Mississippi Mudslide Cake-from the Grandbaby Cakes Cookbook, 3 layers of rich cake sandwich a Kahlua infused chocolate whipped cream, crushed cookies and chocolate ganache, this is a chocolate lovers dream cake!
I get so excited when one of my friends publishes a cookbook. I know these people, I know their recipes, I know they are good!
I couldn’t wait to get my hands on this cookbook from my friend Jocelyn of Grandbaby Cakes!
I first met Jocelyn a few years ago at Pillsbury’s Test Kitchens and then again at The Pillsbury Bake-Off (we were both there to watch, not compete.) I love this girl! She is down to earth, enjoys dessert almost as much as I do and has my same passion for chocolate! I think we might be sisters separated at birth (we won’t talk about the age difference on that one!)
Her recipes are seeped in tradition, handed down from one generation to the next.
As you read through her cookbook, the stories of her family, and their traditions will make you feel as if you know these bakers, are in the kitchen with them, are part of the family.
The cookbook is divided into sections-Pound Cakes, Layer Cakes, Sheet Cakes, Baby Cakes, Celebration Cake and Seasons/Holidays!
I can’t wait to make these Gooey Cake Bars next!
This recipe for Mississippi Mudslide Cake is inspired by Jocelyn’s Auntie Rose.
After reading about her, I’ve decided she will be my Auntie too! Anyone who believes that you should “seize moments of unadulterated bliss without a shred of guilt” belongs in my family.
Don’t let the long list of ingredients put you off. This cake comes together easily. It’s just cake, whipped cream, crushed cookies and chocolate drizzle.
Save a little of the drizzle to add after you’ve sliced the cake, I mean, don’t you just want to lick those drips off your screen?
You can order your own copy of Grandbaby Cakes: Modern Recipes, Vintage Charm, Soulful Memories here or scroll down below the recipe to enter for a chance to win a Kitchenaid mixer, an Ancestry DNA kit or one of 5 copies of Grandbaby Cakes!
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You can find Grandbaby Cake Cookbook on Amazon along with my favorite Cookbook Stand!
Be sure to check out the other incredible bloggers participating in the Cake Walk Blogger Tour and see more recipes from The Grandbaby Cakes Cookbook!
The Kittchen – Roasted Raspberry Cupcakes
Crazy For Crust – Sweet Potato Crumb Cake
Buns In My Oven – Cinnamon Roll Pound Cake
I Am Baker – Mississippi Mud cake
Broma Bakery – German Chocolate Pound Cake
Melissa’s Southern Style Kitchen – 7-up Pound Cake
Baking A Moment – Buttered Rum and Candied Sweet Potato Crumb Cake
Life Love and Sugar – Real deal Caramel Cake
Shugary Sweets – Cherry 7-up Pound cake
Diethood – Neopolitan Cakelettes
And now for a giveaway to help launch Grandbaby Cakes Cookbook!