Chocolate Chestnut Cake recipe

Chocolate Chestnut Cake

Chocolate Chestnut Cake is a rich and indulgent dessert that will satisfy any sweet tooth. This delicious cake is gluten-free and packed with nutritious chestnuts, making it a perfect treat for those who want a guilt-free dessert. It’s easy to make and comes together in no time, so it’s perfect for holidays, parties, and special occasions. Here’s all you need to know to whip up this scrumptious Chocolate Chestnut Cake.

Number of servings: 8-10

Nutrition Information (per serving):
– Calories: 384
– Fat: 22g
– Protein: 6g
– Carbohydrates: 43g
– Fiber: 4g
– Sugar: 29g

Additional Notes:
– Make sure to use fresh and unblemished chestnuts for the best taste results.
– You can also use canned or vacuum-packed chestnuts if fresh ones are not available.
– To make the cake even more indulgent, you can top it with whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
– The cake can be stored in the fridge for up to 3 days and can also be frozen for later consumption.

Cooking Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Category: Dessert

Cuisine: French


– 2 cups roasted chestnuts, peeled and chopped
– 1 cup almond flour
– ½ cup cocoa powder
– ¾ cup dark chocolate chips
– 1 cup granulated sugar
– ½ cup unsalted butter, melted
– 4 large eggs
– 1 tsp vanilla extract
– 1 tsp baking powder
– ½ tsp salt
– ½ cup warm water


1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (180°C).

2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the roasted chestnuts, almond flour, cocoa powder, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Mix well until all the dry ingredients are well incorporated.

3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs and vanilla extract. Add the melted butter and whisk again.

4. Pour the wet mixture into the dry ingredient mixture and stir well.

5. Gradually add the warm water and mix until you get a smooth and thick batter.

6. Fold in the dark chocolate chips.

7. Pour the batter into a greased 9-inch cake pan.

8. Bake for 50-60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.

9. Let the cake cool for 10 minutes in the pan, then carefully transfer it to a wire rack and let it cool completely.

10. Slice the cake, serve and enjoy!