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Yum Alert: Mango Mousse Espresso Chocolate Cake

Written by Deisy

If you love chocolate cakes as much as I do, this recipe is for you! I also recommend this vegan avocado chocolate pie. Image and recipe via Desserts for Breakfast.



for cake:
4 oz. bittersweet chocolate
1/2 cup boiling water
2 tspn instant espresso powder
4 eggs
1/2 cup sugar (100 grams)
3/4 cup sifted cake flour (75g)

for syrup:
1 oz. sugar
2 oz. water
1 oz. Kahlua or Godiva liquor
1 tspn instant espresso powder

for mango mousse/Bavarian cream:
2 1/2 tspn gelatin powder
2 Tbspn water
8 3/4 oz. fresh mango puree (250 grams) (about 1 1/2 fresh mango, pureed in the food processor)
3 1/2 oz. sugar (100 grams, or 70 grams sugar + 30 grams vanilla sugar)
8 oz. heavy whipping cream

for espresso jelly:
2 tspn gelatin powder
2 Tbspn water
1 cup whole milk
2 tspn instant espresso powder
3 Tbspn sugar (45 grams)

For instructions, click here.

About the author


Deisy is a 21-year-old Instagram and Tumblr-obsessed girl who would do pretty much anything (legal) for an Instagram like or a Tumblr follow. Deisy curses the inventor of bras every day and won't leave her house until she has changed her outfit at least 5 times. She would describe her style as Leandra Medine meets Olivia Palermo dipped in black paint and not as cool.

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