Chocolate Cookie Base for Mousse Cakes

This crisp cookie makes a great base for mousse cakes, because it holds well even when topped with a high moisture layer such as a mousse.


  • 50gr soft butter
  • 30gr sugar
  • 15gr heavy cream
  • 75gr flour
  • 1 tbs cacao powder

Makes a 20x20cm square base or a 22.5cm round base


Beat the butter, sugar and cream together until just combined. Add the flour and cacao until just combined.
Press into a 20cm square tin.
Bake for 15 minutes on 200°C. 12 minutes for a softer bake.