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Chestnut Chiffon Cake


I made this Chestnut Chiffon Cake after reading the post from Honey Bee Sweets blog but mine is devoid of any 'make up' and is a plain Jane.  Nevertheless, the texture of this chiffon is soft, moist and fluffy and I can indulge more on this cake as it's so light and can hardly fill my tummy even after devouring 3 slices :)








Recipe for Chestnut Chiffon Cake (adapted from 'here')

Ingredients (A)

  • 4 egg yolks
  • 70 ml water
  • 70ml vegetable oil
  • 125 gm chestnut )  Puree
  • 40 ml milk          )
  • 100 gm superfine flour
(B)
  • 4 egg whites
  • 80 gm caster sugar
Method
  1. In a blender puree the chestnuts with the milk, set aside.
  2. In a mixing bowl, add egg yolks, water, oil and mix well.  Add chestnut puree and mix well.
  3. Sift in the flour, mix till free of lumps.
  4. Beat egg whites, gradually add sugar and beat till soft peaks form but not dry.
  5. Add egg whites into egg yolk mixture in 3 portions.  Mix well till free of lumps.
  6. Pour batter into an ungreased 8 inch chiffon cake pan.  Use a toothpick or chopstick to run over the batter to expel air.
  7. Bake in a preheated oven @ 160 deg.C for 40 to 45 mins.  till a skewer inserted comes out clean.
  8. Invert the pan immediately on a wire rack to cool completely.
  9. Run a sharp knife round the pan to unmould the cake.






I'm linking this post to 'Bake Along' and this week's theme is Chiffon Cakes
jointly hosted by
Joyce of  Kitchen Flavours, Zoe of  Bake for Happy Kids and  Lena of  Frozen Wings.



Comments

  1. Hi Cheah , what a gorgeous cake , I bet the taste is just delicious , thanks for sharing:)

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  2. Hi Soke Hah, haven't tried this chiffon with nutty flavour. Must be yummy. Looks light and fluffy. Bookmarked.

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    1. Yes, hope you'll give it a try, Kimmy. Must admit that it's unique!

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  3. Hi Cheah! Your Chestnut Chiffon Cake is lovely. It is amazing the variety of chiffon cakes available these days.

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    1. Yes, fellow bloggers are very creative, must admit!

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  4. Sounds interesting and looks just perfect!

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  5. Hi Cheah,
    Another interesting flavour for chiffon cakes! Looks really nice and fluffy. I'll join you for another 3 pieces, with a cup of hot tea!

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  6. Hi Cheah,
    I love chestnuts. Saw lots of fresh chestnuts on sell in the supermarket around my area.
    Must grab some and try out this recipe. Your chiffon looks lovely.
    mui

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    1. Thanks for the compliment. Nowadays I do see quite a number of these chestnuts in the supermarket and affordable too!

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  7. Hi Cheah, I love chestnut, especially those roasted ones with shells got to crack & peel them. But haven't tried chestnut in chiffon. Must be delicious!

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    1. Well, you'll need to try and bake it then you'll know the taste of this chiffon. But you won't be disappointed, I can assure you :)

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  8. Hi Cheah, Your chiffon cake looks good and yummy with chestnut in it. Thanks for sharing the recipe :)

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  9. Your chestnut chiffon looks awesome. Lovely colour too.

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  10. I see chiffon everywhere ha ha ha I never get bore with it. I just love chiffon cake. Eat without too much guilt. I like this flavor combo.

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    1. Thank you and I do agree with you, eat without too much guilt!

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  11. Hi Cheah,

    Every slice of your chestnut chiffon cake looks rich in flavour and yet so light in texture. Sounds wonderful to me :D

    Zoe

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  12. This is a very interesting flavor, wish i could taste a slice of it :)

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    1. It's easy .... try to bake it and you'll know :)

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  13. Soft and light..Cheah, this is a perfect chiffon.

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  14. Wow, your chiffon looks so perfect. Wish I can bring a slices home with me. haha....
    Enjoy your evening dear.
    Kristy

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    1. Thank you, Kristy. You have a great evening too!

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  15. that's a pretty chiffon and i do believe chestnut ones are delicious! 3 slices sure not enough la ...hehe

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    1. I agree with you. I can easily wallop half of the cake myself :)

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  16. Another new flavour chiffon to try, looks yummy!

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