Mysterious Russian confectioner Olga makes desserts that look like they were painted and polished in an auto body shop.
Her Instagram account features a number of the creations, the secret of which was recently revealed by reddit user SuperDrew124, who provided a list of ingredients and instructions on how to achieve the mirror-like glaze and marbled effect. Check it out below, along with additional examples of Olga’s work.
Ingredients: 20 g Gelatin Powder, 120 g Water, 300 g Glucose, 300 g Sugar, 150 g Water, 200 g Sweetened Cond Milk, 300 g Chocolate (White, Milk, Dark or a combination), Food Coloring
1) Bloom the gelatin in the water;
2) Boil the glucose, sugar & water;
3) Remove from heat and add the gelatin;
4) Add the cond milk;
5) Pour over chocolate and buerre mix to remove air bubbles;
Use at 35C/95F.
The marbling effect is achieved by pouring different color glazes together over the cake.
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