Five Star Signature Dessert

Five Star Signature Dessert

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Five Star Signature Dessert

Cooking Instructions

Amaretti Cookie Base 
  • 8 oz. almond paste, broken into small pieces 
  • 1 cup granulated white sugar 
  • 2 large egg whites
  1. Mix sugar and almond paste until very fine, add the egg whites in parts till nice and smooth.
  2. Using a pastry bag pipe 2 inch round cookies onto a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Bake at 375 degrees for 15 minutes.

French Butter Cream 
  • 2 large eggs, divided
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 lb. butter, room temperature
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  1. In a mixer combine egg whites and egg yolks and beat on high until they become thick.
  2. In a saucepan on the stove on high heat combine sugar and water and bring to boil.
  3. Add the sugar mixture to the eggs in three stages while to whisking on high speed.
  4. Once all sugar mixture is added continue mixing until the mixing bowl is cool.
  5. Add the butter in three stages, scraping the side of the bowl.
  6. Add vanilla and whisk on high till thick and smooth.

​Peanut Butter Paste 
  • 8 oz. butter
  • 3 cups of crunchy peanut butter
  • 1 cup of confectioners sugars 
Place all ingredients in mixer with paddle on high speed till filling is creamy.

Carmel Mousse 
  • 1 Tbsp. unflavored gelatin 
  • 3⁄4 cup water
  • 1⁄2 cup sugar
  • 5 eggs, separated
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups whipping cream, whipped
  1. Combine gelatin and 1/4 cup water in top of a double boiler. Heat until gelatin dissolves and cool.
  2. Combine sugar and 2 Tbsp. of water in a saucepan; bring to a boil until syrup is golden caramel.
  3. Remove from heat and cool for 5 minutes .
  4. Stir in remaining water until smooth. Cool for 5 minutes.
  5. Stir in gelatin mixture.
  6. Combine egg yolks and sugar. Beat until thick and creamy.
  7. Whisk in caramel mixture until fluffy.
  8. Beat egg whites until soft peaks form.
  9. Fold both mixtures together.

Chocolate Frangelico Ganache
  • 9 oz. chopped chocolate 
  • 1 cup of heavy cream 
  • 1 oz. of Frangelico
  1. Place the chocolate into a medium bowl.
  2. Heat the cream in a small sauce pan over medium heat.  When the cream has come to a boil, pour over the chopped chocolate, and whisk until smooth.
  3. Stir in the Frangelico. Let Cool.
Layer the desert in order of recipes. Optional Spun Sugar Dome for Garnish.


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