Yule log with chestnuts
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500 gr of chestnuts-1/4 cup of vegetable oil-80 g sugar-1/2 l milk – 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract-50 grams of dark chocolate
Bring to a boil the chestnuts and cook for ten minutes, then drain and, armed with a knife and a lot of patience, peel them carefully. Place them back in the pot, cover with milk and bake another 10 minutes, until they are soft. Now put them in a blender until pureed. Put it back on the heat and add the oil, sugar, vanilla and half chocolate flakes reduced; Let go over low heat, stirring to prevent the puree from sticking to the bottom. When the mixture is thickened, remove from heat, pour into a special mould (long narrow box-shaped) lined with baking paper and let cool in the refrigerator for a few hours. Then remove the socket from the mold and cover with the remaining melted chocolate in a double boiler. Now put in the refrigerator and allow to solidify the chocolate.
- Anonimo -