Chocolate Freedom Cake

August, 18/2019 - 07:41

with Executive Chef Paul Smart from Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi

 

 

Chocolate Freedom Cake

 

with Executive Chef Paul Smart from Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi

When US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un met for their two-day summit at the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi in late February 2019, the White House asked for a special dessert to be included on the menu – Chocolate Freedom. 

Chocolate Freedom, which is now available at Angelina, is a hot, runny-centered chocolate cake served with chocolate crumble, fresh berries and vanilla ice cream.

Serving: 6 portions

Ingredients:

250g 75 per cent Bonnat couverture chocolate from Mexico

250g butter unsalted

5 egg yolks

5 whole eggs

125g sugar

80g soft flour

*Ice cream to serve on the side

 

 

Executive Chef Paul Smart from Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi

Method:

- Place 250g of chocolate with 250g of butter into a medium bowl.

- Meanwhile bring 5 egg yolks and 5 whole eggs with 125g of sugar to a light sabayon in a kitchen aid or using a hand held beater

- Fold the chocolate mixture in with the sabayon until it is fully combined. Then add the flour through well. Rest the mixture for 10 minutes in the fridge.

- Line the moulds with baking paper and lightly spray.

- Fill moulds 3/4’s full and bake at 180 degrees Celsius for 10­-12 minutes, depending on the size of the mould

- Remove from the mould and serve on a plate with a scoop of ice cream.

Note: The chocolate fondant should be saucy in the centre

This dish is available at Angelina cocktail bar, whisky lounge and restaurant - Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi (15 Ngô Quyền Street, Hoàn Kiếm District, Hà Nội). Tel: +84 24 3826 6919, ext. 8200 or email h1555-fb3@sofitel.com.

E-paper