Our Local Date

by Atlantis The Royal

“It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation“
- Chef Christophe Devoille,
Atlantis The Royal, UAE


Date Sponge Ingredients

Date Paste 175gr
Water 175gr
Flour 165gr
Date Sugar 165gr
Backing Powder 7gr
Yumgo Vegan Eggs 110gr
Margarine 55gr

Date Confit Ingredients

Soaked Date 320gr
Water 80gr
Plant Base Cream 100gr
Date Paste 65gr
Date Syrup 70gr
Pectin NH 2gr
Lime Zest 1pc

Date Cream Ingredients

Vao Bio 42% 20gr
Vao Bio 35% 80gr
Plant Base Cream 360gr
Date Paste 90gr
Date Syrup 10gr

Yellow Coating Ingredients

Vao Bio 35% 300gr
Weiss Cocoa Butter 75gr
Yellow Color
Mix all together

Milk Chocolate Coating Ingredients

Vao Bio 42% 300gr Weiss Cocoa Butter 75gr
Mix all together

Dark Chocolate Coating Ingredients

Acarigua 70% 300gr
Weiss Cocoa Butter 75gr
Mix all together

Cooking Method:

Date Sponge Process

Mix the date paste with the water and boil till puree.
In a mixing bowl paddle butter and sugar. Sieve flour, baking together. Add the whole eggs in the butter and sugar mixture slowly. At the and add date paste and mix. Bake at 170 C x 45 min. 750 g x Tray. Cut some oval shape and keep in the chiller.

Date Confit Process

Soak the date in the cold water till get soft. In the main time put in a pot water, cream, date paste, Date sugar, pectin and 160g of soaked date till it's cooks. Cool down fast and once is cold add 160 g of soaked date, the date syrup and the lime zest. Place in the mold and freeze.

Date Cream Process

Boil Cream with date paste and date syrup. Pour on both chocolates. Blend it with hand blender and set it in chiller. Use the day after

Final Process

Once the sponge is baked and cut, date confit in the freezer. Start to whip the date cream, then pip in the “PAstryEvo Date Mold’ Customized only for Atlantis The Royal, then add in the middle the Date Confit “Insert” then close with the Date Sponge. Freeze properly then unmold and dip into the yellow coating first, then marble the milk chocolate coating with the yellow color & just before dipping add some lines on the date cake to create some nice shades. Keep in the chiller until it is totally defrosted then serve in a nice plate with some date syrup on the side.

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