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4Ingredients
1260Calories
65Minutes

These recipe for chestnut cream uses only 4 ingredients to make a delicious spread that can be used as a spread on toast, a topping for a warm bowl of oatmeal, or mixed into the batter of baked goods for a kick of nutty flavor. Package the finished product in cute jars with labels and you can give this easy recipe as a gift around the holidays.

Ingredients

  • 1 kilogram chestnuts (whole, peeled and frozen)
  • 1 vanilla pod
  • 750 grams sugar
  • 20 ounces water

Directions

  1. Boil frozen chestnuts in a large amount of water for 15 minutes.
  2. Drain and finely grind in the blender or food processor.
  3. Then, to get a really fine texture, pass the puree through a sieve.
  4. Scrape the vanilla bean.
  5. Pour the sugar and water into a large cooking pot and cook over high heat until large bubbles cover the surface.
  6. Then add the mashed chestnuts and the scraped vanilla bean.
  7. Lower the heat and cook for 30-35 minutes, stirring constantly.
  8. Attention to boiling splashing.
  9. Pour into a sterilized jar immediately, tighten the lid, and turn the jar upside down until completely cooled.
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NutritionView more

1260Calories
Sodium1%DV15mg
Fat8%DV5g
Protein10%DV5g
Carbs101%DV303g
Fiber80%DV20g

PER SERVING *

Calories1260Calories from Fat45
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat5g8%
Saturated Fat
Trans Fat
Cholesterol
Sodium15mg1%
Potassium1300mg37%
Protein5g10%
Calories from Fat45
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate303g101%
Dietary Fiber20g80%
Sugars188g376%
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
Kara B. 2 Jul 2015
I had a bag of chestnuts in my freezer just waiting on a recipe to use them. This is a fantastic spread. I did the extra step and passed it thru a sieve and am glad I did as it was very smooth and silky.