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Mousse Cake

Easy Strawberry Cake Recipe

These delicious strawberry cake squares are light, fluffy, and delicious. The cake is topped with fresh strawberries and lemon pudding, then a layer of strawberry gelatin covers the top. It is fine to let the gelatin and creamy layers mix together. This is how you get the nice pink topping. This strawberry gelatin cake is great for dessert, for a buffet table or for a snack anytime.

Strawberry gelatin and cake recipes go together really nicely and you can use fresh strawberries to make a fresh strawberry cake recipe or strawberry gelatin for a gelatin topping. Strawberry gelatin is versatile and you can make a gelatin poke cake by poking holes into a cake and pouring the gelatin over the top or just use the gelatin to top the cake.

This recipe for strawberry gelatin cake also features lemon pudding, which is combined with milk and cream for a delicious topping, which mixes with the strawberry gelatin. Lemon and strawberry are two flavors that are great together and if you want to make a tangy, fruity and supremely delicious strawberry gelatin cake recipe, this is one of the easiest and very best strawberry cake recipes to follow. Continue reading

Strawberry and Chocolate Pudding Cake Recipe

These little cakes look great and they are so simple to make. The combination of a chocolate cookie crumb base, a strawberry mousse layer, and a vanilla mousse layer is extra special and you will love the way the fruity flavors work with the chocolate. The easiest way to get neat little squares is to run a knife with a thin blade under hot water, then run it between the side of the pan and the cake to release it. You might need to warm the knife again. Take the springform sides off and serve the cake. You can keep this strawberry, vanilla and chocolate pudding cake in the refrigerator for up to three days.

If you want a more colorful cake, feel free to add a few drops of pink or red food coloring to the strawberry mousse layer and a few drops of yellow coloring to the vanilla layer. This is optional and does not affect the flavor of the pudding cake, but it does brighten it up a bit.

Serve this cake with a cup of coffee in the afternoon or for dessert after dinner. Since it keeps for a few days in the refrigerator, you might even want to double the recipe and make extra. Continue reading

Lemon and Chocolate Pudding Cake Recipe

This layer gelatin cake is not difficult to make and it looks impressive because of the different layers. A simple combination of graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and butter is used to make both the topping and base for this lemon and chocolate pudding cake. It is easier to make the top and the crust in two stages, else the butter mixture will have set again by the time it is time to put the topping on, so just have the right amount of butter ready and melt it when it’s time.

The stripes look good on this dessert. If you do not want to use yellow food coloring, you can boil some lemon peels to get a natural yellow dye. The stripe is completely optional and you do not have to make this fluffy gelatin dessert two-tone if you do not want to.

The glossy layer of chocolate on top makes this dessert extra special and gives it a sophisticated look, as well as complementing the overall taste. You can make the chocolate topping by melting some semisweet chocolate and pouring it over the dessert. Leave it to set and it will finish this lemon and chocolate pudding cake recipe off to perfection. The same glaze can be used for donuts. Continue reading

Creamy Banana Pastries with Pudding

This delicious dessert is made with white chocolate pudding, banana pudding, cream, chocolate and more. The recipe is easy to follow and the resulting pastries are gorgeous. You can prepare it up to a day in advance, which is a real timesaver if you are preparing a lot of food at once for a buffet or party. The banana pudding makes a delicious creamy layer in these pastries with pudding, as does the white chocolate layer. The crust is crunchy and vanilla flavored and the chocolate layer on top is divine. This is a dessert-lover’s dream because it is perfect in every way!

If you have a particularly sweet tooth, you can use semisweet chocolate instead of bittersweet but the bittersweet chocolate does provide a nice contrast to the very sweet mousse-like filling, so it is your choice. Why not use half of one and half of the other if you are not sure?

A lot of people seem to be unaware just how many pudding recipes there are, which are made with pudding. Basic pudding is made by whisking pudding mix with a couple of cups of milk and leaving it for a few minutes, but you can make so many different recipes with it, such as gelatin mousse, gelatin cheesecake and even these delicious banana cream pastries with pudding which everyone will go crazy for. Continue reading

Vanilla and Orange Creamsicle Cake Recipe

Orange gelatin is used in addition to orange cake mix and vanilla pudding. The topping for this orange dream cake is sugar, cream cheese, Cool Whip, vanilla, and orange gelatin. Unlike many gelatin salad recipes and gelatin recipes in general, this recipe includes baking.

The vanilla and orange really complement one another and the cream cheese makes a rich and flavorful frosting, when mixed with the other frosting ingredients. This is a simple recipe to make and it is also quite quick.

When the cake is baked, it is then cooled and frosted and you should keep it in the refrigerator. The delicious aromas and flavors of the orange and vanilla shine through and this is a moist, delicate cake, which is great with coffee or an orange liqueur (or both!) on the side. This orange dream cake will keep well in the refrigerator for a couple of days. Continue reading

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