Death By Chocolate I

Death By Chocolate I

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"This cake recipe will overwhelm you with chocolate, chocolate, and more chocolate from chocolate cake mix, mousse mix, and candy bars."
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servings 489 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 489 kcal
  • 24%
  • Fat:
  • 27.6 g
  • 42%
  • Carbs:
  • 56.4g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 3.8 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 11 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 366 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour three 8 inch round cake pans.
  2. Prepare cake mix according to package directions. Pour batter into the prepared pans.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 minutes. Let cake cool slightly then pierce cakes with a fork. Pour the coffee liqueur gradually over the three cake layers.
  4. Prepare the chocolate mousse according to the package directions. Let chill in the refrigerator.
  5. Once cake is cool break it into pieces. Layer cake pieces, chocolate mousse, crushed butter toffee candy bars, and whipped topping 1/3 at a time in a large glass bowl. Grate the chocolate candy bar over the top. Let chill in refrigerator for several hours before serving.


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As long as you can accept a certain artificial taste because of all the "processed food" ingredients, this is very good for a quick, impromptu dessert. I only had three people for dinner, so I a...

According to my guests, this was a great ending to our dinner party. Lots of kids, so I used decaf coffee instead of the liquor. I added some peanut butter chips to the layers too. Everyone aske...

This recipe tasted good, but the directions regarding how much chocolate mousse to use aren't really clear. I ended up using two packages of chocolate mousse mix and it didn't seem like enough.

Very rich!! Make sure you have a nice tall cold glass of milk ready!!

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