Frozen Chocolate Mousse Cake Recipe

This chocolate number started with a flourless chocolate cake base, topped by an incredibly rich and creamy mousse and iced with a glossy ganache. 

Frozen desserts are perfect for gifting as they don’t need to be eaten right away and are terrific for unexpected company or those pesty cravings! 

Frozen Chocolate Mousse Cake Recipe



2 sticks (1 cup) butter
12 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
6 large eggs
1 cup sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla


4 tablespoons (1/4 cup) butter
10 ounces semisweet chocolate
3 large eggs, separated (pasteurized eggs preferred)*
3 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla
1 cup heavy whipping cream


4 ounces semisweet chocolate
1/4 cup light corn syrup
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream


Make the cake:

  1. Preheat oven to 350º.
  2. Line inside of 9-inch springform pan with nonstick foil and wrap a piece of foil around outside, too.
  3. Heat butter and chocolate in the microwave until melted. Whisk till smooth.
  4. Whisk in the eggs and sugar.Add vanilla and pour into prepared pan.
  5. Place the pan in a larger roasting pan and fill the larger pan with hot water to come about halfway up the sides of the pan.
  6. Bake 40-45 minutes and remove from oven, allowing cake to cool in the water bath.
  7. Once cool, place cake pan in freezer.

Make the mousse:

  1. Melt butter and chocolate in the microwave. Whisk till smooth.
  2. Whisk yolks, sugar and vanilla together.
  3. Whisk yolk mixture into hot chocolate mixture carefully.
  4. Using a mixer, beat the whites to stiff peaks. Fold the egg whites into the chocolate.
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