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Chestnut Log
Chestnut Log
Method
  • In a large bowl, add the dark couverture, milk and butter.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and microwave for 1 ½ - 2 minutes at 700 watts.
  • When the mixture melts, add the amaretto, vanilla extract and chestnut puree.
  • Whisk until all of the ingredients are completely combined.
  • Add all of the remaining ingredients apart from the white couverture and mix well. You can add the white couverture at the last minute so that it doesn’t melt.
  • Line a 20x10 cm baking pan with plastic wrap.
  • Transfer mixture to baking pan and refrigerate for 24 hours.
  • When completely chilled, turn out of baking pan.

For icing

  • In a bowl, add the heavy cream, dark chocolate and butter.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and microwave for 1 minute at 700 watts so it can melt.
  • Pour mixture over log and refrigerate again for 5-10 minutes to chill.
  • You can decorate with icing sugar and serve with white chocolate (optional).
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

575
Calories (kcal)
29 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

32.1
Total Fat (g)
46 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

17.6
Saturated Fat (g)
88 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

60.0
Total Carbs (g)
23 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

45.0
Sugars (g)
50 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

5.7
Protein (g)
11 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

4.5
Fibre (g)
18 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.09
Sodium (g)
1 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.