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Confidence cookie with dark chocolate ganache

A delicious almond cookie filled with a rich ganache.


Recipe for 12 personnes

For the cookie

225 Gr
Egg white
100 Gr
150 Gr
Icing sugar
150 Gr
Almond powder
50 Gr
Wheat flour

For the ganache

375 Gr
Cream 35%
40 Gr
Corn syrup
300 Gr
Dark chocolate
75 Gr

English cream

125 Ml
125 Ml
35% whipping cream
3 Unit(s)
Egg yolk
50 Gr
25 Gr
3 Unit(s)
Cardamom seeds

Preparation time: 40.00 min

Preheat your four at 350.00 °F

  • Preparation of the cookie
    Using the electric mixer, whisk the egg whites and gradually add the sugar until stiff peaks form. Sift the dry ingredients and fold them gently with a spatula.Using the pastry bag, form cookies about 5 cm in diameter on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. (in the same style as a macaroon) Sprinkle with icing sugar on top before baking. Bake for about 12-15 minutes.
  • Preparation for the ganache
    In a saucepan boil the cream and corn syrup. Pour over the chocolate and let it melt a few seconds. Add Becel margarine and stir until mixture is smooth. Place plastic wrap directly on the ganache and refrigerate.When cookies and ganache are cooled, place a layer of ganache on a shell and close with another cookie.
  • Custard cream
    Bring to a boil the milk, the cream, the cardamom pod.Once boiled, let the mixture steep.In a separate bowl, mix the egg yokes and sugar until they become creamy and pour a little bit of the warm milk on top while whisking. Add the egg mixture back to the milk while whisking the milk to dissolve (whisk to insure the eggs don't cook and scramble)Put the saucepan back on the stovetop and cook for 1:30 until it become creamy and thick.Set the cream in an icebath to cooldown quickly. Once cool, transfer to the bar siphon and add two cartridges or Co2 and let it sit in the fridge.
  • To serve
    Shake the bar siphon for 1 minute to make sure it is well mixed. Place some of the custard cream in bottom of the bowl.Add one stuffed cookie in the center of the dish and sprinkle the plate with powdered sugar.
This cookie is part of the family of meringue cookies, like the macaron, this could in fact be considered his ancestor.You can freeze them in an airtight container, filled or not.You can use all the different types of Becel margarine.

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