Cakes

Wacky Bundt Cake

Wacky Bundt Cake

Wacky cake recipes also make great bundt cakes. Scaling the recipe to 2 1/2 times fits a 10″ bundt cake perfectly.

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Wacky Cake

wacky cake

A World War II era cake recipe that proves necessity is the mother of invention. Since eggs and dairy were rationed, creative cooks came up with a simple, yet delicious cake recipe that should make you vow to never buy a boxed cake mix again.

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La Petite Mort

German Chocolate Cake

There is something to be said for making someone’s eyes roll to the back of their head as they bite into something you have lovingly crafted. The closed eyes and quickened breath revealing the joy they are experiencing so publicly. It makes the hours spent in front of the hot stove in our record breaking…

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Hey, you got your Peanut Butter in my Chocolate!

chocolate peanut butter cupcakes

I feel very fortunate that I’m not allergic to peanuts. I really love nuts of all types, although technically peanuts are legumes and not nuts. Who doesn’t love the combination of chocolate with peanut butter? After all, they’re “Two great tastes that taste great together.” My best friend requested a chocolate cake with peanut butter…

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Mocha Chocolate Cake Update

frosting a cake

Update: June 4, 2007 This cake has proven to be very popular at my work. I have made it as birthday cake four times. I’ve also made it twice as cupcakes. Once I made a peanut-butter butter cream frosting for the center. That was very good. My husband has asked me to make it with…

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Individual Fallen Chocolate Cakes

Yesterday was our anniversary. We usually have Fridays off, but unfortunately Dave had to work that day. I decided to make him a nice dinner and wanted to have a sinful dessert to go with it. He loved the chocolate cupcakes I made a few weeks ago, but I didn’t want to have that many…

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Mocha Double-Chocolate Birthday Cake

Chocolate Cake

After making the practice cupcakes, I decided to be adventurous and try a new recipe. While the devil’s food cupcakes were really good, I was not happy with the frosting. I was able to salvage the recipe by adding unsweetened chocolate and cocoa, but the consistency was a little off and by omitting half the…

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Practice Cupcakes

chocolate cupcakes

We have another birthday in my office next week. I asked the birthday girl to name her favorite type of cake and her answer was chocolate with chocolate frosting. I decided to take a practice run to make sure I had a good recipe. I hate making something for the first time for an audience.…

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