Chocolate Lemon Mousse Cake ( Chocolate Recipe)
by Tarla Dalal
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Rich chocolate cake topped with a tangy lemon mousse.
- Dissolve the cornflour in 3 tablespoons of cold water. Keep aside.
- Heat the milk, add the dissolved cornflour and sugar and bring to a boil. Cool completely.
- Add the lemon rind, lemon juice and lemon yellow food colouring to the milk and mix well.
- Dissolve the agar agar in 1/2 cup (100 ml. ) of water and cook over gentle heat till the agar agar dissolves. Keep warm.
- Gently whip the cream till soft peaks form and keep refrigerated.
- Mix the lemon mixture, agar agar and cream together using a spatula.
- Sieve the flour and cooca powder. Keep aside.
- Mix the curds and soda bi-carb in a bowl and keep aside.
- Combine the butter, sugar and 1/4 cup of hot water in another bowl.
- Add the flour mixture, curds and vanilla essence and mix to make a smooth batter.
- Put the mixture in a 200 mm. (8") diameter greased baking tin.
- Bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c ( 400°f) for 30 minutes or until a knife inserted in the cake comes out clean.
- Remove from the oven and cool.
- Place the chocolate cake in a 200 mm. (8") diameter loose bottomed cake tin. Sprinkle the soaking syrup over it.
- Spoon the lemon mousse mixture over it. Refrigerate till the mousse has set completely.
- Unmould the mousse cake.
- Garnish with whipped cream, lemon slices, fruits and mint sprigs.
- Serve chilled.
- If the agar agar has not dissolved evenly, strain the mixture before you mix it with the cream and lemon mixture.
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