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Dark chocolate sponge cake with rosemary infused chocolate mousse.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1141 projects »
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  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Rosemary Chocolate Mousse Cake - Step 1
    Step 1

    Pour the whipping cream into a small sauce pan and add the rosemary.

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

    Heat until the cream begins to boil then remove from the heat and cover. Leave to infuse for 30 minutes.

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

    Strain the rosemary cream and chill in the fridge. Meanwhile, preheat the oven and begin brewing the coffee.

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

    Beat together the butter and light brown sugar.

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

    Beat in the eggs one at a time.

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

    Whisk together the flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt.

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

    Gently melt the dark chocolate.

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

    Whisk the melted chocolate into the milk.

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

    Whisk half of the flour into the butter, then half of the milk, then the remaining flour and remaining milk until combined.

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

    Divide between three cake tins greased with butter.

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

    Bake for 25 minutes at to 180'C. Remove from the oven and allow to cool.

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

    Begin whisking the chilled rosemary cream to thicken.

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

    Melt the chocolate for the ganache.

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

    Whisk the melted chocolate and butter into the cream to form a thick mousse.

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

    Spread the tops of two of the cakes with mousse and sandwich together. Melt the remaining chocolate and pour onto the top of the cake.

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

    Sprinkle with some edible flowers and leave to harden in a cool place.

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

    Top with a few sprigs of rosemary before serving.

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Margaret M.
Margaret M.
The best looking cake ever!
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