Cakes

Easter Egg Hunt Pound Cake

March 10, 2013
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Sometimes, I think I’ve made up childhood memories. Case in point: Easter egg hunts. I feel I’ve done one before. But, honestly, I can’t remember one. So, I’m wondering if I’ve somehow convinced myself that I did, indeed, participate in this annual Easter ritual. That I just imagined myself in a frilly dress, hunting around the yard […]

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Zombie Fingers

October 25, 2012

This post brought to you by Hostess Cakes. All opinions are 100% mine. Mmmmmmm….Twinkies….

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30 Fabulous Halloween Treats

October 15, 2012
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I’ve got some spooky tricks up my sleeve that I’ll be sharing with you later this week, but I’ve been seeing so many incredible Halloween treats out there, I couldn’t wait to share! Here are 30 bone-tinglin’, zombie-killin’, Frankenstein-scarin’ treats from some of my favorite bloggers (and a couple oldies from me)!

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Pumpkin Pie Bars

September 18, 2012

Do you remember that glorious day when I conquered the rich and delicious dessert known as fudge? I thought, “Now, all of my fudge making endeavors from now on will be fruitful and without difficulty.” It was like once I had earned the ability to make fudge, it could never be taken away. I would keep it […]

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German Sweet Chocolate Cake

September 7, 2012
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My grandmother was known for certain dishes. Strawberry shortcake, oily spaghetti (don’t ask), crab imperial. One of most popular was her German Sweet Chocolate Cake. It is funny, I actually remember the frosting more than the cake. She used to keep jars of it in the fridge and I remember sneaking bites of it here […]

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Strawberry and Blueberry Shortcake

June 25, 2012
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Shortcakes are special to me. My grandmother was the consummate baker of my family. Every year, she made my birthday cake – always a layered strawberry shortcake. Beautiful, simple, and perfect. She passed away the day before my 13th birthday. Making this cake was bittersweet for me, but I know that she would have loved […]

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