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Hibiscus Ho-Hos

Hibiscus Ho-Hos

Hibiscus hohos

Elevate classic favorites with our Dreidoppel Flavor Pastes, like these Hibiscus Ho-Hos! Creamy hibiscus filling wrapped inside of a hibiscus syrup soaked cocoa sponge cake topped with more chocolate makes this sweet treat totally irresistible.

Recipe by: Jessica Ellington

Hibiscus Simple Syrup Soaked Sponge

INGREDIENTS:

3.53 oz (100g)              Granulated Sugar
3.53 oz (100g)              Water
0.71 oz (20g)                Hibiscus Flavor Paste
1                                   Cocoa Sponge Sheet


INSTRUCTIONS:
1.) Bring water and sugar to a boil.
3.) Set aside to cool.
4.) Once cool, brush all the simple syrup onto the sugared side of the Cocoa Sponge Sheet.
5.) Cut Cocoa Sponge Sheet and parchment in half lengthwise so the two sheets measure 15"x11".

Hibiscus Cream Filling

INGREDIENTS:

9.88 oz (280g)                Heavy Cream

0.28 oz (8g)                    Powdered Sugar

0.21 oz (6g)                    Stabifix F

1.13 oz (30g)                  Hibiscus Flavor Paste

 

INSTRUCTIONS:
 
1.) In the bowl of a stand mixer, whip all ingredients on medium speed until soft peaks form.

Decoration

INGREDIENTS:

As needed                        Natural Dark Confectionery Coating

Optional                           White Chocolate Coating & 10% Hibiscus Flavor Paste

Optional                           White Chocolate Microdrops

 

Assembly

1.) Spread half of hibiscus cream filling on each half of sponge sheet.

2.) With the short side facing you, gently roll the edge of the sponge away from you.

3.) Lift the parchment paper to help finish rolling the sponge, stop once you’ve reached the center.

4.) Repeat process on the opposite side.

5.) Cut the sponge in half where the two rolled pieces meet and gently roll each log over so that the seam rests on the bottom.

6.) Repeat process with the second half of sponge sheet.

7.) Freeze logs on parchment paper.

8.) Once frozen, trim both ends of the log and cut into 3.5” pieces.

9.) Dip each log into melted confectionery coating and decorate as desired.

Recommended: melt white confectionery coating with 10% Hibiscus Flavor Paste to stripe the tops of Ho-Hos. Sprinkle with White Chocolate Microdrops to finish.

 

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