chestnut baked desserti have made 烧果子 in the past but till date, i still do not know the exact translation for this ( ̄~ ̄;)… japanese call it baked cake.. anyway, if you know how this should be named, please educate me 〜( ̄▽ ̄〜)…

Recipe adapted and translated from 小美

Ingredients (makes 20)

chestnut baked dessertDough
40g icing sugar
5g cocoa powder
pinch of salt
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp baking powder
5g maltose
10g melted butter
10ml whipping cream
32g egg
23g chocolate jam
100g cake flour

300g chestnut paste
20 de-shelled chestnut

egg wash
white sesame seeds


chestnut baked dessert– divide chestnut paste into 20 portions (i.e. 15g per portion) and wrap a chestnut inside each portion. wrap with cling wrap and set aside
– sift cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder and icing sugar. add salt, and maltose. mix dough well and pull into strands
– add in melted butter, whipping cream, egg, and chocolate jam. mix well
– sift in flour and knead everything into a dough. allow dough to rest for 10 mins
– after resting, divide dough into 20 portions
– wrap a portion of filling into each portion of dough and shape into tear shape
– brush with egg wash and coat with white sesame seeds on the wider end
– bake in 190 degrees C preheated oven for 15 mins

Personal notes:

chestnut baked dessert– i used nutella for the chocolate jam
– poppy seeds were used instead of white sesame seeds

chestnut baked desserti choose to think these look more like acorns ( ^◡^)っ✂❤
(人-ω-)。o.゚。*・♡ Christmas ♡・*。゚o。(-ω-人)

Pollution index: 27 (excellent)


(8) Comments

  • Mel (November 25, 2013)

    Hello Victoria
    At a glance it sure look like a chestnut! These \”little thing\” great for this coming Christmas. Bet it must be good looking at the ingredients to make this and wish I can see the inside of this cake too!

  • 0620 (November 25, 2013)

    妳家的料理都蛮特别hor :)

  • Jenny (November 25, 2013)


  • Nasi Lemak Lover (November 25, 2013)

    Look very close like chestnut !! well done.

  • 柠檬叶 (November 25, 2013)


  • Esther Lau (November 25, 2013)

    Victoria, your creation is always very impressive. Your chestnuts look cute!:)

  • Cass Tan (November 26, 2013)

    真漂亮,好像ice age的那棵栗子哦

  • mosQ 蚊子 (November 26, 2013)

    i will make this as my christmas dessert!! thanks for sharing recipe! 🙂

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