Recipe: The Deck Snickers

Snickers

The Deck Snickers

Serves 8, Duration 2 hours

Base (Crème) anglaise (Recipe A)

250ml Full cream milk

250ml Thickened cream

100g Caster sugar

100g Egg yolks

Method:

  1. Gently boil the cream and milk in a pan.

  2. Lightly whisk the sugar and yolks in a bowl, until pale & light in colour.

  3. Pour the hot milk into the egg mix. Whisk well.

  4. Pass mix through a fine strainer, then into a clean pan.

  5. Place the pan over a low heat, stirring continuously until it thickens a little.

  6. Pour the mix into a large bowl through a strainer.

  7. Whisk mix until cool, then store in a sealed container in a chiller.

Milk chocolate mousse:

250g Good quality milk chocolate

150ml Base (crème) anglaise (Recipe A)

225ml Thickened cream – Whisk to soft peaks

Method:

  1. Melt chocolate gently in a bowl placed over a gently simmering pan of water.

  2. Pour the base (crème) anglaise into the melted chocolate.

  3. Stir gently until the chocolate mix reaches 40C on a sugar thermometer.

  4. Remove the mix from the heat.

  5. Allow mix to cool, slightly.

  6. Gently fold the cream into the chocolate mix.

  7. Place into an airtight container. Chill overnight to set.

Salted macadamia caramel:

200ml Single cream

120g Caster sugar

80g Liquid glucose

40ml Water

50g Butter - unsalted

100g Macadamia nuts – finely chopped

6g Sea salt

Method:

  1. Make a rich caramel from the sugar, salt, glucose and water.

  2. Add cream slowly. Whisk to combine.

  3. Add macadamia nuts and butter.

  4. Stir well and allow to cool.

  5. Store in an airtight container, then place in cool area of the kitchen.

Iced caramel parfait:

11 Egg yolks

500g Sugar

100ml Water

250ml Single cream

750ml Thickened cream – Whisk into soft peaks

Method:

  1. Using an electric mixer, whisk egg yolks until light & fluffy.

  2. In a pan, boil the sugar and water, to form a rich caramel.

  3. Add the single cream and whisk thoroughly.

  4. Carefully pour the caramel mix into the egg yolk mix. Whilst mixer is running at medium speed.

  5. Continue to whisk until slightly cooled (room temperature).

  6. Whisk the thickened cream into a soft peak.

  7. Gently fold the cream into the egg and caramel mix.

Garnish

1 punnet Fresh Raspberries

200ml Raspberry Sauce

To build the parfait

Brush and line silicon mould (150ml) with some melted milk chocolate.

Chill to set. Then Repeat.

Place the caramel parfait mix into these set chocolate moulds.

Smooth off the top, with a palette knife.

Allow to freeze overnight until set (like ice cream).

To serve this dessert

Place a scoop of the milk chocolate mousse onto a plate.

Spoon a little of the salted macadamia caramel onto the plate.

Place the caramel parfait onto the plate.

Garnish with fresh raspberries, then drizzle with some raspberry sauce.

Serve immediately.

Enjoy.