White Chocolate Raspberry Mousse Cake
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Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a large bowl, mix sugar and flour. In a small saucepan, melt butter, water and oil over medium-high heat. After boiling, pour over dry ingredients and mix. Add egg, buttermilk, baking soda, and almond extract and mix thoroughly.
Pour into 10 X 15 greased cake pan. Bake for 10 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Remove from oven and cool.
Raspberry Sauce (prepare while cake is baking):
Mix raspberries and sugar in small saucepan.
Cook for 3 minutes to 4 minutes until berries become soft. Puree mixture in food processor.
Strain through sieve and discard seeds. Set aside.
White Chocolate Mousse:
In medium saucepan, melt chocolate and butter.
Separate the 3 eggs. Beat eggs yolks into saucepan and remove from heat. Let cool.
In large bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. In a second bowl, beat whipping cream until stiff peaks form.
Fold whipping cream and eggs whites into the cooled chocolate mixture. Cover and refrigerate.
Raspberry Whipped Cream Frosting:
1. Mix whipping cream, sauce and sugar into a large bowl.
2. Cover and refrigerate with beaters for at least 30 minutes.
3. Remove from refrigerator and beat mixture until soft peaks form.
Cut cake in half. Place 1/2 cake on serving tray. Spread 1/2 of white chocolate mousse mixture over cake.
Spread raspberry sauce over mousse. Spread remaining mousse over sauce. Place remaining cake on top of mousse.
Frost entire cake with raspberry whipped cream.