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Chocolate Mousse Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Vicki Bandel
Added: Sunday, July 5, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cake: 9" 10" 12"
Semi Sweet Choc. 7 oz 9 oz 11 oz
Unsalted butter 1/4 lb 1/4 lb+2T 3/4 cup
Eggs separated 7 9 11
Sugar (white) 1 cup 1 1/4 c 1 1/2 c
Vanilla Extract 1 tsp 1 1/4 tsp 1 1/2 tsp
Cr. of tartar 1/8 tsp 1/4 tsp 3/8 tsp
Frosting:
Whipping Cream 1 cup 1 1/4 c 1 1/2 c
Powdered Sugar 1/3 c 1/3 c 1/3 c
Vanilla Extract 1 tsp 1 1/4 tsp 1 1/2 tsp

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven 325 -
Use a small sauce pan, melt chocolate & butter cover low heat.
Large bowl - beat egg yolks & 3/4 cup sugar until very light & fluffy, gradually beat in warm choc & vanilla mixture.
In another large bowl beat cream of tartar & egg whites until soft peaks form(no metal bowls). Add remaining 1/4 c of sugar- 1 T at a time. Continue beating until stiff. Fold egg whites carefully into choc. mixture. Pour 3/4 of batter into UNGREASED spring form pan.
Cover remaining & refrigerate.
BAKE cake for 35 min.

Remove cake from oven & COOL -center cake will drop when cool - remove outside ring of pan.
Stir refrigerated batter to soften slightly. Spread on top of cake refrigerate until firm.

Frosting: Beat whipping cream, powdered sugar & vanilla until soft peaks form. Beat until stiff. Spread over top & sides - garnish with grated chocolate. Refrigerate several hours or overnight- may be frozen

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8-10-12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
35-60min
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Can be expanded for large numbers.

 

 

 

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