Le Turinois (Chocolate Chestnut Cake) Recipe

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How to make Le Turinois (Chocolate Chestnut Cake)
  • Recipe By: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

About Le Turinois (Chocolate Chestnut Cake) Recipe: Le Turinois might not seem different from any other chocolate cake but the unique combination of chestnuts and chocolate makes it distinct and absolutely divine.

Ingredients of Le Turinois (Chocolate Chestnut Cake)

  • 1 Kg Chestnut
  • to cover Water
  • 350 ml Milk
  • 1 tsp Fennel seeds (toasted)
  • 125 gram Butter
  • 125 gram Castor sugar
  • 250 gram Bitter chocolate, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla essence
  • 1-2 tbsp Rum

How to Make Le Turinois (Chocolate Chestnut Cake)

  • 1.Put chestnuts in a pan. Cover with cold water and milk. Simmer until tender and drain.
  • 2.Peel and mash chestnuts.
  • 3.Mix cream, butter and sugar with melted chocolate in 75 ml water.
  • 4.Once it's cool add it to the butter mixture and chestnuts. Flavour with vanilla and rum. Mix well.
  • 5.Pour into an oiled and lined tin. Chill overnight. Turn out and serve with cream.

Recipe Notes

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Key Ingredients: Chestnut, Water , Milk, Fennel seeds (toasted), Butter, Castor sugar, Bitter chocolate, Vanilla essence, Rum