Chestnut jam

How to prepare chestnut jam


Ingredients for four people

  • 1 Kilo of chestnuts.

  • 1 liter of water.

  • 1 kilo of sugar.

  • 1 stick vanilla.

  • 10 cl of rum.


  • Make a cut on every chestnut. Start the water to boil and introduce the chestnuts for ¼ hour when the water begins to boil.

  • Remove the pot from heat and let the water cool with chestnuts.

  • Mix the water and sugar till forming a syrup.

  • Remove the chestnuts from the water and peel them. Pour the chestnuts in the water with sugar (syrup). Add the vanilla stick.

  • Put the pot with chestnuts on the fire. Bring to the boil stirring constantly until the chestnuts dissolve and the mixture becomes thick.

  • Turn off the heat and, once the jam has cooled, store it in crystal jars.

  • Ways to serve: Eat as side dish at room temperature.

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