Chocolate Chestnut Cloud

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The Dessert Architect

By Robert Wemischner

Published 2009

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Chocolate Chestnut Cloud, dark chocolate ganache, on a bed of chocolate chestnut cream, whipped cream. Here crunch and cream come together in a celebration of winter. Textural contrast is key, with the slightly crusty exterior of the cake playing against the fudgy interior, all of which is set off against a soft bed of two different creams under the cake. Chestnut is used in three different parts of the recipe here. Chestnut flour stands in for cake flour in the flourless cake. Sweetened ch