You will need
  • For chocolate cake:
  • - 4 eggs;
  • - 100 g icing sugar (for baking);
  • - 100 g of wheat flour;
  • - 3/4 teaspoon of baking powder;
  • - 4 tablespoons cocoa;
  • - 50 g dark (milk) chocolate;
  • For strawberry mousse:
  • - 500 g strawberries (fresh or frozen);
  • freshly squeezed juice of half a small lemon;
  • - 1/3 Cup of sugar;
  • - 4 teaspoon gelatin powder (12 g);
  • - 300 ml heavy cream (36%);
  • - quarter pound oblong (round) cookie;
  • For the chocolate cream:
  • - 100 ml whipping cream (36%);
  • - 100 g dark (milk) chocolate;
To prepare the dough: beat egg whites, in a few receptions add sugar, egg yolks. Then add the sifted flour, cocoa, baking powder, grated chocolate. Stir gently so the foam didn't fall.
Fill in the form, the laid parchment paper, flatten. Bake for about 12-15 minutes at 180° C. the Cake to cool.
To prepare the round container, having the shape of a hemisphere with a diameter of about 20-22 cm and a height of 10 cm (the pan) with aluminum foil.
Chocolate cake cut into smaller pieces (3-4 pieces), lay them carefully, form a semicircular shape, the pieces must not protrude beyond the edge of the form.
Prepare strawberry mousse: in a saucepan put strawberries (frozen without thawing), lemon juice, sugar. Heat, stirring until the sugar is dissolved. Mix with a blender into a puree.
Soak the gelatin in cold water, give to swell. Fully allow to dissolve in a water bath or in a microwave oven, cool at room temperature.
Whipped chilled cream, gradually add in strawberry puree, mix gently. Ready strawberry mousse to fill chocolate cake. Put cookies. Refrigerate for a few hours, preferably overnight.
To prepare chocolate cream: in a small saucepan, bring almost to the boil whipped cream . Remove the pan from heat, add chocolate slices, allow to stand for 2 minutes, then stir to make a smooth chocolate cream.
Chilled strawberry cake tilting on a dish, remove aluminum foil, top, pour the chocolate cream, decorate with fresh strawberries.