Chocolate Mousse Cake With Coconut Shortbread Crust

This is my first attempt in making mousse cake without using cream cheese and whip cream or gelatine. During the whole process, I was thinking I got to get this cake done perfectly. I'm so excited and really wanted to see the out come of the cake .....tik...tik...tik....Ding!! Alright, the cake is done. I quickly ran to the oven and take a real good look at it. looks so lovely. I'm glad I tried this recipe.

Ingredients :

Base Crust

110gm all purpose flour
1/2 tspn baking powder
1/4 cup brown sugar
80gm butter, melted
2 tbsp desiccated coconut

- add all ingredients together and mix to combine.
- press the mixture onto a 9" round springfoam pan.
(but I used 8"round tray)
- bake at 180'c for 20 mins.

Chocolate Mousse Filling

450gm semisweet chocolate
1 cup thick cream
6 eggs
1 tspn vanilla essence
1/2 cup all purpose flour
1/3 cup sugar

Method :

- stir chocolate and cream over low heat untill melted, leave cool.
- beat all eggs and vanilla essence untill foamy.
- gradually add flour and sugar into egg mixture, beat untill thick and smooth
- fold chocolate mixture into egg mixture little by little.
- stir all ingredients untill well mix.
- finally, pour the batter onto the coconut crust and bake for 45mins at 170'c.
(cover the bottom cake tray with alluminium foil)
- leave the cake rest for 1/2 hour then remove the side pan.

Lemon Frosting

3/4 cup icing sugar

1 tspn lemon juice & rind

1-1/2 tbsp milk

- mix all ingredients together untill combine.

- spread the mixture onto the cake.

- chill the cake for a few hours before serving.


  1. It looks delicious. I hope you enjoyed it.

  2. WOW! This cake looks positively heavenly! Yum!

  3. Chocolate Mousse is my favorite. I never thought of it with shortbread. Very clever and inviting.


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