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Chocolate Mirror Glaze

How to get that Shiny Mirror look on your dessert

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: cakes, chocolate, desserts, glaze
Keyword: chocolate, chocolateglaze, dessert, mirrorglaze
Ingredients to make the Chocolate Mirror Glaze
  • 1 Cup castor Sugar
  • 150 g Heavy Cream
  • 12 g powdered gelatin
  • 60 g cold water
  • 150 g water
  • 70 g cocoa powder unsweetened
Steps on making the Chocolate Mirror Glaze
  1. In a smaller bowl, dissolve the powdered gelatin in cold water
  2. Add cocoa powder to 150g water and stir until mixture is smooth and no lumps are seen
  3. In a medium saucepan, bring castor sugar and heavy cream to boil. Stir until sugar dissolves completely
  4. Add gelatin mixture into the cream mixture and stir until dissolved. Add Cocoa powder paste and stir until smooth
  5. Pass the mixture over a sieve to remove lumps.
  6. Transfer mixture to a bowl, cover with cling wrap and refrigerate overnight.
Recipe Notes

Note: This can be stored in the refrigerator up to a week. If not using within the week, freeze it. Frozen glaze can be kept for a few months. Just reheat it to the current consistency before pouring over your desserts.