• A Culinary Journey with Kfir Misnikov

Lotus Cake

September 12, 2023

Your hospitality experience at the David Citadel Hotel is a fusion of tradition, luxury and elegant cuisine.
This combination is all the more significant during these days of Rosh Hashanah, when facing the stunning Old City Walls and enjoying the festive atmosphere of hope, renewal and growth.
In honor of the New Year, we are excited to present you with a celebratory booklet, containing Kiddush, blessings, and selected recipes from
The David Citadel’s Chef, Kfir Misnikov, so the hotel delicacies can melt in your mouth all year long!
Wishing you and your family a Shana Tova uMetuka, a sweet New Year!

Ingredients
24g Gelatin + 120ml water
450ml vegetarian cream
Vanilla stick
150g egg yolks
80g sugar
700g Lotus spread
960ml whipped vegetarian cream

Bottom Layer
200g Lotus cookies
100g melted white chocolate (pareve)
100g melted margarine

Preparation
Soak the gelatin in water.
Bring the cream to the boiling point in a small pot, add vanilla; mix egg yolks and sugar in a separate bowl, pour the cream and mix the egg yolks while stirring, put the batter back into the pot and cook while stirring until the mass heats up to 80ºc.
Strain the batter and pour it over the lotus spread, mix well and cool to room temperature.
Whip the Vegetarian cream and fold into a mass. Heat the margarine and white chocolate in a microwave in pulses until it is completely melted, pour over a mix of ground lotus cookies, and mix well. In a mold, cover the bottom with the mix of ground cookies, pour the lotus cream on top, flatten, and refrigerate overnight.

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