Chocolate Mousse Cake

Gâteau Mousse au Chocolat

Preparation info

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Appears in

French Classics Made Easy

French Classics Made Easy

By Richard Grausman

Published 2011

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THIS LIGHT and luscious mousse cake combines both baked and unbaked chocolate mousse. All flavor variations that work for the mousse recipe can be used for this cake. It can be made a day or two in advance and can be frozen for later use, if desired.


  • Butter, for cake pan
  • Double recipe of Chocolate Mousse
  • Unsweetened cocoa powder and whipped cream for decoration (optional; see Note)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F with the oven rack in the middle position. Butter a 9-inch cake pan.
  2. Pour three-fourths of the chocolate mousse mixture into the pan