Buttercream Striped Wedding Cake with Flowers

I got to try out a new cake frosting technique on this wedding cake for my friend Shannon.  It was stressful but fun!  This is a chocolate cake (click here for cake recipe) with buttercream frosting (click here for frosting recipe).  The bottom layer is 8″ and the top is 6″.  Below is another picture … Continue reading

Strawberry Shortcake Sheet Cake

Made this for Father’s Day and even though I don’t really like Strawberry Shortcake (not enough chocolate for me), it was pretty good and a little easier than traditional Strawberry Shortcake. cake 1 box white cake mix 1 (3.9 oz) box instant vanilla pudding mix 1 cup sour cream 1 cup milk 1/4 cup oil … Continue reading

Better Corn on the Cob

We had corn on the cob as part of Bob’s Father’s Day dinner yesterday and I tried out this trick I’d heard about and it made amazing corn on the cob!  All you do is add 1 cup milk and 1 stick of butter to the boiling water before you add the corn.  Let the … Continue reading

Brownie Belgian Waffles (a la mode)

Bunco at my house last night so I made this deliciousness for the treat!  Here’s a look at the waffles without all the toppings: Delicious either way and easy to make too. 1/2 cup flour 1/2 cup cocoa 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 10 tablespoons melted butter, cooled 2 eggs … Continue reading