Chocolate Truffle Slice by Andreas Caminada

Chocolate Truffle Slice by Andreas Caminada

Learn how to make chocolate truffle slice with the three-Michelin-star chef Andreas Caminada

11 January, 2021
Average: 4 (2 votes)

Type of dish

serves for

4

total time

3 HR 30 MIN

ingredients

Sponge cake base
Eggs
3
White sugar
120 g
Brown sugar
100 g
Butter
150 g
Dark chocolate
100 g
hazelnut oil
1¼ tablespoons
All purpose flour
40 g
Cocoa powder
2 tablespoons
Ground hazelnuts
75 g
Cream layer
dark couverture
400 g (70% cocoa content)
Cream
650 ml, lightly beaten

Through The Eyes is cooking closer, faster and more direct than you’ve ever seen before, as the world's best chefs reveal their recipes for classic dishes. 

Andreas Caminada, executive chef and owner of the three-Michelin-starred Hotel Ristorante Schloss Schauenstein in Fürstenau, Switzerland, will teach you all the tips, tricks and techniques required to make chocolate truffle slice

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Step 01

whipping eggs for chocolate truffle slice recipe

For the sponge cake base, whip the eggs with the white and brown sugar until foamy.

Step 02

melting chocolate for chocolate truffle slice recipe

Melt the butter with the chocolate and hazelnut oil over a bain-marie.

Step 03

chocolate into egg-sugar for chocolate truffle slice recipe

Then pour the melted chocolate into the egg-sugar mixture and stir in.

Step 04

flour, cocoa powder and the grated hazelnuts for chocolate truffle slice recipe

Then fold in the flour, cocoa powder and the grated hazelnuts.

Step 05

dough into a baking frame for chocolate truffle slice recipe

Pour the dough into a baking frame or a baking tin lined with baking paper and bake in the oven at 180 degrees top and bottom heat for about 30 minutes.

Step 06

cool down

Take out and let cool down.

Step 07

melting the couverture for the Chocolate truffle slice

For the cream layer, melt the couverture over a hot water bath.

Step 08

whipped cream for chocolate truffle slice recipe

Stir in the whipped cream quickly, pour the mixture onto the cooled dough base, and distribute. Place in the fridge for at least 2 hours.

Step 09

cutting the Chocolate truffle slice

Once cold, remove the cake from the mould with a blowtorch if necessary. Cut the perfect slice and serve with whipped cream.

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