Chocolate Mousse Mud Cake

Chocolate Mousse Mud Cake

A gorgeous, dense mud cake base topped with smooth, creamy, easy chocolate mousse. This showstopping chocolate mud cake is covered with a chocolate mirror glaze and is decadence at it’s best.

Ingredients

FOR THE CHOCOLATE MUD CAKE
  • 113 g (1 stick / 1/2 cup) unsalted butter
  • 50 g  (1.8oz) dark (70%) chocolate
  • 1  cup  (130g / 4.6oz) plain (all-purp) flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 1  teaspoon  baking powder
  • 1/4  teaspoon  salt
  • 200 g  (1 cup / 7oz) light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • ½  teaspoon  vanilla extract
FOR THE CHOCOLATE MOUSSE
  • 2 1/2  cups  whipping cream, divided
  • 200 g  (7oz) dark (50%) chocolate
  • 57 g (1/2 stick / 1/4 cup) unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons icing sugar (notes)
CHOCOLATE GLAZE (OPTIONAL)
  • ½  cup  water
  • 2  teaspoons powdered gelatine
  • ½  cup  cream
  • ¾  cup  caster (superfine) sugar
  • ½  cup  dutch cocoa

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