Last modified on 2 April 2010, at 21:31

Cookbook:Mocha Delight

Mocha Delight
Category Cake recipes
Servings 16 slices
Time 1 hour
Difficulty Difficult

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Mocha Delight

IngredientsEdit

CakeEdit
FrostingEdit
DecorationEdit

ProcedureEdit

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Line bottom of 9-inch springform pan with waxed paper; grease.
  3. Add melted butter to graham cracker crumbs and press into bottom of pan.
  4. Prepare brownie mix according to package instructions; spread over crumbs.
  5. Bake until firm, approximately 35 to 50 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  6. Remove from oven to a wire rack; cook completely and remove from pan.

Meanwhile, prepare frosting:

  1. Whisk egg whites and sugar together over simmering water until sugar is dissolved.
  2. Remove from heat; using electric mixer, beat until cooled.
  3. Add butter one nugget at a time while continuing to beat.
  4. Dissolve espresso in 2 tablespoons warm water.
  5. Beat espresso into frosting.
  6. Frost top and sides of cake.
  7. Snip small corner of a resealable plastic bag; place whipped cream inside.
  8. Pipe 3 rosettes around outside edges of cake.
  9. Place a chocolate heart atop each rosette.

To serve:

  1. Place 8 chocolate hearts in a small resealable plastic bag.
  2. Microwave until melted, about 15 seconds.
  3. Cut a corner of the bag; randomly drizzle chocolate on dessert plates.
  4. Place a cake wedge on each plate.