Daring Bakers, January: Biscuit Joconde Imprime

The January 2011 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Astheroshe of the blog accro. She chose to challenge everyone to make a Biscuit Joconde Imprime to wrap around an Entremets dessert.

Daring Bakers, January 2011: Biscuit Joconde Imprime
My biscuit joconde imprime is just vanilla flavored, by the entrements is vanilla sponge topped with cheesecake filling and a layer of blueberries.

Daring Bakers, January 2011: Biscuit Joconde Imprime

Daring Bakers, January 2011: Biscuit Joconde Imprime

Daring Bakers, January 2011: Biscuit Joconde Imprime

I piped the colored batter directly onto the silpat. If you want, you can also trace designs through parchment paper. I made sure to use colors that would contrast really well and really pop and be different--blue and the batter's natural yellow.

Daring Bakers, January 2011: Biscuit Joconde Imprime
The bottom of my jaconde. I baked it on the back of an upside-down sheet pan, and the batter dripped off a bit. Luckily, it was only 3 a.m. when I set the smoke detector off three times in a row . . .

Daring Bakers, January 2011: Biscuit Joconde Imprime
The "front" of the jaconde. I drew the designs on my silpat so I could split the baked cake into three strips that I could line my cake pan with. I was going to make the entire design like the top portion, but as it got later (I started around 2:30 a.m.), I got lazier and ended up drawing the swooshes in the bottom section.

Want to see more of these beautiful entrement projects? Check out my fellow Daring Bakers through our blogroll.


anchan said…
Simply beautiful - LOVE the bright blue colour! xxx
The Flirty Girl said…
Aw, your joconde is beautiful!
Audax said…
WOW I love the colours you used it is stunning great effort and wonderful result. It seems that you had fun on this challenge.

Cheers from Audax from Sydney Australia.
Ruth H. said…
Blue is my favorite color, and cheesecake is one of my favorite desserts, so your dessert is calling to me so loudly! I just want to reach through the screen and take a piece! I love your work, and I really want to come over next time you make it! Thank you for sharing, and I will try to keep the drool to a minimum!
Anonymous said…
That looks electric & delicious!
Renata said…
Really beautiful! Love the design! Great job!
Mary said…
It looks fantastic with the blue sponge and the white filling. The blueberries on top was a great idea. But the fire alarm! I hope you gave some cake to your neighbours as a peace offering!
joe and stacy said…
That blue coloring came out so beautifully! I also want a piece of that cake - lovely job!!
Aparna said…
The gorgeous and bright blue colour of your entremet is so eye catching.
Kiwi the Fruit said…
wow! I love the blue joconde imprime!

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