Strawberry Mirror

Made with almond sponge cake, strawberry-red currant mousse and vanilla crémeux

Strawberry Sponge cake Vanilla crémeux


Almond sponge cake

100 g Debic butter Brioche

180 g egg yolk

65 g almond powder

65 g icing sugar

65 g sugar

165 g egg white

100 g flour

Strawberry-red currant mousse

20 g powdered gelatin

100 g water

250 g puree of wild strawberries

400 g puree of red currant

125 g sugar

750 g Debic Végétop

Red fruit punch

200 g puree of red currant

100 g syrup

50 g Cointreau 60% vol.

Vanilla crémeux

400 g Debic Végétop

100 g Debic Cream 40%

120 g egg yolk

90 g sugar

12 g powdered gelatin

1 vanilla pod


Almond sponge cake

Prepare a ‘beurre noisette’ by heating the Debic Brioche butter until golden color, sieve and set aside.

Whip the egg yolk with the almond powder and the icing sugar until a foamy mass.

Whip the egg whites with the sugar until meringue.

Combine both and and fold in the beurre noisette.

Finish with the flour.

Spread on a baking tray and bake at 195°C during 8-10 minutes.

Cut the baked sheet in 2 stripes of 2.5 cm an d 4 circles of 14 cm diameter.

Punch the circles with the red fruit punch.

Strawberry-red currant mousse

Hydrate the gelatin with the water.

Heat a small part of the puree with the sugar and the gelatin mass.

Combine whit the rest of the puree.

Fold in the semi whipped Debic Végétop.

Use at once.

Red fruit punch

Combine the ingredients

Vanilla crémeux

Hydrate the gelatin.

Heat the Debic cream with the cloven vanilla pod, cover and let infuse for 1 hour.

Bring the Végétop with the sugar to a boil and combine with the egg yolk, sugar and infused cream.

Control at 84°C ( anglaise) , add the gelatin mass and mix briefly with a hand blender.

Portion in Silpat circles and freeze.


Place a strip of ( decorated) almond sponge on the inside of the circle.

Continue with a first circle of of baked sponge, the frozen layer of vanilla crèmeux , 1/3th of the mousse, a second layer sponge and finish with the rest of the mousse.



Glaze the frozen surface with a red colored mirror gel.

Demold and decorate with red fruit.