Double Chocolate Cheesecake Layered Cake…

Good Sunday everyone! We are enjoying the weekend with my sister and her family visiting from AZ, we are having a great time.

Here is that crazy chocolate cake from Easter we enjoyed. It is tall, sweet and delicious. It takes a little preparation, but trust me it’s well worth it. Chocolate cake, brownie and cheesecake layers make for a winning combo. For your next family party, try this baby on em’, it’s sure to be a huge hit! Enjoy!

A close up of Double Chocolate Cheesecake Layer Cake showing the layers of chocolate cake, frosting, cheesecake, and brownie.

Double Chocolate Cheesecake Layered Cake

A rich chocolate cake made with layers of fudgy brownie and silky cheesecake.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 3 hrs
Total Time 3 hrs 30 mins
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Ingredients

  • 2 8 oz packages softened cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 brownie mix 9x13 inch size
  • 1 chocolate cake mix
  • favorite chocolate frosting recipe prepared (tripled)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place cream cheese and sugar into a stand or electric mixer bowl. Beat until softened. Beat in the eggs until smooth. Pour into a wax paper lined and greased 9 inch springformpan. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until middle is set and not jiggly. Remove and let cool completely. Refrigerate overnight or for 2-3 hours. Carefully remove sides and transfer to wax paper (I used a giant spatula to help, it's ok if it breaks a little, just piece it together and freeze cheesecake for 30 minutes to firm).
  • Prepare brownie mix according to package directions and divide evenly into a wax paper lined and greased 9 inch cake pan. Bake for 25 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean from center. Let cool completely then carefully turn over onto wax paper; set aside.
  • Prepare cake mix according to package directions and pour into 2 wax paper lined 9 inch cake pans. Bake for 25 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean from center. Let cool completely then carefully turn over onto wax paper; set aside.
  • Place one of the chocolate cake layers onto a cake stand. Spread with a thin layer of chocolate frosting then layer with the brownie. Spread brownie with a thin layer of frosting then top with cheesecake layer. Spread with a thin layer of frosting then layer with remaining chocolate cake layer. Spread entire cake with remaining chocolate frosting. Chill until ready to serve.
Keywords: brownie cake, brownies cheese cake, chocolate cheesecake

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See you soon with a healthy rice dinner that had my boys begging for seconds! Have a great week!

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54 Responses
  1. Kristen

    mmm, that looks sinfully delicious, and not terribly difficult to make either, I will have to try it

  2. Sara

    Oh my! This cake looks delicious! I don’t know if I would have the patience to make it. It would be gone as I was assembling the layers. Thanks!

  3. We are the Sclater Family

    I use your fantastic recipes multiple times a week! I don't remember the last time I actually pulled a cookbook off the shelf! my I just loves all your recipes & the darling pictures of your boys! Thanks for helping me put dinner on my table!

  4. Laura

    I just got an email from Taste of Home for Contest winning recipes. The recipe happened to be Florence-Inspired Soufflé. Then I saw your picture with the part that said meet the winner. Congrats on that prize winning recipe!

  5. Emily

    Jenny you are something amazing! As is this cake! I am seriously in chocolate heaven just looking at it! Great idea!

  6. Anonymous

    THis may be too personal to ask, but I keep wondering..how do you stay so thin with all of these fantasic recipes in your kitchen?

  7. Elyse

    UM, WOW. This looks like a divine combination. You’ve combined almost all of my favorite desserts into one, huge, amazing cake. Divine!

  8. penniesonaplatter.com

    HO-LEEEE-COWW! This one’s gonna catch on like fire! I’m making this as soon as I can! 🙂 Thanks!

  9. Coleen's Recipes

    My family would go crazy for this cake. I’ll have to give it a try for our next get-together. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

  10. Alycat

    Would you be willing to share your recipe for the chocolate frosting that you used?
    Also, in the directions it says to pour the brownie mix into 2 pans, do you only end up using one of them in the cake?
    wozniakfamily at gmail dot com

  11. carol

    Oh…..My….Goodness. There goes the diet…oh who am I kidding? WHAT diet????? This looks over the top amazing! Definitely big on the WOW factor. I think I gained 10 pounds looking at the picture-and loving every minute of it! 🙂

  12. Stephanie

    That is beautiful! Looks delicious AND pretty. I so rarely get that combination down! It is usually one or the other for me. The layers are so perfectly straight!

  13. Lisa

    Mmmmmmnnn! I love chocolate and cheesecake. There is a bakery that makes the best choclate mousse cheesecake and my husband goes crazy for it. Belated happy Easter!

  14. Jaime and Jen DISH

    OMG, I am drooling, that cake looks amazing (BTW, I think you forgot an extra E in Cheesecake).

    This looks devine… I plan on making this for a trip up to Sedona, AZ.

    Truly,

    Jenifer

    J&J DISH

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