Friday, May 23, 2008

@ddicted to Mango Mousse Cake


Mango Mousse Cake
This wonderful cake was adapted from here.

You can use a basic sponge cake or swiss roll recipe for the sponge.

Ingredients:

Mango Mousse:

360 gm whipped cream
330 gm mango puree
1 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
mango cubes (optional)
20 gm gelatine powder
4 tbsp water

Method:
  1. Soak gelatine with water until dissolved it with microwave for 20 seconds.
  2. Pour mango puree in whipped cream, add in gelatine mixture and lemon juice.
  3. Add in mango cubes.
Mango Mirror

150 gm mango puree
50 gm water
1 tbsp gelatine powder

Dissolved gelatine with water. Melt it over double boiler or microwave for 20 seconds. Add in mango puree. Pour over chilled cake.

Assembly:

  1. Wrap cake ring with a cling film. (This is to prevent the mousse from leaking out)
  2. Lay 1 piece of sponge in center of cake ring. Sponge should be slightly smaller than ring.
  3. Pour half the mango mousse on the cake layer.
  4. Place 2nd layer of sponge on the mousse then pour in remaining mousse and let it chill in fridge till almost set.
  5. Do the mango mirror, and pour it over the set mousse and chill till set.




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