Oatmeal Cake

Last evening at dinner, Randy and I were sitting at the table and since I had devoured my food way before he was finished, as I usually do, I began to tell him about a chicken and rice dish my mom use to make. Getting up to go get the cookbook that I believed had … Continue reading

Peanut Butter & Jam Cake

Are you like me and the minute you see a recipe which you are dying to try, but instantly decide that you will change up a few things? It was no different when I saw the picture of this amazing looking cake. Today, I decided that it will be our Easter Dessert, but since kids … Continue reading

Vanilla-Brownie Ripple Pound Cake

Just finished taking this out of the oven and have had 3 pieces. Delicious! Simple flavors which come together with a great taste of vanilla and the chocolate brownie ripple in each bite just makes a great dessert (Randy is already planning tonight to have a slice with Blue Bell Homemade Vanilla and hot fudge … Continue reading

Pumpkin Upside-Down Cake

Since it is officially Fall, there are now 6 cans of pumpkin in the pantry, 3 lbs of cream cheese in the fridge and I’m ready to bake. Spotted this beautiful Fall Baking Magazine at the store so, of course, couldn’t pass it up. This will be perfect to take to card night next week, … Continue reading

Kentucky Butter Cake

On Face Book this morning, this cake showed up and instantly I went to the fridge and took out butter to soften so I could make it later in the morning. All I can say is WOW…it is just amazing and you can make it in one bowl, which is always a plus. The glaze … Continue reading

Fall Orange Cake

If you are wondering how Fall Orange cake is different from Spring Orange cake…it is really very simple, it is made in the Fall instead of the Spring. Why do I get hankerings (where did that word come from, I’ve  never used that before?) for cakes which I have not ever made before or necessarily … Continue reading

Pumpkin Dump Cake

Upon seeing this today on Facebook, I immediately went to the store and bought a spice cake mix and after practicing making more cake balls today then rewarding myself with another piece of Key Lime Pie which I made yesterday for company, THEN I am going to make this cake. One can never have too … Continue reading

Fresh Strawberry Cake

Probably a lot of you have made or indulged this scrumptious cake. Because of this wonderful Arizona heat, the only desserts right now that sound good are cold ones. When  I this ran across  this on FaceBook the other day, I remembered that it was such a good cake and that I hadn’t made it … Continue reading

Raspberry Coconut Cake

What a gorgeous cake to complete your dessert buffet this Christmas Season.  Red and White in color and coconut and raspberry in flavor. 1 box Duncan Hines French Vanilla or White Cake mix 3 cups flaked coconut, divided 6 ssquares (1 oz ea) white baking chocolate 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream 3/4 cup seedless raspberry … Continue reading

Cranberry Apple Cake

Last evening we were invited to some friends for dinner. These sweet people reached out to us when we moved to California back in 2010 to invite us for Thanksgiving so we didnt spend the holiday alone. They have become like family to us. When we were through with dinner Louise and I went over … Continue reading