Chestnut Cake with Ricotta Cheese


The recipe that we present today is the chestnut cake, a dessert that is part of the traditional mountain hinterland of Tuscany; here in Tuscany dishes Chestnuts have fed mountain peoples for centuries, and there are countless recipes with it; The chestnut cake is one of the most famous and appreciated; in this recipe we present accompanied by ricotta cheese.[/vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text=”Products used in this recipe” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes”]


Chestnut Cake with Ricotta Cheese

Cake made with chestnut flour, pine nuts, walnuts, rosemary and served with ricotta cheese.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course sweet
Cuisine tuscany
Servings 4 people


  • 300 gr. Chestnut flour
  • 4 spoons sugar
  • 1 glass water
  • 50 gr. pine nuts
  • 2 spoons oliv oil extra virgin
  • 50 gr. shelled walnuts
  • 2 sprigs rosemary
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 150 gr. ricotta cheese


  • Preheat oven to 200 ° C; sift the flour into a bowl and add the water gradually, stirring before with a fork and after with the hands; to mix well.
  • Add sugar, salt, pine nuts, walnuts, and olive oil; stir to the mixture well.
  • Spilling the mixture in a well oiled baking sheet, with a thickness from 0.5 to 1 cm.
  • Decorate the surface with pine nuts, walnuts, rosemary and a little olive oil.
  • Bake in oven for 30 minutes.
  • Serve warm or cold accompanied by a spoon of ricotta cheese.
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