Chocolate Overdose Cake

by Shawnda on February 1, 2011

in Cakes, Cupcakes & Brownies,Chocolate

Chocolate Overdose Cake

The name says it all. A rich brownie base topped with an indulgent mousse layer, topped with chocolate cake, covered and decorated with ganache. It’s chocolate-filled chocolate, covered in chocolate.

With almost 2 lbs of melted chocolate, Happy Valentine’s Day, indeed!

Get the recipe!


{ 19 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Blog is the New Black February 1, 2011 at 4:46 am

No such thing as chocolate overdose. This looks WONDERFUL!


2 The Blue-Eyed Bakers February 1, 2011 at 5:45 am

Would we totally be judged if we wanted a piece for breakfast? No? Maybe…?


3 Sharlene February 1, 2011 at 9:06 am

Wow. Sounds decadent and wonderful!


4 Katerina February 1, 2011 at 9:54 am

First of all it looks perfect. Second, chocolate is my passion so this sweet is perfect for me.


5 ChocolateCentral February 1, 2011 at 11:19 am

Wow, wow, wow!!! Brownies and chocolate mousse together – sold!


6 Joanne February 1, 2011 at 11:53 am

This is the kind of thing that I would request as my last meal. The whole cake. Dinner.


7 Sylvie February 1, 2011 at 12:31 pm

Just looking at it makes me feel like I should get my running shoes on. What a perfect looking cake.


8 Fresh and Foodie February 1, 2011 at 1:20 pm

2 POUNDS?! OMG. Overdose is the perfect word, although you can never have too much. :)


9 Amanda @ bakingwithoutabox February 1, 2011 at 2:08 pm

Oh wow. That’s a helluva cake! Love it!! Chocolate goodness.


10 Stephanie @ Per l'Amore del Cibo February 1, 2011 at 2:44 pm

Ummmm, two pounds of chocolate? Count me in!!! The combination of a fudgey brownie with the silky mouse is delightful!


11 my life be like February 1, 2011 at 3:36 pm

wowsers!!!!!! sounds and looks amazing!!!!!


12 Lacey February 1, 2011 at 9:54 pm

Looks great! We’d love for you to share your work at


13 Medeja February 2, 2011 at 3:56 am

Perfect chocolate cake! I would never have enough of chocolate :)


14 Ambika February 3, 2011 at 6:31 pm

There can never be a chocolate overload for a lady!!! The cake looks fabulous!!! Your lucky Valentine!


15 rachel February 6, 2011 at 10:48 pm

um this looks amazing!! and your chocolate roses are beautiful!


16 Anshu Paul February 17, 2011 at 1:50 pm

Simply Superb!!!!!


17 tess September 22, 2011 at 7:26 pm

Is the brownie base fudgy or cake like?


18 foodiebride September 22, 2011 at 7:57 pm

Dense & fudgey. The top layer is a light & fluffy cake.


19 jenny holiday March 10, 2012 at 12:21 am

Ohhh this has my name alllll over it!! Geeez!! Totally on my must bake list!! :)

Thanks bunches!!

xo Jenny


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