The hextraordinary sundae

Recipe components

Waffle cone batter

IngredientsPreparation
  • 18g
    Ground flax seed
  • 140g
    water
  • 1g
    vanilla powder
  • 175g
    Sugar
  • 120g
    Vegan butter (melted)
  • 75g
    Buckwheat flour
  • 150g
    Gluten free flour
  • 1g
    ground sea salt
  • Q.S.
    Spray oil

Heat together the maple syrup and rapeseed oil to 40° C.

Whisk together the ground flax seed and water and then add the vanilla powder

Beat in the sugar and mix well.  Then add the melted cold vegan butter.

Then add the flour’s and salt and beat to ensure it is fully combined.

Spray a light coat of oil onto the pre heated plate. Take a large scoop of the batter and place in the centre, close the machine. Bake for 30 to 60 seconds until golden brown, cut to get 3 cones per full disk and then shape in the mould.

Repeat the process until you have used up all the batter and allow the cones to cool.

Granola

IngredientsPreparation
  • 45g
    maple syrup
  • 10g
    vegetable oil
  • 90g
    rolled oats
  • 10g
    Puffed buckwheat
  • 10g
    Sprouted buckwheat
  • 35g
    flaked almonds
  • 20g
    pumpkin seeds
  • 10g
    sunflower seeds
  • 8g
    chia seeds
  • 10g
    flax seeds
  • 5g
    Sesame seeds
  • 5g
    Poppy seeds
  • 20g
    Freeze dried strawberry pieces – 3mm

Heat together the maple syrup and rapeseed oil to 40° C.

In a separate bowl, mix together all the other oats, nuts and seeds.

Pour over the hot syrup and mix very well.  Pour onto a lined baking tray and bake for 20 to 25 minutes at 140° C, turning regularly.

The granola should be light brown in colour and crunchy when ready.

Allow to cool.

Once the granola has cooled, add the cocoa nibs, strawberry pieces and mix well.

Reserve for finishing the cones.

Dipping chocolate for cones

IngredientsPreparation

Melt both together and temper.

Use at 32° C to dip the cones to the top rim, shake off the excess and then sprinkle with granola.

Allow to set at room temperature and store in an airtight container.

Cacao juice and chocolate creamy

IngredientsPreparation

Heat 150 g of the cacao juice with the water to 70° C.

Reserve the other 150 g of juice.

Mix together the sugar and inulin and add to the hot liquid whilst continually blending with a stick blender.

Add the chocolate to the hot liquid and emulsify.

Finally add the reserved room temperature cocoa juice and finish to emulsify.

Pour the creamy mixture into a tray, cling film the surface and chill in the fridge for at least 12 hours.

Transfer to piping bags ready for use.

Strawberry salsa

IngredientsPreparation
  • 300g
    Hydroponically grown fresh strawberries
  • Q.S.
    lemon juice
  • Q.S.
    Sugar
  • 50g
    strawberry puree

Wash the strawberries and remove the green.  Dice into 5 mm cubes and then season with lemon juice and a little sugar to taste and leave to marinate for 10 minutes.

Add the puree and reserve in the fridge for assembly.

Cacao juice sorbet

IngredientsPreparation
  • 3g
    Guar Gum
  • 60g
    inulin
  • 90g
    Sugar
  • 48g
    water
  • 800g
    Cacao juice

Mix together the sugar, inulin and guar gum.

Using a stick blender, blend the powder mixture into the water and cacao juice.

Chill and allow to rest for 30 minutes in the fridge.

Blitz again to liquefy before churning using liquid nitrogen.  Serve when ready.

Decoration

IngredientsPreparation

Temper some chocolate and spread onto hexagon plastic stencils.  Sieve over freeze dried strawberry powder and allow to set.  Break into random shaped pieces to make decorations for the cones.

Assembly

Layer the chocolate creamy and strawberry salsa in the cones.

Scoop some cacao juice sorbet on the top.

Add chocolate decorations, cocoa nibs and freeze dried strawberry pieces and serve immediately.