How to make it

  • DIRECTIONS
  • 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a
  • 9 inch spring form pan, or use parchment paper liner.
  • 2. In a large bowl, mix flour, 1 cup sugar, cocoa and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Make a well in the center and add the coffee, oil, 1 tablespoon vanilla and egg. Beat until combined, batter will be thin.
  • 3. Pour into spring form pan. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 to 45 minutes, or until toothpick inserted into cake comes out clean. When cake is completely cool, remove from pan, cut top of cake level with a knife, and place back into spring form pan.
  • 4. To make the mousse: Melt 16 ounces chocolate and 1/2 cup butter over double boiler, stir in 1/4 teaspoon salt and 2 teaspoons vanilla, whisk in yolks. In a separate bowl, beat whites until foamy, gradually add sugar, and continue beating until stiff. Fold into chocolate mixture. Whip the 1 1/2 cup cream in a separate bowl and fold into chocolate mixture.
  • 5. Decorate the cake with the whip mixture and let it cool/ chill it in the refrigerator.

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    " It was excellent "
    selna ate it and said...
    wow! sounds perfect! thanks for the recipe!
    -selna
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    " It was excellent "
    efitobx ate it and said...
    Mmmmmmm, Chocolate! ;)
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  • jessa 4 years ago
    thanks guys!!!
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    " It was excellent "
    peetabear ate it and said...
    great post.. five forks
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    " It was excellent "
    joe1155 ate it and said...
    This is an idea that has been in the back of my head for years. I love chocolate cake and mousse au chocolat. Thanks for doing it!
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