Chocolate Crunch Cake

Moist chocolate cake filled with chocolate covered Rice Krispies frosted with whipped chocolate ganache.

This chocolate crunch cake is inspired by Crunch bars! Soft chocolate cake has a layer of crunchy chocolate Rice Krispies. Frosted with whipped ganache, it's perfect for chocolate lovers!

Ingredients for Cake

Oil, eggs, buttermilk, vanilla, flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and hot coffee.

Ingredients for Crunch

Rice Krispies (or generic puffed rice cereal) and semi-sweet chocolate chips. Chocolate bars work too.

Ingredients for Whipped Ganache

Only 2 ingredients required- heavy whipping cream and bittersweet chocolate bars. Don't use chocolate chips.

Whisk oil, eggs, buttermilk, and vanilla together in a large bowl. Make sure everything is mixed well.

Step 1

Dump in the dry ingredients and fold until smooth. Then pour in the hot coffee and mix it in. The batter will be thin.

Step 2

Pour the batter into two cake pans and bake at 350°F for 25 minutes or so. Let the cool while you make the crunch and ganache.

Step 3

Mix Rice Krispies and melted chocolate together until the cereal is coated in chocolate. Then chill on a foil lined baking sheet and break into small pieces.

Step 4

Make the ganache by pouring hot cream over chopped chocolate. Whisk until smooth and chill. Whip with a hand mixer once the ganache has hardened to a pliable texture.

Step 5

Frost the cake, decorate, and enjoy! Want to make this recipe? Check out the full instructions at: