Recipes: Eclat fondant chocolaté de Byblos - Damien Deslandes
Soft chocolate sponge
Egg yolks 110g
Ground almonds 45g
Powdered sugar 45g
Tanzanian chocolate 140g
Egg whites 220g
Light brown sugar 55g
Whip up the honey, egg yolks, whole eggs, powdered sugar, sifted
ground almonds and flour with a whisk.
Add the chocolate and the butter, melted, together, at 40°, then gently fold in the whites whipped up to peaks with the light brown sugar.
Lay out the sponge in a 60cm x 40cm x 1cm deep tin.
Bake in a closed steam convection oven at 180°C for about 12 min.
Hazelnut Gianduja soft centre
Milk hazelnut Gianduja 200g
35% dairy cream 50g
Melt the ingredients at 45°C.
Mix and pipe into flexipans shaped like a hair clip.
About 20g per piece.
Mango, banana and passion fruit brunoise
½ fresh mango
2 fresh bananas
3 fresh passion fruit
Passion fruit juice 250g
Dice the banana and mango very finely.
Add a few passion fruit seeds to prevent darkening.
Arrange on a plate with the aid of a 3 x 10cm rectangle.
Ginger lemon sorbet
Trimoline (inverted sugar) 40g
Powdered glucose 150g
Sorbet stabiliser 10g
Lemon juice 500g
Boil the water with the inverted sugar, add the sugar, powdered
glucose and stabiliser.
Heat the mixture to 100°C.
Pour over the lemon juice, mix, cool quickly down to 3°C. Then place in the freezer for an hour.
When the sorbet has hardened properly, put it into the Pacojet.
Make up an attractive sorbet oval to place on top of the sorbet.