Chestnut Meringue Cake is traditional in Chile and usually bought at the favorite family bakery. I don’t remember my mother ever doing it at home, it is so easy to come by. But after moving to the USA, I didn’t have another option than learning to do it by myself, and soon I was making it for other Chilean families living here in Houston, which is always welcome with cheers and sweet memories.
Chestnut is the flavor of choice for me during fall. I like to eat my cake with an espresso.
You may also want to make this recipe: Lucuma Cake with Meringue
For the meringue,
For the chestnut cream,
- Prep Time: 2 hours
- Cook Time: 1 hour
- Category: Cakes
- Method: Oven
- Cuisine: Chilean
Keywords: Chestnut cake, Chestnut Cake with Meringue, Merengue Castaña
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