Gateau Mousse au Chocolat

Chocolate mousse cake


Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 35

Appears in

The Cooking of Provence

The Cooking of Provence

By Patricia Lousada

Published 1995

  • About

More a mousse than a cake, this is one of those desserts that make chocolate lovers gasp with pleasure after the first melting mouthful. It takes no time to make but does need to be assembled with care.


  • 200 g (7 oz) plain deluxe cooking chocolate
  • 125 g (4


Lightly grease a 24-25 cm (9½-10-inch) cake tin with unsalted butter and line the bottom with baking parchment.

Break the chocolate into small pieces and place in the top of a double pan set over h