Russian confectioner Olga makes sweets that look like marbled mirrors. “It all began with my love for macarons,” she told Bored Panda. “Later I began to devote a lot of time to study confectionery arts. I really wanted to learn how to make European mousse cakes. My mirror glaze is the result of my experience.”
After this Bored Panda piece, Olga’s followers on Instagram grew from 15K to 350K+. “I am shocked! What can I reply?… My phone can’t deal with all the messages!… I have learnt the way people have got the information about me. First of all…[from] BoredPanda.com…I am grateful you referred to my Instagram and appreciated my works. I’m so flattered by such attention,” she wrote on her Instagram Another success story in the works!
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While her recipe remains a secret, reddit user SuperDrew124 shared this mirror-like glaze recipe:
Ingredients: 20 g Gelatin Powder, 120 g Water, 300 g Glucose, 300 g Sugar, 150 g Water, 200 g Sweetened Cond Milk, 300 g Chocolate (White, Milk, Dark or a combination), Food Coloring
1) Bloom the gelatin in the water;
2) Boil the glucose, sugar & water;
3) Remove from heat and add the gelatin;
4) Add the cond milk;
5) Pour over chocolate and buerre mix to remove air bubbles;
Use at 35C/95F.