Saturday, 29 August 2015

Red Velvet Cake with Almond White Chocolate Mousse Shots.......

Red Velvet Cake with Almond White Chocolate Mousse Shots.......
Red Velvet Cake
Ingredients
2 1/2 cups of All Purpose flour
2 tbsp Cocoa powder
1 cup of Caster Sugar
1 cup of Butter / Oil
1  tsp Baking powder
1 tsp Soda bicarbonate
1 cup or more Butter milk ( 1 cup milk + 2 tbsp Curd)
1 tsp or more Red colour
1 tsp Vanilla Essence

Method
Take a mixing bowl, add sugar and butter and beat it well till light and fluffy. Sieve the flour, cocoa powder,  baking powder and soda bicarbonate. Add half the flour and half butter milk and beat it. Add rest of the flour and butter milk till thick dropping consistency is  achieved. Add the colour and essence and mix it. If requires add more colour to get red colour batter. Grease a baking tray. Pour the batter in the tray. Bake the cake at 180 degrees celcius for 25 to 30 minutes in a pre heated oven.  Cool the cake and make crumbs of the cake. Keep it aside.

Almond White Chocolate Mousse
Ingredients
2 cups Whipping cream
1 cup grated White chocolate
1/2 cup Fresh cream
1 tbsp Veg Gelatine powder
1/ 4 cup Hot water
1 tsp Almond essence
2 tbsp Almond flakes

Method
Beat the whipping cream till soft peakes come. Take the cream and heat it up. Add the chocolate and mix it well till the chocolate dissolves. Take hot water in a bowl, sprinkle the gelatine powder , mix it till the gelatine dissolves. Add the gelatine to the chocolate and mix it, add the essence and almond flakes, mix it. Let the chocolate cool a bit, then slowly add it to the whipping cream and mix it. Keep it in the fridge till half set..

Red Velvet Cake with Almond White Chocolate
16 shot glasses
Red Velvet cake Crumbs
Almond White Chocolate Mousse
Almond flakes

Method
Take a shot glass. Fill 1/4 of the shot glass with cake crumbs. Mix the white chocolate mousse. Take a piping bag, add any big round nozzle, add the white chocolate mousse in the piping bag, fill up 1/4 of the  shot glass with the mousse on the cake crumbs. Fill up the remaining shot glass with cake crumbs. Press the crumbs to the level of the glass.  Add a blob of mousse on the top. Sprinkle the cake crumbs and almond flakes  on the mousse. Chill it and enjoy...