Decadent Chocolate Mousse Cake

Dive into layers of moist chocolate cake, fluffy chocolate mousse, and rich chocolate ganache with this indulgent recipe. Topped with grated dark chocolate, it’s a chocolate lover’s dream come true.

Chocolate Cake Layer:


  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup water
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  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a round cake pan.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and baking soda.
  3. Stir in the sugar, vanilla essence, oil, and water until the batter is smooth.
  4. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  5. Allow the cake to cool completely before assembling.

Chocolate Mousse Layer:


  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder


  1. In a large bowl, beat the whipping cream until soft peaks form.
  2. Gradually add the powdered sugar and cocoa powder, continuing to beat until stiff peaks form.
  3. Refrigerate the mousse until you’re ready to assemble the cake.

Chocolate Ganache:


  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup chopped dark chocolate


  1. Heat the cream in a small saucepan over medium heat until it begins to simmer.
  2. Remove from heat and add the chopped dark chocolate. Let it sit for a minute, then stir until smooth and glossy.
  3. Allow the ganache to cool slightly before pouring over the cake.

Assembly and Decoration:

  1. Place the cooled chocolate cake on your serving plate.
  2. Spread the chocolate mousse evenly over the top of the cake.
  3. Pour the chocolate ganache over the mousse, allowing some to drip down the sides.
  4. Sprinkle grated dark chocolate over the ganache for a decorative finish.

Refrigerate your Decadent Chocolate Mousse Cake for at least an hour before serving to allow the layers to set. Enjoy this luxurious treat with friends and family or as a special indulgence for yourself.