Cinnamon-Scented Baked Chocolate Mousse Cake

Preparation info
  • Makes one 8 inch 20 cm cake, about


    generous servings
    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Modern Baker

By Nick Malgieri

Published 2008

  • About

When I have a bare minimum of time to make a dessert, I always make this, especially since I always have all the ingredients available. You can omit the cinnamon if you like, or add a couple of tablespoons of dark rum or orange liqueur to the batter along with the eggs. This type of cake is baked much like a cheesecake, in a pan of water to insulate the bottom of the cake from strong heat while it’s baking. Lessening the bottom heat will result in a just-set custardy texture, rather than a