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Weight Per Unit: 1335
Number of Units: 1
A 450 15.8 ounces Water
B 35 1.2 ounces Gelatin Gelatin or gelatine (from Latin: gelatus meaning "stiff", "frozen") is a translucent, colourless, brittle (when dry), flavourless foodstuff, derived from collagen obtained from various animal by-products. It is commonly used as a gelling agent in food, pharmaceuticals, photography, and cosmetic manufacturing. Substances containing gelatin or functioning in a similar way are called gelatinous. Gelatin is an irreversibly hydrolyzed form of collagen. It is found in most gummy candy as well as other products such as marshmallows, gelatin dessert, and some ice cream, dip and yogurt. Household gelatin comes in the form of sheets, granules, or powder. Instant types can be added to the food as they are; others need to be soaked in water beforehand.
C 75 2.6 ounces Glucose Syrup

Glucose syrup, also known as confectioner's glucose, is a syrup made from the hydrolysis of starch. Glucose is a sugar. Maize (corn) is commonly used as the source of the starch in the US, in which case the syrup is called "corn syrup", but glucose syrup is also made from potatoes and wheat, and less often from barley, rice and cassava.

Glucose syrup containing over 90% glucose is used in industrial fermentation, but syrups used in confectionery contain varying amounts of glucose, maltose and higher oligosaccharides, depending on the grade, and can typically contain 10% to 43% glucose. Glucose syrup is used in foods to sweeten, soften texture and add volume. By converting some of the glucose in corn syrup into fructose (using an enzymatic process), a sweeter product, high fructose corn syrup can be produced.

D 10 0.4 ounce Vanilla Essence Vanilla Extract is made with 100% pure vanilla beans. With a sweet, syrupy consistency, this Vanilla is ideal for use in icings, drinks and whipped cream as well as classic baking recipes. Vanilla Essence is commercially manufactured by chemicals and is more of a watery consistency as opposed to vanilla extract which is thicker and a lot fuller and richer in flavour. You can replace one with the other but use 50% more of essence. For example, for 1 teaspoon of extract, use 1.5 teaspoons of essence.
E 375 13.2 ounces Sugar Sugar is the generalized name for sweet, short-chain, soluble carbohydrates, many of which are used in food. They are carbohydrates, composed of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. There are various types of sugar derived from different sources. Simple sugars are called monosaccharides and include glucose (also known as dextrose), fructose and galactose. The table or granulated sugar most customarily used as food is sucrose, a disaccharide. (In the body, sucrose hydrolyses into fructose and glucose.) Other disaccharides include maltose and lactose. Longer chains of sugars are called oligosaccharides. Chemically-different substances may also have a sweet taste, but are not classified as sugars. Some are used as lower-calorie food substitutes for sugar described as artificial sweeteners.
F 65 2.3 ounces Cocoa Powder Cocoa Powder (cocoa solids) is a mixture of many substances remaining after cocoa butter is extracted from cacao beans. When sold as an end product, it may also be called cocoa, and cacao. In contrast, the fatty component of chocolate is cocoa butter. Cocoa butter is 50% to 57% of the weight of cocoa beans and gives chocolate its characteristic melting properties. Cocoa solids are one of the richest sources of flavanol antioxidants. They are a key ingredient of chocolate, chocolate syrup, and chocolate confections.
G 325 11.4 ounces Dark Chocolate (Couverture) Couverture chocolate is a very high-quality chocolate that contains extra cocoa butter (32–39%). The higher percentage of cocoa butter, combined with proper tempering, gives the chocolate more sheen, firmer "snap" when broken, and a creamy mellow flavor. Chopped small pieces

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1 Mix and boil Water, Gelatine, Glicose and vanilla
2 Mix and add Sugar, Cocoa, Chocolate
3 Mix till Chocolate melt Sieve and remove the foam
4 Cool to room temperature
5 Pour on Frozen Cream cake


  1. Malathy Subtamaniam says:

    Dear chef, I am a hugeeee fan of you 🙂 thank you so much for inspiring me with your great work and the way you educate us. Have a question, how many days in advance this cake can be prepared? once done needs to be kept in the refrigerator untill serived? Thank you in advance for answering.

    1. Serdar Yener says:

      You can prepare the cake way before ( a week) and keep in the fridge without the mirror. Place in the freezer for 30 minutes and pour the mirror 2 hours before serve and keep in the refrigerator.

  2. Lucie Tremblay says:

    Can I use corn syrup to replace the glucose one?

  3. kaoutar El Hakimi says:

    i have a question please, if i don’t have the
    gelatin powder Agar agar and have only the
    gaeatin sheets. do i use the same grams as in
    the recipe ? Should i put it with water
    and glucose and put everything to boil or pour the
    boiling liquid over the gelatin leaves to melt them?
    thanks a lot for your tutorials.

    1. Serdar Yener says:

      Yes, same amount. You just place the sheets, one after another into the water belongs to recipe for a few minutes and continue the process.

      1. kaoutar El Hakimi says:

        thanks for advice.
        so i place the sheets on the water before boiling it with the glucose or after boiling it?

        1. Serdar Yener says:

          Just soak the gelatine in the water which belongs to the recipe for a few minutes and mix all together and heat up to the boiling point and keep mixing till the chocolate completely melted. Cool down a bit before pouring.

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