Category Archives for Cake and Frosting

Soda Pop Cake

Although I can't take credit for this cake  ( I seen it on a morning newscast)  I think it is great! I have seen soda pop cakes in the grocery also, I bought one once and was not impressed. I decided to try this as something unusual..with the soda my son likes. All you do […]

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Homemade Sugar Cookie Icing

This is by far the easiest, most diverse and definitely yummiest homemade sugar cookie icing recipe that I have found. Basic Icing Ingredients 3 cups sifted confectioners sugar ¼ cup milk ½ tsp vanilla pinch of salt Mix all ingredients together in a bowl. You can add more or less milk to get the consistency […]

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Homemade Chocolate Frosting

6 tbsp butter (softened) 1 cup powdered sugar 4 tbsp cocoa powder 3 tbsp milk Sift together powdered sugar and cocoa. In a mixing bowl cream together softened butter and sugar/cocoa. Add milk a little at a time to control the consistency of the frosting. It may take a little more or a little less […]

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Homemade Red Velvet Cake Recipe

2 1/2 cups flour 1 1/2 cup sugar 3 tsp cocoa 1 tsp baking powder 3 eggs 1 cup buttermilk 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil 2ozs red food coloring 1 tbsp vinegar Combine all dry ingredients and sift.Using your mixer, add eggs and buttermilk and mix for 2 minutes. Then add oil and food coloring […]

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Almond Joy Cake

A delicious cake that tastes just like the popular candy bar? I have got to try this Almond Joy cake. Almond Joy Cake Recipe 1 pkg. Chocolate cake mix with pudding 1 lg. can evaporated milk 2 ½ cups sugar (total-divided) 26 large marshmallows 1 -14 oz package coconut ½ cup (1 stick) margarine/butter 1 […]

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Healthy Carrot Cake Recipe

2 cups all-purpose flour 24 Splenda packets or 1 cup splenda 1 tbsp baking soda 1 tbsp cinnamon 2 eggs 1/2 cup applesauce 1/2 cup honey 4 cups shredded carrots Frosting: 1/2 cup light whipped cream cheese 1tbsp powdered sugar 2 Splenda packets Sift flour, baking soda, Splenda and cinnamon to remove any lumps. Beat […]

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Pineapple Carrot Cake

This pineapple carrot cake is a nice twist on the more traditional recipe. With the pudding and pineapple it stays nice and moist and you don’t need any frosting on it. A light dusting of powdered sugar is all it takes to make this cake look pretty and taste delicious. That also makes it perfect […]

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Easy Carrot Cake Recipe

Using a box mix (or my own simple yellow cake recipe) makes this a very easy carrot cake recipe. The 2 cups of carrots are just enough to give this cake that special texture and sweet flavor. The salad dressing ensures that the cake stays moist and of course the frosting tops it all off. […]

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Zucchini Cake Mix Recipe

This zucchini cake is similar to carrot cake. We like to make it a lot with frozen zucchini throughout the year. You can also grate big zucchinis that are too tough to cook as vegetables for this cake. Zucchini Cake Recipe 3 cups peeled and shredded zucchini 3 cups sugar 4 eggs (beaten) 1 1/2 […]

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Zucchini Pineapple Cake

I hide vegetables anywhere I can to make sure my family gets plenty of them. This zucchini pineapple cake is one of those cases. If you don’t know that there’s zucchini in there you would never guess it. Zucchini Pineapple Cake Recipe 3 eggs 2 cups sugar 1 tbsp. Vanilla 1 cup oil 2 cups […]

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Apricot Coffee Cake Recipe

I made this apricot coffee cake yesterday and just had to share. It is very yummy and certainly pretty enough for company. I used fresh apricots that I peeled, seeded and chopped. You could also use copped dried apricots that have been soaked in a little water. Apricot Coffee Cake Recipe Ingredients 3/4 c. softened […]

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