Betty's Special Occasion Chocolate Mousse Cake -- Mother's Day

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May. 13, 2013

In this video, Betty makes Special Occasion Chocolate Mousse Cake. This dessert is great for a romantic dinner or holiday dinner it is dramatic and delicious!


For chocolate mousse filling
Cream cheese 11 Ounce , softened
Sugar 2/3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
Eggs 6
Whipping cream 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Vanilla extract 1 Tablespoon
Semisweet chocolate chips 9 Ounce , melted
Whipped cream topping 1 Cup (16 tbs) ((more or less as needed))
Cocoa powder To Taste
For chocolate crust
Butter 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Semisweet chocolate chips 2 Ounce
Fine dry breadcrumbs 1 1/3 Cup (21.33 tbs)
Sugar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)



1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F.


For Crust:

2. In a small heavy pot, melt butter and semisweet chocolate chips. Stir over low heat until chocolate melts. Remove the pot from heat.

3. Add breadcrumbs and sugar. Mix well.

4. Into a 9-inch springform pan, transfer the mixture and press it into the bottom and halfway up the sides.

5. Pop it in oven and bake for about 8 minutes. Let cool.

For Filling:

6. In a large bowl, add cream cheese and sugar. Using an electric mixer, beat well on medium speed.

7. Add eggs, one at a time and beat well after each addition.

8. Add whipping cream, vanilla, and melted semisweet chocolate chips. Beat at low speed until well blended.

9. Into the crust, pour the mixture.

10. Pop it in 375 degree F oven and bake for about 30 minutes or until edges are firm, but center is still soft. Cool to room temperature.

11. Cover with plastic wrap and chill for 8 hours or overnight.

12. Use a knife to loosen the pan and remove the cake from the pan.


13. Spread topping over the cake and slightly sift cocoa powder on the topping.

14. Cover and pop it in refrigerator until ready to serve.


15. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Servings: 10

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 581Calories from Fat 333

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 38 g58.5%

Saturated Fat 20 g100%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 281 mg11.71%

Total Carbohydrates 52 g17.3%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 38 g

Protein 8 g16%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet