cake with chestnuts and pine nuts

cake with chestnuts and pine nuts

A dessert with autumn flavours: this chestnut and pine nut cake is embellished with chocolate, dried plums and chocolate decoration. try also this chocolate cake without flour recipe too.


sweet pastry For approx. 10 pieces

for 1 cake mould of 26 cm

150 g of pitted dried plums

100 g of milk chocolate

150 g of soft butter

150 g of frozen chestnut puree, defrosted before use

3 eggs

100 g of raw sugar

200 g of ground hazelnuts

½ sachet of baking powder

30 g of flour

butter and flour for the shape

100 g of pine nuts

100 g dark or milk chocolate for garnish

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How to proceed


ca. 25 minutes


ca. 15 minutes

Cooking in the oven:

ca. 50 minutes


10 minutes

Total time:

1 h 40 min

Cut the plums into cubes. Break up the chocolate and melt it in a double boiler. Cream the butter, chestnut puree, eggs and sugar. Add the chocolate. Mix the hazelnuts with the baking powder and flour and add to the cream. Let the dough rest for 15 minutes.

Preheat the oven to 180 ° C. Grease and flour the cake form. Arrange a strip of baking paper on the bottom. Distribute half of the pine nuts in the mould. Incorporate the rest of the pine nuts and plums into the mixture. Pour it into the mould and bake the cake in the centre of the oven for 50 minutes. Remove from the oven and let it rest in the mould for 10 minutes. Turn the cake upside down on a wire rack and let it cool completely. Break up the chocolate and melt it in a double boiler. Decorate the cake with the help of a fork. You may be interested to read sago coconut cookies recipe/ liver and eggs recipe.

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