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Chestnut Dessert With Grand Marnier

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  Chestnut puree 8 Ounce (1 can)
  Whipping cream 1 Pint
  Grand marnier 2 Tablespoon
  Semi sweet chocolate 4 Ounce
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter 4 Tablespoon
  Unflavored gelatin 1 Tablespoon (1 package)
  Milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
For sauce
  Sweet chocolate 8 Ounce
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grand marnier 1 Tablespoon
  Brandied chestnuts 2 Tablespoon (for garnish)
  Whipped cream 2 Tablespoon (for garnish)
  Sliced canned fruit 2 Tablespoon (for garnish)

Beat the chestnut puree in a bowl until soft and creamy.
Add one cup of the cream and beat together well.
Blend in the Grand Marnier.
Set aside.
Melt the chocolate in a double boiler with the 1/2-cup milk over hot water.
Stir until melted.
Add the butter.
Mix and set aside to cool.
Meanwhile, soften the gelatin in a separate bowl with the 1/4 -cup milk.
Place over hot water and stir until dissolved.
Stir into the chocolate mixture.
Then blend into the chestnut mixture.
Beat the remaining heavy cream until thickened and fold into the chestnut mixture.
Pour into a lightly greased four-cup capacity round mold.
Cover and chill until firm.
Meanwhile, prepare the sauce by combining the chocolate with the water in the top of a double boiler.
Place over hot water for a few minutes until melted.
Stir in the Grand Marnier.
Set aside to cool.
To unmold the dessert, run a knife blade around the edges of the mold and place the mold into warm water for a few seconds.
Place a serving platter over the mold and invert.
Decorate with brandied chestnuts, whipped cream, or sliced canned fruit.
Spread with the chocolate sauce or serve the sauce separately.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4494 Calories from Fat 3008

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 341 g524.1%

Saturated Fat 216.2 g1081.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 874.5 mg291.5%

Sodium 301.7 mg12.6%

Total Carbohydrates 306 g102.1%

Dietary Fiber 27.1 g108.5%

Sugars 220.6 g

Protein 40 g80%

Vitamin A 33.4% Vitamin C

Calcium 59.6% Iron 55.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Chestnut Dessert With Grand Marnier Recipe