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Chocolate Mousse Cake IV

Posted by Anonymous Chocolate cake with chocolate mousse filling. Everyone will think you bought it at a bakery! Chocolate Mousse Cake IV Ingredients 1 (18.25 ounce) package chocolate cake mix 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk 2 (1 ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate, melted 1/2 cup cold water 1 (3.9 ounce) package instant chocolate pudding mix 1 cup heavy cream, whipped Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Prepare and bake cake mix according to package directions for two 9-inch layers. Cool and remove from pans.2 In a... read more

Chocolate Ganache

Posted by Anonymous This is a rich, dark chocolate topping or decoration that has lots of uses. It can be whipped as filling or icing, or just poured over whatever cake you like. Chocolate Ganache Ingredients 9 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped 1 cup heavy cream 1 tablespoon dark rum (optional) Instructions 1 Place the chocolate into a medium bowl. Heat the cream in a small sauce pan over medium heat. Bring just to a boil, watching very carefully because if it boils for a few seconds, it will boil out of the pot. When the cream has come to a boil, pour... read more

Chocolate Mousse Cake I

Posted by Anonymous Oooooooh! Chocolate ... Chocolate Mousse Cake I Ingredients 1 cup white sugar 1 cup butter 1 cup water 1 teaspoon instant coffee granules 16 (1 ounce) squares semisweet chocolate 8 eggs 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream 1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease one 9 inch springform pan.2 Heat white sugar, butter, water, coffee and chocolate in a 3-quart saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly, until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth; remove from heat. Beat in the... read more

Chocolate Mousse Cake II

Posted by Anonymous Very rich chocolate mousse over a rich chocolate cake layer and topped with chocolate ganache sauce and chopped nuts. Great for special occasions. This cake takes TIME to make, and TIME to set. It's worth every second of preparation, and is a hit every time! Chocolate Mousse Cake II Ingredients 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup white sugar 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup hot, brewed coffee 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 egg   16 (1 ounce) squares semisweet chocolate 1/2 cup unsalted butter... read more

Chocolate Mousse Cake III

Posted by Anonymous A rich, delicious, and relatively easy chocolate mousse cake. If lady fingers are unavailable, use slices of sponge cake. This recipe contains raw eggs. We recommend that pregnant women, young children, the elderly and the infirm do not consume raw eggs. Chocolate Mousse Cake III Ingredients 2 (12 ounce) packages ladyfingers 1 pint heavy whipping cream 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips 4 egg whites 2 eggs Instructions 1 Line bottom and sides of a 9 inch springform pan with ladyfingers. In the top of a double boiler over hot water, melt... read more

French Chocolate Cake

Posted by Anonymous This is typical of a French homemade cake - dense, dark, and delicious. The texture is very different from a sponge cake, and it is excellent dusted with confectioners' sugar and served with whipped cream. French Chocolate Cake Ingredients 1/2 cup white sugar 10 (1 ounce) squares semi-sweet chocolate 3/4 cup unsalted butter, cubed 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 5 eggs, separated 1/4 cup sifted all-purpose flour 1 dash cream of tartar salt to taste Instructions 1 Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Generously grease a... read more

French Fruitcake

Posted by Anonymous This fruitcake needs no aging. French Fruitcake Ingredients 3/4 cup candied orange peel 1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts 1/2 cup raisins 1/2 cup golden raisins 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup white sugar 2 1/2 tablespoons honey 2 eggs 1 1/2 tablespoons light cream 2 tablespoons dark rum 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder Instructions 1 Toss the candied orange peel, walnuts, and raisins with 2 tablespoons flour. Set aside.2 In a large bowl, cream... read more

Ganache II

Posted by Anonymous Heavy cream, butter and chocolate are melted together to make a dark chocolate glaze. Use high quality chocolate in this recipe. Ganache II Ingredients 16 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped 1 cup heavy cream 1/2 cup unsalted butter Instructions 1 Place the chopped chocolate in a large stainless steel bowl.2 In a large, high sided saucepan, heat cream and butter over medium high heat, stirring frequently, until it just starts to boil. Watch carefully as it will boil over pan in a matter of seconds. Immediately remove from heat and pour... read more

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