Chocolate Velvet Dessert Recipe

By Eat More Chocolate Team      

April 16, 2015

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It looks so beautiful on the table that many folks are tempted to forgo the main course in favor of this chocolaty treat.

  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 45 mins
  • 20 mins

    45 mins

    1 hr 5 mins

  • Yields: 16 Servings


In a small bowl, combine wafer crumbs and sugar; stir in butter. Press onto the bottom and 1-1/2 in. up the sides of a greased 9-in. springform pan. Place on a baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.

In a large microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate chips; stir until smooth. Cool. In a small bowl, combine the egg yolks, cream and vanilla. Gradually stir a small amount of mixture into melted chocolate until blended; gradually stir in remaining mixture. Pour into crust.

Place pan on a baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until center is almost set. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Carefully run a knife around edge of pan to loosen; cool 1 hour longer. Refrigerate overnight.

In a large bowl, combine the butter, confectioners' sugar, cocoa and enough milk to achieve a piping consistency. Using a large star tip, pipe frosting on dessert.


1-1/2 cups chocolate wafer crumbs

2 tablespoons sugar

1/4 cup butter, melted

2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips

6 egg yolks

1-3/4 cups heavy whipping cream

1 teaspoon vanilla extract


1/2 cup butter, softened

3 cups confectioners' sugar

3 tablespoons baking cocoa

3 to 4 tablespoons 2% milk