Category Archives for Cake and Frosting

Oatmeal Cake

1 cup quick cooking oats 1 ½ cups hot water 1 cup white sugar 1 cup brown sugar ½ cup oil 1 1/3 cups self rising flour 1 teaoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon 2 eggs Pour hot water over oats and let stand. Mix sugars, flour, baking soda and cinnamon. Add eggs and oil. […]

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Rhubarb Cake with Bake in Topping

1-1/2c brown sugar 1 egg 2c rhubarb 2t. vanilla 2t. almond extract 1c. sour cream 2t. baking powder 1c.nuts 2c. flour 1-1/2c. shortening Mix all together except add rhubarb,nuts last.you want to gently roll them in the batter last. Grease and flour pan. For topping… 1/2c brown sugar 1/2c. white sugar 3T. butter 2t. cinnamon […]

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Cranberry Bundt Cake Recipe

3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened 1-1/2 cups sugar 3 eggs 1-1/2 teaspoons almond extract 3 cups all-purpose flour 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1-1/2 cups (12 ounces) sour cream 1 can (16 ounces) whole-berry cranberry sauce 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans 3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar 4-1/2 teaspoons water […]

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Pumpkin Pie Cake

Crust: 1 box (2 layer size) yellow cake mix, reserve 1 cup 1 stick margarine/butter, softened 1 egg Mix together and press into a 9 x 13 baking pan (this is where I warm it so it smooths well) Filling: 1 large can pumpkin the big one (30 oz.) 3 eggs 1 can (2/3 cup) […]

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Chocolate Summer Squash Cake

I make this when we have a lot of zucchini or other squash. It is a very moist cake. I have also used leftover spaghetti squash or other mild flavored squash. I grate and freeze 3 cup portions of squash to use later in breads and cakes. Chocolate squash cake (lower fat version) 1/2 cup […]

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Spice Cake

2 cups of flour self-rising 2 cups of sugar Jar of apple blue berry baby food cup of walnuts 3 eggs cup of oil 2 teaspoons of cinnamon Mix together and bake at 350 until knife comes out clean. Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, […]

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Pineapple Angel Cake

Sooo easy and delicious! I box Angel Food Cake mix 1 20 oz crushed pineapple Mix together well and pour into a 9 x 13 pan that is only greased on the bottom. Bake 350 degrees for about 30 min. or until nicely browned on top. You can sift powdered sugar on top if desired. […]

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Honey Bun Cake

1 c. brown sugar 3 tsp. cinnamon 1 c. pecans, chopped mix together and set aside. 1 box yellow cake mix 4 eggs 3/4 c. oil 1 c. buttermilk 4 Tbsp. sugar Mix everything together, pour 1/2 of cake mixture into 13 X 9 pan. Pour 1/2 brown sugar mixture over cake batter. Add rest […]

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Cinnamon Cake

2 Cups Sugar 2 Cups Milk 4 Cups Flour 1/4 Cup butter or margarine (cut into small pieces) 2 teaspoons baking powder Mix everything and pour in a 9×13 greased and floured baking dish. Sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar. Bake for 50 minutes at 350* or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out […]

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Lemon Lime Refrigerator Cake

1 pkg. small lime jello 1 pkg. DH lemon supreme cake mix 1 env. Dream Whip 1 pkg. lemon instant pudding 1 1/2 c. cold milk 3/4 c. boiling water 1/2 c. cold water Dissolve jello in 3/4 c. boiling water. Add the cold water and set aside. Mix and bake cake as directed on […]

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Mayonnaise Cake

This cake recipe was the basic cake that my grandmother and mother made while I was growing up. We had other cakes on special occasions but this one was the one that we had on a regular bases. 2 cups flour 2 tsp. baking soda 3 level tbsp. baking cocoa Mix these up. And in […]

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Glossy Dark Chocolate Frosting

1 cup sugar 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa 1/4 cup cornstarch 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup tap water 1/4 cup (1/2 a stick) of margarine 1 teaspoon vanilla Get out a two quart sized saucepan. In it, combine the sugar, cocoa, cornstarch and salt. Mix this up nicely. Then gradually stir in the tap water. Cook […]

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