Castagnaccio It is not a traditional Italian chestnut flour cake It is easy to prepare, wholesome and nutritious, naturally gluten-free, and vegan.
The mountainous and hilly regions of Umbria, Tuscany and central ItalyWhere chestnut trees are abundant and chestnuts have become a staple food for the local population.
The original recipe is ours; it’s excellent as a snack, breakfast, or a humble but delicious dessert.
Table of Contents
- Ingredients & Substitutions
- How to make Castagnaccio
- Serving suggestions
- How do you scale down this recipe?
- Storage & Make Ahead
- More chestnut recipes
- More fall desserts
- Castagnaccio: Chestnut Flour Cake Recipe
Dietary noteThis recipe is suitable for vegetarians, vegans, and gluten free diets.
How do you say castagnaccio?
Castagnaccio can be enjoyed best in the Autumn and WinterWhen chestnuts and chestnut-flour are at their best, they’re in season.
Simple chestnut flour cake that is quick and easy to make. Simple ingredients like chestnut flour and extra virgin olive oils. pine nuts, raisins, walnuts or rosemary sprigs.
It’s delicious served on its own or with some Local new red wine, fresh ricotta and chestnut honeyYou can also choose sweet wines like Vin Santo.
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