Chocolate Ganache Mousse Cake

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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 12
YIELD: 1 piece
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oven to 375°F In medium bowl, stir together cookie crumbs and melted butter. Press into bottom of 9-inch springform pan. Bake 10 minutes or until set.
  • Make the mousse: gently melt semisweet chocolate in a double boiler with the 2 tablespoons whipping cream. Cool. When cool enough that butter will not melt, beat in butter. Stir in rum. In large bowl beat egg yolks and sugar on high speed for 5 minutes or until very light; fold into chocolate mixture. In large bowl beat whipping cream until soft peaks form; fold into chocolate mixture. Spread over crust. Refrigerate.
  • Place 6 oz. chocolate in large bowl. Heat 3/4 cup cream in small saucepan over medium heat or in microwave on high until cream comes to a boil. Immediately pour cream over chocolate; stir until smooth. Cool until slightly thickened but still pourable (about 75°F.). Spoon over mousse.Cover and refrigerate until set, at least 8 hours or overnight.
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