Star Dome Cakes

Chocolatey goodness combined with hazelnut praline and hazelnut sponge cake. A yummy and pretty dessert, topped with a gold star.

Star Dome Cakes

Star Dome Cakes

Yield: 12
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 3 hours
Additional Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 5 hours 20 minutes

Hazelnut sponge cake with hazelnut white chocolate mousse, milk chocolate mousse, milk chocolate ganache and star chocolates.


Star Chocolates

  • ±60 grams of Milk Chocolate
  • Gold Food Colouring Powder


Milk Chocolate Ganache

  • 400 grams of White Chocolate
  • 250 grams of Whipping Cream


  1. Place the template onto a cutting board and cover it with a sheet of acetate.
  2. Melt the chocolate in a heat proof bowl on top of a saucepan with a small layer of water in it, on medium heat. Heat the chocolate until it has melted completely.
  3. Using a toothpick or a piping bag, trace and fill in the design with chocolate.
  4. Refrigerate the chocolates until fully set completely.
  5. Brush the chocolates with gold food colouring powder.
  6. Cut 12 circles (⌀7 cm) out of the Hazelnut Cake.
  7. Divide hazelnut white chocolate mousse over 12 dome moulds (⌀5 cm).
  8. Freeze for about two hours, until fully set.
  9. Pipe milk chocolate mousse into 12 dome moulds (⌀7 cm), fill them about halfway.
  10. Add in the frozen hazelnut white chocolate mousse.
  11. Pipe on a small amount of milk chocolate mousse.
  12. Place cake circles on top.
  13. Freeze for about three hours, until fully set.
  14. Melt the milk chocolate, meant for the ganache, with the whipping cream.
  15. Place frozen chocolate mousse cakes onto a wire rack.
  16. Pour over milk chocolate ganache.
  17. Refrigerate for about two hours, until fully set.
  18. Remove from wire rack and neaten the edges of each cake.
  19. Add Star Chocolates on top.


*Bake in a rectangular cake pan (38,7 cm × 26 cm × 1,9 cm). Replace all the flour with hazelnut flour/meal.

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