Chestnuts as desserts served in Ancient Rome, it turns out! Alexander the great during his campaigns ordered to plant chestnut trees in the conquered lands to use them to maintain the fighting efficiency of the army (to feed the fighters, in General))) we Have this miracle can be found in supermarkets and even to fight for them is not necessary. Just want to warn you that the fruits of horse chestnut growing in the parks, inedible, unfortunately. Chestnuts can be boiled, fried, from chestnut flour even bake bread! And we will prepare a simple but unusual dessert. But for all its simplicity, is very tasty. Come and help yourself! )))
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Prepare foods that we need. Pre-boil a strong Cup of coffee. Wash chestnuts, make a cross on each incision.
Drop the chestnuts into boiling water and cook for approximately 20 -25 minutes.
For the coffee cream: RUB the yolks with sugar powder.
Add the cream, coffee, brandy or rum (optional).
Put the cream in a water bath and cook, stirring constantly, until thick. I have the water bath was the pot in which the cooked chestnuts. Thus, all prepared at the same time.
It remains only to clean the chestnuts and pour over the cream.