Chocolate Mousse Jar Cakes
Chocolate Mousse Jar Cakes are chocolate cakes served in a jar along with chocolate mousse and almond praline.
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½ heavy cream
instant coffee powder
In a saucepan, combine milk, cream, chocolate and coffee bring it to a simmer over medium heat.
In a separate bowl, stir together sugar, cornflour and cocoa.
Once the cream mixture comes to a simmer, gradually add this to the dry ingredients and whisk well.
Transfer the entire mixture back into the saucepan and bring it to a boil, whisking continuously.
Once the mixture comes to a boil, bring it off the heat and add butter and vanilla. Whisk well.
Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
Assembling the Cake Jar
Pipe out a layer of mousse on the base of the jar.
Using a circle cutter, cut out circles of cake from the chocolate cake alternatively use crumbled cake.
This is our second layer.
Sprinkle some soaking syrup.
For the third layer add a heaped tablespoon of mousse and level it with a spoon.
Add a layer of Almond Praline.
Repeat the cake layer, soaking syrup and finally pipe the mousse.
Sprinkle some praline, and chill the cake jar for at least 2 hours for the flavours to infuse.
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