This Chocolate Mousse Cheesecake is a decadent and creamy dessert that is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth cravings. With a rich chocolate mousse layer on top of a creamy cheesecake base, this dessert is a match made in heaven for chocolate lovers. It’s perfect for special occasions or just when you want to indulge in something delicious!

Preparation time: 30 minutes | Cooking Time: 45 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes | Serves: 8


  • 1 1/2 cups chocolate cookie crumbs
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 3 (8 oz) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 8 oz semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C). Grease a 9-inch springform pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix chocolate cookie crumbs and melted butter. Press the mixture into the bottom of the prepared pan.
  3. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and granulated sugar until smooth. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in vanilla extract.
  4. Pour the cream cheese mixture over the crust in the pan. Smooth the top with a spatula.
  5. Bake for 40-45 minutes, or until the center is almost set. Let it cool completely before refrigerating.
  6. In a small saucepan, heat heavy cream until it begins to simmer. Remove from heat and add chopped chocolate. Let it sit for 5 minutes, then whisk until smooth.
  7. Pour the chocolate mixture over the cheesecake and refrigerate for at least 4 hours, or until set.
  8. Sprinkle powdered sugar on top before serving. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 450 || Carbohydrates: 35g || Protein: 6g || Fat: 32g || Fiber: 2g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. The combination of creamy cheesecake and rich chocolate mousse is a match made in dessert heaven.
  2. It’s perfect for special occasions or when you want to impress your guests with a decadent treat.
  3. The texture is smooth and velvety, making each bite a delightful experience.
  4. It’s easy to make and can be prepared ahead of time, making it a convenient dessert option.
  5. The topping of powdered sugar adds a nice touch of sweetness to balance the flavors.

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid overmixing the cheesecake batter, as this can result in a dense and heavy texture.
  2. Make sure not to overbake the cheesecake, as it can cause the edges to crack and the texture to become dry.
  3. Be careful when melting the chocolate for the mousse topping, as overheating can cause it to seize and become lumpy.
  4. Refrigerate the cheesecake for the recommended time to ensure that the layers set properly and the flavors meld together.
  5. Avoid skipping the step of greasing the pan before adding the crust, as this will help prevent sticking and make it easier to remove the cheesecake for serving.

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