Dark Chocolate Raspberry Mudslides Recipe

Dark Chocolate Raspberry Mudslides Recipe


This 5-ingredient make-ahead delight will satisfy even the most diehard of chocolate fans. If you’ve got a chocolate lover in your life (that includes yourself) this is absolutely the dessert for you! Smooth, creamy, fudgy chocolate mousse with a chocolate wafer cookie and some juicy raspberries. Oh, and there’s only 5 ingredients! What’s not to absolutely love? This make-ahead Valentine’s Day dessert will thrill your inner chocolate lover any time of year.

Here I place my pledge to never make you scroll through 24 paragraphs about what I did the day I first made this recipe, 14 variations on the recipe, and how this was my grandmother’s sister’s favorite food. You will find the recipe directly below. Happy cooking!

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Dark Chocolate Raspberry Mudslides Recipe

Difficulty: Intermediate Prep Time 15 min Rest Time 480 min Total Time 8 hrs 15 mins Servings: 2 Calories: 540 Best Season: Summer


This 5-ingredient make-ahead delight will satisfy even the most diehard of chocolate fans.



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  1. Heat 1/3 cup cream in a small saucepan over low-medium heat, stirring frequently, until just starting to bubble around the edges.

  2. Place chocolate chips in a medium-size bowl. Pour hot cream over and let sit until chocolate chips are melted.

  3. Add vanilla and whisk until mixed. Add remaining cream and whisk until mixed. Refrigerate overnight.

  4. Using a stand mixer or handheld electric mixer, whip refrigerated chocolate cream until thick and fluffy.

  5. Place a chocolate wafer cookie in the bottom of two custard dishes. Top each with mousse and raspberries.

  6. Melt the remaining chocolate chips in the microwave on 70% power, stirring every 20-30 seconds. Drizzle over each mudslide, then top with another crumbled wafer cookie.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1/2 recipe

Servings 2

Amount Per Serving
Calories 540
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 42.9g66%
Saturated Fat 25.7g129%
Sodium 111mg5%
Potassium 399mg12%
Total Carbohydrate 35g12%
Dietary Fiber 6g24%
Sugars 22.4g
Protein 4g8%

Vitamin A 36%
Vitamin C 11%
Calcium 9%
Iron 20%
Vitamin D 3%
Vitamin K 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


Note: Due to it's high fat content, this is not the healthiest recipe on my blog, that is for certain. But use my rule of thumb - especially on holidays, focus on enjoying the people you're with and the food you eat. Don't worry about the rest. :)

Keywords: chocolate, dessert, raspberry
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