Create and Cook 2011: Ginger Snap Baskets with Chantilly Cream - Serves 2


Ingredients (Ginger Snap Basket):

  • 25g butter
  • 30g caster sugar
  • 30g golden syrup
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp ground ginger
  • 25g plain flour

Ingredients (Chantilly Cream):

  • 150ml double cream
  • 100ml Greek style yogurt
  • 1 Vanilla pod - seeds
  • 6 strawberries sliced for garnish

Ingredients (Strawberry Coulis):

  • 4 strawberries halved
  • 2 tbsp Strawberry Jam – The Real Jam + Chutney Company
  • 1 heaped tsp caster sugar

Full Method

Instructions (Ginger Snap Basket):

  1. Preheat oven 180°C/Gas Mark 5. Line a large baking tray with baking parchment.
  2. Melt the butter, sugar and golden syrup in a saucepan. Bring to the boil, continue to boil for 1–2 minutes. Remove from the heat, add the vanilla extract and ground ginger. Leave to stand for 10 minutes. Stir in the flour.
  3. Divide the mixture and mould into 3 small balls, place evenly apart on the baking tray. Flatten gently. Cook for 12–15 minutes until golden brown.
  4. Remove from oven and leave for one minute. Mould each round into a basket shape over a glass. Leave to harden.

Instructions (Chantilly Cream):

  1. In a bowl whisk the cream until thick, stir in the Greek yogurt and vanilla seeds.
  2. Fill each basket with cream and drizzle with coulis. Serve with sliced strawberries.

Instructions (Strawberry Coulis):

  1. Place strawberries, jam and sugar in a saucepan. Cook on a gentle heat until the jam has melted.
  2. Place a sieve over a bowl. Pour the strawberry mixture into the sieve, and leave to drain.
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