Chestnut Tunnel Cake-Let there be light

Chestnut Tunnel Cake-the best cake from 5starcookies
Chestnut Tunnel Cake-the best cake from 5starcookies

Indulge in the best cake, Chestnut Tunnel Cake with chestnut filling.

So, how can I describe this cake?

DESCRIPTION

Easy as 1, 2, 3.

The best cake is filled with chestnut whipped cream, covered with melted chocolate and yes,

more heavy cream .

For decoration you can use anything chocolaty that your little heart is asking for.

Pink chocolate, truffles, candies and so on.

BTW, if you are looking for the cake to ring in the New Year, Chestnut Tunnel Cake is the perfect solution.

And not just for the New Year. This cake is perfect for any special occasion.

Like Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. (kidding…maybe not)

So, let’s feed your soul and let there be light as we are entering the best year. Ever.

2020!

Light! Camera! Baking show starts right now!

the best chestnut cake
the best chestnut cake

We need to buy the following ingredients or I like to call it…

SHOPPING LIST

chestnut puree for filling
chestnut puree for filling
  • eggs
  • sugar
  • flour (AP)
  • baking powder, cornstarch
  • chestnut puree
  • heavy cream
  • chocolate (white, dark, semi-sweet)

To buy chestnut puree, check your local store or visit amazon.com

Also, Walmart has it.

IMPORTANT: You can make homemade chestnut puree – CHECK THE LINK

ACTION TIME

How to make Chestnut Tunnel Cake

how to make chestnut tunnel cake
how to make chestnut tunnel cake

Ingredients

6 large eggs (organic)

3/4 cup sugar

1 cup flour (AP)

1 tsp baking powder

1/8 tsp salt

1 tsp cornstarch

CHESTNUT FILLING

314 gr chestnut puree or 1 jar Raureni

1 1/3 cup heavy cream

1 bag or 7 gr Knox gelatine

2 tsp rum

1/2 cup icing sugar

DECORATION

1 cup heavy cream

Optional: white chocolate, semi-sweet chocolate, pink chocolate…

INSTRUCTIONS

Making the cake:

Use 12×16 inch jelly roll pan, line with aluminum foil (dull side up).

Spray with baking spray and set aside.

Preheat oven to 350 F.

In a large bowl beat 6 eggs and 3/4 cup sugar until triples in volume. (9 minutes)

Sift the flour, cornstarch, baking powder and salt.

Add into eggs mixture and fold gently using a spatula.

Important: Don’t use mixer when adding flour mixture.

Fold using a spatula.

Be sure that flour mixture is incorporated into eggs mixture.

Spread the batter on the prepared jelly roll pan.

Bake at 350 for 15 minutes.

Cool completely. (for about 2 hours)

When your cake is cooled you are ready to transfer into loaf pan.

transfer bigger size of cake into loaf pan
transfer bigger size of cake into loaf pan

If you want to see step by step instruction check the link for White Raspberry Dream Cake.

You will need loaf pan (11-5/8″ L x 5-1/8″ W x 2-3/4″ H)

Line your loaf pan with plastic wrap.

Now take your cool cake and cut into 2 pieces.

One is 11×10 size and the other is 11×7

Now take your bigger pieces (11×10) and place inside of loaf pan. Set aside.

Time to make the best chestnut filling

chestnut filling for the best cake
chestnut filling for the best cake

Your first step is to prepare gelatine.

In a small cup sprinkle 1 pouch Knox unflavored gelatine (7 gr) over 1/4 cup (50 ml) cold water.

Let stand for 1 minute.

Add 1/4 cup (50 ml) boiling water, stir until smooth. (be sure granules are completely dissolved)

Set aside.

Now in a mixing bowl mix chestnut puree and sugar. Add rum and mix for 10 seconds.

In a separate bowl mix heavy cream.

Transfer mixed heavy cream into chestnut sugar mixture and mix for a few seconds.

Your last step is to add gelatine.

Mix until all ingredients are incorporated.

Pour your best chestnut filing into cake prepared pan and close the top with your second cut part 11×7.

Cover everything with plastic wrap and leave in the freezer for at least 6 hours or overnight.

Next Day

Free cake from the loaf pan.

Decorate with heavy cream, pink chocolate or anything you like.

enjoy and share chestnut tunnel cake
enjoy and share chestnut tunnel cake

Cut into desired sizes and enjoy.

Keep cake in the freezer.

Enjoy and share.

To print this recipe, please check the box below.

