Olive Garden Chocolate Brownie Lasagna has delicious layers of brownies and cream cheese. This copycat Olive Garden recipe is so decadent with cream cheese filling.

Chocolate brownie lasagna sliced on a plate.
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Rich and decadent layers of brownies and cream cheese frosting make each bite of this dessert so luscious. If you have been ordering this at Olive Garden, you need to make this brownie recipe. It is one of the best indulgent desserts and tastes amazing.

This dessert also looks fabulous with all of the gorgeous layers. You can’t go wrong with brownies, and we also love Reese’s Pieces Brownies and Brownie Pie.

What is Chocolate Brownie Lasagna?

It is so yummy and an easy recipe to make. Since it starts with a brownie box mix, the recipe is very quick to put together. There are layers of frosting, so each bite is the most delicious dessert lasagna.

There is a reason it’s called famous Olive Garden Lasagna Cake.

Chocolate brownie lasagna sliced on a plate.

Ingredients

Brownie Layer

Cream Cheese Layer

  • Cream Cheese. The mixture is easier to combine and results in a smoother texture if softened.

Topping

Scroll to the bottom of the post and get the complete recipe instructions and list.

How to make Olive Garden chocolate brownie lasagna

  • Step 1. First, preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.  Prepare a 9×13 pan by spraying with cooking spray. You can also line the pan with parchment paper. 
Brownie mixture in bowl.

Step 2. Make both of the brownie mixes. Stir each batch together based on the directions on box.

Brownie mixture spread in pan.

Step 3. Pour all of the brownie batter into the prepared pan. Bake and then allow to cool.

Step 4. While the brownies cool, make the sweet vanilla cream cheese layer. Use a large mixing bowl to beat the cream cheese until smooth.  Then add the butter and combine. Gradually add the powdered sugar.

Brownies on cutting board.

Step 5. Remove the brownies from the pan. 

Brownies cut into quarters.

Step 6. Carefully cut the fudge brownie in half widthwise. Then cut each thick layer in half again horizontally to make 4 even pieces.  

Brownie on platter.

Step 7. Place one piece of the brownie on a platter. 

Cream cheese mixture spread on brownie layer.

Step 8. Top the first layer with a portion of the cream cheese mixture.

Brownie on top of cream cheese mixture.

Step 9. Top with brownie.

Whipped cream on top of brownies.

Step 10. Spread the remaining cream cheese mixture over the top layer. Put the cake in the freezer to allow the layers to set.

Chocolate drizzle on cake.

Step 11. When ready to enjoy, top each slice of rich brownie fudge with chocolate sauce, chocolate drizzle, chocolate ganache or semisweet chocolate shavings.  Allow to sit at room temperature before serving.

Frequently Asked Questions

How to store Chocolate Brownie Lasagna Recipe?

Cover leftover brownie lasagna with plastic wrap. Store in the refrigerator up to 4 to 5 days.

Can you make brownie lasagna ahead of time?

Yes, this can be made ahead of time. Feel free to make this up to 24 hours in advance.

Can you freeze brownie lasagna?

Yes, this can be frozen. Cover with plastic wrap and then in foil. Place in a freezer bag or container.

More Brownie Desserts

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Olive Garden Chocolate Brownie Lasagna

4.84 from 37 votes
Chocolate brownie lasagna has layers of brownies and cream cheese. This copycat Olive Garden recipe is decadent with the best cream cheese filling.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Freeze 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 50 minutes
Servings 12
Cuisine American
Course Dessert
Calories 821

Ingredients

  • For the Brownie Layer:
  • 2 boxes Brownie Mix plus the ingredients to make the brownies called for on the box
  • For the Cream Cheese Layer:
  • 2 pkgs Cream Cheese softened (8 oz each)
  • 1/2 cup Unsalted Butter softened
  • 6 cups Powdered Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • For the Topping:
  • Chocolate Syrup
  • 2 tbsp Chocolate Shavings

Instructions

  • Make the Brownie Layer:
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.  Spray a 9X13 baking pan with non-stick cooking spray or line the pan with parchment paper.
  • Then prepare the brownie mixes based on the directions on the back of the box and pour both of the prepared mixes into the 9X13 pan.
  • Bake the brownies for 35-40 minutes until a toothpick inserted into the middle of the brownies comes out clean.  Let the brownies cool completely in the pan.
  • Make the Cream Cheese Layer:
  • In a large mixing bowl add cream cheese, and beat until smooth.  Add in the butter and beat until smooth.  Use a stand up mixer or a hand held mixer.
  • Gradually add in the powdered sugar (½ cup at a time) mixing between each addition until all is well combined and smooth.  Then add in the vanilla.  The cream cheese layer should be thick.
  • Then assemble the lasagna:
  • Carefully, remove the brownies from the pan.  Cut the brownies in half widthwise and then each piece in half again horizontally to make 4 even pieces.
  • Then place one piece of the brownie on a platter.  Top it with ¼ of the cream cheese mixture.
  • Continue to repeat the layer until you have used all the brownies pieces and cream cheese mixture.
  • The final layer on top should be the cream cheese layer.
  • Then place the cake in the freezer until all the layers are set (approximately 1 hour).
  • When serving, trim off any raw edges of the cake to square off the sides of the cake.
  • Top the cake with the chocolate syrup (allow it to drizzle down the sides of the cake) and top with the chocolate shavings.  Let the cake sit at room temperature for 15 minutes before serving so that it can be cut and served. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Store any leftover brownie lasagna in the refrigerator covered for up to 4-5 days.  

Nutrition Facts

Calories 821kcal, Carbohydrates 129g, Protein 7g, Fat 32g, Saturated Fat 15g, Polyunsaturated Fat 2g, Monounsaturated Fat 11g, Trans Fat 1g, Cholesterol 62mg, Sodium 372mg, Potassium 70mg, Fiber 1g, Sugar 103g, Vitamin A 745IU, Calcium 41mg, Iron 3mg

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