May 04, 2010

White and Dark Chocolate Mousse Cake for Shawn and Boey's birthday

Shawn's birthday falls on April like his daddy's birthday. He is looking forward to have a dinner with all his uncle and aunty friends. Firstly, he will celebrate in his tadika with his school mates and classmates. This cake I made for him is his second part of his birthday celebration.



This is a White and Dark Chocolate Mousse Cake.


This is also another white and dark chocolate mousse cake that I make for Boey, Shawn's cousin jie jie. Only this one decoration is a bit different...^^


Side view of this cake is simple only.


Ingredients for the Chocolate sponge cake:
125g sponge mix
1 tbsp cocoa powder
30gm milk
45gm melted butter
3 eggs

To do:
1) Beat sponge mix, cocoa powder and eggs for 2 minutes. Pour in the milk and beat for
another 7-8 minutes or until the mixture is double volume. Fold in the melted butter.
2) Pour into a 23cm baking tray. Bake at 175c for 20 minutes.
3) After the sponge cake is cool, slice it into 2 pieces. Set aside.

Ingredients for dark chocolate mousse:
(A)50g milk
1 tsp instant coffee
20g castor sugar
1 yolk

(B)50g dark chocolate~melted

(C)1 tsp gelatine powder
30ml water

(D)140g non dairy whipping cream


Ingredients for white chocolate mousse:
(A)50 ml milk
20g castor sugar
1 egg yolk

(B)50g white chocolate~melted

(C)1 tsp gelatine powder
30g water

(D)140g non dairy whipping cream

To do:
1) Boil milk and sugar until sugar dissolve, add in coffee and mix well. Stir in yolk and boil for another 1 minute. Stir in melted dark chocolate.
2) Soak gelatine powder in water until it is bloom. Mix into (1) and stir until gelatine completely dissolve. Cool this mixture over ice cold water until its warm.
3) Whisk cream until it is soft peak form and fold into (2) until combine.
4) Pour this chocolate mousse onto the ready sponge base.
5) Use the same to do onto the white chocolate mousse part. Pour this white chocolate mousse onto the second layer of sponge base.
** To assemble the cake will be first layer is sponge base, second layer is dark chocolate mousse, third layer is another sponge base and lastly is the fourth layer which is white chocolate mousse.
**Chilled the cake in fridge for 4 hours or overnight.
**You can use a chocolate sponge base instead of vanilla sponge.
Inside view of this cakes.


A piece of this cake.


My sweet family


My boy, Shawn, Happy Birthday...^^

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