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Chestnut Gateau Recipe

Looking for an easy chestnut gateau recipe? Learn how to make chestnut gateau using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by fellpony

Makes 10 servings



uncooked fridge cake - speciality for Christmas and New Year

Recipe Ingredients for chestnut gateau

250 g sponge fingers
250 g butter
450 g boiled chestnuts , pureed
100 g icing sugar
1 tbsp coffee
1 tbsp powdered cocoa
1 pint water

Recipe Directions for chestnut gateau

  1. beat the butter to a cream

  2. add the chestnut puree and beat again

  3. add the icing sugar, cocoa, and the coffee, diluted in a little hot water

  4. line a deep 7" square baking tin with greaseproof paper, clingfilm or baking foil

  5. make a half pint of very strong coffee with the water, and pour half into a shallow, flat dish

  6. dip the sponge fingers quickly in and out of the coffee, to damp both sides, and place a layer in the bottom of the baking tin, sugar side up.

  7. spread 1/3 of the mixture over the fingers.

  8. add another layer of fingers.

  9. spread another 1/3 of mixture over that layer.

  10. repeat, finishing with a layer of fingers, this time sugar side down.

  11. cover with greaseproof or film and press down gently to unite the layers.

  12. keep in fridge until wanted.

  13. to serve, cut in slices; can be coated with coffee-flavoured whipped cream, and/or surrounded by a "palisade" of sponge fingers on end.

Categories

Dessert, Christmas

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 154.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
283
Calories from Fat
188
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
20.9g
32%
Saturated Fat
10.3g
51%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
54mg
18%
Sodium
157mg
7%
Potassium
342mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
23.2g
8%
Dietary Fiber
0.6g
2%
Sugars
9.8g
Protein
1.4g
Vitamin A 13% Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 3% Iron 4%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C-
    Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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