Milk Chocolate & Passion Fruit Shortbread

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Appears in
Rococo: Mastering The Art Of Chocolate

By Chantal Coady

Published 2012

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This is a special celebration cake, made in the French pastry chef tradition. It requires some skill to decorate it as we have done here, but you can leave out the chocolate disc and it will be just as delicious: simply make the base, spread it with the ganache, then decorate it with raspberries or passion fruit pulp or both.


For the milk chocolate shortbread

  • 3 medium egg yolks
  • 96 g caster sugar
  • 96


For the shortbread, beat the egg yolks and sugar together in a mixing bowl until pale and creamy. Beat in the butter, a couple of pieces at a time, until thoroughly combined. Sift the flour, baking powder and salt together, then add it to the egg yolk and sugar mixture and mix until well combined. Stir in the milk chocolate pieces. Turn the mixture out on to a lightly floured work surface and s