Nutella Mousse Cake
A delicious easy no fuss cake with an even more delicious nutella mousse topping.
- 125 g unsalted softened butter (1/2 cup)
- 125 g sugar (approx 2/3 cup)
- 2 eggs
- 125 g flour (1/2 cup)
- 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp vanilla essence
- 1/4 tsp bicarb soda
- 2 tbsp cocoa powder
- 1/3 cup milk
- 1/2 cup nutella
- 1 cup chilled thickened cream
- 1 tbsp chopped toasted hazelnuts (optional)
Pre heat your oven to 180c. Grease a 20cm springform tin and line the base with baking paper.
Place all your cake ingredients except the milk into a mixer and beat until combined. Remove the bowl, add in your milk and mix gently with spoon until the milk is mixed through.
Pour into cake tin and place in the oven for 25-30 minutes.
Check the cake with a skewer in the middle, if the skewer comes out with a bit of wet cake batter leave it in for another few minutes and check again. The cake will be done when a skewer comes out clean.
Leave in the pan to cool completely.
While the cake is baking beat the cream until soft peaks form.
Place the nutella in the microwave until slightly runnier (about 15 seconds), if the nutella gets too hot, leave it aside to cool.
Pour the nutella into the cream and fold gently until combined.
Place in the fridge to cool and set while the cake bakes and cools.