Chocolate Mousse Cake IV
Chocolate cake with chocolate mousse filling.
Everyone will think you bought it at a bakery!
Prep Time: approx. 30 Minutes.
Cook Time: approx. 30 Minutes.
Ready in: approx. 2 Hours 30 Minutes.
Makes 1 - 9 inch cake (14 servings).
1 (18.25 ounce) package chocolate cake mix
1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
2 (1 ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate, melted
1/2 cup cold water
1 (3.9 ounce) package instant chocolate pudding mix
1 cup heavy cream, whipped
1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Prepare and bake cake mix according to package directions for two 9-inch layers. Cool and remove from pans.
2 In a large bowl, mix together sweetened condensed milk and melted chocolate. Gradually stir in the water, then instant pudding until smooth. Chill for at least 30 minutes.
3 Remove the chocolate mixture from the refrigerator, and stir to loosen. Fold in whipped cream and return to the refrigerator for at least another hour.
4 Place one layer of cake onto a serving plate. Top with 1 1/2 cups of the mousse, then cover with the remaining cake layer. Frost with the remaining mousse, and refrigerate until serving. Garnish with fresh fruit or chocolate shavings.
Can you tell I want chocolate?? I am stopping at 7-11 JUST to get a Hershey's bar before my photo shoot...I might make this cake tonight, but in Bundt form.