Funfetti Millionaire Cake

This Funfetti Millionaire Cake is funfetti overload! And TOTALLY awesome! The bottom layer is a funfetti cheesecake, the middle is funfetti cake and the top layer is a funfetti mousse. Seriously one amazing funfetti confection. I am completely in love with it!

Funfetti Millionaire Cake - A layer of Funfetti cheesecake, Funfetti cake, and Funfetti mousse!
Funfetti Millionaire Cake - A layer of Funfetti cheesecake, Funfetti cake, and Funfetti mousse!

Surely you know that I am a huge funfetti fan. No? Have you seen my Funfetti White Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake? Or my Funfetti Ice Cream Cake? Or maybe my Funfetti Overnight French Toast Casserole? There’s even more funfetti than that, but we’ll start with those. I abso-freakin-lutely love funfetti.

Can you tell?

Ever since I was a kid, it’s been my jam. If something hasn’t been funfetti-ized. I will do my best to funfetti-fy it. And not just any funfetti. The Pillsbury box mix will always be my first cake mix love. And I know I’m not alone.

Funfetti Millionaire Cake - A layer of Funfetti cheesecake, Funfetti cake, and Funfetti mousse!

In fact, I have some friends who had me make their wedding cake a couple years ago just so that they could have it made with funfetti box mix. The groom knows what’s up. He’s even with me on knowing that you can’t have funfetti cake without the rainbow chip icing. That was the filling in the wedding cake. And though the cake was from a box, I can’t tell you how many people complimented on how great it was. And you know why? Because funfetti rocks. :)

But, back to this cake. I actually used Pillsbury Funfetti mix as the cake for the middle layer of this cake. Since I’m a firm believer in it, I didn’t try to replace it with another. I used the original.

And I even tried using it in the cheesecake, but it ended up not being quite the right texture.

Funfetti Millionaire Cake - A layer of Funfetti cheesecake, Funfetti cake, and Funfetti mousse!

So instead of using box mix, I used a little trick I learned from one of my favorite bloggers, Sally, a while back. If you use a little butter and almond flavored extracts, it gives you a very nice cake mix-like taste without actually using a cake mix. Genius!

So I applied that to the cheesecake and mousse layer and it was perfect!

So time for a recap –

Layer 1 – cheesecake. Not all all hard or scary to make. Really. It’s a straight forward cheesecake. After so much experimenting with my Banana Pudding Cheesecake, I’ve gotten a lot more confident with changing them up. It’s fun. :) And the best part about this one is if you mess if up a bit (which you won’t, but if you do), it goes into a cake where you won’t even be able to tell. Score.

Funfetti Millionaire Cake - A layer of Funfetti cheesecake, Funfetti cake, and Funfetti mousse!

Layer 2 – cake. It’s made from a box mix. Unless you want to make it hard on yourself and use your favorite from-scratch mix. Still, super easy.

Layer 3 – mousse. I had never actually made mousse, so I was unsure if it’d be hard to do. But it was SO easy. I went off of a recipe from Brown Eyed Baker. And ohmygosh, it is SO good. I could eat the mousse all by itself. Pass me a spoon! Seriously. It had some gelatin in it to help stabilize it, but it is not at all gelatin-y in texture. It is light, airy, smooth, perfect.

Funfetti Millionaire Cake - A layer of Funfetti cheesecake, Funfetti cake, and Funfetti mousse!

Then, to top it all off, I used a whipped vanilla icing.

And you guys. I have been playing with whipped creams recently (have you seen my Bailey’s Chocolate Whipped Cream?), so with all the richness of this cake I figured I’d go lighter on the icing. This is the BEST whipped icing I have EVER had. Like ever. I could not keep my finger out of the bowl. I’d almost say forget the cake and just make the icing. Almost.

Funfetti Millionaire Cake - A layer of Funfetti cheesecake, Funfetti cake, and Funfetti mousse!

And if it’s possible, it’s even easier than making buttercream. It’s truly just whipped heavy cream, vanilla and powdered sugar. I wasn’t really sure how much powdered sugar I’d need to stabilize it for a cake, so I checked out Aimee’s whipped icing. She’s been sharing some seriously awesome icings recently. Definitely check those out!

So by now you must be dying to make this cake. And I don’t blame you. But before you run off to make it…

There’s even more to be excited about today! As if this cake wasn’t enough!

