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March 15, 2012

Club BAKED: Mississippi Mud Pie

Chocolate cookie crust, chocolate cake, chocolate pudding + lightly sweetened whipped cream!  Sounds yummy, right?  Well this was and it was Alexis' Club-Baked pick of the week --- Mississippi Mud Pie.

This was really easy to put together -- if one was patient!  I did this in two nights -- taking about an hour each night.  I made one quarter of the recipe and used a 4.5" springform pan (which was on the "too-small" side).  On the first night I made the the crumb crust and then baked the cake.  While the cake was baking, I made the pudding, which comes together really fast -- and I mean, seriously fast -- i burned the bottom of the pan because I turned away for a second.  Afterwards, I let everything set in the fridge.

On the next night, I made the whipped cream, using only 1/4 cup of cream because that's all that was needed and then assembled.  I guess I was suppose to let the pudding "set up" on the cake before unmolding?  The pudding was oozing everywhere - but that was ok cause this was sooooo delicious & chocolaty.  Good think I only made quarter of it, otherwise, I would have eaten a huge one up in no time!  

This was amazing!  The chocolate pudding recipe is a definite keeper!  I think I will forego the crumb crust next time (too much work) or make the FULL SIZE!

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Check out Alexis's blog for the recipe.
Our next BAKED recipe:  Red Velvet Whoopie Pies
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March 01, 2012

Club BAKED: Nutella Scones

It's been way too long since my last Club:  Baked post but I'm jumping back in with something that I've wanted to make ever since I got the book -- Nutella Scones!  I love nutella, hazelnuts & chocolate and this recipe has it all.

The recipe came together quick & easy.  I ran out of heavy cream and just used whole milk and I increased the hazelnuts to a full cup.  These were yummy... and not too sweet either.  But what brings this over the top is the warm nutella drizzle that goes on top after they're baked..... O.M.G!

Please excuse the iPhone photo. 
Forgot to charge the battery to the big camera.

Visit Club: BAKED for more information on joining and to see how others did.
Check out Lorraine's blog for the recipe.
Our next BAKED recipe:  Mississippi Mud Pie (B)
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