Archive for the ‘Cakes’ Category

Mini Banana Bundt Cake

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

This is just my favorite banana bread recipe, with half white sugar and half light brown sugar, baked in a little 6 cup bundt pan. It only took about 35 minutes rather than an hour. Winning all around! Mini Banana Bundt Cake Makes 1 small cake Ingredients 3-4 small to medium very ...

Nectarot Upside Down Cake

Saturday, July 18th, 2015

This delicicous cake is based off one I found via Pinterest. The buttermilk adds a subtle tang. The original recipe called for nectarines, but this would work well with any stone fruit. I used some of the surplus of nectarots (a hybrid of nectarines and apricots) in ...

Peach Cobbler

Friday, July 4th, 2014

This recipe is modified from the one on the back of a bag of frozen peaches. A good starting point, I think, for future endeavours. :) It turned out quite well, especially for how little effort it took to put together. Peach Cobbler For the peaches 1 16-oz bag frozen peaches 2/3 ...

Cranberry Cake

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

This recipe comes to me via my friends Jessica and Kristen. It came highly recommended, and it definitely deserved it! The balance of flavors works very nicely, and I'm having this for breakfast, even though I made it for a treat last night. I'm sharing the recipe ...

Vanilla Cupcakes

Friday, September 28th, 2012

These are a quick doctored cake mix recipe that turns out very well and is just perfect for weeknight baking. I frosted some of these with chocolate frosting and left others un-frosted. I'm bringing these into work today - a nice birthday treat for myself and my coworker, ...

Pumpkin Chocolate Cake

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

This is an incredibly easy and relatively healthier cake. Just take an 18 oz box cake mix (I chose devil's food, but spice is also very good) and one 15 oz can of pure pumpkin and beat together. Don't add anything else. It will form a thick ...

Pumpkin Bread with Chocolate Chips

Sunday, November 22nd, 2009

This recipe is a combination of several I've tried over the years. It's very moist and just on the border between breakfast and dessert, especially with the addition of chocolate chips :-) Pumpkin Bread with Chocolate Chips Makes 2 9" x 5" loaves (about 24 servings) 1 15-oz ...

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 ...