Tuesday, February 7, 2012
White Chocolate Gâteau
5 tbsp sugar
5 tbsp flour
1 tsp baking powder
500 g soft cheese
200 g white chocolate
180 g mixed berries(frozen)
100 ml fresh cream
(0,5 tsp cinnamon)
180 g mixed berries
50 g sugar
Whisk the egg whites until soft peaks form,gradually add 1/3sugar while still whisking.It is ready when egg whites hold its shape on the spoon.
Mix egg yolks with 2/3 of sugar until its doubled.
Gently fold egg yolks into the egg whites.Sieve in the flour,mix as little as possible until its combined.
Bake in prepared 26cm round tin in preheated oven at 220C for 20-30 min or until its ready.
Melt the chocolate in bain marie.Whisk the cream.Mix everything together.
Cut the base into 3 circles.
Place 1/3 of cream & 1/2 of berries on to the first circle.Put second circle over.If you wish,you can moisten it with some juice.
On second layer place 1/3 of the cream & the rest of the berries.
Put the third circle on top.
Cover the cake all over with remaining 1/3 of the cream.
Chill the cake(covered) for at least 1 hour,but its best to leave it overnight.
Serve with berry coulis:
Blend the berries & sugar,add some lemon juice if you like.Sieve.
This gateau is richly layered with white chocolate cream & mixed berries,irresistible combination..You can make the cake up to two days in advance & store in the fridge,covered.Decorate before serving with some fresh berries & chocolate shavings..
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