By Eddy − On Friday, March 23, 2018, 6 years ago in Cake Recipes

Portuguese Chestnut Cake Recipe

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Portuguese Chestnut Cake Recipe

This Portuguese chestnut cake is a rich, flavorful and decadent cake that has just the right amount of sweetness and chocolate.

Preparation time 10 min
Cooking Time 30 min
Ready In 40 min
Level of DifficultyVery Easy
Servings8

Ingredients

1 cup of chestnuts, cooked, deshelled and chopped1 cup of sugar1 teaspoon of vanilla extract8 tablespoons of butter1/2 tablespoon of baking powder2 tablespoons of flour1 cup of dark chocolate1 pinch of salt6 eggs
1 cup of chestnuts, cooked, deshelled and chopped1 cup of sugar1 teaspoon of vanilla extract8 tablespoons of butter1/2 tablespoon of baking powder2 tablespoons of flour1 cup of dark chocolate1 pinch of salt6 eggs
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Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C or 350°F.
  2. In a saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter, the dark chocolate and the sugar. Stir it well as it melts.
  3. Once it has reached a smooth and even consistency, pour it into a bowl and add the chopped chestnuts, salt, eggs, flour, vanilla extract, and baking powder.
  4. Stir it well until it is mixed evenly and then pour it into a greased baking mold.
  5. Bake in the oven for about 25-30 minutes or until slightly browned on top.
  6. Let it cool for about 5 to 10 minutes, remove from the mold and serve.
Recipe & Photo Credit: easyportugueserecipes.com *

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