Italian chocolate mousse cake

Tasty Italian chocolate mousse cake Recipe

There’s no need to turn on the oven to make this sensational chocolate mousse cake.
Italian chocolate mousse cake
Prep Time : 6:50 | Cook Time : 0:05 | Total Time : 6:55 | Serving : 8 person.


  • 450g good-quality dark chocolate

  • 4 eggs

  • 250g caster sugar

  • 500ml (2 cups) thick cream, lightly whipped

  • 100ml (5 tablespoons) rum

  • 500ml (2 cups) prepared strong black coffee

  • 450g savoiardi sponge finger biscuits

  • Cocoa, to dust


  • Step 1

    Place the chocolate in a heatproof bowl over a pan of simmering water (don’t let the bowl touch the water) until the chocolate melts. Set aside to cool. Whisk the eggs with half the sugar until pale. Fold the chocolate into egg mixture, then carefully fold in the cream and refrigerate.

  • Step 2

    Add remaining sugar and the rum to hot coffee, stirring to dissolve sugar. Dip half the biscuits in the coffee mixture and place a layer in the base of a 24cm springform pan, completely covering base. Spread chocolate mixture over top.

  • Step 3

    Dip remaining biscuits in coffee and place over top. Cover and freeze overnight.

  • Step 4

    Transfer to fridge 1/2 hour before serving. Dust with cocoa.

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