Cakes

War Cake

War Cake

War Cake During the early months of 1942, the Japanese conquered the Philippines. This cut off the sugar imports to the United States. Shipments from other areas of the world were curtailed by 50% because the ships had to be used for military purposes. There […]

Gingerbread

Gingerbread

Gingerbread Most people relate gingerbread with the holidays. Mom would make it any time of the year. Usually she would serve it warm with a big dollop of whipped cream on top.  Yummy!  Do you all know where this wonderful dessert came from? In Medieval […]

Tomato Soup Cake

Tomato Soup Cake

Tomato Soup Cake Have you ever had a tomato soup cake?  My Mom didn’t make it, but I had several friends whose mothers would make it. They’d have it in their lunches at school. I finally got around to making one after I was married. […]

Original Boston Cream Pie

Original Boston Cream Pie

Original Boston Cream Pie Boston Cream Pie is one of those desserts that proves you’re a New Englander if you love it!  I’d keep one in the fridge all the time if I could. The true history of Boston Cream Pie is cloaked in mystery.  […]

Lemon Buttermilk Pound Cake

Lemon Buttermilk Pound Cake

Lemon Buttermilk Pound Cake This cake is so wonderfully moist. I didn’t add the glaze, but it does add alot of lemon flavor. Lemon Buttermilk Pound Cake Recipe Type: Cake Cuisine: American Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 70 mins Total time: […]

Easter Babka

Easter Babka

Easter Babka This is another dessert that my friends mother would make. These are so good!  If you try it, let me know what you think in the comments. Easter Babka Recipe Type: Dessert Cuisine: Polish Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 2 hours 15 mins […]

Meyer Lemon Pound Cake

Meyer Lemon Pound Cake

Meyer Lemon Pound Cake This cake is so incredibly good. It’s nice and moist, too.  Meyer Lemon Pound Cake Recipe Type: Cake Cuisine: American Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 50 mins Total time: 1 hour 5 mins Serves: 12 Recipe adapted […]

Gur Cake

Gur Cake

Gur Cake Here’s another recipe I haven’t tried yet. But, I’m planning on it. It sounds really good. Gur Cake Recipe Type: Dessert Cuisine: Irish Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 20 mins Cook time: 40 mins Total time: 1 hour Serves: 8 Ingredients 12 ounces […]

Green Velvet Cupcakes

Green Velvet Cupcakes

Green Velvet Cupcakes These are really good – nice and moist. They’ll go nicely with your St. Patrick’s Day dinner. Green Velvet Cupcakes Recipe Type: Cake Cuisine: American Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 20 mins Cook time: 16 mins Total time: 36 mins Serves: 24 […]

Irish Chocolate Coffee Bundt Cake

Irish Chocolate Coffee Bundt Cake

Irish Chocolate Coffee Bundt Cake Is it too early for Irish recipes?  St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner so let’s get started. Irish Chocolate Coffee Bundt Cake Recipe Type: Cake Cuisine: American Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 25 mins Cook time: 1 hour […]

Best Ever Coffee Cake

Best Ever Coffee Cake

Best Ever Coffee Cake This coffee cake has the most wonderful cream cheese filling inside.  I didn’t put the icing on it because we didn’t want any, but you probably will. Best Ever Coffee Cake Recipe Type: Breakfast Cuisine: American Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: […]

Neiman Marcus Cake

Neiman Marcus Cake

Neiman Marcus Cake Have you ever been in a Neiman Marcus store?  They have some gorgeous stuff. Their yearly Christmas catalog is unbelievable.   This cake is just as fantastic as their store.   Neiman Marcus Cake Recipe Type: Cake Cuisine: American Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: […]

Lemon Lava Cakes

Lemon Lava Cakes

Lemon Lava Cakes I love lava cakes. These are a wonderful change from the chocolate ones. Lemon Lava Cakes Recipe Type: Dessert Cuisine: American Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 15 mins Total time: 25 mins Serves: 8 Ingredients 5 ounces white […]

Outrageous Cherry Dr Pepper Cake

Outrageous Cherry Dr Pepper Cake

Outrageous Cherry Dr Pepper Cake In Texas, Dr Pepper is practically a staple in everyone’s refrigerator. This cake just had to be made. Outrageous Cherry Dr Pepper Cake Recipe Type: Cake Cuisine: American Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 30 mins Total […]

