Courtesy of Ann Creber, Food Consultant and chestnut grower, Melbourne.
Makes enough sauce to cover pancakes for 4 - 6 people.1-1/2 cups water
3/4 cup brown sugar
1 cinnamon stick
Strip of fresh orange peel
1-1/2 cups peeled chestnuts
- Place water, sugar, cinnamon and orange peel into a saucepan and stir until sugar dissolves.
- Bring to boil and simmer 10 mins. Add chestnuts and simmer further 20 mins or until soft and cooked through. Remove cinnamon and orange peel.
- Make a stack of warm pancakes, spoon over the sweet chestnuts and serve with marscapone.