Sandcastle Birthday Cake

Our cute neighbors were having birthdays this week so I pulled out my new Nordic Ware Castle pan and made a Sandcastle Cake for them. The cake is made with a yellow cake mix using this recipe here. The “sand” is 1 pack of graham crackers which I ran through the food processor until sandlike. … Continue reading

Sloth Birthday Cake

It’s my daughter’s birthday today and she loves sloths!  The whole fam is headed to the aquarium today because they have sloths there so I decided to make her a sloth birthday cake.  I think it’s pretty cute. The cake is chocolate from this recipe. I spread a generous layer of Nutella between the layers. … Continue reading

Toffee Coffee Cake

Delicious!  Easy!  Fast!  My three favorite things in a recipe, maybe I’ll start referring to these kinds of recipes as DEF’S, get it?  I served it with Cool Whip and it was a hit! 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup sugar 2 cups flour 1 cup buttermilk 1 egg 1 … Continue reading

Cinnamon Twist King Cake

In keeping with my bread making goal for the year, I decided to give this “cake” a go since it is made from a yeast dough.  It came out pretty good, a little  under baked so I need to work on that as it seems to be my main issue with yeast doughs so far … Continue reading

Irish Cream Bundt Cake

I found this recipe to try out for St Patrick’s Day but couldn’t wait to try it and it was extremely delicious! cake 1 cup chopped pecans 1 box yellow cake mix 1 box (3.4 oz) instant vanilla pudding mix 4 eggs 1/2 cup vegetable or canola oil 1/4 cup water 3/4 cup Irish Cream … Continue reading

Cake Mix Sour Cream Coffee Cake

YUMMY!!!!! cake 1 box yellow cake mix 1 egg 1 cup sour cream or plain yogurt 1/4 cup butter, melted 1 teaspoon vanilla streusel 1 1/4 cups flour 2/3 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 cup butter, cold and cut into small cubes a couple handfuls of mini … Continue reading