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Pina Colada Cake

Pina Colada Cake

Are you looking for a different cake or dessert that’s quick, easy, light and low fat? This pina colada cake is perfect. This pina colada cake is delicious and smells wonderful while it is baking. My home smelled like a tropical vacation! The texture is similar to angel food...

Banana Walnut Muffins

Banana Walnut Muffins

Banana muffins are popular and a great way to use up overripe bananas. These muffins are moist, with flecks of banana and chunks of walnuts which adds to the texture and flavor. You can leave out the walnuts but we love them. Walnuts add protein, healthy fat, fiber, and...

Crazy Sour Cream Spice Cake

Crazy Sour Cream Spice Cake

I baked this crazy sour cream spice cake for a non-profit fundraising event recently. It was a huge hit and a number of people at the event asked me for the recipe. I found in one of Mom’s cookbooks. When I saw this recipe I notice it’s a wacky...

Lemon Blueberry Muffins

Lemon Blueberry Muffins

Watkins Lemon Blueberry Muffins Blueberry muffins are one of the most popular muffins so when I saw this lemon blueberry muffin recipe in our new Watkins catalog I was excited to try it. Lemon and blueberries make a delightful flavour combination. You’ll find a printable version of the recipe at the bottom of...

Top Ten Most Popular Recipes

Top Ten Most Popular Recipes

Some of my readers have been asking which are my most popular recipes? I’m excited to share my top ten recipes with you.  It is not a surprise that some of my most popular recipes are desserts. Who doesn’t like a sweet treat now and then? Pie, cake, cheesecake,...

Five Flavor Cake With Six Flavor Glaze

Five Flavor Cake With Six Flavor Glaze

The popularity of cake recipes come and go but this five-flavor cake with six-flavor glaze has been a favorite for generations of families. It must be the delightful combination of lemon, coconut, rum, and vanilla that makes it so good. There’s nothing better than a tried and true five flavor...

Homemade Pumpkin Pie

Homemade Pumpkin Pie

Nothing is better than homemade pumpkin pie with a dollop of whipped cream on top. It is a dessert that brings back warm memories of family holiday dinners. Pumpkin pie is traditionally made in the fall when the pumpkins are ripe but it can be baked up any time...

Quick As a Mix Chocolate Sour Cream Cake

Quick As a Mix Chocolate Sour Cream Cake

I’ve been on the hunt for the perfect chocolate cake recipe that is quick and easy to make and this chocolate sour cream cake is it! It’s as quick as a mix to bake but without all those strange ingredients they add to commercial mixes. The ingredients are simple, and...

How to Know Which Vanilla Extract To Use

One of the most common questions I am asked is which vanilla should I use? There are many vanilla extracts to choose from, Watkins has three types pure, baking and clear vanilla. I’ll help you determine the best vanilla for your needs. Here’s a handy chart explaining how to...

Real Peanut Butter Cups

homemade peanut butter cups

Ahhh, who loves chocolate and peanut butter?  Made with natural ingredients these peanut butter cups are the real deal! These treats are easy to make and healthier than those famous cups. I used silicone muffin liners so it was easy to pop each peanut butter cup out of the mold....

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