Layered Chocolate Mousse Cake

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Surprise! Here is a delicious Layered Chocolate Mousse Cake you can prepare within minutes, leave to set in the fridge and get back to other work. Yes, we mean just minutes. Made with mouth-watering choices like peanut butter, cream and of course, chocolate and topped with crushed wafer cream biscuits. This mousse cake is a real melt-in-the-mouth treat and fortunately easy to make too. Just make sure you crush the biscuits by hand and not in a mixer because it needs to be coarse for the runaway success of this dessert.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 1 cake
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For The Milk Chocolate Layer
3/4 cup grated milk chocolate
1/2 cup peanut butter
1 tsp coffee powder
1/2 cup coarsely crushed chocolate cream wafer biscuit

For The Dark Chocolate Layer
1 1/4 cups grated dark chocolate
3/4 cup beaten whipped cream

For The Topping
1/2 cup coarsely crushed chocolate cream wafer biscuits

For the milk chocolate layer

  1. Combine the coffee and 2 tbsp warm water in a bowl, mix well and keep aside.
  2. Combine the milk chocolate and peanut butter in a deep non-stick pan, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes or till its smooth, while stirring continuously.
  3. Add the coffee-water mixture, mix well and cook on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  4. Switch off the flame, add the chocolate wafer cream biscuits and mix well.
  5. Transfer the mixture into a loose-bottomed cake tin, spread it evenly and keep aside to cool for 10 minutes.
  6. Refrigerate for 1 hour or till set.

For the dark chocolate layer

  1. Put the chocolate in a microwave safe bowl and microwave on high for 1 minute and mix well using a spatula.
  2. Add the whipped cream and fold gently.
  3. Pour this mixture over the milk chocolate layer and spread it evenly.
  4. Refrigerate for 1 hour.

How to proceed

  1. Unmould the mousse cake and place on a serving plate.
  2. Finally top it with the coarsely crushed chocolate cream wafer biscuits evenly over it and press it lightly.
  3. Cut into 6 equal wedges and serve immediately.

RECIPE SOURCE : The Chocolate CookbookBuy this cookbook
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 on 11 Jul 15 03:54 PM

Who doesnt like mousse..This recipe turned out to be different..There is a prominent flavour of peanut butter and of coffee too..It was a delight to have..
 on 07 Dec 13 10:57 AM

Chocolate wafer cream biscuits with peanut butter and milk chocolate form the base for this rich layered chocolate mousse cake.