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Apricot extreme cake

Posted by Anonymous I had dried appricots and wanted to make a cake with them but could not find a recipe that would make it as flavorful and most as I wanted.And living in a small town with no grocery store I had to use what was on hand, so it is fairly easy but tastes great. So I made thie up one day and it's a keeper. Apricot extreme cake Ingredients 1 box yellow cake mix one3.9 oz box of instant french vanilla pudding 1 tsp.. cinnamon 3 large eggs 1/3 cup vegtable oil 1 12 to 18 oz. jar of apricot preserves 1 1/4 cup water 1 cup chopped dried apricots 1 cup... read more

Easy Lemon Pound Cake

Posted by m0use I was hungry for lemon pound cake. Found a plain one that used cake mix as a base, so I adapted it for lemon pound cake- it is very tasty, moist, and dense. It would be perfect to bake in any 3-D cake pan. Easy Lemon Pound Cake Ingredients 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 cup white granulated sugar 3 eggs 1- 3.4 oz instant vanilla pudding mix 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 teaspoons lemon juice 2/3 cup water 1- 8oz container sour cream 1- 18.25 oz lemon cake mix 1 cup all purpose flour Instructions 1) Preheat oven to 350'F and prepare your baking pan. 2)... read more

Sinful Bars

Posted by leahross This is a southern recipe passed down in my family. There have been many variations, but this is the original. So good!! Sinful Bars Ingredients 1 box cake mix (butter recipe) 1 stick butter (melted) 1 egg 1/2 c. pecans (chopped) 1 pkg cream cheese 1 stick butter (melted) 1 egg 1/2 tsp vanilla Instructions Preheat oven 350 degrees. Combine cake mix, 1 stick melted butter, 1 egg, and pecans. This will be the consistency of dough. Pat it out into the bottom of an ungreased 13x9 pan. In a bowl combine the remaining ingredients and beat until... read more

Chinese Steamed Sponge Cake

Posted by mommykicksbutt I learned how to make this cake while living in Okinawa. It has become a family favorite although this is not the prettiest cake in the world, it is most likely the crumbless and it really is "sponge" cake. Cube it up for a great snack for kids on the go with no mess (don't frost or glaze it) or for a chocolate fondue. Add some red dye and this fakes as a "brain" for halloween! Chinese Steamed Sponge Cake Ingredients 8 eggs or equal amount of egg substitues 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup sugar, separated 1/4 cup cooking oil 1/4 tsp baking... read more

Super Enhanced Cake Formula

Posted by Anonymous Makes a rich, moist, absolutely delicious cake that has a 'crumb' similar to a pound cake, ideal for decorating and stacking/tiering. You will get so many compliments, and disbelief that you use any cake mix at all! Super Enhanced Cake Formula Ingredients 1 Cake Mix Box (Duncan Heines®, Betty Crocker®, Pillsbury® etc.) 1 cup All purpose flour 1 cup white granulated sugar 1 generous dash of salt 3 large eggs 1/3 cup water 1/4 Heavy Cream 1 cup Sour Cream (8 oz.) 1 cup melted butter 1 Tablespoon of Vanilla If making a white... read more

Golden Yellow Cake

Posted by kakes_by_kim This is a great yellow cake recipe! Golden Yellow Cake Ingredients 3 cups sifted cake flour 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 2/3 cup butter or margarine 1 3/4 cups sugar 2 eggs 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla 1 1/4 cup milk Instructions *Preheat oven to 350°. *Spray bottom of 2 nine-inch rounds with vegetable pan spray. *Sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside. *Cream butter and sugar together until light. Add eggs and... read more

Easy Lemon Cake

Posted by kakes_by_kim A great tasting Lemon cake! Easy Lemon Cake Ingredients 2 cups granulated sugar 2 cups (4 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature 6 eggs 1 teaspoon Madagascar Pure Vanilla Extract 1 teaspoon Madagascar Pure Vanilla Extract 2 eggs 1 oz. No-Taste Red Icing Color 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 cup cocoa powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup buttermilk or sour milk* 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 Tablespoon white vinegar Instructions Heat oven to 350°F. Grease... read more

Yellow Sponge Cake

Posted by kakes_by_kim This is a great sponge cake! Yellow Sponge Cake Ingredients 7 eggs Pinch of salt 3/4 teaspoon cream of tartar 3/4 cup sifted granulated sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup sifted cake flour Instructions Spray pan with Bake Easy. Line with parchment paper. Set oven at 400°F. Separate eggs; beat egg yolks 1 minute. Add pinch of salt to egg whites; beat until foamy. Add cream of tartar and continue beating whites until they cling to bottom and sides of bowl, then beat 1... read more

Basic Yellow Cake

Posted by kakes_by_kim This is a very easy, basic yellow cake mix. I use it all the time, everyone seems to like it. I bake and decorate cakes on the side for extra money and everyone compliments me on this cake. Basic Yellow Cake Ingredients 3 cups sifted cake flour 2/3 cup butter or margarine 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 2 eggs 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla 1 3/4 cups sugar 1 1/4 cups milk... read more

Petits Fours

Posted by Anonymous This is a sponge cake that it is perfect for making petits fours. Dense yellow cake that can stand up to the process of being cut into small pieces, and iced individually. Decorate each little cake with a whole nut, some candied fruit, tiny candies, sprinkles or coconut. Petits Fours Ingredients 2 eggs 2 egg yolks 1 cup sugar 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 cup milk 5 tablespoons butter, melted Instructions 1 Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 10x15 inch jellyroll pan.2 In a large... read more

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