Chocolate Mousse Cake
2 ½ cups Oreo cookies, crushed
6 T. Butter, melted
2 ¼ cup semi sweet chocolate chips
2 whole eggs
4 eggs, separated
2 cups heavy whipping cream
⅓ cup powdered sugar
Add cookies to a blender and blend until fine crumbs. Add melted butter and stir to combine. Press into the bottom of a spring form pan. Set aside
Melt chocolate chips in microwave 5-6 minutes on defrost. Stir until they are melted.
Add whole eggs to a bowl (then add yolks from separated eggs below).
Separate 4 egg whites to a separate bowl and add the yolks to the whole eggs in first bowl. Beat egg whites to stiff peaks.
Add heavy cream and powdered sugar to another bowl and whip until stiff peaks.
Beat together melted chocolate and the whole eggs and yolks.
In a large bowl, combine the whipped cream and melted chocolate/egg mixture, turning gently with a rubber spatula. Add egg whites and fold in gently until batter is combined.
Pour mixture over the cookie base in spring form pan and refrigerate until firm overnight.