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Poached Pear & Cinnamon Spice Tea Sponge

Food : Appetisers

Poached Pear & Cinnamon Spice Tea Sponge

Ingredients

Cinnamon sponge
  • 150g water
  • 150g honey
  • 67.5g sugar
  • 93g butter
  • 6g lemon zest
  • 6g lime zest
  • 150g flour type 55
  • 12g cinnamon tea
  • 9g sodium bicarbonate
  • 1g salt
Poached pear
  • 250g sugar
  • 375g water
  • 4 pears
  • 3g cinnamon
Jivara tea crémeux
  • 125g cream
  • 125g milk
  • 50g yolk
  • 25g sugar
  • 117.5g Jivara milk
  • 7g Earl Grey
 
lvory chocolate
  • 250g ivory chocolate
lvory spray
  • 250g ivory chocolate
  • 250g cocoa butter
  • 5g titanium oxide

MethodCinnamon sponge

  • Mix water, honey, sugar and butter together and infuse for 24 hours.
  • Mix with rest of the ingredients and bake at 160°C for 15 minutes.
Poached pear 
  • For poached pear, vacuum pack the pears in syrup for 48 hours.
Jivara tea crémeux 
  • Make custard sauce with cream, milk, yolk and sugar.
  • Pour over the chocolate mix and blend.
  • Keep it in chiller for 4 hours.