Chocolate Bavarian Cream
Chocolate Bavarian cream is a light, fluffy, tender dessert. It is perfect as a dessert for special occasions or can be used as filling and frosting for cakes and pies.
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(German Cherry Brandy) or water
dark chocolate 70%
high quality i.e. Lindt
Add heavy cream to a bowl and whisk until soft peaks form.
Place Kirschwasser or water to a small heat proof bowl and sprinkle gelatin evenly over the surface. Set aside and allow to sit for 5-10 minutes to bloom.
Add the egg yolks with powdered sugar, salt and vanilla extract to a heat proof bowl and beat until light and fluffy.
Add about 1-inch of water to a saucepan, that is smaller than your mixing bowl, and bring the water to a light simmer but avoid boiling.
Place your egg yolk mixture on top and heat to a minimum of 140 F while whisking constantly.
Chop the chocolate and add it into a heat proof bowl. Place the bowl for 20-30 seconds into the microwave. Stir and place in 15 seconds increments into the microwave until melted.
Place the gelatin for 15 seconds into the microwave to melt. Mix well, then add to the chocolate and combine.
Add half of the chocolate to the egg mixture and mix well. Then add the remaining chocolate and mix well again.
Mix in about ⅓ of the whipped cream and then add fold in the remaining whipped cream in two increments.
Fill the Bavarian cream into small desert glasses or a bowl and allow to sit refrigerated for at least 2 hours or overnight.
chocolatey, fluffy, light, tender
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Chocolate Bavarian Cream https://alltastesgerman.com/bavarian-chocolate-cream/ May 23, 2022