The chestnut cake Castagnaccio is a typical “slow” cake.It is sugar-free, egg-free, diary-free, gluten-free and one with the few ingredients possible, but rich in flavor.
The chestnut cake is a typical cake of the autumn and winter period. It has a distinctive and very particular flavor, usually either you love it or you hate it. It is a sugar-free and a gluten-free cake and also one with the fewest ingredients possible.
It can be eaten warm or hot and it is delicious served with a spoon of whipped cream or ice cream, or simply dusted with icing sugar.
It is a cake that was made in poor farms when white flour was scarce. Nowadays we hear much of the abuse of refined flour and the recovery of the poorest and substitutes that when integrated can help us stay healthy. This is one of those recipes, simple, fat-free, gluten-free, diary-free, sugar-free and egg-free.
Try it and tell me what do you think!