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Charlotte Chocolate Banana @cooknwithclass

Chocolate Banana Charlotte

Creamy chocolate mousse and ladyfingers with flambe bananas dripping in chocolate sauce.
Prep Time 45 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 6 hrs 55 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine French
Servings 6 people

Ingredients
  

  • 100 gr. / 3.5 oz. Sugar
  • 100 gr. / 3.5 oz. Water
  • 2 Bananas
  • 50 gr. / 1.8 oz. Sugar
  • 30 gr. / 0.7 oz. Butter
  • 2 tbsp rum
  • 5 Eggs
  • 25 gr. / 0.9 oz. Sugar
  • 150 gr. / 5.3 oz. Dark chocolate
  • 75 gr. / 2.6 oz. Whipping cream 35%
  • 35 gr. / 1.2 oz. Sugar
  • 15 gr. / 0.5 oz. unsweetened Cocoa powder
  • 45 gr. / 1.6 oz. Whipping cream
  • 50 gr. / 1.8 oz. Dark chocolate

Instructions
 

Chocolate Banana Charlotte

  • Weigh all the ingredients and reserve separately
  • Slice the banana.
  • In a large frying pan, heat the butter until it starts changing color,
  • Add the banana, cook 2 minutes, flip them over and add 35 gr sugar.
  • Cook 1 minute, add the rum and flambé.
  • Remove the banana and reserve in the fridge for later.
  • Boil the water and and 100gr sugar.
  • Keep aside.

Chocolate Mousse

  • Whisk the egg white until firm, add 25 gr sugar.
  • Melt 150 chocolate in a microwave or bain-marie.
  • Add 75 gr whipping cream, mix well.
  • Add the egg yolks and finally the egg white, slowly and delicately.

Assembly

  • Use a mold for charlotte or metallic bowl lined with plastic film.
  • Dip the ladyfingers one by one in the syrup and place along the side and bottom of your prepared mold or bowl side by side.
  • Add some chocolate mousse until half full add the sliced banana, a little bit of chocolate mousse.
  • Add a layer of ladyfinger over the mousse and fill up with the rest of the mousse. Finish with a layer of lady finger.
  • Let cool down in the fridge 6 hours

Chocolate Sauce

  • 1 hour before serving, warm 45 gr water, add sugar and cocoa powder.
  • Mix well and let boil 30 seconds.
  • Reserve.
  • Boil the cream.
  • Melt the chocolate and add the hot cream.
  • Mix well and add the chocolate sauce.
  • Let cool down.
  • Un-mold the charlotte on a cooling rack.
  • Pour some chocolate sauce and serve
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