Chocolate Filled Easter Egg By Joelle Njeim Joelliciouscuisine

CHOCOLATE FILLED EASTER EGG

Serves 8 | Prep. time 60 mins | Cook. time 20 min
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INGREDIENTS

Flourless chocolate cake

  • 40g eggs
  • 65g egg yolks
  • 25g sugar 1
  • 50g butter
  • 150g dark chocolate
  • 165g egg whites
  • 60g sugar 2

 

Milk chocolate crémeux

  • 5 egg yolks
  • 50g sugar
  • 250g milk
  • 250g cream
  • 250g milk chocolate

 

Dark chocolate whipping ganache

  • 110g hot cream
  • 110g dark chocolate (60% cocoa butter)
  • 220g cold cream
PREPARATION

Flourless chocolate cake

  1. Preheat the oven to 180oC. Start by melting the chocolate with the butter.
  2. In the meantime, mix the eggs and the egg yolks with sugar 1 until foamy.
  3. In another bowl, mix the egg withes with sugar 2 added in 3 times to have a soft meringue.
  4. When the chocolate is melted, add it to the yolk mix. Mix gently. With a spatula, incorporate the meringue delicately.
  5. Bake in the oven for 15 to 20 minutes.

 

Milk chocolate crémeux

  1. In a bowl, mix the yolks with the sugar and leave aside.
  2. Heat the milk and the cream. Add it slowly to the yolk mixture. Return all into the pan and cook until it thickens and reach 82oC. Add it to the melted chocolate and mix until well emulsified. Leave to cool.

 

Dark chocolate whipping ganache

Heat 110g of cream and pour it onto the melted chocolate in three times until well emulsified. Add the cold cream and let it chill in the fridge for at least 4 hours. Whip the cold ganache before using.

 

Assembly

In a chocolate egg shell, put some flourless chocolate cake and pour over it some milk chocolate crémeux to fill the egg. Leave to crystalize in the fridge for at least 3 hours. Pipe some whipping ganache on top and decorate it with chocolate eggs.

 

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