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    This decadent pie comes from Sandro Micheli, pastry chef at Adour Alain Ducasse in New York City.

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup all-purpose flour
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, chilled and cut into small pieces
    • 3 tablespoons ice water
    • 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
    • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
    • 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
    • 1/2 cup raw chestnuts, fresh or frozen, thawed
    • 3 tablespoons dark rum
    • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons chestnut puree
    • 1/2 cup chestnut cream
    • 1/4 cup creme fraiche
    • 6 large egg yolks, room temperature
    • 2 large eggs, room temperature
    • 2 cups heavy cream
    • 3/4 cup mascarpone cheese
    • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
    • 2 tablespoons dark rum
    • 2 whole vanilla beans, split and seeds scraped
    • Chestnut Tuiles, for garnish
    • Candied chestnuts, halved or quartered, for garnish

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 9
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 572 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 50 g 76.42%
    • Saturated Fat: 30 g 148.04%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 141 mg 46.95%
    • Sodium: 295 mg 12.31%
    • Calcium: 97 mg 9.69%
    • Potassium: 111 mg 3.18%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 4.27%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 23 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 4.1%
    • Sugar: 9 g
    • Protein: 6 g
    • Alcohol: 3 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 34.28%
    • Vitamin C 6.3%
    • Vitamin D 8.4%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat10
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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