Category Archives: Cake

Carrot Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

Like Me? Please Share Me This is the best Carrot Cake I have ever made. It’s moist and delicious; exactly what a Carrot Cake should be. It took 20 years to perfect the recipe as I started developing it when … Continue reading

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Christmas Dinner 2016

Like Me? Please Share MeChristmas is less than two weeks away and if you haven’t planned your Christmas Dinner here is a suggestion that will knock your Reindeer Socks off. Much of this dinner can be made a day in … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Desserts

Like Me? Please Share MeFor me the only desserts on Thanksgiving are Pies and Cheesecake. I’ve assembled some of my favorites for you to try. If you make only one of these desserts and you have success, my Thanksgiving wishes … Continue reading

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A Light Luncheon

Like Me? Please Share MeI had a friend over for lunch to celebrate both of our birthdays. I made a light lunch so we could enjoy dessert. Hey, it’s a birthday celebration after all. I made this delicious Wild Rice … Continue reading

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Chocolate Mousse Cake

Like Me? Please Share Me Yesterday we celebrated our friend Parker’s Birthday and My Birthday with Chocolate Mousse Cake. So Yummy!!  I am going to share the recipe for this decadent, chocolaty, luscious cake with you but be for-warned that … Continue reading

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Chocolate Lovers Delight

Like Me? Please Share MeFor many of us there is no better dessert than something Chocolate – Rich Delicious Chocolate.  I am sharing a Chocolate dessert that I served to customers during my catering days. It is always a favorite … Continue reading

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Mangia Italian Style

Like Me? Please Share MeOn our recent trip to Chicago for a week’s vacation, we were able to spend time with family and friends and do all the touristy things we haven’t done in years.  We visited Museums, Giant Buildings, … Continue reading

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A Real Southern Delicacy – Coconut Cake With Coconut Custard Filling and Seven Minute Frosting

Like Me? Please Share Me This Easter Sunday we are invited to a Southern Easter Brunch and I was asked to bring dessert.  Well, of course, I want to bring a Southern treat to keep with the theme.  My favorite … Continue reading

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I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream For Ice Cream (Cake That Is)

Like Me? Please Share Me I love this Ice Cream Cake!!!  Making my own Gelato gives me a great deal of satisfaction and, since there are no preservatives or additives, the texture is creamy smooth and the flavor is delicious. … Continue reading

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Blueberry Season Is Here

Like Me? Please Share Me Yes, it’s here, the long awaited Blueberry season.  At least it is long awaited for me.  I love Blueberries and I love baking with Blueberries.  I love eating Blueberries and make sure I eat them … Continue reading

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