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  • Chestnut Pie (Torta TaL Qastan)

  • Ingredients

  • 400g. dried chestnuts
    75g sultanas
    600g sweet pastry
    25g drinking chocolate
    100g sugar
    pinch cinnamon and cloves

  • Method

  • Wash chestnuts carefully. Soak in plenty of water for 10 hours.
    Put all other ingredients in the pan and bring to the boil.
    Continue cooking till the chestnuts are soft.
    Pass through a sieve. Add just a few spoons of the cooking liquid to the pastry,
    put in the mixture, and cover the top with strips of pastry. Bake in a hot oven.till golden