My bloggy bestie, Julianne from Beyond Frosting, and I have come together to bring you TWO super exciting things.

Funfetti Millionaire Cake - A layer of Funfetti cheesecake, Funfetti cake, and Funfetti mousse!

We both recently hit 10,000 Facebook fans! Woohoo!! So we decided to pull together an awesome giveaway of some of our favorite things to bake with. Initially, it was just going to be 10 things (like 10,000 fans, you know?) but then we got a bit carried away. There were just too many funs things! So there’s a few extra – and it’s all awesome!

I definitely want to say a BIG, BIG THANK YOU to all who read my little spot on the internet. And all of you who follow along – however you follow. It means SO much to me! And when you tell me how much you love the recipes and my posts, it truly brightens my day. You guys are the best!

So this giveaway is for all you party people who keep following along! I hope all of you win!! :)

Funfetti Millionaire Cake - A layer of Funfetti cheesecake, Funfetti cake, and Funfetti mousse!

And the other exciting thing we have planned starts Monday. We’ve got 14 fabulous bloggers coming together to bring you COOKIE DOUGH WEEK next week!! Who’s as pumped as I am?!? If you aren’t pumped, you better get pumped, because I know what they have in store for you and it’s going to rock. your. world. So get ready.

Ok. Sorry for the long post, but I had so much to share with you! An awesome recipe, a super fun giveaway and cookie dough week next week! My head is going to explode from all the awesome-ness!

Don’t forget to enter the giveaway below!

Baking Kit Giveaway!! Includes spatulas, icing tips, sprinkles, cupcake liners, a silpat mat and more!

This giveaway is open to US Residents only, ages 18 and above. Please see additional terms and conditions at the bottom of the Rafflecopter. Giveaway closes at 11:59PM EST on March 25th.

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A little more about what you win:

Best Ever Cupcake Icing Kit – my very favorite icing tips for cupcakes. It’s 5 Ateco icing tips. I’ve been through a couple kits myself. They really are the best ever. And they come with a massive, reusable piping bag that fits the large tips perfectly. Rock on.

Rubber Spatula – It’s Betty Crocker. It’s awesome. It doesn’t have ridges down the sides, so when you wipe of excess dough, there’s none left in the crevices. That’s how I roll.

Cupcake To-Go – for when you can’t leave home without a cupcake. Happens to me all.the.time.

Polka Dot Cupcake Liners – because they are cute and you need them.

Piping bags – always needed.

Fun baking towel – says “A great many things can be resolved with kindness, even more with laughter, but there are some things that just require cake.” Truer words have never been spoken.

Cookie Scoop – tos make sure your cookies are the right size. Very important for getting that perfect cookie.

Offset spatula – I use this to spread pretty much everything. I never knew how awesome it was until I started using one.

Fun sprinkles – you can never have too many.

Ghirardelli Chocolate Chips – what baking kit would be complete without chocolate?

Food Network Magazine – so many great recipes!

Silpat baking mat – helps you bake your cookies perfectly and evenly!

So, what are you waiting for? Enter the giveaway already! :)

Funfetti Millionaire Cake

Yield: 9 inch cake


Funfetti Cheesecake
24 oz cream cheese
1 cup sugar
3 tbsp flour
1 cup sour cream
4 eggs
3-4 tbsp sprinkles
1 1/4 tsp almond extract
1 1/4 tsp butter extract

Funfetti Cake
2 cups Pillsbury Funfetti Cake Mix
4 tbsp vegetable oil
2 eggs
2/3 cup water

Funfetti Mousse
1 tsp + 1/8 tsp powdered gelatin
1 1/2  tablespoon water
9 ounces white chocolate chips
2 1/4 cups cold heavy cream
1 tsp almond extract
1 tsp butter extract
4 tbsp sprinkles

Whipped Vanilla Icing
2 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
1 1/4 cups powdered sugar
1 1/4 tsp vanilla extract


