Archive of ‘Cakes & Cupcakes’ category

Mother’s Day Lemon Pudding Cake

Posted on April 29, 2017

Show mom lots of love with rich and delicious Lemon Pudding Cake, May’s edition of The Recipe Box in Direct Magazine.  A batch of my favorite whipped cream cheese frosting makes both strawberry filling and lemon icing to complement it perfectly. It’s so easy that kids can make it with a bit of help, and […]


Valentine Jam Cakes

Posted on February 11, 2016

Valentine’s Day is almost here!  Valentine Jam Cakes are a deliciously different treat to make for your special someone.  I’ve been wanting to try making a Jam Cake  – the idea of using blackberry preserves in the batter intrigued me.  I found a recipe that sounded absolutely delicious, and decided  to make cupcakes for Valentine’s […]


Cookbooks and Carrot Cake

Posted on April 7, 2015

I. Love. Cookbooks. (Surprise, another food blogger with a cookbook addiction, right?) You’ll find them on just about every shelf and table in my house.  I read them like novels, relishing every picture and page.  I usually carry one with me, you know, just in case I have a spare moment in the car/doctor’s office/hair […]


Bake and Take Dark Chocolate Stout Cake

Posted on March 21, 2015

It’s National Bake and Take Day!  Started in 1970 in Kansas as a community service project, people were encouraged to bake something using a wheat product and then take it to a friend, neighbor or family member to generate goodwill in the community. March is Bake and Take Month, with the highlight day celebrated on the […]


My Fudgy Valentine – Molten Chocolate Chai Cakes

Posted on February 14, 2015

Happy Valentine’s Day!  Whatever activities you’ve got planned, I hope they make a perfect day for you and whomever you’re celebrating with. My plan for Valentine’s Day changes from year to year…it could be a day out and about, or a day just relaxing at home with the hubby…but no matter what the day holds, […]