White Chocolate Mousse Brownie Cake

Recipe author: EAT SMARTER
White Chocolate Mousse Brownie Cake
1 hr 15 min.
14 h. 15 min.
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for 8 servings
For the base
¼ cup
½ cup
plain Dark chocolate (70% cocoa solids, chopped)
large eggs
¾ cup
1 teaspoon
½ cup
For the mousse
2.333 cups
white chocolate (chopped)
1 ½ cups
cream (48% fat)
To decorate
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Preparation steps

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For the base: heat the oven to 180°C (160° fan) 350°F gas 4. Grease a 23cm|9" springform cake tin and line the base with non-stick baking paper.
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Stir the butter and chocolate in a pan over a low heat until melted and smooth. Cool to room temperature.
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Whisk together the eggs and sugar in a mixing bowl until thick, then whisk in the vanilla.
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Stir in the chocolate mixture. Sift in the flour and stir in gently.
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Put into the tin and bake for 15-20 minutes until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out with dry crumbs attached. Cool completely in the tin on a wire rack.
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For the mousse: stir the white chocolate and 175ml|3/4 cup cream in a pan over a low heat just until the chocolate is melted. Cool completely.
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Whisk the remaining cream until peaks form.
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Whisk the egg whites until stiff but not dry.
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Gently fold the egg whites, then the whipped cream into the white chocolate mixture.
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Spoon the mousse on top of the base in the tin and smooth the top. Cover and chill overnight.
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Remove from the tin. Decorate with orange slices and orange zest, as in the photo.