Plated desserts

Coconut Raspberry Transparence

Made with Manjari 64%

An original recipe from L’Ecole Valrhona

4 steps

Recipe Step by Step


Soft Coconut Sponge

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

200g milk
420g whipping cream
lightly whipped
3.5g 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

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

400g raspberry puree
40g 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.