Ingredients for 4 people:

  • 300 grs chestnut flour
  • 30 grs raisins
  • 30 grs pine kernels
  • 3 tbsps sugar
  • 1 rosemary twig
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • salt


Soak raisins in lukewarm water until soft. Pour chestnut flour, 3 tbsp sugar and a pinch of salt in a large mixing bowl. Mix well ingredients, adding the necessary warm water to blend it into a thick mixture. Add pin kernels, drained raisins, rosemary leaves and mix in again.

Grease with olive oil a large and low baking pan and pour 3 cm thick batter. Drizzle with olive oil and bake in a hot oven for 30 minutes (the brown crust of castagnaccio should crack). Take out of the oven and let cool down before serving in small portions.