bake affairs

I love this time of the year; the leaves change colors, the air is crisp and clear, the early morning mists, followed by plenty of sunshine in the afternoon. The smell of autumn and the wonderful aroma of roasted chestnuts wafting through the air. Enjoy this moist and nice chestnut & chocolate cake with a cup of coffee or tea for warming up after an autumn walk.

Preparation for a 22 cm bundt mould

Preheat the oven to 180° C and lightly grease and flour the bundt mould.

  • 80 g butter
  • 125 g confectioners sugar
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 3 egg whites
  • 180 g chestnut puree
  • 125 g ground almonds
  • 90 g dark chocolate
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon Kirsch
  • about 1 teaspoon cocoa powder

In a bowl whisk the butter, the confectioners sugar and the egg yolk until fluffy.

Add the chestnut puree and the almonds the butter – egg mixture.

In a saucepan over medium-low heat, melt the…

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