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Georgia combines the best bits of a chocolate cake and chocolate mousse to create this fluffy cake of dreams.

Chocolate Mousse Cake

Ingredients

  • Sponge:

  • 80-100 grams egg yolk

  • 40 grams caster sugar

  • 120 grams egg white

  • 80 grams caster sugar

  • 100 grams plain flour

  • 20 grams cocoa powder

  • 50 grams chopped pistachios

  • Mousse:

  • 300 grams plain chocolate tablespoon butter

  • 4 large eggs separated 200 milliliters double cream

  • Decoration:

  • Dark chocolate

Instructions

  1. - Whisk egg yolk and sugar together

  2. - Whisk whites and sugar together

  3. - Sift flour and cocoa powder together

  4. - Fold yolks and dry into whites in stages

  5. - Pipe strips onto a baking sheet and 2 circles

  6. - Sprinkle over pistachios and bake at 190 for 10 minutes

  7. - Melt chocolate over bain-marie and add butter and leave to cool - Whisk egg whites and cream separately

  8. - Mix cream into chocolate, then add to whites

  9. - Build up mousse cake and set in freezer

  10. - Make chocolate ruffles

  11. - Top cake

Chocolate Mousse Cake
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