- 180 g dark chocolate (melted)
- 120 g icing sugar
- 1 egg white
- 80 g butter – softened
- 60 g flour
- 160 g raffolait
- 340 g Cream
Croustillant Au Raffolait roughly translates to crispy with fondling, what that means remains a mystery. French love to name their dishes with play of words, and sometimes there’s even a joke that is hidden there.
But what isn’t a mystery is how delicious this crispy dessert tastes. As you will sink your teeth into the soft mousse, and come across a crispy base, you’ll truly understand why French are so fond of their food and why they are the only nation with 2-hours of lunch break.
Croustillant Au Raffolait is a comfort food, and when pure, dark chocolate is used as one of its ingredients, it also ends up carrying health benefits. If you are addicted to chocolate then better rely on dark one as it’s loaded with nutrients.
One 3.5 ounces gram bar of dark chocolate that contains 70-85% cocoa includes:
- 11 g of fiber.
- 58% of the RDA for Magnesium.
- 98% of the RDA for Manganese.
- 67% of the RDA for Iron.
- 89% of the RDA for Copper.
It also contains plenty of potassium, zinc, phosphorus and selenium.
How to Make Croustillant Au Raffolait
Croustillant is derived from croûte, meaning “crusting” or “crusty” and has a distinct trace of “crunchy” or “crackling.