Triple Chocolate Gingerbread Cake

A while back I posted that a precious friend of ours, from California, passed away a couple of years ago. When I was out visiting with his wife, she passed on to me hundreds of Dave’s recipes which he loved. This is one of those recipes. It also gives a little background about McCormick Cinnamon, … Continue reading

Yes, Another Chocolate Cake Recipe

Just saw this recipe on Just A Pinch and cannot wait to get back to Texas to make it. Randy loves cakes without frosting and this one sounds like a cake that will be a hit with him. 1 c guinnes draft beer 3/4 cup sour cream 1 stick unsalted butter (you can add up … Continue reading

Peanut Butter & Honey Pound Cake

Being at our daughters house the last two days, gives me the chance to do baking. With 3 grandchildren in the house (plus a son-in-law that has the baking pans and mixer out on the cabinet when we walk through the door), it is exciting to try new recipes that I have found the last … Continue reading

Red Velvet Marble Bundt Cake

Just returning from seeing some of our kids in Florida, I am feeling in the Christmas spirit. This cake is in the new SL magazine and will certainly be just the perfect dessert after you have finished decorating the tree. 1 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup shortening 2 1/2 cups sugar 6 large eggs 3 … Continue reading

Carrot Cream Cheese Pound Cake

The thought of going a full day without posting something sweet just makes me crazy. When I found this in the same old Tea Time  Magazine that the Bittersweet brownie recipe came from, I saved it for when I had the energy to shred 2 cups of carrots, but now that you can buy them … Continue reading

Blackberry Jam Cake

Anytime I see the word “jam” alongside a cake, my eyes take notice. I just returned from going to Whole Foods, (do I not sound like a real Californian now; next you will be hearing me say, “I bought my first pair of Birkinstocks”, ha, don’t think that will happen unless they come in pink … Continue reading