I made it, finally my dream has come true. I wanted to try a chocolate mousse cake for quite a long time and i finally accompolished it. I made this special cake for my third year anniversary..
I made a two layered rich dark chocolate cake, layered it with chocolate mousse, spread the mousse all over it, poured some chocolate sauce all over it and topped it with lots of chocolate shavings…Heaven in a bite..
Hope you will this a try and let me know how it turns out for you.
Baking Time : 30 mins
Makes : 12 slices
Recipe Source : thep
Unsalted Soft Butter – 225 Grams
All Purpose Flour / Maida – 2 cup / 240 grams
Sugar – 2 cup / 400 grams
Cocoa Powder – 4 tblspn (Use good quality)
Boiling Water – 1 cup / 240 ml
Salt – 1/4 tsp
Baking Soda / Cooking Soda – 1 tsp
Vanilla Essence – 1 tsp
Eggs – 2
Buttermilk – 1/2 cup / 120 ml
Chocolate Mousse (RECIPE HERE)
Chocolate Shavings as needed
Chocolate Syrup as needed ( I used storebought)
Take two 9 inch round baking pan, line the bottom with parchment paper and coat it with oil on all sides. Set aside.
Preheat oven to 180 Degree C.
Take butter in a sauce pan, melt it down, add in cocoa powder and mix well. Add in boiling water and let it boil for few sec. Take it off the heat and set aside.
Take eggs in a bowl, add in buttermilk, vanilla and baking soda. Mix well and Set aside.
Take flour, salt, sugar in a large bowl. Mix well.
Pour in the hot cocoa mix and give a gentle mix.
Add in egg mix and fold gently.
Divide the batter between two cake pans and bake for 20 to 30 mins. Insert a toothpick to check whether the cake is done. If it comes clean then it is baked.
Remove the cake from oven and leave aside to cool a bit.
Invert the cake, peel off the parchment and set aside to cool completely.
When the cake is cooling, make the chocolate mousse.
Now take one of the round pan, line it with plastic wrap, place a cake in it, spread the mousse over it, place another cake over it, chill in the fridge for 15 mins.
Now remove the cake carefully. Spread the mousse all over the cake.
Now take your chocolate sauce, pour it over the cake and top the cake with chocolate shavings.
Chill the cake overnight. Serve.
HERE IS A QUICK VIDEO:
|Take your ingredients for the cake|
|Start by preparing the cake pan|
|I used a removable bottom pan..So i just greased it alone, If you are using a normal pan, just line the bottom with parchment and grease it well.|
|Drizzle some oil in|
|grease it well and set aside.|
|Bring 1 cup of water to a good boil|
|Take butter in a sauce pan|
|Melt it down|
|add in cocoa powder|
|give and good mix|
|Pour in the hot water and let it bubble for 20 sec or so..
Take it off the heat and set aside.
|Take eggs in a bowl|
|add in vanilla|
|pour in some buttermilk|
|add in baking soda|
|mix well and set aside|
|Take flour in a bowl|
|add in sugar|
|add in salt|
|pour the chocolate mix in|
|pour in egg mix|
|Pour into baking pans|
|Bake till done..Let the cakes cool a bit|
|While the cakes are cooling, i made a batch of chocolate mousse..RECIPE HERE|
|Remove the cakes from the pan, let it cool completely|
|now take the same removable base pan, if you dont have that,
just line the base of the pan with plastic wrap or foil
|Place a cake in the bottom..|
|Spoon generously the dark chocolate mousse|
|spread it out evenly|
|Now place the other cake over it….
Let it set for 15 mins in fridge
|now remove them|
|Spoon the mousse over the top|
|spread it all over the cake|
|Then i took my readymade chocolate topping|
|poured it out in a cup|
|pour it over the cake|
|Look at that|
|I shaved some chocolates|
|Topped the whole cake with it|
|Chill the cake for a while and serve|