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CHOCOLATE MOUSSE CAKE


This rich and decedent Chocolate mousse cake is the ultimate CHOCOLATY DELIGHT !

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STEP 1: BAKE THE CAKE

MOIST CHOCOLATE CAKE:

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 + 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup boiling water

how to make :

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour two 9-inch round baking pans.
  2. Stir together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, and salt in large bowl.
  3. Add eggs, milk, oil and vanilla. Mix using a wooden spoon or spatula until the batter is smooth without any lumps.
  4. Add baking soda, mix well.
  5. Stir in boiling water (batter will be thin).
  6. Pour batter into prepared pans.
  7. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes, remove from pans to wire racks. Cool completely.

STEP 2: PREPARE THE MOUSSE

Now while the cake is baking, get started on the mousse.

CHOCOLATE MOUSSE:

Chocolate Hazelnut Napoleon


^^make sweet cake for the weekend Ladies….

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Ingredients :

  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 3 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 5 oz bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 Tbsp hazelnut liqueur
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup pure hazelnut butter, well-stirred

Assembly:

  • 500 g puff pastry dough
  • Icing sugar, for dusting

how to make :

  1. For the pastry cream, heat the evaporated milk and milk in a medium saucepot until just below a simmer. In a bowl, whisk the egg yolks, and click me to read more

CHOCOLATE GRAVY


delicious recipes directly from grandma’s pantry… yummy ;)

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Ingredients: 

  • 1 cup cocoa
  • 12 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 cup white sugar
  • 8 cups milk
  • 4 tablespoon butter, softened
  • 8 teaspoons vanilla

 

Directions:

  1. Whisk the cocoa, flour, and sugar together in a bowl until there are no lumps.
  2. Pour the milk into the mixture and whisk until well incorporated.
  3. Transfer the mixture to a saucepan and cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until its consistency is similar to gravy, 7 to 10 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and stir the butter and vanilla into the mixture until the butter is melted. Serve immediately.
  5. Makes 12 cups.

chocolate souffle


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Ingredients:
450 ml (3/4 pint) fresh milk
175 g (6 oz) plain chocolate
3 eggs, separated, more than 1 Egg White
75 g (3 oz) sugar
15 ml (1 tablespoon) gelatin
grated peel and juice of 1 orange
300 ml (10 fl oz) fresh whipping cream
15 ml (1 tablespoon eating) chocolate liqueur

How to make:
1. Lines 900 ml (1 1/2 pint) soufflé dish with grease proof paper to make a collar.
2. Add milk in a saucepan and break the 150 g (5 oz) chocolate into it. Heat gently until the chocolate melts, then cook over high heat until almost boiling.
3. Beat the egg yolks and sugar together until pale and thick. Gradually pour in milk chocolate, enterprising. Return to the pan and cook, stirring, until the coat the back of a wooden spoon. It lasted about 20 minutes. Do not boil.
4. Sprinkle gelatin in 45 ml (3 tablespoons) of water in a small bowl and leave to soak. Place the bowl over a pot of boiling water and stir until dissolved. Stir into sweet milk pudding with orange peel and juice. Cool.
5. Whip cream until it just holds its shape, then fold most of the cream into the mixture cool. Beat the egg whites until stiff and fold into the mixture.
6. Pour the mixture into the prepared dish and allow to set. Remove the paper collar.
7. Stir liqueur into remaining cream and use to decorate the souffle. Grate remaining chocolate and sprinkle on top.

serving 6-8