Try it with turkey, cream cheese and dried cranberries spread