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01.01.2003 -dessert - pastry

Bourgogne truffle parfait, glazed with a dark chocolate and coffee sauce

« A refreshing, mouth-watering dessert perfectly suited to bring a holiday meal to an agreeable end. » 
Type Dessert - pastries - parfait - coffee - dark chocolate – Bourgogne truffles - chocolate
Level of difficulty medium
Preparation time Preparation: 30 min Cooking time: 5 min Standing: 12 hr
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Serves 10

  • 3 oz (80 g) truffles from Bourgogne
  • 4 fl oz (12 cl) whole milk
  • 3 ½ oz (100 g) caster sugar
  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 3 ½ oz (100 g) dark chocolate
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup (25 cl) heavy whipping cream
  • 1 small cup of espresso coffee (prepared)


  • In a heavy saucepan, boil the milk for a few seconds along with 1 oz (30 g) of sugar and the vanilla bean, which has been cut in half lengthwise
  • Remove from heat and allow to infuse for 15 minutes
  • In a bowl, mix the egg yolks and the rest of the sugar vigorously with a whisk
  • Pour the milk into a small saucepan Progressively mix in the egg yolk-sugar mixture (remove the vanilla bean first), then cook over very low heat for 5 minutes, stirring steadily
  • Stop cooking as soon as the mixture becomes creamy, then beat again until it cools Set aside
  • In another bowl, beat the heavy whipping cream into whipped cream, making sure it stays smooth; add in the egg-cream mix (cooled)
  • Cut the truffles into julienne-like strips and add them to the preparation
  • Mix together, then pour into a mold that can go in the freezer
  • Place in the freezer for at least 12 hours


  • A few minutes before serving the glazed parfait, melt the dark chocolate in a small heavy saucepan over very low heat, and add in the cup of espresso coffee; mix well and keep warm
  • Place a slice of the glazed truffle parfait on each plate and cover them with the coffee-chocolate sauce
  • Serve immediately

Suggested drink or wines

A chilled Gewurztraminer is the perfect companion for this dessert

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See Also :
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Coffee recipes  Coffee recipes
Dark chocolate recipe  Dark chocolate recipe
Dessert recipes  Dessert recipes
Pastry recipes  Pastry recipes
Truffles recipes  Truffles recipes
Vanilla recipes  Vanilla recipes
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