Chestnut and Chocolate Pudding

         Yield: 6 Servings
Categories: Italian, Desserts

Stephen Ceideburg 500 g Chestnuts 1/4 c Cocoa 1/4 c Sugar 2 c Milk 2 ts Butter Simmer 500 g peeled chestnuts in water for 20 minutes or until soft. Drain. In a saucepan over gentle heat combine quarter of a cup of cocoa, quarter of a cup of sugar, 2 cups milk and 2 teaspoons butter. Cook, stirring, for 10 minutes. Take the saucepan off the heat. Puree the chestnuts and add them to the cocoa mixture to- gether with a beaten egg. Stir well and pour into a buttered 1L mould. Place the mould in a pan of hot water and bake in a moderate oven until pudding is firm, about 45 minutes. Posted by Stephen Ceideburg From an article by Meryl Constance in The Sydney Morning Herald, 5/4/93. Courtesy Mark Herron.