Jello Cupcakes

Children and adults alike will love these cupcakes! You can have so much fun making them because there’s so many combinations of colors and decorations.  These are made with a white cake mix of your choice, but you can certainly make the cupcakes scratch.  The icing is scratch, but you can certainly used canned if you … Continue reading

Banana Pound Cake

How many times to we have bananas on our counter-top and they are too ripe to eat alone?  I know it happens to me quite often and this is when I pull out my recipe books and start looking.  I can easily go to an old stand-by recipe, but that would be too easy! lol  … Continue reading

Gooey Butter Cookies

This recipe for cookies are soooo easy and fast to make, there’s no excuse to say you can’t make them!  Have all ingredients at room temperature, mix them all together in one bowl, chill, roll in balls (you should know how to do that), roll in confectioner sugar, bake and you have some very yummy … Continue reading

Butterscotch Nut Bread

I love bread, and I especially love how it smells while baking!  I saw this recipe posted by Jemmie on Tried and True Recipes and decided it was time to make another bread.  This is a very easy recipe for bread, no long time-consuming recipes.  A delicious recipe I’ll make time and time again. Ingredients:  1 Egg … Continue reading

Perfect White Cake with Vanilla Buttercream Icing

Another birthday at work for a co-worker and her favorite birthday cake request was a Confetti Cake.  I decided to use a recipe from Martha Stewart called “The Perfect White Cake,” and for the icing, my recipe for Vanilla Buttercream Icing.  This icing is very creamy and smooth, and another one of my go-to-icing recipes for many cakes and cupakes!  The recipe is great … Continue reading

Butter Pecan Cookies

Ingredients: 3/4 cup pecans 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature 1/3 cup sugar, plus more for coating 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 cup all-purpose flour Directions:   Preheat oven to 350 F.  On a baking sheet, toast pecans until fragrant, about 6 minutes.  Let cool completely; finely chop. With an … 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

Cool Whip n’ Cream Cheese Icing

Icing:     1 large container Cool Whip (thawed) 1- 8 ounce package cream cheese (softened) 1/2 cup sifted powdered sugar 1/2 cup granulated sugar   Mix all icing ingredients together and spread between each layer of cooled cake.