Easy Homemade Coconut Frosting

Homemade Coconut Frosting

Homemade frosting is the easiest way to take a simple cake to the next level. This homemade coconut frosting on a simple chocolate cake is an easy, yet delicious, dessert! Homemade frosting is so easy to make and so much better than the stuff from a can. Seriously. It is so much better! I love making homemade cake, but I also love the convenience that […]

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Nancy’s Pineapple Cake

Nancy's Pineapple Cake_

This pineapple cake recipe is one of the recipes that I found in my mom’s recipe box when I visited Oregon in the spring. The recipe came from Nancy, a long time friend of my family. She lived in the same small town we did and her husband and her went to church with us for years. In fact, my parents still attend the same […]

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Grandma’s Strawberry Coffee Cake

Strawberry Coffee Cake

Modern food and recipes can often be complicated and full of ingredients. Sometimes I long to go back to the simple and basic recipes of years ago. The kind of recipes our grandmothers and great grandmothers used to make. The kind of recipes that use basic everyday ingredients and the best of what is in season. One of the things that I love to do […]

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Mom’s Rhubarb Muffins

Rhubarb Muffins

Spring at my parent’s house means rhubarb season. And rhubarb season means all kinds of cooking and baking with rhubarb. Last week when I visited my parents and realized that their rhubarb was ready to be picked, I knew I needed to do some baking with it. Rhubarb is one of those things that many people have never had. It is more of an old […]

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Wacky Spice Cake

Wacky Spice Cake

A few weeks ago when I shared a recipe for my Cooking Through My Collection series for Wacky Cake, Betsy left a comment about a Wacky Spice Cake that she makes. She mentioned the basics of what she did and I knew I needed to try it. I had never heard of a Wacky Spice Cake or really any other types of Wacky Cakes, but […]

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Mom’s Apple Cake Recipe

Mom's Apple Cake

This recipe for mom’s apple cake is a moist delicious apple cake that is inspired by a cake my mom has been making for years. One of the things I love to encourage people to do is to experiment in the kitchen. It is so much fun to take a basic recipe and tweak it to use what you have on hand or what your […]

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Mom’s Apple Cake with Caramel Sauce

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Instead of a recipe from my cookbook collection today, today we have a recipe from my mom. Some of my favorite recipes and recipe ideas come from my mom and I love sharing them with you. This is apple cake with caramel sauce is of those old fashioned desserts that is simple, yet delicious. This contains basic ingredients. Ingredients that we all have on hand. That […]

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Chocolate Raspberry Layer Cake

Chocolate Raspberry Layer Cake

I shared a picture of this cake on my Facebook page when I made it for my daughter’s birthday. When I posted it, I said I would share it soon. Well, that was back in April and here it is May 16th. What can I say except that life got busy and I forgot about it until I saw a picture of it the other […]

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Mom’s Rhubarb Cake

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When I was going through some pictures on my computer the other day, I came across a few pictures from my trip to Oregon last year. One of the pictures I found was of a piece of my mom’s rhubarb cake. My husband loves rhubarb and if it is anywhere near rhubarb season when we visit my family, my mom always tries to make rhubarb […]

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Gluten Free Version of Cracker Barrel’s Double Chocolate Fudge Cake

Gluten Free Version of Cracker Barrel Double Fudge Chocolate Cake

If you love chocolate this dessert is for you. It is a gluten free version of Cracker Barrel’s famous double chocolate fudge cake. Eating out when gluten free is very challenging. Eating dessert while eating out is even harder, so I love it when I can come up with a copy cat version at home that I can make gluten free. This recipe is a […]

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