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Chocolate Mousse Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Chocolate Mousse Cake, by , is from The Foods We Love to Eat, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Renata Chalmers
Added: Monday, February 16, 2009


Ingredients for the Crust:

1-1/2 packages OreoŽ cookies
1/2 stick butter, melted

Ingredients for the Mousse:
12 oz. chocolate chips
Pinch of salt
1 tsp. vanilla
4-1/2 cups heavy cream, divided
1/2 cup sugar

Ingredients for the Raspberry Sauce:

1 cup raspberries, fresh or frozen
Sugar to taste

Directions for the crust:
Mix together ingredients in a food processor. Put mixture into a nine-inch spring-form pan. Bake at 350 degrees for about seven minutes.

Directions for the Mousse:
In a food processor, mix chocolate, salt and vanilla. Bring one cup of the cream to a strong simmer. With the food processor running, add cream and continue to mix for 20 seconds. Pour contents into a bowl. In another bowl, whip remaining cream with sugar until stiff. Fold into chocolate mixture, then pour into spring-form pan, on top of the crust, and chill to set, about eight hours. Top with shaved chocolate and serve with raspberry sauce.

Preparation for the Raspberry Sauce:

Mash the raspberries and strain seeds out with a strainer. Add sugar to taste. Mix thoroughly and use to garnish cake.




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