Sunday, 15 May 2016

Durian Mousse Cake

Haven't done piping in a long time but glad I haven't lost my touch. Presenting to you my Durianlicious Durian Mousse Cake. A lovely cake to bake when durian is in season. Cake recipe is adapted from Goh Ngai Leng.

Durian Mousse Cake

Ingredients for sponge cake

A) 3 egg yolks
     10 gms sugar
      20 ml corn oil
      55ml water

B) 3egg whites
     40 gms sugar

C) 55gms cake flour, sieve twice


Whisk egg yolks with sugar until sugar dissolves.
Add in oil and water. Stir till combine.
Then slowly add in cake flour in 3 batches using a hand whisk.
Leave aside.
Beat ( B ) till stiff and using a hand whisk, fold ( A ) slowly in 3 batches into ( B )
Preheat oven at 140°. Pour mixture into a 7 inch removable round tray.
Drop tray onto a cloth 3 times, to remove air bubbles.
Bake for 25 - 30 mins until brown.
Then inrease temperature to 170° and bake for 10 - 15 mins.
Remove from oven and drop cake 3 times onto a cloth.
Cool for 25 mins or completely cool before frosting.
Cut cake into 3 slices. Place the top slice at the bottom of the removable cake tin.
Divide the mousse into 2 parts and pour in one part onto the cake slice.
Smooth with a spoon.
Then place second slice on top and pour in second part of the mousse.
Smooth out the mousse and place the 3rd slice on top.
Cover with a clingwrap and let it sets for 4 hours.
After 4 hours, remove from tray and cover cake with whipped cream and decorate as you please.
Keep cake refrigerated.

Durian Mousse


250 gms durian
50 ml water
400 ml whipping cream
2 tsp gelatine
50ml water


Dissolves gelatine in hot water or in microwave. Leave to cool.
Cook the durian with the water and set aside to cool down.
Beat the whipping cream till stiff and add in the cool gelatine.
Beat till combine and add in the cool durian.
Beat until ingredients are cooperated and mousse is ready for use.

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