This decadent Strawberry Chocolate Mousse Cake is a perfect dessert for any occasion. With layers of rich chocolate mousse and fresh strawberry filling, this cake is a showstopper that will impress your guests. The combination of flavors and textures in this cake is a true delight for your taste buds. Make this delicious cake for your next special gathering and watch it disappear in no time!

Preparation time: 30 minutes | Cooking Time: 25 minutes | Total Time: 55 minutes | Serves: 8-10


  • 1 1/2 cups crushed chocolate cookies
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 8 oz semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries, sliced
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp gelatin
  • 2 tbsp water
  • Extra strawberries for garnish


  1. In a bowl, combine crushed chocolate cookies and melted butter. Press the mixture into the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan to form the crust. Refrigerate while preparing the filling.
  2. In a saucepan, heat heavy cream until it simmers. Remove from heat and add chopped chocolate. Stir until the chocolate is completely melted and smooth. Stir in vanilla extract.
  3. Pour the chocolate mixture over the crust in the pan. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour to set.
  4. In a small saucepan, heat strawberries and sugar until the strawberries release their juices. Blend the mixture until smooth, then strain to remove seeds.
  5. Sprinkle gelatin over water in a small bowl and let it bloom. Microwave for 20 seconds to dissolve. Stir the dissolved gelatin into the strawberry sauce.
  6. Pour the strawberry sauce over the set chocolate layer. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours to set completely.
  7. Garnish with fresh strawberries before serving. Enjoy your Strawberry Chocolate Mousse Cake!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 350 || Fat: 22g || Carbohydrates: 35g || Protein: 5g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. The combination of rich chocolate and fresh strawberries creates a perfect balance of flavors.
  2. The light and airy mousse texture is a delightful contrast to the crunchy cookie crust.
  3. This cake is visually stunning and will impress your guests with its layers and colors.
  4. It’s easy to make but looks like a professional bakery creation.
  5. The fresh strawberries add a burst of freshness to each bite, making it a perfect dessert for any season.

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid overmixing the chocolate mousse to maintain its light and airy texture.
  2. Make sure to strain the strawberry sauce to remove any seeds for a smooth filling.
  3. Do not skip the chilling time between layers, as it is crucial for the cake to set properly.
  4. Be careful when melting the chocolate to avoid burning it, as it can alter the taste of the mousse.
  5. Don’t rush the process and give each layer enough time to set in the refrigerator for the best results.

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