Hypnotizing Cake

A dessert that will have you mesmerized 💫😍

30 minutes - 4 people

Made by you!

Ingredients

2 vanilla beans, scraped

Puff pastry

2/3 cup sugar

1/2 cup cornstarch

5 egg yokes

2 cups milk

1/4 cup cocoa

2 Ziploc bags

White chocolate squares

Dark chocolate squares

Melted white chocolate

Ladyfingers

Alchermes liqueur (or another spiced and sweet liqueur)

Tools

Milk cartons

Parchment paper

Cooling rack

1. Create a cardboard rectangle using milk cartons. Use a stapler to attach the cartons together. Cover and line the rectangle with parchment paper using a stapler to attach it to the carton. Wrap the rectangle with puff pastry. Bake for 20 minutes at 350 °F.

2. In a bowl, mix sugar, cornstarch, and the egg yolks. In a saucepan over medium hear mix together the milk and vanilla bean. Mix in the sugar mixture. Mix half the cream with the cocoa. Place each cream into two separate Ziploc bag.

3. When the puff pastry is baked and cooled, remove the baking paper and milk carton. Place the rectangle upside down on a cooling rack. Pour white chocolate over the rectangle. Let harden.

4. Using the Ziploc bag as a piping bag, pipe vanilla cream in the bottom of the box. Dip the lady fingers into the liqueur and layer on top of the cream. Cover the lady fingers with chocolate cream and repeat with more soaked lady fingers. Turn the box upside down onto the serving stray. Use white chocolate to "glue" white and dark chocolate squares to the sides of the box. Enjoy!

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