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Apple Tea Cake

By HappyCake10609 About This Recipe: Perfect for fall, here is a delicious recipe for Apple Tea Cake!  This recipe was handed down to me from a family member and I it's perfect with a cup of tea in the afternoon...  If you are looking for a recipe to use some of your freshly picked apples or just looking for a nice apple crumb cake, give this one a try! Ingredients: 4 Lipton Tea Bags 1 Med-Large Tart Apple 1 1/4 cups Sugar 2 cups All-Purpose Flour 1/2 tsp Baking Powder 1/2 tsp Baking Soda 12 tbsp Unsalted Butter (softened) 2 Eggs 1/2 cup Sour Cream 1 tsp... read more

Delicious Crusting SNOW WHITE Buttercream / Decorators Icing

2 cups shortening (*sub some or all for Salted Butter if you prefer) 1 Tablespoon Butter Vanilla Emulsion (*sub 1/2 T Clear Vanilla and 1/2 T Butter Flavor) 1/4 tsp (clear) Almond Extract 1/3 cup plus 1 Tablespoon Water 2 Tablespoons Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon Meringue Powder 2 lbs Powdered Sugar 1/4 tsp Salt (optional, must be dissolved in water) If using salt, add it to water to dissolve it. Cream shortening, extracts and about 1/2 of the water until there are no lumps. Add Cornstarch and Meringue Powder. Mix until combined. Add powdered sugar 1 cup at a time, fully... read more

Layer Chocolate Cake for Valentine’s Day

By [Username Here] About This Recipe: Layer Chocolate Cake for Valentine’s Day Now that I have made this cake three times in two days I think that next time it could be a piece of cake!  This has been a frustrating experience for me to say the very least.  I was using The Smith’s Family 12 layer cake recipe.  The first attempt resulted in little rubber disks that resembled frisbees. I thought after the batter was ready to put in the pans that it was really runny, but why would it be the wrong proportions after all it is found at  I blamed the mess on my... read more

How to Make a Heart Cake for Your Valentine

By [Username Here] About This Recipe: How to Make a Heart Cake for Your Valentine Teenagers love Valentine’s Day!  It’s not just about boyfriends and girlfriends.  They want to share the day with their friends and families and sometimes their teachers.  School was really buzzing today with candy, flowers, cards, stuffed animals, cake, cookies,  and balloons.  There was some buzz around my room, too.  Word got out that I was decorating Valentine Cakes for my classes and  you would have thought I was giving away one hundred-dollar bills.   It was only cake and not even... read more

Strawberry Cream Cake 2013

Strawberry Cream Cake Strawberries are everywhere now and when I saw this yummy looking cake on Martha’s newsletter  I could not resist it. Who doesn’t love strawberries and whipped cream.  That is what I call a match made in heaven and then add a nice layer of yellow cake to soak up all that good strawberry juice.  I’m telling you that it is perfect! I made three of these in one week that’s just how good they are.  Make a one layer cake and then split it, cut up strawberries,  whip up some cream and you have yourself a fancy dessert that is a show stopper. This cake... read more

No-Bake Cheesecak

By [simox big] About This Recipe: This Cheesecake is almost a miracle. From the top to the bottom it’s all no-bake.  It’s so easy that you can whip it up in the morning and serve it for dinner with very little effort.  The traditional cheesecake is delicious, but can be labor intensive and then fooling with that water bath can be intimidating for some of us.  Try this simple no-bake cheesecake and you will be pleasantly surprised with the results..   Ingredients: 15 graham cracker ( 8 ounces) or 2 cups graham cracker crumbs 1 stick butter, melted 3... read more

Delicious Apple Shortcake

By Findley About This Recipe: This cake will always hit home for me. My grandmother has been making it for as long as I can remember, and I always love sharing the love to others - which is why I'm sharing the recipe here ;) You can read more about the recipe here:  but I'll include some information about the recipe below.      1/4 lb butter 3/4 cup of sugar 1 egg (not beaten) 2 level cups of flour 1 tsp Baking Powder 7 medium apples (stewed) - amount of sugar depends on sweetness of... read more

Italian Chantilly Cake

ddaigle (Debbie) About This Recipe: This is my version of the Berry Chantilly Cake found at Whole Foods.   I believe they use a yellow cake, but I used white because I have another berry-type cake that I use a yellow cake with and I didn't want them to be too similar.  You can use a yellow cake if you prefer.     I                 read more

Pear and French Vanilla Cup Cakes w/ White Chocolate Frosting.

By Strawn Cakes and Bakes About This Recipe This is a refreshing lightly sweet cupcake. Original recipe can be found in "1000 Cupcake Recipes" I made changes.      Ingredients: 1 lg egg  1/2 cup (1 stick) butter 1/2 cup buttermilk  2 pears (peeled, cored and chopped)  1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups + 1 tbsp self rising flour sifted  1 tsp baking powder  1/4 tsp sea salt  3/4 cup sugar  1/4 cup brown sugar  Nutmeg and cinnamon or ginger to taste may be added. makes 12 servings Directions:     Preheat oven to 350... read more

Watermelon Cupcakes

By sugarkissed_net About This Recipe: This cupcake recipe is perfect for those with a serious sweet tooth. The watermelon frosting especially is not lacking in the sugar department. Described as tasting like watermelon Jolly Ranchers, the flavor is intense and consumption of even just one cupcake will almost surely result in a sugar high.     Watermelon Cupcake Ingredients: 1 16.5 oz. box of white cake mix 1 0.15 oz. packet of watermelon Kool-Aid 1/2 cup of watermelon juice (from pureed fresh watermelon) 1/2 cup of water 1/2 cup of oil 4 eggs 1/2 cup mini... read more

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