Roast chestnut puree

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 40 mins
Roast chestnut puree
This puree goes well in cakes and in baking or even spread over toast.

20 roasted chestnuts (peeled)

190g granulated sugar

475ml water

1 tbsp vanilla

In a saucepan, combine nuts, sugar and water and bring to a boil.

Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer for 25-35 minutes until the majority of the liquid is evaporated.

Remove from heat and add the vanilla.

Strain the chestnuts, reserving the sugar syrup and transfer to a food processor and blend until smooth.

Add syrup slowly until desired consistency is obtained.

Allow to cool before refrigerating.

Serves
Makes 1 jar

Preparation Time
5 minutes

Cooking Time
40 minutes

Main ingredients
Sugar, Nuts

Recipe Type
Cakes & Baking, Dressings & Sauces

Level of Difficulty
Easy

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