Chocolate Mousse Walnut Brownie Torte

Chocolate Mousse Walnut Brownie Torte from Pillsbury™ Baking

Tags: Brownies, Dessert/Sweets, Pies

  • Prep Time: 25 min
  • Cook Time: 40 min
  • Ready Time: 180 min
  • Yield: 12 servings


  • Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 1 package Pillsbury™ Chocolatier Collection™ Chocolate Walnut Premium Brownie Mix
  • 1/3 cup Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 (1 oz.) envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 1/3 cup cold water
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 cups cold whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup Smucker's® Hot Fudge Topping
  • 8 walnut halves

Preparation Directions

  • HEAT oven to 350°F. Coat 9-inch springform pan with no-stick cooking spray. Prepare brownie batter according to package directions using oil, water, egg and walnut packet. Spread batter in prepared pan. Bake 28 to 33 minutes or until center is set. Cool completely on wire rack.
  • SPRINKLE gelatin over cold water in small microwave-safe bowl. Let stand 2 minutes to soften. Microwave 30 seconds. Stir until gelatin is completely dissolved. Cool slightly.
  • MIX sugar and cocoa in large bowl. Add whipping cream and vanilla. Beat with electric mixer on medium speed until stiff. Add gelatin mixture. Beat until blended. Spoon over brownie layer, spreading evenly. Chill 2 hours. Remove sides of pan.
  • SPRINKLE sides of torte with finely chopped walnuts. Place fudge topping in small heavy-duty resealable plastic bag. Seal. Microwave on HIGH 10 seconds to soften. Knead. Cut a very small corner off bottom of bag. Drizzle evenly over chocolate mousse. Garnish with walnut halves. Chill.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1 slice, 1/12 of torte), Calories 560 (Calories from Fat 330), Total Fat 37g (Saturated Fat 17g, Trans Fat 0.5g), Cholesterol 100mg, Sodium 120mg, Total Carbohydrate 56g (Dietary Fiber 3g, Sugars 42g), Protein 7g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 20%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 6%, Iron 10%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

* Ensure all recipe ingredients are gluten free by referencing the ingredient labels, as products may vary. If uncertain, contact the ingredient manufacturer.