Easy Yule Log (using a cake mix)

So I decided to give a Yule Log a try for Christmas dessert this year and while it was not a total disaster, it didn’t go that great either. It developed a huge Grand Canyon size crack in it while cooling which made decorating a challenge. I did manage to get a nice swirl as … Continue reading

Biscoff Bundt Cake

Isn’t that a beautiful cake? And it tastes just as good, if not better, than it looks. Highly recommend! FOR THE CAKE 18 Biscoff or Speculoos Cookies (you can find Biscoff cookies at Costco) 2 cups plus 2 tablespoons flour 1 3/4 teaspoons baking powder 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup butter, … Continue reading

Sourdough Lemon Cake

This is a great way to use some sourdough discard. The cake is to die for, the taste and texture reminded me of a Buttermilk Bar, one of my favorite donuts. I’ll definitely be making this again and trying out different flavors. Highly recommend! CAKE 1/2 cup vegetable oil or melted butter 3/4 cup sugar … Continue reading

Caramel Frosted Zucchini Pecan Bars

Another great recipe in the arsenal to fight against the seemingly never ending onslaught of zucchini . . . BARS 2 eggs 12 tablespoons butter, melted 1/2 cup sugar 3/4 cup brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon 2 teaspoons vanilla 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/2 cups flour 1 1/2 cups shredded … Continue reading

Chocolate Zucchini Snack Cake

If you don’t tell, no one will know there is zucchini in this cake, not even your veggie hating kids. 1 box German chocolate cake mix (I used a chocolate fudge cake mix) 2 cups shredded zucchini 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 cup buttermilk 1/4 cup vegetable oil 2 eggs 1/2 cup chopped nuts, I used … Continue reading

Turtle Bundt Cake

I just love a good bundt cake! And this one was no exception. CAKE 1 box chocolate fudge cake mix 1 small box (4 serving size) chocolate instant pudding and pie filling mix 1 cup water 1/2 cup oil 1/4 cup caramel topping, the thicker the better 4 eggs 3/4 cup chopped pecans TOPPINGS 3/4 … Continue reading

Sourdough Chocolate Cake

This was really good. The recipe came with a cream cheese frosting which I’ve included but I decided to use a streusel topping instead, recipe here and also included in the recipe. CAKE 1 cup flour 1 1/2 cups sugar 3/4 cup cocoa 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup sourdough starter 2 … Continue reading

Sourdough Coffee Cake with Cinnamon Streusel

More fun with sourdough discard, this one was a big hit and almost completely gone the day it was made. Look at those two beautiful layers of cinnamon streusel! CAKE 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon … Continue reading

Chocolate Oreo Bundt Cake

Birthday cake for my neighbor Reed. Bundt cakes are the best. The end. CAKE 1 recipe Damn Good Chocolate cake, found here 12 crumbled Oreo cookies FROSTING 2 cups powdered sugar 1/2 teaspoon clear vanilla 2 – 4 tablespoons milk 12 more crumbled Oreos 1 For cake, prepare Damn Good Chocolate Cake as per instructions. … Continue reading

Chocolate Chip Bundt Cake

Doesn’t that look delicious? I think so too. Don’t you want a piece? Me too. But it went to my neighbor Amber for her birthday so I can’t tell you how glorious it was although it smelled pretty spectacular while baking. Guess I’ll just have to make it again. I love looking straight down at … Continue reading