Chocolate Recipes

RECIPE: Milk chocolate crèmeux, mango and a touch of chilli

By Rosanna Lamotta June 9, 2017

This decadent dessert has all of the makings of a superstar. Silky crèmeux with the smooth characteristic flavours of delicious Lindt Milk chocolate, complimented by sweet, refreshing mango and a pop of exotic chilli. Let this take your taste buds on a journey.

Servings:  4 depending on size (7cm ring used)

Preparation time: 15-30 minutes

You’ll need: Lindt Dessert Premium Milk

Difficulty: Easy



250g Crème Anglaise

180g Lindt DESSERT Premium Milk, chopped

Crème Anglaise

125ml Milk

125ml Cream

25g Brown sugar

50g Egg yolks (from about 2 medium eggs)

Pinch salt

To finish

2 Mangoes

Pinch Dried Chilli flakes

Milk chocolate shavings


1. Best prepare your Crèmeux a day in advance

2. For the Crème Anglaise: Combine milk, cream and half of the sugar and the salt in a saucepan and bring to the boil.

3. Lightly whisk the egg yolks and the remaining sugar.

4. Once cream, milk mixture is boiling, gradually whisk into the egg yolks.

5. Return to a saucepan and gently heat until mixture thickens and coats the back of a spoon (if using a thermometer heat to 82°C)

6. Strain into a bowl.

7. Weigh up 250g of the Crème Anglaise and place in a bowl.

8. Add the chopped chocolate and using a stick blender, create a smooth, silky mixture.

9. Line some rings with baking paper and divide mixture.

10. Allow to set overnight. (for easier handling and a clean finish, place in the freezer)

11. To finish, remove crèmeux from ring and place on a serving plate.

12. Top with thin slices of fresh mango and finish with some chilli flakes and shaved chocolate.

TIP: Get fancy by setting the crèmeux in a container and trying your hand making a quenelle and placing it ever so delicately on top.

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Image and Recipe via Lindt

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