Glazed chestnuts with whipped sherry cream

Glazed chestnuts with whipped sherry cream

Based on 5 ratings

Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
15
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
500 g chestnuts
250 ml heavy cream
70 g confectioner’s sugar
1½ tbsp sherry
10 g tarragon
1 tbsp sugar
100 ml water
25 g butter
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • frying pan
  • baking sheet
  • oven
  • bowl
  • hand mixer with beaters
  • cutting board
  • knife

Enjoy with

Hot chocolate
This comforting dessert deserved to be enjoyed with a classic hot chocolate with a little scoop of the sherry-cream.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
570
Protein
5g
Fat
27g
Carb
75g

Step 1/5

Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F. Cut the chestnuts crosswise on the curved side with a sharp knife and place on a baking sheet. Bake the chestnuts in the oven for approx. 15 minutes until the shells open.
  • 500 chestnuts
  • baking sheet
  • oven
  • cutting board
  • knife

Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F. Cut the chestnuts crosswise on the curved side with a sharp knife and place on a baking sheet. Bake the chestnuts in the oven for approx. 15 minutes until the shells open.

Step 2/5

In the meantime, whip cream and confectioner’s sugar until stiff. Add sherry and stir. Chop tarragon and add to the whipped cream. Set aside.
  • 250 ml heavy cream
  • 70 confectioner’s sugar
  •  tbsp sherry
  • 10 tarragon
  • bowl
  • hand mixer with beaters

In the meantime, whip cream and confectioner’s sugar until stiff. Add sherry and stir. Chop tarragon and add to the whipped cream. Set aside.

Step 3/5

Remove chestnuts from oven and leave to cool for approx. 5 min., then remove from shell with a knife.

Remove chestnuts from oven and leave to cool for approx. 5 min., then remove from shell with a knife.

Step 4/5

Add sugar to a pan over medium heat and caramelize, add water and bring to a boil. Add chestnuts and butter, reduce heat to low, making sure the caramel does not burn. Gently stir the pan to coat chestnuts with caramel and leave to simmer for approx. 2 min.
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 100 ml water
  • 25 butter
  • frying pan

Add sugar to a pan over medium heat and caramelize, add water and bring to a boil. Add chestnuts and butter, reduce heat to low, making sure the caramel does not burn. Gently stir the pan to coat chestnuts with caramel and leave to simmer for approx. 2 min.

Step 5/5

Transfer caramelized chestnuts to a serving plate and top with a spoonful of the sherry-cream. Enjoy!

Transfer caramelized chestnuts to a serving plate and top with a spoonful of the sherry-cream. Enjoy!