CHOCOLATE MINT ZUCCOTTO RECIPE

Here’s another classical Italian dessert recipe, Zuccotto! Zuccotto is a semi frozen domed shaped dessert made with cake soaked in liqueur and filled with ice cream. There are many ways to make Zuccotto, some are made with whipped cream or ricotta and others are made with lady fingers… we like how Ben, of Sorted, combined chocolate sponge, chocolate and almond mousse, and a mint chocolate chip cream to make this delicious show-stopper dessert that will WOW your guests… Now, watch and learn how to make Chocolate Mint Zuccotto, the perfect way to end a meal the Italian way!

Chocolate Mint Zuccotto

You’ll need: One Swiss-roll tin (30 cm x 22 cm)

For the chocolate sponge cake
3 eggs
120 g caster sugar
90 g self-raising flour
30 g cocoa powder
Mug of cold cocoa

For the chocolate cream
300 g dark 70% chocolate
500 ml double cream
100 g toasted almonds, chopped

For the mint cream
250 ml double cream
30 ml icing sugar
Drop of pandan extract
Drop of mint essence
100 g bar of dark chocolate

For the topping
50 g dark chocolate
25 ml double cream
Bar of white chocolate to decorate
Sprig of mint to garnish
Strawberries to decorate

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 For directions please watch the video.

Want more Zuccotto recipes? Try these…

Raspberry Zuccotto
Zucotto Pudding
Banana Zuccotto with Whiskey Wet Walnuts