Chocolate Wafer Cake


Working Method

Layer Cake

  • Using a whisk attachment, combine cake mix and water on slow speed for 1 minute, then 2 minutes on medium speed.
  • Add eggs and repeat mixing process.
  • Add oil and mix for 1 minute slow. Scrape bowl and mix for another 2 minutes on slow.
  • Portion 550g batter into a lined 8x8 cake pan and bake at 177°C / 350°F for approximately 30-35 minutes.

Chocolate Mousse
  • Using a whisk, combine mousse mix and cocoa powder until homogenous.
  • Add water and mix on slow speed 1 minute.
  • Increase to high speed and mix for another 3-4 minutes or until light and airy.

Finish and Decor
  • Slice the cake into three layers.
  • Spread a 1cm thick layer of mousse onto the first cake layer.
  • Sprinkle chopped chocolate wafers and repeat cake layering process again.
  • Top with a 3rd layer of cake and finish with a slightly thicker layer of chocolate mousse.
  • Dust the top lightly with cocoa powder.
  • Pipe rows of melted ganache and create decorative pattern on top.
  • Decorate border with more chocolate mousse as desired.
  • Place a few chocolate wafers on top.

Tips & Tricks

Finished cake can be frozen and thawed as needed.