Strawberry Mousse Brownie Cake

Layers of homemade brownie and fluffy no bake strawberry cheesecake makes this Strawberry Mousse Brownie Cake an impressive and delicious dessert.

Strawberry Mousse Brownie Cake

Ingredients
For the Brownies
  1. 1/2 cup butter
  2. 1/4 cup dark cocoa powder
  3. 2 large eggs
  4. 1 cup sugar
  5. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  6. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  7. 3/4 cup flour
  8. 1/4 teaspoon baking powder

For the Strawberry Mousse
  1. 2 - 8 ounce packages cream cheese, softened
  2. 1/4 cup sugar
  3. 1 1/2 cups diced fresh strawberries
  4. 2 Tablespoons hot water
  5. 1 - 3 ounce box strawberry Jell-O
  6. 1 - 8 ounce container Cool Whip, divided

For the Chocolate Ganache
  1. 1/4 cup heavy cream
  2. 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  3. Chocolate candy hearts, for garnish
  4. red and pink sprinkles

Instructions
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line an 8 inch springform pan with parchment paper or a cardboard circle.
  • Melt the butter. Whisk in the cocoa powder. Let cool slightly.
  • Beat the eggs until frothy and light in color. Add the sugar and vanilla and beat again.
  • Spoon in 1/4 cup of the butter/cocoa mixture and beat again. Add the rest of the butter/cocoa mixture and beat in.
  • Stir together the salt, flour, and baking powder and add to the batter. Do not over mix. Spread in the bottom of the prepared pan. Bake for 30 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and cool for 10 minutes. Run a knife around the edge of the pan, loosen the pan ring, then close the ring back up without removing the brownie. Let cool completely.