Category Archives for Cake and Frosting

Banana Nut Cake

2 1/2 cups flour 1 2/3 cups sugar 1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder 1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup shortening 2/3 cup buttermilk 3 mashed bananas 3 eggs 2/3 cup walnuts, finely chopped Here is yet another great way to use up those over-ripe bananas. We love this simple cake for […]

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Dark Rich Chocolate Cake Mix

1 cup unbleached white flour 2/3 cup whole wheat flour 1-1/2 cups sugar 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa 1/4 cup dry buttermilk powder 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon instant coffee crystals I use a plastic, gallon sized, zipper bag for this recipe. Measure all of these ingredients into […]

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Vegan White Cake

1 1/3 cups sugar 1/2 cup margarine or vegetable shortening 3 cups flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 3/4 teaspoon salt 2 cups soymilk 1 tablespoon vanilla 1 teaspoon almond extract Add the sugar and margarine or shortening to a large bowl and cream using a hand mixer. You can also do this by hand using […]

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Banana Honey Cake

3 very ripe bananas, mashed 1/2 cup margarine (1 stick), melted 1 cup honey 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup yogurt (homemade is fine) 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 2-1/2 cups whole wheat flour Mash the bananas in a large bowl. Try to get them as lump-free […]

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Honey Orange Cake

1/2 cup corn oil 1 cup honey 1 large egg 1/2 cup yogurt 1/2 cup orange juice the grated rind of one orange 1/2 teaspoon pure almond extract 2 cups whole wheat flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt Begin by measuring the oil into a big bowl. Use the same measuring cup to […]

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Chocolate Cream Frosting

4 ounces cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup evaporated milk 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa or carob powder 1/3 cup honey 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1-1/2 cups instant nonfat dry milk powder Place the cream cheese in a bowl and let it come to room temperature. Pour the evaporated milk, cocoa, honey and vanilla. Use electric beaters […]

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