Chocolate mousse cavity cake

Decadent, delicious and guaranteed to be finished, this chocolate cavity cake contains a hidden center filled with creamy mousse than will wow your guests. Chocolate mousse cavity cake INGREDIENTS HANDS-ON TIME 45min |  TOTAL TIME 1h 20 min | SERVES 4-6 CAKE 225 grams butter, softened 225 grams caster sugar 4 medium eggs 175 grams self-raising flour 50 grams cocoa powder 1 tsp baking powder MOUSSE 2 tsp gelatine powder 1 tbsp water 170 grams dark chocolate, chopped 360 ml cream, cold GANACHE 50 ml cream 250 grams semisweet dark chocolate, chopped TO SERVE Fresh berries and edible flowers   METHOD CAKE PREHEAT the oven to 180°C and line a 20cm round cake tin with baking paper. BEAT the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, beating after each addition. Sift in the flour, cocoa and baking powder. Fold into the egg mixture. If the batter is too stiff, add a little bit of milk. Pour into the prepared cake tin. BAKE for 45 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean and the cake has pulled away from the sides. Allow to cool completely before cutting out a 5cm deep indent, … Continue reading Chocolate mousse cavity cake