Chocolate Cherry Mousse Cake | Chocolate Mirror Glaze | Cherry Mousse

This week I make a chocolate cherry cake with a chocolate mirror glaze finish. You can find the recipe below (I use the Silikomart silicone mold Essenziale 1000, which is 18cm diameter x 4cm height)

***Chocolate sponge cake (16cm pan)

2 eggs

70g sugar

48g cake four

12g cocoa powder

15g milk

15g unsalted butter

Bake the cake at 170C for about 30 minutes, let it cool down completely before cutting into 2 sheets. Moist the cake sheets with cherry syrup.

***Cherry compote

200g cherries

40g sugar

50ml water

25ml Kirsch (cherry liquor)

1/2 tbsp lemon juice

Puree half the amount of the cherry compote and cut the rest of the cherries into half

***Cherry mousse

puree half the amount of cherry compote and sift through to get about 70-80g cherry puree

2 gelatine leaves (3g)

semi whip 160g heavy cream with 20g sugar

***Chocolate mousse

microwave 80g dark chocolate with 60g heavy cream to melt the chocolate

fold with 150g semi whipped cream

***Chocolate mirror glaze

70g water

80g sugar

80g glucose syrup

80g condensed milk

80g dark couverture chocolate