To make the Funfetti Cheesecake:
1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Line the bottom of a 9 inch springform pan with parchment paper and grease the sides.
2. In a large bowl, blend the cream cheese, sugar and flour. Use low speed to keep less air from getting into the batter.
3. Add the sour cream and 2 eggs. Beat until just combined.
4. Add other 2 eggs, sprinkles and almond and butter extracts. Beat until combined.
5. Pour the filling into the pan. Drop onto the counter a few times to release any air bubbles.
6. Wrap bottom of pan in aluminum foil and prepare it for a water bath.
7. Place foil wrapped pan in a another pan large enough for a water bath. Fill water pan with warm water about half way up the sides of the springform pan.
8. Bake for 1 hour and 30 minutes.
9. Turn off heat and leave in oven with door closed for 20 minutes or until set. Center of cheesecake will not look fully cooked, but will continue to cook in the oven.
10. Open oven door halfway and let cool for about 10 minutes. Cheesecake will be very tall, almost over the edge of the pan, but will begin to fall as it cools.
11. Refrigerate until firm 5-6 hours.
12. Remove cheesecake from springform pan to use later.

To make the Funfetti Cake:
1. Line the bottom of the same sized 9 inch springform pan used for the cheesecake with parchment paper and grease the sides.
2. Mix cake mix, oil and eggs together until well combined.
3. Pour into prepared pan and bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out with a few crumbs.
4. Allow cake to cool for 5-8 minutes, then remove to cooling rack to cool completely.
5. When cool, remove cake dome from top of cake.

To make the Funfetti Mousse:
1. In a small bowl, sprinkle the gelatin over the water, let stand for about 5 minutes. Place mixer bowl and whisk attachment into the freezer for about 10 minutes.
2. Place the white chocolate chips in a medium bowl
3. Microwave 3/4 cup of heavy cream until it begins to boil.
4. Add gelatin mixture to the heavy cream and whisk until dissolved.
5. Pour cream over the white chocolate chips and let sit for about a minute.
6. Whisk until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth. Set aside, cooling for about 5-8 minutes.
7. Take bowl out and whisk out of freezer and whisk remaining 1 1/2 cups heavy cream at high speed until it begins to thicken.
8. Add almond and butter extracts and continue whisking on high until soft peaks form.
9. Add about a third of the whipped cream to the chocolate mixture and mix well.
10. Add remaining whipped cream and sprinkles and mix until well combined. Set aside and move on to next steps.

To begin putting the cake together:
1. Prepare the same springform pan you used to make the cheesecake and cake. Put parchment paper on the bottom and around the edges, sticking up above the top edge of the pan.
2. Place the funfetti cake into the cake pan.
3. Pour the funfetti mousse on top of the funfetti cake and spread evenly.
4. Refrigerate until set, about 2 1/2 hours.

Once the mousse has set, make the Whipped Vanilla Icing:
1. Put mixing bowl and whisk attachment in freezer for about 10 minutes.
2. Remove bowl and whisk from freezer and whip cream on high until it begins to thicken.
3. Add vanilla extract and powdered sugar and whip on high until thick and creamy.

To finish off the cake:
1. Get funfetti cheesecake out of refrigerator, as well as the funfetti cake and mousse that are already layered together.
2. Place funfetti cheesecake on a cake board, or the plate you will service it on.
3. Remove funfetti cake and mousse layers from springform pan.
4. Spread a thin layer of icing on top of the cheesecake.
5. Place the funfetti cake and mousse layers on top of the cheesecake, using the cake to lift it. The cake should end up as the middle layer, with the cheesecake on bottom and the mousse on top.
6. Ice the cake with the remaining whipped icing. Decorate with additional sprinkles, if desired.
7. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
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  1. I am LOVING this cake, especially with that cheesecake as a layer. Yummy!
    Rochelle @ Oh So Sweet Baker recently posted…Maple Chicken Leftover SaladMy Profile

  2. This is such a fun cake. I love all the layers and I can only imagine how they taste and feel altogether. Great recipe and so creative.
    Vicki Bensinger recently posted…Oreo Overload CakeMy Profile

  3. stephanie says:

    I love baking bread (when it turns out!)

  4. This cake looks seriously amazing Lindsay! So much fun! Such a great giveaway too – my favorite thing to bake is COOKIES!
    Trish – Mom On Timeout recently posted…Easy Shrimp Po’ Boy Sandwich + Giveaway!My Profile

  5. Tina Vlerebome says:

    This looks absolutely delicious!!!

