Drunken chestnuts

David Rocco flambés roasted chestnuts in rum to give this winter snack a bit of a kick
By David Rocco
Drunken chestnuts
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  • Serves: 4
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes plus roasting
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

  • 24 fresh chestnuts
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 250 ml rum

Tips and Suggestions

See David Roccos Dolce Vita Roasted Chestnuts recipe

Method

1. In a large mixing bowl add roasted chestnuts, sugar and rum. Light the content with a match to flambé the ingredients. Stir continuously to dissolve the sugar.

2. Continue to stir until the rum has reduced to a thick syrup (or caramelized) and the flame has died off.

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