Festive Chocolate Mousse Cake

Festive Chocolate Mousse Cake

Prep:
30 mins
Level:
Challenging
Cooling:
480 mins
Yields:
12 servings

Great for entertaining, this spectacular Chocolate Mousse cake combines tender ladyfingers and a rich, creamy chocolate mousse filling with a hint of coffee. Also, it is topped with an elegant Chocolate glaze made from NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels and whipping cream. This Grand Prize Winning recipe was created in the kitchens of Carole Stowell of Salida, CO.

Ingredients

Directions

FOR MOUSSE CAKE:
LINE
bottom and side of 9-inch springform pan with split ladyfingers.

PLACE morsels in bowl of food processor fitted with metal blade. With processor running, slowly add hot coffee. Add oil and process until smooth. Transfer chocolate mixture to large bowl; cool for 2 to 3 minutes. Fold whipped cream into cooled chocolate until no white streaks remain.

POUR 1/3 of mousse mixture into prepared pan. Place a layer of split ladyfingers over mousse layer. Pour 1/3 of mousse mixture over ladyfingers. Repeat with remaining split ladyfingers and mousse mixture. Cover; refrigerate overnight.

FOR CHOCOLATE GLAZE:
HEAT
morsels, cream and hot coffee in uncovered, medium microwave-safe bowl on HIGH (100%) power for 1 minute; stir until smooth. Add additional coffee, if needed, to obtain drizzle consistency. Remove side of pan. Drizzle sides and top with chocolate glaze. Garnish with whipped cream and curls, if desired.

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Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/12 servings of recipe
  • Calories 430
  • Calories from Fat 260

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 29g 45%
  • Saturated Fat 16g 81%
  • Cholesterol 100mg 34%
  • Sodium 170mg 7%
  • Carbohydrates 40g 13%
  • Dietary Fiber 2g 10%
  • Sugars 29g
  • Protein 5g
  • Vitamin A 10%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 4%
  • Iron 2%

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