Rustic Chocolate “Naked” Wedding Cake

Latest wedding cake for my friend Sidney who wanted a chocolate naked cake!  It was fun to make, almost matches the log that it was sitting on.  The cake is adapted from the White Almond Sour Cream Cake recipe that I love and the frosting is my ever favorite Buttercream Icing.  I love making cakes … Continue reading

Death By Chocolate Cookie Bars

I’m not gonna lie, I’m eating one of these for second breakfast while I type this post.  They are delicious!  And easy!  And did I mention delicious? You should try them.  Right now!  What are you waiting for? GO! 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened 1 cup packed brown sugar 1 (3.9 oz) package chocolate … Continue reading

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