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Chestnut Tunnel Cake-the best cake from 5starcookies

Chestnut Tunnel Cake

Prep Time: 45 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Additional Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes

Easy as 1, 2, 3.
The best cake is filled with chestnut whipped cream, covered with melted chocolate and
more heavy cream .
For decoration you can use anything chocolaty that your little heart is asking for.
Pink chocolate, truffles, candies and so on.
BTW, if you are looking for the cake to ring in the New Year, Chestnut Tunnel Cake is the perfect solution.

Ingredients

  • 6 large eggs (organic)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup flour (AP)
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • CHESTNUT FILLING
  • 314 gr chestnut puree or 1 jar Raureni
  • 1 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1 bag or 7 gr Knox gelatine
  • 2 tsp rum
  • 1/2 cup icing sugar
  • DECORATION
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • Optional: white chocolate, semi-sweet chocolate, pink chocolate...

Instructions

    Making the cake:

    Use 12×16 inch jelly roll pan, line with aluminum foil (dull side up).

    Spray with baking spray and set aside.

    Preheat oven to 350 F.

    In a large bowl beat 6 eggs and 3/4 cup sugar until triples in volume. (9 minutes)

    Sift the flour, cornstarch, baking powder and salt.

    Add into eggs mixture and fold gently using a spatula.

    Important: Don’t use mixer when adding flour mixture.

    Fold using a spatula.

    Be sure that flour mixture is incorporated into eggs mixture.

    Spread the batter on the prepared jelly roll pan.

    Bake at 350 for 15 minutes.

    Cool completely. (for about 2 hours)

    When your cake is cooled you are ready to transfer into loaf pan.

    If you want to see step by step instruction
    check the link for White Raspberry Dream Cake
    .
    LINK
    You will need loaf pan (11-5/8″ L x 5-1/8″ W x 2-3/4″ H)

    Line your loaf pan with plastic wrap.

    Now take your cool cake and cut into 2 pieces.

    One is 11×10 size and the other is 11×7

    Now take your bigger pieces (11×10) and place inside of loaf pan. Set aside.
    Time to make the best chestnut filling

    Your first step is to prepare gelatine.

    In a small cup sprinkle 1 pouch Knox unflavored gelatine (7 gr) over 1/4 cup (50 ml) cold water.

    Let stand for 1 minute.

    Add 1/4 cup (50 ml) boiling water, stir until smooth. (be sure granules are completely dissolved)

    Set aside.

    Now in a mixing bowl mix chestnut puree and sugar. Add rum and mix for 10 seconds.

    In a separate bowl mix heavy cream.

    Transfer mixed heavy cream into chestnut sugar mixture and mix for a few seconds.

    Your last step is to add gelatine.

    Mix until all ingredients are incorporated.

    Pour your best chestnut filing into cake prepared pan and close the top with your second cut part 11×7.

    Cover everything with plastic wrap and leave in the freezer for at least 6 hours or overnight.

    Next Day

    Free cake from the loaf pan.

    Decorate with heavy cream, pink chocolate or anything you like.

    Cut into desired sizes and enjoy.

    Keep cake in the freezer.

    Enjoy and share.

Are you ready to eat the best cake, Chestnut Tunnel Cake?

I know, I am…and life is so good right now…almost perfect.

I am ready to eat the bet cake
I am ready to eat the best cake

IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT THE CHESTNUT TUNNEL CAKE

  • use organic eggs (the yellow color is from organic eggs)
  • if you don’t have baking pan specified in this post, use your own. (but you will have to do your own measurement in order for cake to fit in. To buy pan check the link
  • use unflavored gelatine
  • store the cake in the freezer
  • bring to room temperature, before serve

CONCLUSION

I hope you enjoyed this recipe called Chestnut Tunnel Cake.

Now, I want to hear from you. Yes, YOU!

Do you enjoy chestnut recipes?

What is your favorite?

Do you buy chestnut puree in the store?

Have you ever made homemade chestnut puree?

Let me know by leaving a quick comment.

OTHER CHESTNUT LINKS

Chestnut Roll Cake-Number 1 Recipe

No chestnut lover can resist this recipe.

So, click the link – YES

chestnut roll cake from the best food blog 5starcookies
chestnut roll cake from the best food blog 5starcookies

Chestnut Praline Latte-Save Big Now

 I created homemade version of my favorite merry coffee – Chestnut Praline Latte.

Do you want to check recipe?

How to make homemade chestnut praline latte
How to make homemade chestnut praline latte

And how many times did I mention homemade chestnut puree?

Who cares? The link and description are below.

Pureed and sweetened chestnuts topped with whipped cream.

Simple and elegant dessert.

Also, this recipe is European dessert staple.

So, let’s make it happen.

Chestnut Puree – Homemade Pure Gold

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chestnut puree from the best food blog 5starcookies -homemade recipe

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