Chocolate mousse cake

Chocolate mousse cake


Corpus (20 cm cake tin):

80 g high-quality dark chocolate

50 g butter

2 whole eggs

2 tbsp cane sugar

70 g plain flour


1 tsp baking powder

marmelade to spread onto cake

Chocolate mousse:

200 dl Creme Patisserie Decor

100 g high-quality dark chocolate

3 egg yolks

2 tbsp cane sugar

For decoration:

Berries to garnish


Melt chocolate and butter over a hot-water bath. 

Beat eggs with sugar and then add the chocolate mixture.

Gradually add flour mixed with baking powder and pinch of salt.

Pour dough into a 20 cm cake tin lined with baking sheet, spread evenly with a spoon. Bake for 20 min. at 180°C. Make sure the cake dough is not too dry. Allow to cool. Spread the marmelade generously onto the cake and add berries.

To make the chocolate mousse, melt chocolate over hot-water bath. 

In another bowl, beat egg yolks with sugar over hot-water bath for 5 minutes until frothy. Whisk melted chocolate into the mixture and allow to cool slightly. Make sure the mixture does not harden.

Whip Creme Patisserie Decor and stir carefully into the chocolate mixture. Pour onto the cake. Garnish with berries if desired.

Refrigerate and sprinkle with icing sugar before serving (optional).