Pistachio Bavarian Cream Charlotte

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  • Serves

    6

    • Difficulty

      Medium

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Blackbird Bakery Gluten-Free

Blackbird Bakery Gluten-Free

By Karen Morgan

Published 2010

  • About

Molded desserts are exercises in architecture. Their presentations are so stunning, they are the perfect dinner-party showstopper. This one is a prime example. It’s made with Bavarian cream, which is basic pastry cream set with gelatin and was created by a the famous French chef Marie-Antoine Carême, who was working in Bavaria at the time. He also invented the charlotte, by lining a mold with ladyfingers and filling it with Bavarian cream. This one is flavored with pistachios and garnished with pale green Chantilly cream.

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