Mont-Blanc Revisited for Dessert

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes


Ingredients for 4 to 6 persons:


  • 3 egg yolks 

  • 40g of sugar 

  • 30g of cornstarch 

  • 25cl of whole milk + 1 vanilla pod 

  • 25g of cold butter in small cubes

White cheese whipped cream: 

  • 12.5cl of full cream 35% 

  • 150g of cottage cheese 

  • 15g of icing sugar


  • 2 to 3 boxes of chestnut cream of 100g 

  • 6 to 8 candied chestnuts 

  • 1 dozen small meringues 


  • In a bowl, whip the egg yolks with the sugar until they turn white, add the cornstarch. 

  • Heat the vanilla milk and pour it over the egg / sugar / starch mixture while whipping.

  • Put back on the heat, let the cream cook until it becomes thick.

  • Add the butter in small cubes out off the heat and mix. 

  • Then get rid of a bowl, mix, drop a contact film, refrigerate or place the mixture on a bowl filled with ice cubes. 

  • In a very cold bowl, start putting up the cream using a hand mixer, add the cottage cheese and icing sugar, continue to whip until you obtain a foamy whipped cream.

  • Reserve in the fridge. When the pastry cream is very cold, mix it with the whipped cream. 

  • At the bottom of the dish, lay the cream of chestnut, on top of the white cheese whipped cream, a few pieces of candied chestnuts and finish with the meringue in pieces.