Coconut Ginger Bavarois

Jaime Schick (IG: @VanillaBeanChef) / Pastry Chef and Instructor, Johnson & Wales University, Providence, RI; Photo by Jaime Schick

Ingredients for Coconut Ginger Bavarois:

  • 542 g. The Perfect Purée Coconut Puree, thawed
  • 15 g. The Perfect Purée Sweet Ginger, thawed
  • 177 g. egg yolks
  • 127 g. sugar
  • 17 g. or 8 ½ gelatin sheets
  • 542 g. cream, whipped to soft peaks, set aside
  • 2 red bell pepper, cut into thin strips

Method for Coconut Ginger Bavarois:

  1. Bloom gelatin in cold water. Once bloomed, squeeze excess water.
  2. Bring The Perfect Purée Coconut Puree and The Perfect Purée Sweet Ginger in a pot to a simmer.
  3. Whisk egg yolks and sugar together.
  4. Once puree mixture is simmering, temper with yolks and return to the heat stirring constantly with a spatula until mixture reaches 175˚F.
  5. Remove from heat and immediately add gelatin and strain. Let cool to 90-100˚F.
  6. Once cooled, fold in cream. Portion into molds and chill.