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Monte bianco

You'll need

  • 500 gm
  • cooked and peeled chestnuts (see note)
  • 500 ml
  • (2 cups) milk
  • 75 gm
  • (1/3 cup) caster sugar
  • 1 tsp
  • vanilla extract
  • 200 ml
  • thickened cream, whisked to soft peaks, refrigerated until required
  • To serve:
  • finely grated dark chocolate (65% cocoa solids)

Method

  • 01
  • Combine chestnuts with milk, sugar and vanilla in a saucepan and cook over low heat until chestnuts are soft (20-30 minutes). Cool, then process in a food processor until puréed, pass through a potato ricer into 4 serving dishes, forming mountain-like piles. Top each with cream and grated chocolate and serve immediately.
Note Cooked and peeled chestnuts are available in vacuum-sealed packs from select delicatessens.

At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people
  • 15 min preparation
  • 30 min cooking
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At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people
  • 15 min preparation
  • 30 min cooking

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