Red Wine Chocolate Poke Cake

Red Wine Chocolate Poke Cake

Red Wine Chocolate Poke Cake This is going to be so nice to have for your Valentine’s Day dinner. I’m going to make it up for us. Red Wine Chocolate Poke Cake Recipe Type: Cake Cuisine: American Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 15 mins Cook […]

Better Than Anything Bundt Cake

Better Than Anything Bundt Cake

Better Than Anything Bundt Cake This is wonderful.  I know you all will love it – especially all you chocoholics, Better Than Anything Bundt Cake Recipe Type: Cake Cuisine: American Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 30 mins Cook time: 35 mins Total time: 1 hour […]

Cream Cheese Pound Cake

Cream Cheese Pound Cake

Cream Cheese Pound Cake I’ve made this many times and it always comes out great. I’m sure you’ll love it. Cream Cheese Pound Cake Recipe Type: Cake Cuisine: American Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 20 mins Cook time: 1 hour 45 mins Total time: 2 […]

Hot Fudge Sundae Cake

Hot Fudge Sundae Cake

Hot Fudge Sundae Cake I made this a while back and found the recipe this morning. It’s so good!  I think I’ll have to make it this weekend. Hot Fudge Sundae Cake Recipe Type: Dessert Cuisine: American Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 15 mins Cook […]

Hot Milk Cake

Hot Milk Cake

Hot Milk Cake This is another depression era recipe. I’ve never made one, but I’m sure I had some when I was a kid. Hot Milk Cake Recipe Type: Cakes Cuisine: American Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 30 mins Cook time: 1 hour Total time: […]

Depression Era Chocolate Cake

Depression Era Chocolate Cake

Depression Era Chocolate Cake I love this recipe when you need a dessert, but haven’t been shopping.  You don’t need any eggs, milk or butter. The cake comes out really good. Depression Era Chocolate Cake Recipe Type: Cakes Cuisine: American Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: […]

Boston Cream Pie

Boston Cream Pie

Boston Cream Pie I can’t post a lot of New England recipes and leave this out. This is so very good. If you’ve never tried one, then you really should. Boston Cream Pie Recipe Type: Dessert Cuisine: American Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 20 mins […]

Cranberry Christmas Cake

Cranberry Christmas Cake

Cranberry Christmas Cake This would be so pretty sitting on your Christmas breakfast table. I haven’t made this one – yet. Cranberry Christmas Cake Recipe Type: Cake Cuisine: American Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 20 mins Cook time: 45 mins Total time: 1 hour 5 […]

Buche de Noel

Buche de Noel

Buche de Noel These are a bit of work, but the end result is so pretty.  Your guests will love it. Buche de Noel Recipe Type: Dessert Cuisine: American Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 20 mins Cook time: 10 mins Total time: 30 mins Serves: […]

Upside-Down Apple Cinnamon Roll Cake

Upside-Down Apple Cinnamon Roll Cake

Upside-Down Apple Cinnamon Roll Cake This looks like it’s beyond yummy.  I’m thinking it would be a great Christmas morning breakfast. Upside-Down Apple Cinnamon Roll Cake Recipe Type: Sweet Rolls Cuisine: American Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 30 mins Cook time: 60 mins Total time: […]

Upside-Down Apple Gingerbread

Upside-Down Apple Gingerbread

Upside-Down Apple Gingerbread This time of year I like to have lots of gingerbread. But then, I like it anytime of year. This recipe is wonderful when it’s warm with a dollop of whipped cream. Upside-Down Apple Gingerbread Recipe Type: Dessert Cuisine: American Author: Marsha […]

Mary Todd Lincoln’s Cinnamon Cake

Mary Todd Lincoln’s Cinnamon Cake

Mary Todd Lincoln’s Cinnamon Cake I love finding these old recipes. And most especially when it’s in my old recipe box.  Mary Todd Lincoln’s Cinnamon Cake Recipe Type: Cake Cuisine: American Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 1 hour Cook time: 40 mins Total time: 1 […]