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Any Idea how this is Done?

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#1 jfresch

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 02:20 PM

This is a dessert at Astrance. Apparently it is meringue wrapped around ice cream. How do they achieve that design?


#2 mkayahara

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 02:23 PM

Shot in the dark here, but it resembles a cocoa butter transfer sheet.
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#3 Edward J

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 06:49 PM

All kinds of recipies for meringue,


Supposing I made a batch of meringue, divided it up into several pots and coloured each pot. Then pipe rows of the colured meringue onto a silpat about 3/8" high and bake. While still hot, cut into rectangles and roll around a piece of pvc pipe that has been covered in parchment paper. When cold, pipe in the ice cream.

#4 pastrygirl

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 07:12 PM

I sure can't pipe that straight! It could be marshmallow sheets. Albert Uster has decorated marshmallow sheets in patterns similar to chocolate transfer sheets.

#5 Kerry Beal

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 07:21 PM

Looks to me like a transfer sheet of some sort - they make different ones for pastry and for chocolate.

#6 nickrey

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 08:10 PM

It's definitely transfer sheets. The Astrance cookbook has a similar creation that has meringues filled in one end with green tea buttercream and the other end with ricotta ice cream.

Instructions are to spread the meringue onto printed transfer sheets, roll into logs, cook, cool and remove transfer sheets.

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#7 teonzo

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Posted 16 January 2013 - 08:42 AM

Migoya posted something similar time ago:

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#8 pastrygirl

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Posted 16 January 2013 - 04:03 PM

Migoya posted something similar time ago:

I knew I'd seen that somewhere, of course it was Migoya. Thanks for the reminder.