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Passionate Valentine Chocolate Mousse Cake


Valentine’s meal would not be complete without chocolate to send your loved one into a romance-charged frenzy and a gentle drizzle of PASSION fruit finishes the dish off beautifully and acts as a much needed palate cleanser to the end of the meal, and makes it sound even more romantic:

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  • 5 eggs – yolks and whites separated
  • 200g of best quality 70%+ cocoa dark chocolate
  • 175ml of olive oil
  • 75g of caster sugar
  • 3 shots of strong Coffee


servings 2
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 30mins
Cooking time 15mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees. Then line a 28cm spring-form baking tin with oven paper / baking parchment. Melt the chocolate in a heatproof bowl over a pan of hot water and stir in the olive oil until the mixture is smooth and full combined and then remove from heat and allow to cool.

Step 2

Whisk the egg yolks and sugar until the mixture is pale in colour, but nice and fluffy and then stir in the cooled chocolate and oil mixture. In a separate bowl, whisk your egg whites until they reach the stiff peak stage and gently fold them into the chocolate mixture until evenly combined. Pour the cake mix into your lined cake tin and bake in the oven for 15 minutes. allow to cool.... Serve with a drizzle of the passion fruit flesh.

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