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Chocolate and Chestnut Fudge Cake Recipe

CooksInfo
A very rich, delicious cake.
Prep Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Desserts and Sweets
Servings 10 slices

Instructions
 

  • Line a bread loaf tin or a round cake pan with plastic wrap and set aside.
  • Grind the chestnuts finely in a food processor (skip this if starting with a chestnut purée.)
  • Melt the chocolate in a microwave or over hot water just until it has melted. Set aside.
  • Beat with an electric mixer, or by hand, the sugar and the butter until fluffy. Add the chocolate and chestnuts. Stir. Transfer to lined pan. Refrigerate overnight.
  • Turn out onto plate and remove the plastic wrap. Dust with a teaspoon or so of icing sugar and the same amount of cocoa. To slice, use a knife heated in hot water.

Notes

You can just buy the chestnuts already cooked; a tin or jar of chestnut purée will also do the trick.
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