The Clément Faugier chestnut cream from the France Box is a versatile indulgence that can be prepared in more ways than we can count! Plus, the tube it’s packed in makes it incredibly easy to use. In case you’re struggling to finish yours off, we’ve got plenty of ideas to inspire you in the kitchen.
1. Spread onto toast
Squeeze chestnut cream directly onto toast for a sweet and satisfying breakfast.
2. Stir into ice cream or yogurt
Sweet and nutty, chestnut cream is delicious with sweet and creamy foods like ice cream or yogurt.
3. Top pancakes or crêpes
Instead of maple syrup, chestnut cream is a delicious topping for pancakes, crêpes, waffles, and more!
4. Fill cookies
Sandwich two cookies together with chestnut cream, or fill the indent of thumbprint cookies.
5. Whip with cream
Combine chestnut cream and heavy cream and whip until stiff peaks form. This nutty combination is especially good with fresh berries.
6. Spread into a sandwich
Forget peanut butter and jelly—use chestnut cream in your sandwich instead! Sliced bananas are a nice addition as well.
7. Melt into a ganache
In a small saucepan, combine chestnut cream with heavy cream, chocolate, and a pinch of salt. Whisk over moderate heat to make an incredible ganache that’s delicious drizzled over ice cream and other desserts.
8. Whisk into a simple syrup
Heat equal parts water and chestnut cream over low heat and whisk together until melted and homogenous. Add a splash to seltzer for a delicious homemade chestnut soda!
9. Stir into hot chocolate
Add a spoonful of chestnut cream to a cup hot chocolate for a nuttier, creamier version of the drink.
10. Frost a cake
Add chestnut cream to your favorite frosting or buttercream preparation and spread the mixture between layers of cake or to top a cupcake
11. Make chestnut milk
In a saucepan over low heat, whisk together milk, chestnut cream, and a pinch of salt until homogenous and warmed through. Refrigerate until cool, then serve over ice.
12. Bake homemade granola bars
Mix chestnut cream into your favorite granola, press into the bottom of pan, and refrigerate until set. Drizzle with melted chocolate, refrigerate again until set, and cut into wedges or bars.
13. Blend into a milkshake
Chestnut cream is an incredible addition to any smoothie.
14. Swirl into bread or cake batter
Just before baking, swirl chestnut cream into the raw batter.
15. Stir into coffee
Mix chestnut cream into coffee, then serve hot or chilled over ice.