DOUBLE CHOCOLATE MOUSSE CAKE #CHRISTMASSWEETSWEEK

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Your search for a holiday showstopper ends with this Double Chocolate Mousse Cake! Fluffy chocolate cake topped with dark and white chocolate mousse, ganache, and a festive herb wreath garnished with sugared cranberries. If the holidays are long over, fresh berries would make for an equally beautiful cake!

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Drumroll, please.

Say OMG HELLO GORGEOUS to what may just be the prettiest, tastiest, show stopping-est holiday cake I’ve ever made.

It looks so simple, but a lot of love went into this beauty. A lot of love – but pretty minimal effort, to be honest.

Time, yeah. Effort = minimal. Win.

You may as well just add this to your holiday menu NOW. I promise that every chocoholic will love you for it!

Ingredients

  • Chocolate Cake
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter melted
  • 1/4 cup boiling water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Dark Chocolate Mousse
  • 2 teaspoons gelatin powder
  • 3 tablespoons cold water
  • 6 ounces dark chocolate coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream cold
  • White Chocolate Mousse
  • 2 teaspoons gelatin powder
  • 3 tablespoons cold water
  • 6 ounces white chocolate coarsely chopped
  • 2 cups heavy cream divided; cold
  • Chocolate Ganache
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 8 ounces semi-sweet chocolate coarsely chopped

Instructions
Chocolate Cake

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line one 9-inch cake pan with a parchment round, then coat with baking spray. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine all dry ingredients and whisk until blended. With a spoon, create a well in the middle.
  3. Add eggs, milk, melted butter, and vanilla and stir until combined. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and add the boiling water. Whisk until well combined.
  4. …………………….

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