You are here: Home » Recipes » Italian Chocolate-Chestnut Dessert Italian Chocolate-Chestnut Dessert Recipe by CarolynKing Yield 12 servings PrintEmail Ingredients 4 ounces sweet cooking chocolate1/2 cup sweet (unsalted) butter, room temperature1 teaspoon vanilla extract1-1/2 cup canned chestnut creme1 cup whipped cream to top Instructions Melt chocolate in top part of double boiler over hot water. Cream butter until fluffy. Stir in vanilla and chestnut creme. Beat in melted chocolate and beat until absolutely smooth. Line bottom of 8-inch layer-cake pan or pie pan with wax paper. Press mixture into pan. Chill. Unmold and remove wax paper. Decorate with whipped cream. Makes 12 servings.