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Chocolate mousse cake
This is a little different to the usual cakes & desserts I make.

I fancied something a bit lighter.

This is a nice light change. Could easily be made in advance.

You could also use shop bought sponge to cut back on the preparation & effort.

Posted by Super Madcow from Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom • Published See Super Madcow's 603 projects »
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  • How to bake a mousse cake. Chocolate Mousse Cake - Step 1
    Step 1

    Make the cake....

    Cream butter & sugar together.

  • How to bake a mousse cake. Chocolate Mousse Cake - Step 2
    Step 2

    Add beaten eggs, one at a time.

    Add the vanilla.

  • How to bake a mousse cake. Chocolate Mousse Cake - Step 3
    Step 3

    Add the flour & baking powder.

    Mix until combined.

  • How to bake a mousse cake. Chocolate Mousse Cake - Step 4
    Step 4

    Bake for 30-40 mins. Gas 3 / 160.

    Once cooked remove from the oven & cool completely.

  • How to bake a mousse cake. Chocolate Mousse Cake - Step 5
    Step 5

    To make the mousse....

    Break chocolate into bowl.

    Add 3/4 cup cream.

  • How to bake a mousse cake. Chocolate Mousse Cake - Step 6
    Step 6

    Heat in microwave for approx 1 1/2 mins until chocolate is melted.

    Stir to combine.

    Set aside to cool to room temperature.

  • How to bake a mousse cake. Chocolate Mousse Cake - Step 7
    Step 7

    Mix water & gelatine. Set aside until water if absorbed.

  • How to bake a mousse cake. Chocolate Mousse Cake - Step 8
    Step 8

    Once chocolate is cool & gelatine is absorbed place the gelatine in microwave for 15 secs.

  • How to bake a mousse cake. Chocolate Mousse Cake - Step 9
    Step 9

    Add gelatine to chocolate & mix.

  • How to bake a mousse cake. Chocolate Mousse Cake - Step 10
    Step 10

    Whip 1 cup of cream til just thickened.

  • How to bake a mousse cake. Chocolate Mousse Cake - Step 11
    Step 11

    Add 1/2 chocolate to cream & combine.

    Add remaining chocolate & combine.

  • How to bake a mousse cake. Chocolate Mousse Cake - Step 12
    Step 12

    Cut sponge in two.

    Place a piece in the bottom of tin.

  • How to bake a mousse cake. Chocolate Mousse Cake - Step 13
    Step 13

    Pour chocolate mousse on top of sponge.

    Refrigerate for at least 25 mins until set.

  • How to bake a mousse cake. Chocolate Mousse Cake - Step 14
    Step 14

    Place second piece of sponge on top of set mousse.

    Push down to attach to the mousse.

  • How to bake a mousse cake. Chocolate Mousse Cake - Step 15
    Step 15

    Make the topping...

    Microwave white chocolate & cream for 30 secs until melted.

    Stir to combine.

  • How to bake a mousse cake. Chocolate Mousse Cake - Step 16
    Step 16

    Allow to cool for 5 mins.

    Pour onto top layer of sponge & push to the edge.

  • How to bake a mousse cake. Chocolate Mousse Cake - Step 17
    Step 17

    Top of with chocolate curls or the like.

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Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1420 projects
This looks amazingly tasty!
Super Madcow
Super Madcow · Glasgow, Scotland, GB · 667 projects
Thanks for the nice comment Cat. It's a little different from my usual but did taste amazing. Have a good day.
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