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Mocha Mousse

120g chocolate sponge mix
2 eggs
2 tsp instant coffee powder
30ml water
40g butter, melted

Coffee Mousse
5 tbsp hot water
1 1/2 tsp gelatin powder
1 tsp coffee paste
300g fresh cream, whipped
3 prunes, chopped
1 tbsp kahlua

Chocolate Mousse
60g chocolate, chopped
2 tsp cocoa powder
60ml milk
1 tsp gelatin powder
300g fresh cream, whipped
1 tbsp Creme de Cacao

50g fresh cream, whipped
1 tsp cocoa powder

1. To make sponge, beat sponge mix, eggs, coffee powder and water until light and fluggy. Add in butter, mix well.

2. Pour into a lined 23cm (9 inch) square tin. Bake in preheated oven at 180 degree celcius for 20 mins. Leave to cool and split into 2 layers.

3. To make coffee mousse, stir gelatin powder into hot water until melted. Add in coffee paste, mix well. Fold in whipped cream. Add in chopped prunes and kahlua, mix well.

4. To make chocolate mousse, cook the milk. Add in chocolate, cocoa powder and gelatin powder. Stir over simmering of hot water until mixture melted. Fold in whipped cream and Creme de Cacao.

5. To assemble, place a slice of sponge cake in a baking tin. Spread in coffee mousse. Cover with another slice of sponge. Spread with chocolate mousse. Set in the freezer.

6. Remove the cake. Decorate with whipped cream. Dust with cocoa powder. Slice and serve.

August 20, 2006 - Posted by | Cakes, Recipes

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