Coconut Raspberry Transparence

An original recipe from L’Ecole du Grand Chocolat


Soft Coconut Sponge

  80 g   ground almonds
  80 g   shredded coconut
  70 g   flour
160 g   icing sugar
100 g   egg whites
  40 g   whipping cream
320 g   egg whites
180 g   sugar

Combine the dry ingredients with 100g of egg whites and mix with a spatula.

Whip the 320g egg whites with the sugar to a stiff peak meringue.

Fold the meringue into the coconut mixture.

Bake at 180°C/ 360°F.

Light Manjari 64% Mousse

200 g  milk
420 g  whipping cream, lightly whipped
3.5 g  gelatin

Soak the gelatin in cold water.

Bring the milk to a boil and stir in the drained gelatin.

Pour about a third of the hot milk over the melted chocolate and stir vigorously in order to obtain the beginning of a perfect emulsion.

Continue to add the rest of the milk, keeping the same consistency.

When the temperature of the ganache reaches 40°C /110°F fold in the lightly whipped cream.

Coconut Ivoire Chocolate Whipped Ganache

160 g  coconut puree
 50 g  coconut milk
  25 g  glucose
190 g 
380 g  whipping cream 35%
  50 g  coconut milk
  20 g  malibu coconut liquor

Heat the puree and 50g of coconut milk with glucose.

Gradually add the hot coconut mixture over the melted chocolate, stirring vigorously in order to obtain the beginning of a perfect emulsion.

Continue to add the rest of the coconut milk, the whipping cream and the Malibu coconut liquor, keeping the same consistency.

Set aside in the refrigerator to crystallize overnight.

When ready for use, whip the ganache to a texture sufficient to pipe.

Raspberry Coulis

400 g  raspberry puree
  40 g  lemon juice

Mix together the raspberry puree, Absolu Cristal, and lemon juice with a hand blender.

Pour about 15g of coulis into a dome mold and freeze.

Assembly and Finishing

Pour about 35g of light Manjari mousse into each glass and top with a frozen raspberry dome.

Set aside to crystallize.

Whip the coconut ganache and pipe onto the top of the MANJARI 64% mousse.

Pour some raspberry coulis on the piped ganache and then arrange the coconut sponge, cut into (10g) 1cm squares, on top.


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