Chestnut creams

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Chestnut creams


These gourmet chestnut puddings make a sensational dessert for a very special dinner party.

Cooking Time

Preparation Time :8 Min

Cook Time : 5 Min

Total Time : 13 Min


Serves :
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons gelatine

  • 1 cup (250ml) thickened cream, plus extra to serve

  • 100ml milk

  • 1 can sweetened chestnut puree*

  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 tablespoons amaretto*

  • 6 whole sweetened chestnuts in syrup (marrons glaces)*


  • Place 2 tablespoons of cold water in a bowl and sprinkle with gelatine. Place cream and milk in a saucepan over medium heat and bring to scalding point. Pour a little over the gelatine and stir, then pour remaining cream mixture over top, stirring to combine.
  • Place the puree, vanilla and amaretto in a food processor, process to combine, then combine with milk mixture. Divide the mixture between six 125ml dariole moulds and refrigerate overnight.
  • To serve, dip the moulds in a little warm water for a few seconds, then gently ease the creams out of moulds onto serving plates. Pour over thick cream and garnish with a whole sweetened chestnut.