Sandwich a la Citron Vert

Sandwich a la Citron Vert


Sweet Short Crust

  • 454 g butter
  • 227 g powder sugar
  • 1 each vanilla bean
  • 1 each lime zest
  • 227 g egg yolk
  • 680 g cake flour
  • 2 salt

Lime Ganache

  • 250 g cream
  • 250 g milk
  • 60 g trimoline
  • 500 g Manjari chocolate
  • 125 g butter
  • 1 each lime zest


Sweet Dough

  • Cream butter, sugar, vanilla and lime zest together until homogenous. Add egg yolk slowly and scrape.
  • Add sifted flour and salt. Do not over mix.

Lime Ganache

  • Make ganache one day in advance.
  • Cold infuse lime with cream and milk overnight. Strain.
  • Bring cream, milk and trimoline to a boil. Pour over melted chocolate in three stages mixing well between each addition making sure to achieve a proper emulsion. Add butter. Blend to homogenize.


  • Roll sweet crust out to 1/8” thick. Cut with a 2” ring cutter. Place cookies on perforated silpat and bake @ 350 for 12 min or until golden brown. Allow to cool.
  • Pipe lime ganache onto one baked cookie. Top with another baked cookie and garnish with chocolate stripes.

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