CHOCOLATE MALTED MOUSSE CAKE

 

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  • Servings: 8-10
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Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup chocolate wafer cookies, crushed
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 8 oz. milk chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 2 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream,divided
  • 12 chocolate covered malted
  • 5 oz. chocolate covered malted milk balls (1 1/2 cups)
  • 6 oz. bittersweet or semisweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 1/3 cup malted milk powder
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp. coffee extract

Directions

  • Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Place cookie crumbs in a medium bowl.
  • Place 5 oz. of malted milk balls in food processor; pulse until finely crushed. (You should have about 1 cup).
  • Add 1/2 cup of the crushed malted milk balls to the cookie crumbs. Reserve remaining 1/2 cup for filling.
  • Stir butter into crumb mixture. Press into bottom and half way up the side of a 9-inch springform pan. Bake 8-10 minutes or until fragrant and firm.
  • Cool completely on wire rack.
  • Gently melt milk chocolate and bittersweet chocolate in a medium bowl set over saucepan of simmering water (double boiler), bowl should not touch the bottom of the bowl.
  • In small bowl, stir together 1/2 cup of cream, malted milk powder, vanilla and coffee extracts, stir until powder is dissolved, then fold mixture into the chocolate mixture until smooth and cool to room temperature.
  • In large mixing bowl, beat remaining 2 cups of cream at medium high speed until stiff peaks form.
  • Stir about 1 cup of whipped cream into chocolate mixture, folk chocolate mixture into remaining whipped cream until blended.
  • Fold in reserved 1/2 cup crushed malted milk balls.
  • Spoon mousse into crust, smoothing the top.
  • Decorate top with remaining 12 malted milk balls, spacing them around the edge of the cake.
  • Cover and refrigerate several hours to set.
  • To serve, run a knife around the side of the pan to separate mousse from the pan; remove sides of pan gently.
  • Cut into wedges.

Notes

If you like chocolate malts you'll love this mousse cake.

Categories: Dessert  Mousse 

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