Archive for the ‘Desserts’ Category

Oatmeal Cake

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

This wonderful oatmeal cake is from a recipe that I found on Lori's "My Wooden Spoon", a fun blog filled with good food. Go check out the recipe there :-) I baked it in a 9" x 11" pyrex baking pan rather than a 8" x 11" casserole, and it ...

Turtle Cake

Sunday, October 26th, 2008

This is a rich dessert incorporating the taste of a turtle into a cake. It's been making the rounds in the blogosphere, and I was recently reminded of it in an email. Turtle Cake Serves 16 Cake 1 German Chocolate Cake Mix (just the mix) 1/3 cup evaporated milk 3/4 cup melted butter Middle Layer 1 cup ...

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Sunday, October 19th, 2008

These are a delightful twist on the classic chocolate chip cookie recipe. They are almost cake-like. The recipe makes between two and three dozen, depending on the size of the cookies you make. Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies Makes about 3 dozen cookies 2 ½ cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking ...

Pumpkin Cranberry Bars

Monday, October 13th, 2008

I got this recipe from Culinary Concoctions by Peabody, a wonderful sweet-focused blog by a fellow northwest dweller. I made a couple changes, some intentional and some inadvertent :-P The bars came out great, despite myself. Shaun thought they would be better ...

White Chocolate Lemon Fudge

Monday, July 21st, 2008

This is a lighter more summery take on fudge. If you don't have lemon oil on hand (and you really should - it's a great addition to marinades as well as baked goods), substitute lemon extract, but you'll want to at least double the amount (4 tsp of extract) ...