The Toucan

Molded bonbons

The Toucan

Created by
  • Marijn Coertjens
    Belgian finalist at the World Chocolate Masters 2015, works at The Peninsula in Hong Kong
Level
level 3
Recipe components

Sea Salt Caramel

IngredientsPreparation
  • 137g
    sugar
  • 75g
    35% cream
  • 12g
    glucose
  • 53g
    butter
  • 2g
    sea salt
  • 1bean(s)
    Madagascar vanilla
  • 2g
    water

Hydrate gelatine in water. Caramelise sugar and deglaze with heated mixture of cream, glucose, salt and vanilla.
Mix in gelatine and leave to cool to 50°C. Mix in butter and melted chocolate, and homogenise.

Yuzu Ganache

IngredientsPreparation

Melt chocolate and mix it together with sorbitol, glucose and yuzu powder in Thermomix.
Mix and heat cream and butter, and pour over chocolate mixture.
Add heated yuzu juice and mix into homogeneous ganache.

Yuzu-Sea Salt Crunch

IngredientsPreparation

Melt chocolate and mix together with all other ingredients. 
Roll out until 2 mm thick and cut out shape of the crunch.

Finishing and assembly

IngredientsPreparation

Make chocolate shell with Cacao Barry® dark chocolate couverture Extra-Bitter Guayaquil 64% cocoa in 1829CW mould. 
Fill one side of mould (3 mm from edge) with salted caramel and place crunch on top.
Fill other side of mould with ganache and leave to set.
Stick mould together and leave to crystallise.