Chocolate Strawberry Mousse Cake Recipe

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Chocolate Strawberry Mousse Cake
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  1. For the cake: In a bowl, beat the eggs until foamy; gradually beat in the sugar.
  2. Beat for 5 to 8 minutes or until the batter falls in ribbons when the beaters are lifted.
  3. Beat in the vanilla.
  4. Stir together the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt; sift half over the egg mixture and fold in .
  5. Fold in the remaining flour mixture.
  6. Remove one-quarter of the batter to a small bowl; gradually fold in the butter.
  7. Gradually fold back into the batter.
  8. Scrape into a greased 8-1/2 springform pan.
  9. Bake in a 325°F oven for 40 minutes or until the cake springs back when lightly pressed.
  10. Let cool in the pan for 20 minutes.
  11. Turn out onto a rack and let cool completely.
  12. For the filling: In a bowl over hot (not boiling) water, melt the chocolate; let cool to room temperature, stirring occasionally.
  13. In a large bowl, whip the cream; set 2 cups aside for the strawberry mousse.
  14. Fold half of the remaining cream into the chocolate; fold in the remaining cream.
  15. In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff but not dry peaks form; fold into the chocolate mixture.
  16. In a food processor, puree 1 cup of strawberries with the sugar; fold into the reserved whipped cream.
  17. To assemble the cake: Place a 8-1/2 springform pan without its base on a cake plate.
  18. Cut some waxed paper into a 10 x 3 strip; fit the collar around the inside of the ring.
  19. Fit the sponge cake into the pan.
  20. Slice 1 cup of strawberries; arrange half over the cake.
  21. Pour on top of the strawberries the chocolate mousse, smoothing the top.
  22. Arrange the remaining strawberries over the mousse.
  23. Pour the strawberry mousse over the second strawberry layer, smoothing the top.
  24. Cover lightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate until set, about 2 hours.
  25. Before serving, remove the plastic wrap, springform side and collar from the cake.
  26. Dip the whole strawberries into the melted chocolate and arrange around the top edge of the cake.
  27. Serve immediately.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 314.01 Kcal (1315 kJ)
Calories from fat 139.51 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.5g 24%
Cholesterol 88.76mg 30%
Sodium 65.9mg 3%
Potassium 176.86mg 4%
Total Carbs 43.82g 15%
Sugars 34.38g 138%
Dietary Fiber 2.61g 10%
Protein 5.15g 10%
Vitamin C 30.1mg 50%
Iron 1.4mg 8%
Calcium 57.8mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 202.8 Kcal (849 kJ)
Calories from fat 90.1 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.01g 24%
Cholesterol 57.32mg 30%
Sodium 42.56mg 3%
Potassium 114.22mg 4%
Total Carbs 28.3g 15%
Sugars 22.2g 138%
Dietary Fiber 1.69g 10%
Protein 3.33g 10%
Vitamin C 19.5mg 50%
Iron 0.9mg 8%
Calcium 37.3mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 7
  • 9

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

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