Chocolate on Chocolate Dessert in a Glass
This chocolate on chocolate dessert is always a good idea!
(Total time does not include time to cool the cake)
(About 4 servings depending on size of serving glasses used)
For the Chocolate Pudding;
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):
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)
(for greasing the pan or glass baking dish)
For the Frosting:
dark cocoa powder
plus 2 teaspoons milk
For the Ganache:
dark chocolate chips
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.