Total Time
5hrs 30mins
Prep 5 hrs
Cook 30 mins

This will knock the socks of your kids and any chocolate lover!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 ounce) package brownie mix, plus the ingredients listed in the instructions
  • 2 (12 ounce) packages semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 12 cup strong coffee
  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 4 tablespoons granulated sugar, divided
  • 2 cups whipping cream, divided

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray a 9-inch springform pan with cooking spray.
  3. Grease a 9-inch square baking pan, line the bottom with parchment paper, and then grease the parchment paper.
  4. Prepare the brownie mix according to the package directions.
  5. Divide the batter between the two prepared pans.
  6. Bake 10 to 15 minutes, until the brownies are done but not crispy.
  7. Remove from the oven and cool about 15 minutes.
  8. Invert the square pan of brownies onto a cutting surface.
  9. Slice a 1-inch strip from one end, then cut the remaining brownies into 3 long strips (they’ll each be about 2 1/2 inches wide).
  10. Press the 3 wide brownie strips along the inside edge of the springform pan to form a ring.
  11. Use a piece of the 1-inch wide strip to fill in the gap.
  12. Using kitchen shears, trim the top edge of brownies flush with the top of the pan.
  13. In a microwave-safe dish, melt the chocolate chips and coffee on 50 percent power for 1 minute.
  14. Stir, then repeat in 30-second intervals until the chocolate is melted and smooth.
  15. Beat the yolks and stir in the chocolate mixture.
  16. With an electric mixer, beat the egg whites with 3 tablespoons sugar until stiff peaks form.
  17. Fold into the chocolate mixture.
  18. In the same bowl as used for the eggs, beat 1 1/4 cups whipping cream until it holds its shape.
  19. Fold into the chocolate mixture.
  20. Spoon the chocolate mousse filling into the brownie shell and smooth the top.
  21. Chill until firm, at least 4 hours.
  22. Before serving, whip the remaining 3/4 cup cream with the remaining 1 tablespoon sugar until soft peaks form.
  23. Remove the sides from the springform pan.
  24. serve with whipped cream topping.