Cake with chocolate mousse filling

Ingredients

Cake
  • Self-raising flour 500 gr sifted
  • Sugar 1 glass
  • Eggs 4 at room temperature
  • Milk 1 glass warm
  • Butter 250 gr melted
  • Baking powder 1 teaspoon
  • Baking soda 1 teaspoon
  • Oranges 2 items zest and juice
  • Almond slivers for sprinkle
Chocolate mousse
  • Eggs 2 items
  • Sugar 1 glass
  • Butter 200 gr melted warm
  • Cocoa powder 125 gr
  • Orange 1/2 of its juice

Instructions

Cake :In a bowl beat with an electric mixer the eggs with the sugar thoroughly until fluffy and add the rest ingredients(except the almond slivers).Beat thoroughly and pour the mixture into a greased with butter cake tin.Bake in preheated oven at 170 degrees for 40-45 minutes(depending on the oven),testing with a knife(as soon as inserted knife comes out clean it is ready).Let it cool and prepare the chocolate mousse.

Chocolate mousse :In a deep bowl beat the eggs with the sugar thoroughly,add the melted and warm butter,stir and add the cocoa powder with the orange juice,beat thoroughly until the mixture combines and refrigerate it.

Since the cake is cool enough turn it upside down,cut the top of it so as to have it into two pieces but not equal(as shown in the photos) and spoon out the inside of the cake of the bigger piece,score it with a knife first and then with a spoon.Let the inside part cool and fill it with the chocolate mousse,which has to be cool(keep some of the mousse to cover the top of the cake).Sprinkle some almond slivers onto the mousse,spread with some mousse the other piece of cake to stick together with the other piece,place it as a top onto the stuffed piece of cake and coat it with the remaining chocolate mousse kept.Refrigerate it for 2 hours,sprinkle with almond slivers and enjoy it.

 

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