Chocolate Mousse Cake

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Multilayer Chocolate Mousse Cake
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Chocolate Cake
Nutella Mousse
Chocolate Ganache
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Chocolate Cake
Nutella Mousse
Chocolate Ganache
Instructions
Chocolate Cake
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. In a medium bowl whisk together dry ingredients: Flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together wet ingredients: eggs, milk, yogurt, and vanilla extract
  4. Add contents of the flour mixture in sections to the wet ingredient bowl, mixing between additions.
  5. Divide the batter into your greased cake pans. Bake for 20-30 minutes or until cake taster (toothpick) comes out clean.
  6. Allow to cool completely before icing.
Chocolate Mousse
  1. In the first bowl, in hot water add cocoa powder and instant coffee powder.
  2. In double boiler, melt chocolate chips in a second bowl until smooth. Remove from heat.
  3. In mixing bowl, whip heavy cream with sugar until hard peaks form.
  4. In the melted chocolate bowl, stir in Nutella and coffee mixture.
  5. Next, fold in whipped cream mixture in parts. Refrigerate until ready to use.
Chocolate Ganache
  1. In saucepan, heat heavy cream (simmer, not boil).
  2. Pour the cream over chocolate chips and let is rest for 2 minutes
  3. Mix until smooth, and stir in butter.
Assembling the Cake
  1. Start with your first layer, and lay generous amount of chocolate mousse spread with cake spatula before applying other layers.
  2. Once all layers are assembled, ice the top and sides for a smooth surface.
  3. Use somewhat runny chocolate ganache and smoothly or with texture.
February 5, 2017

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