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Peking Chestnut Cream

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Ingredients
  Chestnuts 1⁄2 Kilogram, cut criss-cross
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Heavy cream 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vanilla essence 1 Teaspoon
  Crystallized fruit pieces 10
Directions

Cook the chestnuts in boiling water for 45 minutes.
Drain and remove the shells.
Mash them well.
Blend in the salt and half the quantity of sugar.
Whip the cream in a bowl and add the remaining sugar.
Add vanilla essence and mix well.
Take a large serving dish and form a mountain of the mashed chestnuts.
Top with cream and decorate with crystallised fruit.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Dessert
Servings: 
6

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