Glazed chestnut balls

Yield: 10 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 pounds Chestnuts
½ cup Honey
½ cup Water
1 cup Sugar
3 drops Cream of tartar; more or less

1. Prepare chestnut balls with honey as in steps 1 and 2 of "Sugared Chestnut Balls" (see recipe).

2. Bring water to a boil; then stir in sugar and cream of tartar. Cook over medium-low heat, without further stirring, until the syrup begins to darken.

3. Remove pan from heat and set at once in a larger pan, containing cold water. Then dip chestnut balls, one at a time, in the syrup to coat lightly. Let dry on waxed paper, and serve.


From <The Thousand Recipe Chinese Cookbook>, ISBN 0-517-65870-4. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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