Chocolate Cointreau Mousse Cake
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The chocolate cointreau mousse is an amazing dessert recipe with the delicate white chocolate mousse along with a dash of Cointreau and honey. Truly an awesome tasting and appealing chocolate mousse cake recipe which is best reserved for special guests and festive occasions....
- Melt the chocolate in a pan with the milk and leave to cool.
- When cool, add the egg yolks, sugar and vanilla.
- Sift the flour, salt and baking powder together.
- Stir into the chocolate mixture.
- Beat the egg whites until stiff, not dry; and fold into the choco-late mixture.
- Preheat the oven to 180oc. bake for 50 minutes or till done.
- Melt the milk chocolate over a double boiler or in a microwave and then keep warm.
- whip the cream to a soft consis-tency and add the sugar-steeped orange zest and coin-treau.
- Fold half of the cream in to the milk chocolate and combine well.
- Now fold in the other half carefully. cut the chocolate sponge into three layers and sandwich with the orange chocolate cream.
- Sprinkle some cointreau onto the sponge to give some extra ''kick'' to the dessert.
- Refrigerate for three hours.
- Cut a piece of thick plastic that is approximately 20 cm high and fits exactly around the cake.
- Dust the sheet with a little cocoa powder and spread the chocolate in a very thin layer onto the plastic.
- Let it harden, then lift the chocolate sheet and wrap it very carefully around the cake.
- Allow it to set in the fridge
This recipe was contributed by bhuvanaygsr on 29 Apr 2002
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