  6. I LOVE THIS CAKE! I do a lot of cheesecake cakes on my blog, but this version is fantastic!
    Lori @ RecipeGirl recently posted…Onion, Bacon and Spinach FrittataMy Profile

  7. My favorite thing to bake is probably cookies. 😉 But I love the funfetti!

  8. Tarn Alfson says:

    This cake looks phenomenal!! I must make this for my boyfriend!!! He is a funfetti fiend!

  9. I love to bake and decorate cupcakes.

  10. my favorite thing to make is brownies

  11. This looks like the best thing ever for my sister!

  12. Cakes and bread.

  13. My son would love this cake! I love to bake cookies and bar cookies because they are easy to share.

  14. B-E-S-T C-A-K-E E-V-E-R
    Julianne @ Beyond Frosting recently posted…Cadbury Ganache Cookie CupsMy Profile

  15. New to your site and really enjoying it.

  16. I love experimenting and baking new things often. But my favorite thing to eat that I bake is always brownies. This cake looks amazing. Its beautiful and sounds so delicious!
    Aimee @ Like Mother Like Daughter recently posted…Orange Berry SmoothieMy Profile

  17. Oh my goodness I’m so excited…about so many things (you threw a lot of stuff at us today!). Cookie Dough week has my full attention! And YAY for your 10000 fans, I’ll be super happy when I hit 10…period!! Now I have a cake to make, excuse me.
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    • says:

      Thank you Risa! I know – it’s a lot of stuff! So glad you’re excited for cookie dough week – I can’t wait either!

  18. my favorite thing to bake: dessert of any kind!

  19. Yum!!!

    I’m not much of a cake baker… More of a cookie girl!

  20. I love making cupcakes – decorating with frosting and sprinkles is the best part!

  21. This cake looks amazing! My husband would love this, he loves funfetti cake!

  22. Pam Masters says:

    Cake and cupcakes because I love to decorate them

  23. Alexa Reass says:

    My favorite thing to bake is cupcakes and cakes! I feel like it’s where I can be the most creative with texture and flavor combinations as well as holidays and celebrations. I love working with frosting and decorations on them too!

  24. My favorite thing to bake is cookies. This cake is beyond amazing!
    Erin @ The Spiffy Cookie recently posted…Chewy Raisin Chocolate Chip CookiesMy Profile

  25. Cupcakes!!

  26. Donna Tamburi says:

    Very festive B-Day Cake

  27. Gorgeous cake! I love baking cupcakes!
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  28. At first, I didn’t understand why the two layers of cake looked different from each other, then I realized that it was a cheesecake layer on the bottom! such a smart and creative idea! absolutley love this recipe, going to try to make it for my husbands birthday because he loves funfetti but I think his tastebuds need a mature upgrade. Thank you for such a clever cake 😉

    P.S. my favorite thing to bake is cookies, any kind because that was the first thing I baked when I was only 5 and the first thing I baked with my husband when we got married :)

    • says:

      I hope your husband loves it Kristina! Also, I love the reason behind you loving to bake cookies – so sweet! :)

  29. This looks so fun and so yummy!

  30. I just found your blog via Oh Sweet Basil where I’m also a contributor, and I just have to say WOW, so glad I found your site, your dessert are INSANE!!! I love everything! So talented. :)

  31. Heather B. says:

    That cake looks amazing! I’m not sure if I’m going to attempt making it, but I pinned it just in case!

  32. What a fun giveaway!
    And that cake is just too cute. Perfect for the next birthday in my life.

  33. brown butter oatmeal cookies

  34. Cupcakes!

  35. Any kind of cookie!!

  36. Callie Suit says:

    I love this so much!! It is gorgeous and I am sure it tastes wonderfully!!

  37. Callie Suit says:

    My favorite thing to bake is cookies for sure!!

  38. Lena jones says:

    Cookies and cakes

  39. Wonderful giveaway! My favorite thing to bake is peanut butter cookies! I thought I would let you know that there is a little typo with @beyondfrosting on the rafflecopter. Your blog is beautiful!
    Miranda @ Cookie Dough & Oven Mitt recently posted…First Blogiversary, Decadent Chocolate Cake, & GiveawayMy Profile

  40. This cake is beautiful & I don’t even really like funfetti! Ha Your favorite things are a lot of my favorite things too. & I think cookies are my favorite to bake because I don’t have to frost them 😉

  41. My favorite thing to bake is cupcakes

  42. What a FABulous idea! I’ve seen a cake-topped cheesecake, a cake-bottomed cheesecake and every such combination in between, but never this, and never in funfetti. And can I just say that there aren’t enough non-chocolate mousses in the Pinterest universe? Thank you for your step in the right direction: stop chocolate mousse supremacy. Keep on being awesome!

