- Prepare a baking dish with a diameter of 17-18 cm, grease with oil, line the bottom with parchment.
- Preheat the oven to 320F (160C).
- Divide the eggs into whites and yolks. Melt the chocolate and butter over low heat, stirring and cool. Add yolks, mix.
- Sift flour with baking powder, mix. Beat egg whites with sugar and carefully, keeping airiness, mix into the batter.
- Pour the batter into the pan and bake for about 20 minutes, until a dry toothpick comes out of the center of the pan.
- Cool the finished sponge completely, carefully cut off the top crust.
- Put the sponge in a 16 cm split mold (trim if needed), line the edges of the mold with acetate film.
- Soak the sponge with a mixture of liqueur and cream (or milk).
Dark chocolate mousse
- Soak gelatin in milk and let it swell.
- Melt over medium heat without bringing to a boil. Melt the chocolate in a water bath.
- Combine the gelatin mass with chocolate and mix with a whisk until smooth.
- Take mascarpone at room temperature, add powdered sugar and mix with a spatula or beat with a mixer at low speed.
- Combine mascarpone with chocolate mass.
- Whip the cream. Gently fold in the chocolate mixture with a spatula.
- Spread over the sponge and smooth out. Put in the fridge.
Milk chocolate mousse
Repeat all the same steps as with the dark one.
- Soak the gelatin in milk and dissolve over heat, mix the mascarpone with powdered sugar.
- Melt chocolate and combine with gelatin mass.
- Combine with mascarpone. Add whipped cream.
- Spread on top of dark mousse and put the cake back in the fridge.
White chocolate mousse
Prepare white chocolate mousse a little differently.
- Finely chop the white chocolate and place in a bowl.
- Soak gelatin in milk and melt.
- Pour the chocolate over gelatin mass, let stand for 5 minutes, then stir until smooth.
- Combine with mascarpone. And with whipped cream.
- Spread the white mousse on the milk and leave to set for a couple of hours.
To decorate, melt the dark chocolate with butter, cool to room temperature and pour over the cake.