Chocolate Cake With Mousse Topping

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Total Time:
60-90 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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Ingredients

  • 250 g - refined flour or maida
  • 50 g - cocoa powder
  • 300 g - powdered sugar
  • 250 g - butter
  • 5 - eggs
  • 2 tsp - Nescafe
  • 1 tsp - vanilla essence
  • 2 tsp - baking powder
  • For mousse topping: 3 tbsp - icing sugar
  • 3 tbsp - corn flour
  • 2 tbsp - gelatine
  • 3 tbsp - cocoa
  • 1/2 cup - milk

How to Make Chocolate Cake With Mousse Topping

  • Sift the cocoa powder, Nescafe, flour and baking powder together.
  • Cream the butter and sugar together well.
  • Add 1 tsp of vanilla essence.
  • Add the eggs one by one and mix well.
  • Slowly mix in the sifted flour with the other ingredients to form a smooth dough of slightly thick consistency without lumps.
  • Pour into a greased and papered baking dish or cake tin and bake in a hot oven for 30-40 minutes until done.
  • For mousse topping: Mix 3 tbsp each of icing sugar, cocoa and corn flour and 2 tbsp of gelatine together in a saucepan.
  • Slowly mix 1/2 cup of milk and cook on medium heat until the mixture thickens.
  • Remove from the heat and allow the mixture to cool down completely. Beat well with a fork or a hand mixer until fluffy.
  • Spread over the cake with a spatula and garnish with the chopped nuts and chocolate chips.
  • Refrigerate and serve when required.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Anglo-Indian Recipes

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