Monday, January 14, 2013

Hazelnut Dacquoise With Chestnut Cream






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Hazelnut Dacquoise With Chestnut Cream 
Adapted from Régal magazine

Ingredients for 6

For chestnut cream
200g chestnut spread
3 eggs
1 gelatine sheet( soaked in cold water)
500 ml hot milk
200ml liquid cream
70g sugar
50g flour

For hazelnut dacquoise
8 egg whites
50g flour
100g ground hazelnut
150g icing sugar
20g ground pistachio

Direction:

1)      Preheat oven to 230°C  Grease baking tray .
  
2)      Whisk egg whites till soft peaks . Beat till stiff peaks & fold in flour & ground hazelnut till all combined. Spread batter evenly on baking tray about 1cm thick & bake for 5 mins.  Let to cool before cutting it with round cake cutter .


3)      For chestnut cream :  Beat eggs & sugar till creamy. Whisk in hot milk with flour . Place it in a saucepan & bring to a boil & whisk continuously.  Remove from heat  & add in gelatine sheet & chestnut spread. Stir till well combined & let to cool.

4)      Beat liquid cream till soft peaks & gradually fold into chestnut mixture.

5)      Place a dacquoise in cake ring & spoon in  chestnut cream. Smooth evenly & tooped with another precut dacquoise. Refrigerate it for at least 1 hour. Sprinkle ground pistachio before served . 




Submitting this recipe to AlphaBakes challenge hosted this month by   Caroline fromCaroline Makes  & co hosted with   Ros @ Baking Addict of  The More Occasional Baker. And the randon letter for this month is ‘ D’ .





 Happy New Year

29 comments:

  1. Hi Kit!

    How wonderful to "see" you. Happy New Year to YOU and Yours!!! As usual, I am in awe of your talent. Looks heavenly, sure wish I had a taste:)

    Thank you so much for sharing...

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  2. These look very special. Love the decoration. I have been a bit slow off the mark myself this year, even though I have cooked lots have posted nothing! But these lovely little "Ds" have inspired me. Happy New Year.

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  3. Did I wish you Happy 2013 already?

    Nevertheless, another wish is harmless! Happy 2013, Kit! All the best for you and your family!!!

    PS. You did very well piping the number "2013"!

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  4. Happy New Year! Happy New Year! It must be cool and romantic of celebrating X'mas & New Year in somewhere in France, hehe! I was in KL on X'mas & Perak on New Year! So is this your 1st post of year 2013? Nice-looking cake to welcome a new year!

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  5. Such a lovely dessert, Kit! I love the 2013 piping... i can't remember if I told you (cannot keep track of who I told!) that I moved my blog. My new blog is at www.eatapieceofcake.blogspot.com.

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  6. This is a beautiful dessert. Sounds yummy too.

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  7. These look delicious and I love your photography, thanks for sharing!

    Sincerely,
    Happy Valley Chow

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  8. Hi Kit,
    Happy New Year to you too! Wish you and your family the very best in 2013!
    Your dacquoise looks so elegant and delicious! And your choc alphabets are perfectly done! This dessert looks like one that I can find from a five-star hotel!
    Yummy, yum!

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  9. Kit, what a delicious start to the new year! Bet your hazelnut dacquoise was very yummy indeed!

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  10. What a lovely sweet creation! I love particularly the chestnut cream.

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  11. Hi Kit, Happy New Year to you too! That's a very beautiful dessert, so nicely presented. Simple awesome!

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  12. How fabulous...your bakes are always so original and also intricate...this look beautiful and I bet it tastes great too! :-)

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  13. Another fantabulous creation , Kit ! Love the chestnut cream in this cake .....

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  14. I love your 2013 chocolate decor. And your cake looks exquisite, are u sure u dont secretly work as a patissier? ;)

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  15. I'm speechless, your creation is a poem! Wow!

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  16. Oh Kit..I love this kind of dessert.. the soft mousse type and chilled. Just out of this world. Very very nice!

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  17. that's gorgeous! can totally imagine them on a hotel high tea buffet! :)

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  18. hi kit, i can imagine how light the dacquoise is! i think it pairs well with the chestnut filling too, the whole thing looks so elegant! have a lovely weekend! making any cny cookies?

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  19. Happy New Year! So pretty! I love the layers...and the chocolate words too!

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  20. So beautiful! (as always!) I love your chocolate piping work. A perfect pudding to start the new year.

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  21. Sounds delicious love the chocolate artwork did you do that all by hand? lovely. and happy new year to you and your family :)

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  22. Hi Kit, lovely dessert, look like to die for kind...You are very creative, love your chocolate art. So cute!

    As usual your presentation is so pretty and classy. Love the plate too.

    Have a lovely week ahead,regards. With hugs and love to you.

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  23. These are so lovely! Amazing writing, wish I could do that!

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  24. What a lovely dessert, reminds me of classy hotel high teas !

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  25. Such an elegant dessert, presented with finesse that I can only dream of! Beautiful!

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  26. Very beautiful as always. The chocolate words on top are so sweet and elegant at the same time.

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  27. Oh KIt!!!
    This is a amazing piece of art.
    I love how you did your chocolate pipping.
    You done it so well.

    Lastly, late then never ..:p
    Wishing you a very Happy New Year 2013
    to you and your love ones.

    mui


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  28. This looks beautiful, thanks for sending it in to Alphabakes!

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