Chocolate Shell Swirl Cake With A Berries And Cream Filling

Eating dessert is all about treating yourself, so we say you should pull out all the stops when you're making one at home. This chocolate shell swirl cake with a berries & cream filling is just what you need when you're looking to indulge a little. Between its gorgeous chocolate shell exterior and its creamy mascarpone, coffee, butter cookie, and berry filling, this cake has all of the right textures and flavors to truly satisfy your sweet tooth. Easy on the eyes and quick to assemble, this stunning cake is bound to become one of your go-to desserts!

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 5 minutes
Difficulty Level: Moderate


  • 1 bag (11.5 oz) milk chocolate chips, tempered
  • 4 eggs, separated 
  • ½ cup sugar, divided
  • 1⅓ cups mascarpone or cream cheese
  • 3-6 Danish butter cookies
  • 1½ cups cold coffee
  • 1 cup blueberry pie filling


1. Pour the tempered chocolate into a silicone swirl cake mold and swirl the mold around until the inside is completely coated with chocolate. Refrigerate the cake mold and let the chocolate set.

2. Separate the eggs and beat the egg yolks and ¼ cup of sugar with a hand mixer until fluffy. Also beat the egg whites and ¼ cup of sugar with a hand mixer until fluffy. Fold the mascarpone into the egg yolk mixture and then carefully fold in the egg white mixture. Spread ¾ of the mascarpone cream over the hard chocolate shell in the cake mold and smooth out the top. Break the Danish butter cookies in half, place them on top of the mascarpone cream, and brush cold coffee over the cookies. Spoon the blueberry pie filling over the cookies.

3. Spread the rest of the mascarpone cream over the blueberry pie filling and refrigerate the cake mold for at least 6 hours, or preferably overnight. Flip the chilled cake mold over onto a serving platter and carefully remove the cake mold before serving.

A rich chocolate exterior and and silky smooth berries & cream filling – this chocolate swirl cake is the perfect dessert to try out the next time you want to impress some guests. In fact, you'll probably also end up impressing yourself!

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