Having a party at home and want a make an easy dessert? Well, Chocolate mousse cakes are one of the best desserts you can make for your friends and family. And it is also an easy one to make! There are so many options to do with these chocolate mousse cakes. The decoration is one of the most interesting part that you will really love to do!
Chocolate mousse cakes requires some basic ingredients that are so common to be at your kitchen already. So if you are having a boring afternoon or craving for rich sweet then you can start making on at that instant! For the toppings, you can choose almost anything you want! You can have fruits, berries, sprinkles, choc chips or whatever you want.
You can also make these chocolate mousse cakes in different sizes. If you are not willing to make a large one, you can start with trying a smaller one to check if you really like it where most often you will fall in love with each of them. So let’s get started to know about a simple recipes of chocolate mousse cake with which you can get started with.
To make a cake with 6 servings, you are going to need 2 tbsp golden syrup, 125g unsalted butter, 4 eggs, 1 tbsp caster sugar, 1 tbsp flour, melted chocolate and chocolate sorbet. For the coffee mascarpone, you will need 200g mascarpone cheese, 2 tbsp instant coffee and 2 tbsp pure icing sugar. Start with preheating the oven to 220 degrees C.
Grease and line the base of a 20cm round spring-form cake pan with non-stick baking paper. Melt the chocolate, golden syrup and butter in a bowl over a saucepan of gently simmering water. Set it aside to cool slightly. Now place eggs and sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer or use an electric hand beater and beat on high for 10 minutes until very thick and pale.
Gently fold in the flour then fold in the chocolate mixture until combined. Pour into the cake pan and bake on the middle shelf of the oven for 12 minutes. Remove from oven and run a knife around the edge of the cake. Remove collar from cake pan and transfer the cake to the fridge for 1 hour to cool.
This will help the cake to set in the middle. In the meantime, make the coffee mascarpone by dissolving coffee in 1 tbsp of boiling water then set it aside to cool. Beat together the mascarpone, coffee and sugar in a bowl until stiff. To make the chocolate leaf, you can brush non-toxic leaves with melted chocolate.
Then peel the leaf off and slice the cake to serve with a dollop of coffee mascarpone, a chocolate leaf on top with a scoop of sorbet on the side. The chocolate leaf is just a sample that you can do with a chocolate mousse cake. You can do it by breaking a piece of chocolate and randomly spreading the pieces on top of the cake.
When you want to add the fruits, you will have to make sure that you have removes excess water from them so that they don’t get wet on the chocolate and melt it. You can easily make a perfect design on top of this chocolate mousse cake by placing strawberries and raspberries. Just use any fruit of your choice and combine it with the rich chocolate to get the best result.
To make it a perfect finish, you can drizzle sugar glaze or any other flavored syrup on top to make it more irresistible! So when are you going to make one of these chocolate mousse cakes at your place?