Daring Bakers: Chocolate Pavlovas with Chocolate Mascarpone Mousse

I have joined an online community called the Daring Bakers. Once a month they offer a new challenge, many of them issued by professional chefs. So I am giving it a try!

Lots of posts lately! I am supposed to be in Mexico, but there have been lots of delays with the cars and such. So I might as well stay home and blog right?

The June 2010 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Dawn of Doable and Delicious. Dawn challenged the Daring Bakers’ to make Chocolate Pavlovas and Chocolate Mascarpone Mousse. The challenge recipe is based on a recipe from the book Chocolate Epiphany by Francois Payard. It was a lot of fun to make, and definitely outside of my usual zone. A very rich, dark chocolatey taste, but I think my favorite part was the creme anglaise! It came out with the texture and taste of a melted, delicious vanilla ice cream. I could eat THAT by the spoonful.

Anyways! Enjoy!


Audax said...

Welcome and hello to the Daring Bakers and congratulations on your 1st challenge. And what a smash hit it was lovely photos and yes the creme anglaise is used to make ice cream. Well done on this challenge.

Cheers from Audax in Sydney Australia.

Chef Dennis said...

I do have to try making meringue...your pavlova looks like it turned out perfectly!
I love the creme anglaise!

bake in paris said...

Welcome to Daring Baker's Challenge! You have done well.... and hope you have enjoyed it and good luck for the future challenges!!

Sawadee from Bangkok,