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Marrons Mont Blanc

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  Unsalted butter 4 Tablespoon
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Canned puree of marrons glaces 8 Ounce
  Sherry 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice To Taste
  Heavy cream 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Ratafia biscuits/Miniature meringues 5

These little mounds of chestnut puree, topped with whipped cream like the snow-capped mountain from which they take their name, are one of the most delicious of all desserts.
Cream together the butter and sugar.
Stir the chestnut puree and add it gradually to the creamed mixture.
Flavor to taste with sherry and lemon juice, stirring it in gradually to avoid curdling.
Pile the chestnut puree into the center of individual dessert dishes.
Whip the cream and swirl onto the top of each little mound.
Arrange ratafia biscuits or miniature meringues round the base.
Chill until required.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1774 Calories from Fat 1186

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 134 g206.6%

Saturated Fat 87.4 g437.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 590.9 mg197%

Sodium 742.5 mg30.9%

Total Carbohydrates 112 g37.2%

Dietary Fiber 9.7 g38.8%

Sugars 73.9 g

Protein 42 g84.6%

Vitamin A 79.3% Vitamin C 4.3%

Calcium 17.5% Iron 7.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Marrons Mont Blanc Recipe