GreenChefs | Chocolate Chestnut Blackbottom Pie

chocolate chestnut blackbottom pie GreenChefs | Chocolate Chestnut Blackbottom Pie

Chocolate Chestnut Blackbottom Pie (vegan)
Recipe by Veganlicious

I think these are the richest, most decadent things I’ve ever made. Very chocolaty in flavor and lovely and smooth in texture.

Serves 4 people

For the Ingredients:

 

350 grams (12.3 oz) sweetened chestnut puree

100 grams (3.5 oz) pure chocolate (dark chocolate bar)

12 vegan chocolate waffer cookies or vegan Oreos

2 Tbs. vegan margarine

2 Tbs. coconut oil (optional)

Vegetarian whipped cream (e.g. Soyatoo! Soy Whip) and chocolate leaves as garnish

    Step 1 Using a food processor, turn the chocolate cookies into fine crumbs. Melt the vegan margarine and mix into the chocolate cookie crumbs.

    Step 2 Press the cookie crumb mixture into the bottom of a pie form or individual forms.

    Step 3 If you have pre-made chestnut puree, open the jar or can and place in a large bowl. If you do not, see instructions below on making chestnut puree.

    Step 4 Using a double boiler or bain marie, melt the chocolate and the optional coconut oil. (I was afraid it would not solidify with just the chocolate, so I added the coconut oil but it was not necessary.)

    Step 5 Mix the melted chocolate into the chestnut puree until well blended.

    Step 6 Place in the refrigerator for 10 minutes to become a bit more solid and easier to work with.

    Step 7 Place a generous layer of the chocolate chestnut mixture on top of the black bottom crust.

    Step 8 Chill in the refrigerator for 1 hour before serving.

    Step 9 Garnish with chocolate curls, leaves Soyatoo or whatever you find attractive.

 

To Assemble

    Step 1 For each 250g peeled boiled chestnuts, add 3/4 cup soy milk and half cup water.

    Step 2 Bring to the boil and simmer for 30 minutes until soft.

    Step 3 Cool and blend in food processor.

    Step 4 Add about 2-3tablespoons of sugar, or sweeten to taste.

Notes:

Since they are so rich, you can make smaller individual servings.

 

  • leonel

    omg looks so good cant wait to try to cook it. emphasis on the word try.

    http://www.rawpeople.com/?utm_source=A&utm_me

  • http://www.vegalicious.org Vegalicious

    Hi Leonel,

    as long as you can get all of the ingredients, it should not be too difficult. Our recipes are representing what we cook and eat every day and we are just ordinary people who love good vegan food.



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