Chocolate Mousse Cake

Recipe by JenMac

If you love chocolate this is the cake for you. Recipe is from a local restaurant. Chocolate cake, layered with a rich chocolate mousse, topped with chocolate ganache. My husband's favorite.

Top Review by rizzy16

I made this for the first time today, it was very well received!!!! Nice & moist. My only problem was the mousse, it became runny. I think the next time I will put gelatin (unflavoured) in it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease and flour 3 9-inch round cake pans.
  3. Prepare cake-In large bowl combine sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder and soda, and salt.
  4. Add eggs, milk, oil and vanilla-Beat 2 minutes.
  5. Stir in boiling Water.
  6. Divide batter in pans.
  7. Bake for 20 minutes, and cool completely.
  8. To prepare mousse-Combine all ingredients and whip on high till soft peaks form. Chill under ready to spread over cake layers.
  9. To prepare chocolate ganache-combine chips and half and half in double boiler and cook until combined. Remove from heat and let cool
  10. Once cake layers are cooled, spread mousse between layers.
  11. Spread Chocolate ganache over entire cake-best to do when ganach is a BIT warm or room temperature.
  12. Allow cake to cool and set.

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