    • says:

      Lol, thanks Jessie! I’m such a fan of white chocolate – it’s the sweetest of them! :)

  43. Cory Hight says:

    This cake looks totally amazing!!! I am very excited to attempt it.

  44. I love to bake browned butter chocolate chip cookies! Today I’m going to make some coffee cake though (another favorite).

  45. lindsey randall says:

    looks awesome!

  46. What a fun looking cake!

  47. Chocolate chip cookies.

  48. Holy $#!@. This is the best cake ever!
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  49. Bread is my favorite thing to bake! That cake looks amazing :)

  50. used to bake all the time, cake/cups, pies. cookies, brownies, etc. oh and bread………. no one now but me and now baking stuff, so haven’t done in awhile :( would like to start and this funfetti triple layer awesomeness would be a great thing to do, lol :)

  51. Hmmm … I don’t know if I have one favorite thing to bake. I do like to make nice cakes for each of my family members for their birthdays (there are six of us, so I get a lot of practice :)). The kids usually want some kind of character or theme, and I like the challenge of trying to execute it, even if the results aren’t always perfect.

  52. Just one more thing: on the Rafflecopter widget, the link to the @beyondfrosting is misspelled. I was able to find her Twitter and follow, but it doesn’t work directly from the widget. Just thought you might like to know. :)

  53. Monster Cookies

  54. Linda romer says:

    My favorite thing to bake is muffins, all kinds I just love muffins. Thank you for the giveaway snd great recipes

  55. Bonnie Shown says:

    I’m newly addicted to baking cupcakes(and cakes)… but I made some Almond Cherry Cupcakes that were delish! I can’t wait to try this cake!

  56. cookies, all kinds, all types, all flavors, all shapes

  57. Cookies

  58. This cake looks so good and seems easy to make. I might have to try to make this cake. Thanks :0 )

  59. keshakeke says:

    I love baking cupcakes and chocolate chip cookies!

  60. My favorite things to bake are cookies, biscotti, muffins, and quick breads.

  61. I wish that I was sitting at your kitchen table having this for breakfast in this exact moment. Time machines can’t be invented quickly enough!

  62. this looks so good! my favorite thing to bake is cupcakes.

  63. I love baking, im always in the kitchen making cookies or cakes or anything sweet really.

  64. Rochelle Mullin says:

    I love baking chocolate chip cookies. Mostly because they taste SOOOOOO good just a few minutes out of the oven!

  65. This cake looks so yummy!!!
    I love to make yellow cake with chocolate frosting…and I am quite partial to the Pillsbury Cake Mix as well :) Thanks

  66. I love to make a decadent double chocolate chip crater cake with a ganache frosting. It is so YUMMy!

  67. Lindsay, anything funfetti is actually my favorite to bake! What a fun giveaway… and a most fabulous recipe! I love the tip you got from Sally… that IS genius!
    Gloria @ Simply Gloria recently posted…White Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie Dough CupsMy Profile

  68. That cake looks so good!

  69. I love to bake cookies.

  70. love this recipe. can’t wait to try it

  71. I love to bake cocktail cakes, it’s a hobby and obsession! 😉 Congratulations!!
    Lisa @ Cooking with Curls recently posted…Matcha Pancakes with Pomegranate Acai SyrupMy Profile

  72. I like to bake poundcakes. Thanks for chance to win.

  73. Cookies

  74. Ohhh! I can’t wait to make this cake!

  75. Yum!!!

  76. Yum!!!!

  77. Cookie dough? Forget the funfetti, tell me more…
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    • says:

      lol, cookie dough week is going on now! I posted a Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Pizza yesterday and have another recipe coming tomorrow! :)

  78. Kandy Craig says:

    Looks incredible.

