Recipe by Manami
Taste it - you'll like it. I made this for my daughter because she loves white chocolate! This was my attempt at trying to look like a real chef. Courtesy - Source from thatsmyhome.com. I did not include the 6 hour chilling time in the recipe. Can be prepared up to 3 days ahead; just cover with plastic.
- 1 cup vanilla wafer crumbs
- 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
- 6 ounces white chocolate, chopped
- 3⁄4 cup sugar
- 1⁄4 cup water
- 4 large egg whites
- 1 pinch cream of tartar
- 1 1⁄2 cups chilled whipping cream
- 1 tablespoon Grand Marnier
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 2 ounces white chocolate, chopped
- 3 tablespoons chopped pistachios
- 2 cups fresh raspberries or 2 cups frozen raspberries
- 1⁄4 cup sugar
- 2 tablespoons Grand Marnier
Directions See How It's Made
- Mix crumbs and butter in medium bowl.
- Press into bottom of 8" diameter springform pan.
- Refrigerate crust while preparing mousse.
- Melt 6 oz. white chocolate in top of double boiler, over simmering water, stirring until smooth.
- Cool slightly.
- Bring sugar and water to boil in heavy medium saucepan, stirring until sugar dissolves.
- Continue boiling without stirring until candy thermometer resgisters 238 degrees (soft-ball stage).
- Meanwhile, using electric mixer fitted with clean dry beaters, beat egg whites with cream of tartar in large bowl until soft peaks form.
- Gradually beat hot syrup into whites.
- Continue beating until mixture is stiff and glossy and bottom of bowl cools to barely lukewarm, about 3 minutes.
- Fold in warm chocolate.
- Refrigerate chocolate mixture until cool but not set, about 5 minutes.
- Whip cream, Grand Marnier and vanilla in another large bowl until soft peaks form.
- Fold in chopped white chocolate.
- Pour mixture into crust; smooth top with spatula.
- Sprinkle top with chopped pistachios.
- Freeze until firm, about 6 hours.(Can be prepared up to this stage - 3 days ahead).
- Remove pan sides.
- Raspberry sauce:.
- Puree raspberries in food processor or blender.
- Strain into medium bowl to remove seeds.
- Stir in sugar and Grand Marnier.
- Refrigerate until well chilled, about 1 hour.
- (This too, can be prepared up to 3 days ahead of time; cover in plastic wrap).
- Cut the cake into wedges and serve with raspberry sauce.