Category Archives: Cakes

Texas Sheet Cake

I thought a search for the perfect Texas sheet cake would be easy. Not so! There are a million recipes out there. I combined a few and this is what I made yesterday. I think it’s still a work in … Continue reading

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Brian’s Chocolate Cake

Ingredients 1 3/4 cups all purpose flour 2 cups granulated white sugar 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 1/2 tsp baking soda 3/4 teaspoon salt 2 large eggs 1 cup buttermilk or substitute by putting 1 tbsp white vinegar in … Continue reading

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Bountiful White Cake

One of my favorite recipe websites is A Bountiful Kitchen. Today while searching for recipes for mini cupcakes I found this white cake recipe. The reviewers rave about it. The perfect white cake from scratch has eluded me. I hope to … Continue reading

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Celebration Chocolate Cupcakes

For the cupcakes: 1 cup granulated white sugar ¾ cup plus 2 tbsp all-purpose flour ¼ cup plus 2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder, sifted ¾ tsp baking powder ¾ tsp baking soda ½ tsp salt 1 egg, room temperature ½ … Continue reading

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Chocolate Marshmallow Texas Sheet Cake

A few months ago Sister Tucker made a version of this for our Pathway class. It was so good. I thanked her and said, “It tastes like home.” She told me that was the best compliment. Makes 24-30 pieces 1 … Continue reading

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Yellow Cake

This morning I was looking for a yellow cake recipe to use with strawberries and whipped cream for Easter dessert. I didn’t have a recipe because I tend to make only chocolate cake. It’s my personal favorite dessert of all … Continue reading

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Kara’s Swedish Almond Cake

1 cup sugar 2 beaten eggs 1 teaspoon almond extract 1 cup flour 1 stick (1/2 cup) melted butter Mix sugar and melted butter.  Let cool.  Add beaten eggs, almond extract.  Add flour and mix as little as possible.  Pour … Continue reading

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Ally’s Pumpkin Apple Gingerbread

Ingredients- 3 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened … Continue reading

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Strawberry Cupcake Filling

1 1/2 cups fresh strawberries, hulled 2 cups heavy whipping cream 1/4 cup or less confectioners sugar Put the strawberries and 1/2 cup cream in a blender or food processor. Process until smooth. Beat remaining 1 1/2 cups of whipping … Continue reading

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Raspberry Whoopie Pies

1/2 stick butter, softened 1 cup granulated sugar 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 2 1/4 cups cake flour, sifted 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 2/3 cup milk Whoopie Pie Filling 1/3 cup seedless jam Preheat oven to … Continue reading

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