Apple Pudding Cake

If you like apples, raisins, walnuts and spices, you’ll love love love this cake! It smells heavenly while it’s baking and the yummy gooey pudding it makes is too die for…if you like this sort of thing!  Very easy to make!  The Amish and Mennonites didn’t have time to fuss around, they got right to … Continue reading

Sourcream Pound Cake

  Ingredients: 3 cups sugar  2 sticks butter (room temp) 6 eggs (room temp) 3 cup sifted all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon vanilla (real not imitation) 1 teaspoon lemon extract 1 cup sour cream 1/4 teaspoon soda Directions: Grease and flour a tube pan or Bundt pan and set aside Have all ingredients at room temperature. … Continue reading

Chocolate Cobbler

  I know, it looks like scrambled up brains, but it’s actually  warm gooey cake with yummy chocolate goodness scattered all throughout.  This is such an easy cake to make, it you make it with most things you have around the house.  I have to admit, I didn’t have self-rising flour, I don’t use it often, so I did go … Continue reading

Banana Cake

Ingredients: 2 and 1/2 cups cake flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 and 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 and 2/3 cups sugar 3 large banana’s (ripened) 2/3 cup butter 2/3 cup buttermilk Directions:  Preheat oven to 350 F.  Lightly grease and flour 2 (9-inch) baking pans. Sift dry ingredients together and set … Continue reading

Rich Dark Chocolate Cake

It seems I’ve been on a chocolate trend lately, but how can you go wrong with chocolate!  Another request for a Lt. Commander at work who never eats sweets!  His request was chocolate cake with chocolate icing.  This is a dark cake using dark cocoa and coffee. The icing is my go to Chocolate Fudge … Continue reading

Angel Food Cake 1

Ingredients: 12 eggs at room temperature  1 cup plus 1/4 cup confectioner sugar 1 cup all-purpose flour  1 and 1/2 teaspoons cream of tartar 1 and 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract (real) 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1 cup sugar Directions: 1.  Separate eggs, discard yolks or save.  Measure egg whites to equal 1 and 1/2 cups.  … Continue reading

Strawberry Topped-Neapolitan Layer Cake

Neapolitan Layer Cake  Neapolitan cake is strawberry, chocolate and vanilla layers,  but I chose to make the layers red, white and black…a special request.  The cake layers below are rgular size, but the recipe instructions are to slice the layers so there will be 6 layers instead of the three.  I added fresh strawberries in … Continue reading