Author Archives: Baking Better

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

Here is a pie that I never gave a fair shot.  I remember as a child tasting raw rhubarb that grew in abundance in our back yard, and boy was that a sour shock to the system!  I know so … Continue reading

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Moist Yellow Cake

Have you ever made a scratch yellow/vanilla cake and have it turn out like cornbread?  Yeah, me too, all that work and you feel that you’d been better off making a cake mix. Through the years I’ve looked to perfect … Continue reading

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Whoopie Pies!

Hello Y’all!  No I didn’t fall off the end of the earth, just got lazy.  Since summer is starting to wind down, I always get the itch to bake.  So I’m back!  I can’t believe that I’ve never done a … Continue reading

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100% Whole Wheat Bread

Have you ever tried to make 100% whole wheat bread only to end up with crumbly brick?  Well if you have you really need to try this recipe!  My inspiration was this blog.  This is by far the best whole … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet potato pie, territory that I hadn’t yet ventured.  To me it just looked like pumpkin pie, and the only one that I had ever tried tasted like pumpkin pie, in all fairness it was store bought.  Today that all … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Chip Cookies!

Are you all pumpkin-ed out yet?  Well that’s too bad!  These were a staple in my house every fall, my mom always made a double batch and only put in one bag of chocolate chips, now that I’m all grown … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pancakes!

I’m back! I’ve taken a little time off, but now I’m back to it! Future posts are going to be a little more simple.  I’ll only be doing picture intensive when there is a technique to be taught.  I no … Continue reading

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German’s Chocolate Cake

This was my birthday cake this year, it just might be my favorite cake ever! You’ll notice that this isn’t called “German Chocolate Cake”, that’s because there is nothing German about it, it is an all American dessert.  In the … Continue reading

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Coconut Pecan Frosting

Here is the “magic” to the upcoming German’s chocolate cake recipe.  I could seriously eat this straight from the bowl, I almost did… This beats the pants off the stuff in the can from the grocery store. Get your stuff! … Continue reading

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Red Velvet Cake

Red velvet cake isn’t really a chocolate cake, as many think.  It is a buttermilk cake dyed red.  I’m willing to bet that the cocoa powder was originally added to help mask the bitterness of the red dye, red dye … Continue reading

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