Death by Chocolate Icebox Cake

Death by Chocolate Icebox Cake - layers of chocolate ganache, chocolate mousse and chocolate graham crackers! Love it!

This Death by Chocolate Icebox Cake was a huge hit! With layers of chocolate ganache, chocolate mousse and chocolate graham crackers all topped with chocolate sauce, you will be in a chocolate coma after eating it.

Serving Size: 15-18 slices

Ingredients:
  • 14.4 oz box of Chocolate Graham Crackers
  • Chocolate Mouse:
  • 8 oz cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 1/2 cup cocoa
  • 8 oz cool whip (or homemade whipped cream*)
  • Chocolate Ganache
  • 11 oz semi-sweet or milk chocolate chips (about 2 cups)
  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • Chocolate Whipped Cream and Toppings
  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 1/2 tbsp cocoa
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • Chocolate sauce (I used this one)
  • Mini chocolate chips
Directions:
  • To Make the Chocolate Mousse
  • Combine cream cheese, sugar and milk together in the bowl of a stand mixer, or with a hand mixer. Mix until completely combined.
  • Add cocoa and mix until smooth.
  • Fold in the cool whip.
  • To Make the Chocolate Ganache
  • Place chocolate chips in a metal bowl.
  • Microwave the heavy cream until it starts to boil. Remove from microwave and pour over chocolate chips.
  • Cover bowl with saran wrap for 5-7 minutes.
  • Whisk chocolate and cream until smooth.
  • To Make the Chocolate Whipped Cream
  • Add the heavy whipping cream, cocoa and powdered sugar to a large mixer fitted with the whisk attachment.
  • Whip on high speed until stiff peaks form.
  • Putting it All Together
  • Place a single layer of graham crackers in the bottom of a 9×13 pan.
  • Top graham crackers with half of the mousse mixture and spread evenly.
  • Spread half of the chocolate ganache on top of the mousse mixture and spread evenly.
  •  Place another layer of graham crackers on top of the chocolate ganache
  • Spread remaining mousse mixture on top of graham crackers.
  • Pour remaining ganache on top of mousse mixture and spread evenly.
  • Top ganache with one more layer of graham crackers.
  • Top cake with chocolate whipped cream and spread into an even layer.
  • Finish cake off with chocolate sauce and mini chocolate chips, if desired,
*If making homemade whipped cream, I recommend 1 1/4 cups whipping cream and 1/2 cup powdered sugar.
Photo and Recipe credit: Lifeloveandsugar.com
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