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Chestnut Dessert

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Ingredients
  Fresh chestnuts 1 1⁄2 Pound (750 Gram)
  Milk 1 1⁄2 Pint (900 Milliliter, 3 3/4 Cup)
  Sugar 1⁄3 Pound (250 Gram, 1 1/2 Cup)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Double cream 1⁄4 Pint (150 Milliliter, 2/3 Cup)
  Grappa moscato 3 Tablespoon
Directions

Cut a cross on the pointed end of each of the chestnuts, then boil them in water for 15-20 min., or until their skins can be peeled off easily.
Drain, peel, and remove inner skins.
Combine chestnuts and milk, and cook over a low heat for about 30 min., until they are tender.
Drain, and mash smooth.
Then beat in sugar.
Force chestnut mixture through a potato ricer, or food mill, on to a serving dish.
As the mixture falls, it should form into a 'mountain' shape.
Chill for at least 1 hr.
Whip cream until stiff, and fold in the grappa.
Drop gently over top of the chestnuts, and let spread like snow down the sides of a mountain.
It should have the look of a partially covered snow peak, so do not attempt to smooth out the peaks and hollows.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Milk

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