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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

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 vanilla, baking vanilla, and clear vanilla. I’ll help you determine the best vanilla for your needs. Here’s a handy chart explaining...

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....

Shortbread Cookies

Shortbread Cookies

It’s the last day of twelve days of Christmas cookies and I’ve saved the best for last, shortbread cookies are my personal favorites! Christmas just wouldn’t be the same if we didn’t have these shortbread cookies. They’re sometimes called melting moments because they are so buttery and tender they...

Top 10 Cookie Baking Tips and Tricks

Top 10 Cookie Baking Tips and Tricks

I love baking and have experienced both fantastic and terrible results over the years. Experience might be the best teacher but if you’re like me you hate to waste food. In order to increase your chances of baking success, here are the top ten cookie baking tips, tricks, and...

Deluxe Sugar Cookies

Deluxe Sugar Cookies

Sugar cookies are a popular cookie for Christmas, Easter, Valentines Day or any day. These deluxe sugar cookies can be eaten plain, decorated with icing or sandwiched together with jelly or jam to make jam jams. Part of the holiday fun is baking. Decorating cookies is a wonderful and...

Gingersnaps

Gingersnaps

Welcome to our first twelve days of Christmas cookie recipes series! Our first recipe is for a family favorite Gingersnaps.  Nothing makes your home smell like the holidays like baking cookies filled with sweet spices. Gingersnap cookies are a classic, made with cinnamon, ginger, and cloves. Gingersnaps are my...

Cinnamon Pecan Crunch Bars

These quick and easy to make, decadent cinnamon pecan crunch bars are actually more like candies. They make a nice addition to your holiday baking and, or great gifts! Warning these are addictive so you may need to hide them! Cinnamon Pecan Crunch Bars 12 graham crackers, 2 1/2″x...

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