Quick and Easy Short Cake From Scratch

This is an old recipe I got from my mother. We had home grown strawberries growing up. So this recipe was her go to recipe for short cake during strawberry season. It mixes together very quick and bakes in a short time. The ingredients are simple and you don’t need to be a baker to…

Pumpkin Pound Cake

Very easy pumpkin cake from a cake mix, canned pumpkin and box of pumpkin spice pudding.  Since the pumpkin spice pudding is seasonal, butterscotch pudding will also make this pumpkin cake special. I won a ribbon for this recipe using the butterscotch pudding.  So there is no excuse not making this pound cake anytime. I…

Sunflower Peeps Candy filled Cake

A new discount store opened up by the named Ollie’s and they had a large pallet of Easter Peeps for just 29 cents a box.  My grand daughter loves peeps.  So what do you do with Easter peeps in the fall of the years besides eating them.  I saw some pictures on line with cakes…

Creamy Cherry Cheese Coffee Cake

Delicate cherry cake with a cream cheese cake layer that has a crumb topping.  The cake takes fresh chopped Bing cherries, eight ounce package cream cheese, orange juice and almond extract.  The cake, cream cheese layer and crumb topping is layered and baked together.  It tastes like a cherry cheese Danish without all the work….

Bing Cherry Coffee Cake

Wonderful inexpensive and easy coffee cake to make from scratch.  You can quickly mix up the batter using oil, sugar, eggs, flavoring, baking powder and flour. Layer the batter with the chopped cherries and top with a simple crumb topping.  This wonderful recipe is a heirloom recipe that will become a staple in your recipe…

Poka Dot Bunt Cake

Easy to make poka dot bunt cake made from 2 cake mixes using cake pop pans for the poka dots.  The colorful dot are from a white cake batter divided between small bowls and dyed with different food colors.  Then baked pops are added to the bundt cake and baked inside the cake.  It makes…

Mint Chocolate Chip Shamrock Mini Cakes

Mint chocolate chip cake is made from white cake mix, mint extract, and grated semi sweet chocolate. Mix the cake batter according to the directions on the box add mint extract and the grated chocolate just before pouring baking pans.  A few drops of green food coloring is optional. I have collected many baking mold…

Maryann Cake With Fresh Strawberries (Strawberry Short Cake)

Wonderful luscious cake filled with strawberries  is baked in a Maryann heart shaped pan to hold fruit or custard.  It can also be baked in Duncan Hines tiara dessert pan. The strawberries that fill the cake shell is covered with a sparkling glaze and served with whipped cream or ice cream.  Very easy to make….

How To Bake Cake Pops

How to bake cake pops using cake mix and cake pop pans.  These pans are now showing up in thrift stores and yard sales without instructions and clips.   Or you were just given a set from a relative or friend that no longer wanted them. I found a set of cake pop pans this fall…

Lemon Loaf Cake

Lemon Loaf Pound Cake is made from sour cream, and fresh lemon juice.  The moist lemon cake is glazed with a lemon syrup. The Nordic Ware lemon slice loaf pan makes it extra festive.  A few years ago I bought a Nordic Ware lemon slice loaf pan at a thrift store for a dollar.  The…