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An original recipe from Sandra Ornelas
Recipe Step by Step
260 g Almond flour
230 g Brown sugar
260 g Whole rice flour
4 g Salt
260 g Butter
Stop as soon as you have a homogenous paste.
Store in the refrigerator or freezer until you are ready.
Bake at 300-320°F (150-160°C) with the oven door ajar.
PRESSED COFFEE SHORTCRUST PASTRY
730 g Almond streusel
50 g MILLOT 74%
76 g Nutty Almond Praliné 70%
9 g Ground coffee beans
4 g Fleur de sel
Add the coffee and salt.
Then pour in the praline mixed with the previously melted couverture.
Briefly mix and use immediately.
MILLOT 74% FLOURLESS SPONGE
670 g MILLOT 74%
125 g Sunflower oil
623 g Egg whites
203 g Sugar
156 g Egg yolks
Whip the egg whites with the sugar until stiff peaks form. Add a little of the whipped egg whites to the couverture and oil mixture. Then add the egg yolks.
Finish by adding the rest of the whipped egg whites.
Spread out into 2 40 x 60 cm frames (850 per frame)
Bake at 338°F (170°C) for 7-10 minutes.
660 g Clementines
170 g Yuzu Puree
170 g Sugar
9.4 g Pectin NH
Blanch them three times in a large amount of water. Drain them, cut them in two and remove the white part in the center. Then weigh the cut clementines. Using a food processor, mix them with the yuzu puree and the rest of the sugar. Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer, stirring vigorously for about 5 minutes. Finally add the sugar and pectin mixture and bring to a boil again. Pour into a container and cool rapidly.
MILLOT 74% COFFEE NAMELAKA
225 g Milk
6 g 220 Bloom gelatin powder
30 g Water for the gelatin
292 g MILLOT 74%
60 g Coffee beans
450 g Heavy cream 36%
Immediately mix using an immersion blender to make a perfect emulsion.
Add the cold infused cream. Mix again.
Set at 40°F (4°C) before freezing to obtain the desired texture.
MILLOT 74% MOUSSE
265 g Milk
265 g Heavy cream 36%
420 g Egg whites
125 g Sugar
6.5 g 220 Bloom gelatin powder
32.5 g Water for the gelatin
545 g MILLOT 74%
Whip the egg whites with the sugar until stiff peaks form.
Slowly pour over the partially melted couverture.
Mix as soon as possible to make a perfect emulsion.
Check the temperature 113-122°F (45-50°C), add a quarter of the whipped egg whites with the sugar.
Mix and finish by adding the rest of the whipped egg whites.
MILLOT 74% GLAZE
150 g Mineral water
200 g Sucre
250 g Glucose DE38/40
200 g Sweetened condensed milk
300 g MILLOT 74%
50 g Cocoa butter
400 g Absolu Cristal
40 g Mineral water
Make a syrup with the sugar, water and glucose and cook the mixture at 219ºF (104°C). Add the condensed milk and then make an emulsion. Pour a little of this mixture over the previously melted couverture with the cocoa butter. It will quickly separate. Stabilize this emulsion by gradually adding the rest of the syrup to get a more elastic and shiny texture, an indication that the emulsion has been made correctly. Make a perfect emulsion with a blender and add the Absolu Cristal previously boiled with a small quantity of water. Mix and allow the glaze to cool. Leave to set 24 hours before use.
Reheat the glaze to 99-100ºF (37-38°C), mix to blend and remove air bubbles as much as possible.
Assembly and finishing
Make the pressed shortcrust pastry and roll out 100 g per 14 cm diameter ring. Prepare the jam, the glaze and the sponge cake. Bake and allow the cake to cool, then cut disks 14 cm in diameter (2 per cake). Immediately spread 40 g of jam on each sponge cake disk. At the same time, put the remaining jam into 9 cm disks (20 g, 1 per cake). Make the namelaka. Once cooled and firm, pour 120 g over the sponge disk, on top of the jam. Place a second disk of sponge cake on top (jam touching the namelaka). Crystallize in the refrigerator, then freeze.
Remove the insides from the mold and make the mousse. Pour 200 g per ring then place the inside in the center so as to make an «upside down» assembly and use a small amount of mousse to stick the pressed shortcrust pastry to the sponge cake. Freeze all. Remove from the mold and glaze with the chocolate glaze.
Temper the MILLOT 74% couverture. On 2 cm acetate with a circumference of the ring, spread the couverture with a palette knife. Before it fully sets, place on the outside of a 16 cm ring. Leave to set before placing around the cake. Finish the decoration with the jam disk, fresh citrus segments, and candied citrus peels.