  79. I love baking bread puddings!
    Terri/LoveandConfections recently posted…Overnight Chocolate Chia Seed PuddingMy Profile

  80. This cake looks AMAZING!!! I love to bake anything and everything. Mainly desserts though, so I can eat them!

  81. My favorite thing to bake is probably cookies. Or cake. It’s all delicious.
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  82. Cheryl Newton says:

    Hi, Lindsay,
    Wow! Awesome concoction. 1 question: when do the 4 Tbsp. sprinkles get added to the mousse? At the very end, before it gets set aside?

  83. This cake rocks my socks off!! So many gorgeous delicious fantastic layers going on!! I would most definitely have trouble not eating that entire cake myself! 😉 Pinned!
    Jocelyn@BruCrew Life recently posted…Chicken Supreme Pasta BakeMy Profile

  84. Oh my goodness — this is such a fun, festive idea. Sometimes I hate having to choose between cheesecake and cake You’ve made it so I don’t have to. And I love how much the cheesecake layer looks like actual birthday cake. This has to be one of the prettiest, most delightful cakes I’ve ever seen!
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  85. Such a gorgeous cake! Thanks for linking up What’s Cookin’ Wednesday!
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  86. Oh my goodness, this looks absolutely amazing! YUM!
    Jenn recently posted…20 Quick and Easy Sunday Dinner Recipe IdeasMy Profile

  87. This is absolutely gorgeous and a MUST for our home. Funfetti is my husband’s favorite cake. Can’t wait to try this!

  88. Totally amazing cake. My daughter will love this
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  89. I love the thick frosting on this cake!
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  90. I’m making tis cake and get to the cake part and its like cookie dough mixture are you supposed to put water in here like the box says?

  91. Going to make this cake for my husbands birthday. Just curious on how long the whipped frosting lasts before it deflates? I want to know how early I can make the cake or if its best to do it all last minute.
    Brittany recently posted…Cinnamon Roll Poke CakeMy Profile

    • says:

      The whipped frosting has quite a bit of powdered sugar in it, so it shouldn’t deflate as long as you store the cake in the fridge. I had it in the fridge for a number of days and it was fine. I even froze some of it and defrosted later and didn’t have any issues with the whipped icing deflating.

  92. Hi Lindsay!
    I am super excited to find your website and this fun recipe! It is absolutely brilliant! I am honored to feature it in my post “Top Pinterest Pins” on my website, The Mindful Shopper!

    Amy Kelsch

  93. Lindsay,
    I’m making this for friends and turning it into a gender-reveal cake by dying the funfetti layer either pink or blue! I’m excited, but I did a practice run this weekend just to make sure I figured out any hiccups. The cake and cheesecake layers turned out fine, but I messed up my mousse. I used almond bark instead of white chocolate chips, which I read was an ok substitute, but I think I overbeat the cream because the mousse turned out chunky and separated. I added two more packages (about 4-6 tsp) or gelatin to it, as well as some funfetti cake mix that was leftover, and it thickened, but it was still chunky (obviously too late to fix that). Do you have any suggestions on how to have success with the mousse for round 2, or could you point me to a foolproof, easy mousse recipe?

    • says:

      Hi Jenny, what a fun gender reveal cake – love it! As for the mousse, I’d think almond bark would be ok, but have never used it in a mousse before. You could try white chocolate chips to be safe. It’s hard to diagnose from afar. I’m wondering though – was the mixture chunky before you added the whipped cream? Or only after adding the whipped cream? Sometimes gelatin can be a little chunky if it doesn’t totally incorporate. When you add the gelatin to the cream, just make sure that it gets smoothly incorporated before being added to the white chocolate. You could heat the gelatin for a few seconds before adding to the cream if you want just to make sure it heats and smooths out. I hope that helps!

  94. My traditional bday cake as a kid was always funfetti (with peppermint ice cream as I am a just-post-Christmas baby) – so next December, this will be the new tradition even if I have to make it myself!

  95. looks great guess I tried to enter too late but am going to try to make cake tonight

  96. What do you suggest I do with the extra cake mix left over? Could I use your funfetti cookie recipe and just add the cake mix I have left plus flour to make up the difference? Thanks for your help. I’m excited to finish the mousse soon and taste it tomorrow at a shower!!

    • says:

      The cookies might be tough – you’d need to add some sugar and other ingredients along with the flour for it to turn out the same. Here are some rice krispie treats and pancakes though that use a smaller amount of cake mix.


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