Christmas Chestnut Charlotte

Christmas is the perfect time to make a special dessert. This chestnut charlotte is a great choice for a festive dinner. It is creamy and full of flavor, and the chestnuts give it a unique nutty taste. With its delicate layers of sponge cake and chestnut cream, this charlotte will be sure to impress your guests.


  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

For the Filling

  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 (15 ounce) can pureed chestnuts
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream, whipped

For the Glaze

  • 1 (10 ounce) jar marrons glacés (candied chestnuts)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a 9-inch springform pan with butter.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the sugar, baking powder, eggs, flour and salt until light and fluffy.
  3. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for 25 minutes or until golden brown.
  4. Remove from oven and let cool completely.
  5. To make the filling, melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add condensed milk and stir until combined. Reduce heat to low and add chestnuts; cook for 5 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat and let cool.
  6. In a bowl, fold together the chestnut mixture and whipped cream until well combined.

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