Chocolate mousse cake can be dusted to form shapes like snowflakes, Christmas tree, Santa hat or gift box. Photo from
There’s a perfect holiday cake and it’s not fruitcake
Euden Valdez ( - November 14, 2017 - 10:30am

MANILA, Philippines — Fruitcake, move over. The new holiday cake is here!

Delicious, decadent and creamy — it's no other than the chocolate mousse cake! 

Let’s take a moment and appreciate this sweet and delectable dessert that’s craved for by people from all over the world. 

The chocolate mousse cake is the next Noche Buena star. Photo from

Here are three reasons that will convince you to make the chocolate mousse cake the star of holiday celebrations!

It’s a surefire way to impress your guests

It may look simple but don’t let this sweet little confection fool you. It takes top notch skills, several complicated steps, and an array of premium ingredients to perfect.

According to a recipe by Food Network, the dessert demands a total of three long hours to prepare! There are separate ingredients and steps for the base of the cake, the mousse, the sauce, and for the garnish. You can see for yourself here.

Successfully whipping up a chocolate mousse cake is no easy feat. Serving it during your holiday get-togethers will definitely score you major points with your guests.

It’s perfect for everyone

With so many variations and takes on this classic cake, you won’t have a hard time finding a recipe that best suits your family’s taste. 

Take some inspiration from Martha Stewart’s Triple Chocolate Mousse Cake that’s both pleasing to the eye as it is to your sweet tooth. If you’re looking for a less sugary version, you might want to try New York Times Cooking’s recipe. Its intensity comes from using bittersweet chocolate and a hint of brandy for a more exotic taste!

No matter who you’re serving it to, the chocolate mousse cake is sure to be a hit.

It’s now part of a KFC bucket

Don’t have the time nor the confidence to make your own? Don’t worry, KFC has the perfect solution for you!

Get the new KFC Colonel’s Christmas Feast for your holiday meals. Feast over eight pieces of finger lickin’ good fried chicken, spaghetti, rice and drinks and cap it off with their creamy choco mousse cake! 

Perfect for sharing with the whole family, bring it over for your holiday get-togethers or even have it for your Noche Buena. It’ll definitely bring a sweet note to all your Christmas celebrations!



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