Honey Mousse with Apricot Jelly and Pistachio Joconde

Honey Mousse with Apricot jelly

I have been work long shift almost everyday to get all the dessert orders ready for weddings, birthdays, father’s day and also had 5-days private baking classes while also conducting my macaron classes over the weekend. It was rather tiring and stressful, I was over worked and we had a mix up with one of our order too, it was Sid’s mistake :(

I managed to bake this Honey Mousse with Apricot Jelly and Pistachio Joconde over the week and it turned out to be an interesting gateux. The mousse was laced with fragrant honey while the mixed nuts gave a huge excitement to taste and flavour. I like the idea of playing with the construction of a slightly thicker layered pistachio joconde which the colour came to enlighten the whole dessert. Having the present of apricot curenu was different than what I had done before, belted with a sourness and bitter-sweet after taste, the whole piece tasted less sweet. Overall the cake blended well.

Pistachio Joconde
Ingredients

340g Marzipan
105g Soften Butter
80g Pistachio Puree
340g Egg
65g Cake Flour
4g Baking Powder

Method
1. Preheat the oven at 180C.
2. Whisk the soften butter together with marzipan.
3. Continue whisk by adding egg.
4. Then add in pistachio puree, cake flour and baking powder. Continue to whisk.
5. Transfer the mixturer into the baking tray.
6. Bake at upper temperature 180C and bottom 160C for about 15-20minutes

18 Comments

  • June 20, 2010 - 8:00 pm | Permalink

    Mickey Mouse is eyeing on the cakes now :D
    .-= uLi´s last blog ..Piggy Malacca Trip 2010 – Nadeje =-.

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  • June 20, 2010 - 9:53 pm | Permalink

    Wow, awesome! That is a spledid Joconde. So irresistible, beautiful and tempting! I want some, please….

    Cheers,

    Rosa

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  • June 21, 2010 - 1:53 am | Permalink

    Simply irresistible!
    .-= LCOM´s last blog ..Watermelon Soup =-.

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  • June 21, 2010 - 3:35 am | Permalink

    I love pistachio anything and this looks great! I’m trying to imagine what it tastes like but can’t… can you FedEx me a slice? :P
    .-= Su-yin´s last blog ..Taste of London: I came, I saw, I ate. =-.

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  • June 21, 2010 - 9:51 am | Permalink

    I love pistachio and this would be a great piece of cake for me :)
    .-= ck lam´s last blog ..Char Koay Kak and Tong-Sui in Air Itam, Penang =-.

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  • June 21, 2010 - 10:56 am | Permalink

    Wow this is something new to me! So colourful and nice! :)
    .-= iamthewitch´s last blog ..Bou Bou Gou Xing at Kampar East Ocean Restaurant =-.

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  • June 21, 2010 - 11:15 am | Permalink

    @iamthewitch, nice ler. Time to move your butt and bake this cake. The recipe is there.

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  • June 21, 2010 - 2:09 pm | Permalink

    beautiful! hope you find some time to unwind :)
    .-= noobcook´s last blog ..Watercress with Pork Ribs Soup ???? =-.

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  • June 21, 2010 - 2:37 pm | Permalink

    oi oi..when can try..

    *drroooll terribly now.. how?
    .-= taufulou´s last blog ..Ah Mal Birthday lunch at Ishin Japanese Dining @ Old Klang Road =-.

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  • June 21, 2010 - 5:22 pm | Permalink

    can bring one slice this thursday to try it out….can imagine the good taste of it…
    .-= via´s last blog ..Father’s Day Celebration @ Cravings Restaurant, Sunway Giza Mall, Kota Damansara =-.

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  • June 21, 2010 - 7:12 pm | Permalink

    hey chef, can post to NZ ?
    .-= WaiSikMui´s last blog ..Red Danger / Femme Fatale =-.

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  • June 21, 2010 - 8:16 pm | Permalink

    the cake looks amazing!! :D :D yummmmy nomnomnom
    thanks for the recipe. im sure my mom would wanna try hehe!
    .-= Jess´s last blog ..SONY Music is giving away free CDs! I can haz Christina Aguilera’s Bionic + Kelly Clarkson’s All I Ever Wanted =-.

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  • June 21, 2010 - 8:58 pm | Permalink

    how nice if i have one right now with a cup of coffee and watching the live telecast worldcup…. portugal vs prkorea… :)
    .-= NKOTB´s last blog ..Golden Phoenix Chinese Restaurant ??? =-.

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  • June 22, 2010 - 10:50 am | Permalink

    I feel so hyper now looking at this piece of great dessert ….. I think I had too much last night :D
    .-= email2me´s last blog ..Seafood Village at Malacca Portuguese Settlement =-.

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  • June 22, 2010 - 8:06 pm | Permalink

    omg… you gotta make me lots of cakes when i go back to malaysia!!!! or at least teach me how to make good cheesecake :)
    .-= fufu´s last blog ..Frankfurt Dragon Boat Festival =-.

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  • June 24, 2010 - 1:41 pm | Permalink

    This is so glam looking. I’d feel like a million bucks if one were set in front of me.
    .-= Carolyn Jung´s last blog ..Penance for a Food Product Snub =-.

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  • July 1, 2010 - 8:43 pm | Permalink

    Beautiful patisserie! The green is so refreshing looking and I love the look it has – like deconstructed nougat.
    .-= Sasa´s last blog ..Daring Bakers Chocolate Meringues and Have You Ever Had a Chocolate Picnic =-.

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  • July 13, 2010 - 12:03 pm | Permalink

    ooo this is so beautiful~ but it does sound quite hard to make :D
    .-= Ms. Jazz´s last blog ..KLCC Convention Center =-.

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