Three layer chocolate cake

Recipe from: 2/1/1999 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 24
Servings 12
Time 1 hour

Ingredients

  • BASE
  • 500
    ml
    cake flour
  • 185
    ml
    cornflour
  • 250
    g
    butter
  • 30
    ml
    sugar
  • 2
    chocolate flake bars
  • FILLING
  • 750
    g
    smooth cream cheese
  • 125
    ml
    sugar
  • 4
    large eggs
  • 15
    ml
    cornflour
  • 15
    ml
    brandy
  • 250
    ml
    double thick cream
  • 125
    ml
    white chocolate pieces, melted
  • MOUSSE
  • 2
    large eggs, separated
  • 75
    ml
    sugar
  • 5
    ml
    gelatine
  • 125
    ml
    dark chocolate pieces, melted
  • 125
    ml
    double thick cream
  • TOPPING
  • 50
    ml
    dark chocolate pieces, melted
  • 20
    ml
    milk
  • 15
    ml
    syrup
 

Method

1 hour plus setting time
 
1. BASE: Grease a 26 cm springform tin. Combine flour, cornflour, butter and sugar in a food processor until a soft ball forms. Press into baking tin to cover base and sides. 2. Sprinkle flake bars over base, line with greaseproof paper and bake in preheated 180 ºC oven for 14 to 15 minutes. Remove from oven and cool. 3. FILLING: Beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Beat in eggs. Mix cornflour and brandy together until smooth and add to cream cheese mixture. Fold in cream and melted chocolate. 4. Pour into prepared base and bake in preheated oven for 45 minutes. Turn off oven and leave to set for half an hour. Remove from oven and cool. 5. MOUSSE: Beat egg yolks and sugar until light. Sprinkle gelatine over 30 ml cold water and leave to stand for two minutes before adding 30 ml hot water. Add melted chocolate and gelatine to egg mixture and mix until smooth. Whisk egg whites until stiff peak stage. Fold cream and egg whites into chocolate mixture and pour over baked cheesecake. Set in the fridge. 6. TOPPING: Melt all ingredients together until smooth and shiny. Cool, then drizzle over mousse. Remove from pan and serve.
 

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