food

Chocolate Mousse Cake

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

food

Chocolate Mousse Cake

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

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

Steps

  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