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Chestnut Cake

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There is no better gift for your palate than this chestnut cake recipe. This cake, when served as a snack will always bring cheer to your table. You have already been deprived of this amazing recipe, don't miss it now.
Ingredients
  Chestnut flour 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Milk 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Pine nuts 2 Tablespoon
  Rosemary leaves 1 Tablespoon
  Light olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1 Pinch
Directions

GETTING READY
1 Preheat the oven to 400°F.
2 Brush the inside of 2 shallow cake pans about 10 in diameter lightly with olive oil.

MAKING
3 In a large bowl, sift the chestnut flour (available from Italian delicatessens and other specialist stores)
4 Gradually stir in the milk, mixed with an equal volume of cold water.
5 Add a large pinch of salt and the sugar, stir well.
6 Beat in the olive oil gradually with a balloon whisk.
7 Spread out half the mixture in each prepared cake pan.
8 Level with a spatula.
9 Sprinkle the pine nuts, rosemary leaves, and a very little olive oil evenly over the surface.
10 Bake in the oven for about 30 minutes or until the surface has turned golden brown and a skewer or knife inserted in the cake comes out clean and dry.
11 Let cool for about 10 minutes.
12 Carefully loosen by running the spatula round the inside of the pans and turn out onto a rack to cool.

SERVING
13 Cut and serve as a tea time snack.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Chestnut
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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