Chocolate Mousse Cake

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Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
50 mins

A delightfully decadent chocolate cake perfect for the holidays ... or anytime!

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease a 9 x 3" springform pan.
  3. Heat granulated sugar, butter, water, dry coffee granules, and chocolate in a 3 quart saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly, until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth; remove from heat.
  4. Stir in eggs and pour into the springform pan.
  5. Bake until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean, 45 - 50 minutes.
  6. Cool completely.
  7. Remove sides of pan.
  8. Cover cake with plastic wrap and refrigerate until chilled - at least 4 hours.
  9. Remove plastic wrap.
  10. Prepare whipped topping by beating whipping cream and powdered sugar together until stiff peaks form (or use premade Cool Whip Topping) :o).
  11. Garnish with whole almonds.
  12. Refrigerate any remaining cake.