Chocolate on Chocolate Dessert in Glass
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Chocolate on Chocolate Dessert in a Glass

This chocolate on chocolate dessert is always a good idea!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Chocolate Dessert
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
(Total time does not include time to cool the cake) 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Servings 4 (About 4 servings depending on size of serving glasses used)
Author [email protected]

Ingredients

For the Chocolate Pudding;

  • 1 box (3.9 ounces) instant chocolate pudding
  • Cold milk (use amount according to package instructions)
  • For the Cake

For the Chocolate Fudge Cake (there will be extra cake left over):

  • 1 box (15.2 ounces) chocolate fudge cake mix
  • Water (amount according to package instructions)
  • Eggs (amount according to package instructions)
  • Canola oil (amount according to package instructions)
  • 2 teaspoons butter, softened (for greasing the pan or glass baking dish)

For the Frosting:

  • 1/2 cup dark cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons milk
  • 1-1/2 cups powdered sugar

For the Ganache:

  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 3 tablespoons milk

Instructions

For the Chocolate Pudding:

  • In a medium size bowl, add the ingredients according to the package instructions.  Cover with plastic wrap and chill in the refrigerator.

For the Chocolate Fudge Cake:

  • Preheat the oven according to the package instructions.
  • In a large bowl, add the ingredients according to package instructions.  Grease the pan or oven-proof glass baking dish with butter.
  • Add the cake batter to the pan and bake in a preheated oven according to the package instructions.  Let the cake cool (while still in the pan).
  • Cut about 1/3 of the cake into cubes (1-inch square) and set aside. There will be extra cake left over.
  • After the cake has cooled and you're ready to assemble the desserts, make the frosting and then the ganache.

For the Chocolate Frosting:

  • In a medium size bowl, add melted butter.  Add cocoa powder and stir until creamy.  Add powdered sugar, milk and vanilla extract.  With a mixer, beat until creamy. Set aside for a moment.

For the Ganache:

  • In a small microwavable bowl, add chocolate chips and milk.  Cover the top of the bowl with a paper towel and warm in the microwave for 20 seconds.  With a spoon, mix the chocolate until smooth.

For the Dessert Assembly:

  • In serving glasses, add a layer of pudding.  Add a layer of cake.  Drizzle ganache on top of the cake.
  • Add another layer of cake.  Drizzle ganache on top of the cake.  Spread a thick layer of frosting on top of the cake.  Drizzle ganache on top of the frosting.  Garnish with chocolate candy sprinkles.
  • Serve as soon as possible.