Moist Chocolate Cake w/ Chocolate Mousse Frosting

Ingredients :

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 3/4 all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup veg oil
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup boiling water (From Breville Compact Kettle)

 

Directions :

1. Preheat the Breville Smart Oven to 180C/350F using Bake Function. Grease and flour 8-inch baking pan.

2. Using the Breville Scraper Mixer Pro™, lightly mix sugar, flour, cocoa, baking soda and powder and salt with the Scraper Beater.

3. Add eggs, milk, oil and vanilla, beat for 2 minutes.

4. Stir in boiling water to the batter to make it thin.

5. Pour batter evenly into prepared pans. Bake for 40-50minutes.

 

 FROSTING: CHOCOLATE MOUSSE

Ingredients :

  • Chocolate Mousse Frosting
  • 150g chocolate
  • 2 cups whipping cream

 

 Directions :

1. Chop the chocolate and place it in a bowl. Using the Breville Multi Chef - rice/cook function, add 1 cup water then place the bowl on top of the innerpot.

2. Melt over a slowly simmering until the temperature reaches approximately 45C on a cooking thermometer, Using the Breville Scrapter Mixer Pro, beat the cream until firm peaks cling to the whisk.

3. Whisking quickly, add about 1/3  of the whipped cream to the hot chocolate. Pour the mixture over the remaining cream and fold in gently with the whisk or a spatula to evenly blend the ingredients.

Decorate as desired

fillings when demonstrated - salted caramel, chocolate ganache and choco mousse