Category Archives for Cake and Frosting

Homemade Buttermilk Pound Cake Recipe

A tasty homemade buttermilk pound cake topped with powdered sugar..

It all started around Thanksgiving. Each year I buy a half-gallon of buttermilk to make the biscuits and cornbread that go into my homemade cornbread dressing. The rest of the year I use regular milk in those recipes, but for Thanksgiving and Christmas I “splurge” on some buttermilk. It tastes richer I think and it’s […]

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Carrot Cake Poke Cake Recipe

I love a nice slice of traditional carrot cake and will grab it for dessert if we are out for dinner somewhere (which doesn’t happen very often). For some reason it’s not something I bake on a regular basis. I don’t know why. Instead, when I really have to have some carrot cake, I started […]

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Hamburger Cake – April Fool’s Day Recipe

This cake is so much fun to make. It’s great for April Fool’s Day, but also makes for a fun birthday cake for a little boy (or silly husband). Have fun with it. Ingredients: 1 chocolate cake mix 1 white cake mix Brown paste food coloring Yellow paste food coloring 3/4 cup chocolate frosting, prepared […]

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Pineapple Cherry Dump Cake Recipe

This is such a simple recipe, but “oh-so-yummy”. It took my daughter and I about 10 minutes to put together. The hardest part was waiting for the cake to finish baking. About 10 minutes into the hour bake-time the house started to smell amazing. We had planned to make this for dessert after dinner, but […]

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Rhubarb Upside-Down Cake

Mix a yellow or white cake according to box directions. Put into a 9×13 cake pan. Pour 4 cups of rhubarb cut into small pieces over cake. Put 3/4 cup sugar and one pint of whipping cream on top of cake. Bake at 350 degrees for 50 to 55 minutes, testing to make sure is […]

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Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

One of my favorite treats and desserts this time of the year is strawberry shortcake made with  fresh berries. I get them from a local produce stand. 3 cups fresh strawberries 1/2-1 cup sugar Pound cake Whipped topping or whipped cream Slice the strawberries into a bowl and add the sugar. I like to start […]

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Pound Cake Recipe

There isn’t much I like better than a nice slice of pound cake. In fact, I’ve been asking for this for many birthdays over the past few years. Give it a try. Serve it as is or top it with a little fruit, whipped cream or ice cream. Perfect Pound Cake Recipe     1 cup […]

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Cinnamon Coffee Cake

3 cups flour 1 cup sugar 1 cup packed brown sugar 1 Tb cinnamon 1 cup butter, softened 1 ts salt 1 ts baking soda 1 ts vanilla 2 eggs 1 cup buttermilk (see below if you don’t have buttermilk) Get out a large bowl and a small bowl. In the large bowl, mix flour, […]

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LuLu Mae's Two-Fer Pound Cake

LuLu Mae was probably 85 (maybe older) when she gave me this recipe. I have used it for 20 years, and my very good friend passed away when she was about 94.  This recipe showed up often at our weekly “42” games.  Not fancy just good.  Add your own toppings: fruit,icing… Two-Fer Cake 2 cups […]

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