Chocolate Mousse Cake With Vanilla And Honey

Close up Photograph of a chocolate souffleThis dessert  is easy to make, and passes off for gourmet cooking! Chocolate mousse is sandwiched between sliced chocolate sponge cake, so you have a soft deposit in the middle! Slice off thick wedges and indulge!


Setting time:  3 to 4 hours
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Makes 6 servings


1 ( 6”) readymade eggless chocolate sponge cake
1 cup roughly chopped dark chocolate
1/4 cup milk
1 tbsp powdered sugar
3/4 cup whipped cream
1/4 tsp vanilla essence
2 tsp honey

For The Garnish
1/2 cup grated dark chocolate


  1. Cut the sponge horizontally into half. Put one half of the sponge back into the tin.
  2. Combine the chocolate and milk in a microwave safe bowl and microwave on high for 30 seconds. Remove and mix well until no lumps remain.
  3. Strain the mixture using a sieve and keep aside.
  4. Combine the sugar and the whipped cream in a deep bowl and fold gently.
  5. Add the chocolate–milk mixture and fold gently.
  6. Add the vanilla essence and honey and fold gently.
  7. Pour the chocolate mousse in the centre and spread it evenly.
  8. Cover with the other half of the sponge and refrigerate for at least 3 to 4 hours.
  9. Cut into 6 equal wedges and serve chilled garnished with grated chocolate.


By & Tarla Dalal

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