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Chocolate Mousse Cake (D/P, KLP, TNT)
Source: Buffalo News
Serves: 12

1 tablespoon ground almonds, plus additional to dust pan
10-1/2 ounces dark chocolate
1-1/2 cups sugar
1-1/4 sticks butter or margarine
Pinch salt
5 large eggs
confectioners' sugar (optional)

Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray an 8" or 9" springform pan with cooking spray, then dust it with ground almonds, shaking off any excess.

In a double boiler set at a low simmer, melt the chocolate butter or margarine and sugar, stirring frequently. Remove from heat.

In a medium bowl, beat the eggs, salt, and ground almonds. Fold the egg mixture into the chocolate and stir until thickened, several minutes. Pour the cake into the pan, smooth the and bake 45 minutes, or until the top and begins to crack.

Remove the side of the pan and let the cake cool completely. Dust with confectioners' sugar if desired.

Posted by Sharon Kuritzky

Nutritional Info Per Serving: N/A