All you need to prepare this delicious chocolate mousse cake are dark chocolate, butter, eggs, and a little bit of sugar. The preparation time required is just 15 minutes and the cooking time is approximately 30 minutes. With the quantities mentioned in this recipe, it will be sufficient to serve as many as 8 people.
Chocolate Mousse Cake – Ingredients
Dark Chocolate: 300 grams; either broken into pieces or alternatively you can use dark chocolate drops
Butter: a healthy portion of 150 grams
Caster Sugar: 50 grams
Cocoa Powder: for dusting
Chocolate Mousse Cake – Preparation
The first step in preparing the chocolate mousse cake is preheating the oven to 180 degrees Celsius/160 degrees Fahrenheit/Gas Mark 4. Then line a spring-from or loose-bottomed cake tin’s base (approximately 20 centimeters diameter) with a baking parchment disc and grease its sides using butter.
Now, melt the butter and chocolate together in a heatproof bowl that by keeping it in a saucepan containing simmering water. After the butter and chocolate melt, take them away from the heat and leave them aside.
The next step is to mix the sugar and eggs together in a separate bowl by making use of either an electric mixer or a handheld electric beater. You need to whisk the mixture for at least 7 to 10 minutes or till the mixture forms a pale, light mousse.
Now, fold the chocolate and butter mixture into the eggs and sugar mixture till they are thoroughly mixed. Then pour the mixture into the greased tin. Bake the mixture for about 20 to 22 minutes or till the cake becomes almost set.
Allow the chocolate Mousse Cake to cool down completely inside the tin itself. After the cake has cooled down completely, remove it, dust it with cocoa powder, slice it into pieces and serve.