“We eat with our eyes first”, this phrase fits so much in the art of food presentation and culinary world. What if every dessert you create is more than just the smell and taste, and you get appreciation for an awesome visual presentation of your creation. I will share with you some of the best dessert plating techniques that could make your guests get a visual feast as well as a tasty dessert. These beautiful dessert plating will enhance and improve the appeal of your dessert dish itself. Dessert plating involves lot of aspects like the food color used, the plate or crockery used to serve it, the garnishing to be used and how the dish is arranged on the plate. A proper plating technique comes only with practice, experience and a creative mind. Let us see how your desserts will make your guest’s dining experience from good to spectacular to unforgettable. In this series of blogs I will share the plating for desserts made with Chocolate. Yes, all the Chocolate lovers will completely enjoy this one. Let us start decorating these heavenly Chocolate goodies on ceramic canvas.
1. Mini Triple Chocolate Mousse
Mini Triple Chocolate Mousse Cakes is decorated with Caramel-dipped Cherries along with cherry sauce topped with tampered chocolate disc served in a mousse glass.The secret is to just pipe a layer of dark chocolate mousse in the glasses. what you have to do is to cover the glass with a slice of almond sponge cake, raspberry marmalade and a second slice of sponge cake. Fill up with dark chocolate mousse, choclate decoration topped with glazed cherries.
2. Chocolate truffle tart
Dessert decorating is not just cakes now but here i’m sharing a unique dessert platting for tart decoration. are the most pure and simple form of chocolate desert. Though there are various option to serve a chocolate tart but I always want to keep it simple and classy. It can be garnished with whipped cream, cherries, strawberries or raspberries along with chocolate sauce. To keep it simple just use some chocolate balls, with a fruit of your choice and give it a classic coating of powdered sugar.
3. Chocolate Cake with Ganache
A rich chocolate cake is always in demand among bakers but what will set them apart is an unforgettable decoration done with the chocolate itself. Chocolate ganache is one secret recipe that makes anyone get addicted to a chocolate cake. Ganache is use in layering and also covering the cake. It can also be twisted and turn to get amazing shapes coming out of your favorite nozzle. I personally love the ganache rosette. Here is a tutorial to learn how to make pipe a chocolate rose.
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4. Chocolate Lava Cake
This molted chocolate version is the best desert option for your beloved on a special occasion. The best way to do dessert plating for this recipe is let the lava flow through the middle and a top the cake with double glazed cherries.
5. Chocolate Pudding
Chocolate pudding is so much popular among kids because of it texturally as a creamy custard and can be served warm topped with whipping cream. Serve it in a glass bowl with Chocolate and cream and for sure the spoon will be licked off a spoon as it is one of the great
Next… I will come up with some of the most popular Indian Dessert plating techniques… so do keep following Tangylife.