Chocolate Chestnuts

Ingredients

Chestnut Shells

150g cacao butter

150g 70% dark chocolate

100g milk chocolate, melted

Filling

100g chestnuts

50ml madeira wine

100g whipped cream

1 gelatine leaf


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Method

Mix cacao butter with dark chocolate. Keep melted milk chocolate aside for chestnut look-alike.

 

Cook chestnuts in boiling water for 10 minutes. Strain and let cool, then peel.

 

Cook peeled chestnuts in madeira until wine is completely reduced. Blend chestnuts into a fine purée. Add whipped cream and gelatine, mix until set.

 

To assemble, stuff chestnut shells with filling then paint shells with melted milk chocolate.


 

Wine Match:  Soul Isolated Hill Pinot Noir 2014

Chocolate and Pinot Noir - delicious


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