How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 350. butter a 21/2 to 3 qt casserole;set aside. In a large bowl,combine whipping cream and milk. Add torn croissants and chestnuts. Gently press until everything is covered by milk. Let stand while preparing custard.
  • For custard,combine eggs,egg yoli,sugars,pumpkin,currents,melted butter,spices and vanilla in the top of a lg. double boiler(or in a large heatproof bowl set over a saucepan of shimmering water,making sure bowl does not touch water). Place double boiler over med. heat,stir constantly until mixture is warm and sugars dissolved. Fold into croissant mixture. Pour all into prepared casserole.
  • Bake,uncovered,50 mins. or till set.. Serve warm with molasses cream.
  • Molasses Cream; In a lg bowl, whisk whipping cream until it starts to thicken. Gradually,whisk in molasses or honey. Serve at once.

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  • pleclare 8 years ago
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    " It was excellent "
    lasaf ate it and said...
    I am chestnut challenged. I have tried to roast them but I can't get them open. Should I crack them open and then put them in the oven? It was a while ago, I just remember it didn't work. But I love this recipe so I will give it a try this fall.
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  • sunflower48386 9 years ago
    love it! sounds wonderful!
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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    wow a great tasty post thanks bunches
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    " It was excellent "
    minitindel ate it and said...
    i love this sounds good right now hahaha
    thank you


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    " It was excellent "
    annielikestocook ate it and said...
    Sounds gorgeous!! Definately saving it to try sometime! Thanks for the post.
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