......Gâteau Castagna [Chestnut Cake]

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This Corsican cake is simple, but its light, wonderful flavor will impress your friends!

For Desert, why not enjoy a wonderfully light chocolate cake, a local specialty made from ground chestnut flour (you can substitute regular flour) that is very fudgy. Click here for Isy's Chestnut Chocolate Cake recipe. To read about other Corsican foods and beverages made from chestnuts, Click here.

(Recipe from Isy at La Casaloha B&B Galeria, Corsica)


Additional required Items: Double-boiler to melt chocolate & butter, medium and large mixing bowls, 1 shallow cake pan

Preparation and Cooking:

Cook in a slow oven (320 degrees Fahrenheit/160 degrees Celsius) for 20 minutes maximum. A crust should be formed on the surface but the cake should remain moist inside.


Bon Appétit!


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