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Apple Cake with Brown Sugar Glaze

Posted on Oct 7th, 2010

I saw this cake over at Lick the Bowl Good a few weeks ago and made it that very day.  My kids smelled it baking and kept asking when it would be…

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Banana Cinnamon Chip Coffee Cake

Posted on Sep 4th, 2012

Forget regular old banana bread!  This banana cake is amazing, thanks to the wonderful layers of sugary, nutty streusel.  My family will gladly…

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Banana Cinnamon Shortbread Bars

Posted on Feb 26th, 2012

Honestly, most baked banana desserts taste the same to me.  Baking with bananas results in a very similar cake-like texture, whether you're making…

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Best Banana Cake with Vanilla Frosting

Posted on Jan 9th, 2014

Honestly, I can't tell you what makes this banana cake so outstanding. The original recipe was actually called "To Die for Banana Cake." It's really…

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Blueberry Crumb Cake

Blueberry Crumb Cake

Posted on May 27th, 2010

This blueberry crumb cake is unbelievably good, considering the simple ingredient list. It's not too sweet and has a fabulous texture.…

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Chocolate Raspberry Layer Cake with Ganache Frosting

Posted on Feb 6th, 2013

I should be clear right off the bat.  Layer cakes are not my forte.  Not at all.  But this cake turned out beautifully.  Baking the cakes in…

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Coca-Cola Cake

Posted on Jan 25th, 2010

This is a yummy, gooey chocolatey cake with a hint of cola flavor.  I really like it warm from the oven.  I'm told not to use diet cola or regular…

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Coconut Layer Cake

Posted on Apr 7th, 2010

This cake is so delicious! And starting with a boxed cake mix make it so easy. You can even use frozen whipped topping instead of whipping your…

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Cranberry Almond Cake

Posted on Jan 3rd, 2011

Folks, this cake is fabulous! Absolutely fabulous!  It's the perfect combination of sweet and tart, and the streusel topping is, well . . . hard to…

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Cranberry Cream Cheese Pound Cake

Posted on Nov 28th, 2012

This cake was amazing! Dense and moist, it was perfect mix of sweet and tart.  And I love that it's simple to make, yet elegant enough to serve as…

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Pineapple Orange Layer Cake

Easy Pineapple Orange Layer Cake

Posted on Apr 8th, 2014

First, don't forget to head over and enter the giveaway for a $100 Visa gift card and some fun products from Pillsbury! This Pineapple Orange Cake…

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Easy Poppy Seed Cake

Posted on Mar 25th, 2010

This cake is simple, easy, and everyone loves it.  It strikes me as a springtime dessert, so I often make it for Easter.  For a lemon version,…

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Eggnog Cheesecakes with Dulce de Leche

Posted on Dec 8th, 2010

My husband loves eggnog and cheesecake, so when I saw a recipe for eggnog cheesecake, I knew I had to try it.  This can also be baked in a…

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Favorite Fall Recipe: Apple Cake with Brown Sugar Glaze

Posted on Sep 10th, 2013

When I heard the theme for this month's Recipe Round-up was going to be favorite fall recipes, you might think I'd have a hard time deciding which…

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Fruit & Pudding Cake

Fruit & Pudding Cake

Posted on May 24th, 2012

This is hands down my family's favorite cake. I actually can't believe I haven't shared it already. I especially love making it during the summer…

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Homemade Strawberry Shortcakes

Posted on Aug 2nd, 2012

These are hands down the best strawberry shortcakes I've ever made. I'm so glad my oldest spotted the recipe and asked to have it for dessert. I cut…

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Key Lime Cheesecake

Posted on Apr 25th, 2011

This is one of my favorite cheesecakes to make.  When it comes to my cheesecakes cracking, I always do better with recipes that call for a bit of…

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Lemonade Bundt Cake

Lemonade Bundt Cake

Posted on Apr 2nd, 2013

If you love lemon, this cake is bursting with lemon flavor.  It's also dense and moist, which is exactly what I look for in a cake.  To say my…

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Market Monday: Fresh Pear Cake with Vanilla Glaze

Posted on Oct 7th, 2013

Before we get to this week's Market Monday recipe, if you haven’t entered the giveaway for a $100 Visa gift card and Pillsbury Celebration…

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Market Monday: Made From Scratch, Better Than Anything Peach Cake

Posted on Jul 29th, 2013

I've been thinking it's time for a dessert recipe on Market Monday.  So I was thrilled to see all of the peaches available at this week's market.…

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Molten Chocolate Cakes

Posted on Dec 30th, 2009

I confess, I have had limited success making these with the muffin papers.  If you decide to go with 12 cakes, I recommend the foil muffin papers…

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New York Crumb Cake

Posted on Jan 2nd, 2012

I love crumb cake!  Maybe because I feel good about eating it for breakfast (with a big glass of milk) or dessert.  And pretty much any time in…

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No-Bake Apple Pie Icebox Cake

Posted on Oct 22nd, 2013

This apple cake is completely different (in a really good way) from any other apple dessert I've ever tried. It features all of the flavors of apple…

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Nutella Gooey Butter Cake

Posted on Aug 12th, 2010

This is one of the best chocolate cakes I have ever made.  Possibly the best!  It's kind of like a molten chocolate cake that you can slice.  Or…

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Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bars

Posted on Nov 14th, 2010

When I saw this recipe over at 3B's--Baseball, Baking and Books, I couldn't wait to make it.  Because what's not to love about a pumpkin and cream…

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Pumpkin Gooey Butter Cake

Posted on Nov 14th, 2011

This is a quick and easy pumpkin dessert, and my whole family loved it.  Even my husband, who doesn't typically like pumpkin desserts.  I think it…

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Skillet Chocolate Sundae Cake

Posted on Jun 23rd, 2012

Oh. My. Goodness.  This cake is heaven in a skillet.  But something about that skillet (plus the ice cream and caramel sauce) makes it taste even…

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Snickerdoodle Bundt Cake

Posted on Apr 15th, 2011

This is one of the best cakes I've made in a long time.  Maybe one of the best cakes ever! It certainly didn't last long around here.  My kids were…

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Strawberry icebox cake

Strawberry Icebox Cake

Posted on Jun 12th, 2012

This strawberry filled no-bake dessert has summer written all over it.  Not only is it loaded with fresh strawberries, but you don't have to turn…

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Tres Leches Cake

Tres Leches Cake

Posted on May 4th, 2012

I've been wanting to try making Tres Leches Cake (or three milks cake) for awhile now.  The cake itself will seem very dry and airy, which is…

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Ultimate Chocolate Fudge Bundt Cake

Posted on Jun 23rd, 2010

This is my go-to chocolate cake recipe.  I'm not a big fan of regular old cake from a mix, but this has enough additions to transform it into a…

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