Chestnut Puree

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READY IN: 40mins
YIELD: 3 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Shell the chestnuts by making a shallow incision ONLY in the round portion of each nut.
  • Put chestnuts on a baking sheet in a very small amount of water and bake at 240 degrees C for 7 to 8 mins; set aside to cool.
  • Remove nuts from shells.
  • Place the chestnuts, milk and vanilla bean in a saucepan and heat to simmering.
  • Simmer until all liquid has evaporated and chestnuts are tender.
  • Rub the chestnuts through a sieve to puree.
  • Remove from heat and let cool.
  • Add Cognac or Brandy and blend until smooth.
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