Will you be hosting Christmas lunch this year? Here goes a dessert which will keep your hearts warm and your bellies full. Healthy and full of taste…

Chestnut tarts, Unravel Malta

INGREDIENTS

400g dried chestnuts
25g drinking chocolate
75g sultans
100g sugar
a pinch of cinnamon
a pinch of clove
zest an orange
zest of a lemon
750g sweet pastry

HOW TO PREPARE

  • Cover chestnuts with plenty of water for 10 hrs.
  • Place the chestnuts in a pan, add water and simmer until soft.
  • Pass them through a sieve, so the water will pass.
  • Add all the ingredients and mix well.
  • Line small tart tins with pastry and fill with chestnut mixture.
  • Decorate with pastry strips over the filling.
  • Bake in a hot oven for 20-30 minutes.