Category Archives: Cakes

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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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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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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Five Flavor Pound Cake

Pound cake, it’s a southern staple.  Pound cake isn’t just a delivery system for strawberries, but a dessert appreciated on its own.  Many southern families have a favorite recipe.  This one was given to me by a friend, it is … Continue reading

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Brownie Cheesecake!

YUM.. Brownies and cheesecake, that’s all I have to say. I had a vision, a brownie on the bottom of a cheesecake was great, but why not little brownies all over the top?  Then the light bulb appeared over my … Continue reading

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White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake

Here is the most popular cheesecake that I make, people can’t seem to get enough of it! Remember the cheesecake that we made before?  You can refer to that for more detailed instructions by clicking here You’ll only need to … Continue reading

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Cheesecake 101!

Hey who likes cheesecake? I’ve had a request for a cheesecake post, so here it is, this one’s for you Jenny M. This is going to be more of a tutorial than a recipe post, but I will provide the … Continue reading

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Moist Chocolate Cake!

OK I know that some of you see me as some cake genius, and I’m not denying that, but my favorite chocolate cake recipe couldn’t be easier, and it has been right under your nose for years! I got this … Continue reading

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Orange Chiffon Cake

Here is a retro dessert that I really love.  It makes me feel like a 50’s housewife.  This cake is best served while wearing a frilly apron… Guess who forgot to take a picture of the ingredients… Here is what … Continue reading

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What a Hoot, Owl cupcakes!

Here is a really easy, cute cupcake that will bring a smile to just about anyone’s face! Here is what you’ll need Cupcakes Buttercream Icing in white, brown and yellow chocolate chips slice almonds Yup, that’s it! Now take a … Continue reading

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