|Chestnuts||1 Pound (large size)|
|Sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Whipped cream||3 Tablespoon (adjust quantity as needed)|
1.Put the chestnuts into the oven for a moment, until the shell and inner skin can be easily removed.
2.In a boiler, boil the skinned chestnuts in water with the salt and three tablespoons of the sugar, until they are very tender.
3.Add one half cup sugar to the water and chestnuts and let stand until thoroughly cold.
4.Re move chestnuts from this syrup and run them through a potato ricer on to a platter, mounding it high spoonful of sweetened whipped cream, and put a border of whipped cream around the edge of the dish, dotting it with the whole nuts here and there
5.Serve with ice cream