SPONGE - recipe for 2 trays of 900 g
Cream the egg yolks with the sugar for 10 minutes.
Whip the egg whites with the sugar.
Fold the yolk/sugar mixture in, along with the dry ingredients.
Weigh out 900 g per tray. Bake for 11 mins at 170°C.
COFFEE SOAKING SYRUP - recipe for 2 trays
Mix together all the ingredients. Soak the biscuits on both sides
(445 g per tray) then freeze them so that you can move them
around if needed.
MASCARPONE CREAM - recipe for 1 60 x 40 cm frame
Heat the sugar and water to 117°C. When the sugar is at 110°C,
put the eggs in the stand mixer and whip at full speed.
When the sugar reaches 117°C, pour it over the whipped eggs
and whip for 10 minutes, gently heating the bowl with
a blowtorch as you do, then cool to 30°C.
Whip the cream and mascarpone until foamy.
Melt the gelatine at 35°C and incorporate the pâte à bombe.
Pour the pâte à bombe onto the mascarpone cream
and delicately fold in with a spatula.
Assemble upside down in a 60 x 40 cm / 4cm-high frame,
on a sheet of acetate. Pour in 2.2 kg of mascarpone cream.
Leave to set in the fridge for 15 minutes.
Place a sheet of biscuit on top and soak both sides.
Pour in 2.2kg. Leave to set in the fridge for 15 minutes.
Cut out and place the second sheet of biscuit on top,
soaking both sides. Blast freeze, cut up and sprinkle
with cocoa powder.