Chocolate Mousse Cake Recipe

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Ingredients (21)

  • Cooking spray, for greasing the pan
  • 1 cup (120 grams) cake flour, sifted
  • 1/3 cup (28 grams) Dutch-process cocoa powder, sifted
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine salt
  • 3 ounces (6 tablespoons) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup (213 grams) packed dark brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup coffee, room temperature
  • 1 3/4 cups chopped semisweet or bittersweet chocolate
  • 3 cups cold heavy cream
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 3/4 cup (150 grams) granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons powdered gelatin (optional)
  • 12 ounces (1 1/2 cups) unsalted butter, cubed
  • 2 1/2 cups chopped semisweet or bittersweet chocolate
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup

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Directions

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