Tag Archives: Cake

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas . . .


Yesterday was the finale of my wrapping and bagging of all of the Christmas gifts. All is now under the tree. Not sure if we could get anymore under there. Today, I’ve been busy baking cookies and baking Red Velvet … Continue reading

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A Christmas Favorite


Two years ago I created a recipe for a sweet bread made with spiced apple cider.   I took a little from about 4 different recipes and created my own bread using spiced cake mix and yams/sweet potatoes. So glad I … Continue reading

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Decorated Cake Balls


I baked all weekend for cooking/recipe contests. All were hits with the neighbors! I try to share my creations. Mainly, because “Mr. Special” and I can’t eat it all!! And some of the creations don’t freeze well. I’ve always wanted … Continue reading

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Not So Scary, But Tasty, Filled-Cupcakes


This past weekend was my fix “Halloween Cupcakes Weekend” it also ended up being “Sprain Your Back Weekend”. Who would have thought I would have sprained my back by just simply making cupcakes? Unbelievable! Well, I’m almost 100% better now … Continue reading

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A Stuffed Sweet Valentine


I wanted to make something different for Valentine’s Day. So, I read a recipe for stuffed cherry cupcakes last week and got an idea. I would create my own recipe using strawberry-filled cupcakes.  When I looked for my cupcake pan, I found … Continue reading

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Cookies from Cake


I was trying to be a little adventurous and find something to create with a box of cake mix I had on hand. So, I  created cookies from the cake mix. I used the wikihow.com article How to Make Cake … Continue reading

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I’m B A C K!! And Back with RWOP: Season 2


I’m not sure how many were missing me, but I’ve been ill with these dreadful allergies and then turned into sinus infection then that turned into laryngitis! Some people probably didn’t mind me not being able to talk….but I didn’t … Continue reading

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“Nuts” for Coconuts And Cookies


I was looking in the cabinets for something new to create. So, I decided on German Chocolate Cookies made from cake mix. We had some German Chocolate cake mix on hand, coconut and the other ingredients. I started with looking … Continue reading

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YAM GOOD!


I wanted to create a cake that was simple and I also wanted to include sweet potatoes or yams in the recipe. I had a can that was just begging to be used. Since my mom would be taking this … Continue reading

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Refining a Southern Favorite


I ran across one of my fave recipes the other day. I had entered a video for this recipe in the Kraft Real Women of Philadelphia (RWOP) Video/Recipe Contest earlier this year. This recipe reminds me of growing up and … Continue reading

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