Chocolate Chestnut Torte With Chocolate Cognac Mousse

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Ingredients for 8 servings

2 cups heavy cream

1/2 stick (1/4 cup) unsalted butter

16 oz fine-quality bittersweet chocolate (not unsweetened), finely chopped

6 marrons glac├ęs (candied chestnuts), finely chopped

9 oz bottled whole shelled roasted chestnuts (1 1/2 cups)

2 cups cake flour (not self-rising)

1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 sticks (1 cup) unsalted butter, softened

1 1/2 cups packed light brown sugar

4 large eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla

3/4 cup sour cream

3/4 stick (6 tablespoons) unsalted butter, cut into pieces

8 oz fine-quality bittersweet chocolate (not unsweetened), finely chopped

5 tablespoons Cognac

3/4 cup chilled heavy cream

2 large egg whites

1/4 cup granulated sugar

Garnish: caramelized chestnuts

Special equipment: 3 (8-inch) round cake pans; an 8-inch round of cardboard, covered with foil if not wax-coated

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