Chocolate Mousse Pear Cake

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Health Score:
3,4 / 10
Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
4 h. 15 min.
Preparation

Ingredients

for
1
For the pastry
250 grams Pastry flour
125 grams cold butter
1 pinch salt
2 Tbsps sugar
1 egg
2 Tbsps grated Chocolate
also
1 Round cake (for splitting) (about 2 cm thick)
For the chocolate cream
400 milliliters Double cream
300 grams Milk chocolate
30 milliliters Orange liqueur
1 can Pear (800 grams)
Chocolate curl (for garnish)
How healthy are the main ingredients?
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Preparation steps

1.

Sift the flour onto the work surface, mix with sugar and salt and make a well in the center of the flour. Cut the cold butter into small pieces and distribute around the well  Add the egg in the center and about 2 - 3 teaspoons lukewarm water. Mix all ingredients with a knife and chop well, so small crumbs form. Quickly knead dough with the hands. Then place on slightly floured surface and roll to about 4 mm thin. Place on the bottom of the greased springform pan. Sprinkle with grated chocolate and bake in a preheated oven (180°C) (approximately 350°F) for about 10-12 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool.

2.

Cut the sponge cake carefully and place a layer of the pastry aside.

3.

For the chocolate, melt with the double cream and liqueur in a water bath that is gently heated, beat and cool for 3 hours in the refrigerator.

4.

Drain pears, pat dry, cut half of them into thin slices and spread over the biscuit base. Use approximately 3/4 of the cream, flatten, place on the other sponge cake and spread on the remaining cream. Cut the rest of the pears into columns and distribute decoratively on the cake. Serve sprinkled with chocolate curls.