Chocolate Mousse Cake
It is made in a springform pan, and is very decadent. A small piece goes a long way; but boy, is it yummy!!!
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- 1 lb
- bakers semi-sweet chocolate squares
- egg yolks
- egg whites, room temp
- 2 c
- whipping cream
- 6 Tbsp
- powdered sugar
- 3 c
- chocolate wafer cookies, crushed
- 1/2 c
- sweet butter, melted
NOTE: THIS RECIPE CAN EASILY BE MADE GLUTEN FREE/WHEAT FREE BY SIMPLY SWAPPING GF COOKIES/CRUMBS FOR REGULAR CHOCOLATE WAFERS CRUMBS. THE CAKE WILL STILL BE DELICIOUS!
In a large bowl. mix cookie crumbs with melted butter. Press on bottom and half way up sides of a 10 inch springform pan. Set aside.
Melt chocolate in a double boiler - cool;
Add whole eggs - mix well; (mix by hand)
Add yolks until well blended; (mix by hand)
Whip cream with powdered sugar; (use elec. mixer)
Beat egg whites until stiff - not dry; (elec. mixer)
Fold cream and egg whites into melted chocolate; (by hand)
Pour into crust and chill overnight.