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I love my husband, and he loves his Folgers®. I decided to partner his love for Folgers®, myself, and my addiction to chocolate in a gluten free dairy free recipe for ganache cake that you can make in minutes without an oven. I know! Hold on to your seat for a treat that is quick and easy and in my kids words “Mom, this is awesome it tastes like heaven.” I loved the raspberries, but you could also do strawberries. Oh did I mention it is a microwave chocolate cake recipe.Continue reading
How do you make cake? It used to be hard but with Duncan Hines new line of Perfect Size cakes it isn’t anymore. They allow you to make just the right size cake for 2 to 4 people. These great tasting cakes are perfectly sized for a few people when a full size cake is just too much. I just think that takes the cake. I love a little sweet but I often have an issue with making too much cake. This is the perfect way to have a treat without the fuss or the mess and have the perfect amount to share.
Craving for cake but don’t want to bake a big one? Then all you need is this Cookie Butter Microwave Mug Cake Recipe. It’s super quick to prepare and in just a few minutes you’ll have a delicious moist cake. Now you can make it for breakfast, snack even midnight snack, it’s so easy even kids can do it.
Happy Spring everyone! Today I wanted to share with you a recipe I made for our upcoming Easter dinner. Some of you know that I haven recently decided to try out Weight Watchers and it’s going pretty good so far. Just because I’m on a diet doesn’t mean I don’t crave sweets every now and then though! So this Weight Watchers Pineapple Bundt Cake is perfect when you are craving a dessert. It’s only 4 ingredients (Only 2 if you don’t count the toppings!) and 5 PlusPoints per piece!Continue reading
The King Cake is a tradition that is part of the Carnival celebration that ends with Mardi Gras. During this time, people have King Cake parties. A small plastic baby is usually hidden in or under a slice of King Cake. The guest that is lucky enough to find the baby in their piece of cake is then expected to host the next party and bake another King Cake. At our church we celebrate Shrove Tuesday on the Tuesday evening before Ash Wednesday with a pancake supper. Shrove Tuesday is another name for Mardi Gras. King Cake is also served at the pancake dinner. The person who finds the baby has to bake the cake for next year’s Shrove Tuesday pancake dinner. It is a really fun tradition and the cake is really good. I decided to try my hand at baking a King Cake. But since I knew it was not your typical cake I decided to buy a cake mix. The mix came with everything I needed including the decorations and of course the little plastic baby.
Following the directions on the box, I mixed up the dough. I used my stand mixer and then let it rise until double in size. Then I rolled out the dough. This shape and size is important of the rolled out dough is important. You want the dough rolled out flat as close as you can get it to a 5 inch by 30 inch rectangle. This will make shaping the cake into an oval much easier later. After you roll out the dough you will spread on a praline butter mixture. Then if you like you can add chopped pecans on top, which is what I did. Then, starting on the long side roll up the dough into one long roll.
After you have one long roll you should put it on your parchment lined cookie sheet and shape it into an oval and pinch the ends together. At this point, you need to let the dough rise again for about 30 minutes or so. Then you will bake the cake according to the package directions. After the cake is done baking allow it to cool. Then comes the fun part…decorating! Decorating this cake is so easy. Just mix up the glaze according to the directions on the box and spread it on top of the cake. Then using the traditional colors of Mardi Gras add sugar sprinkles before the glaze hardens. The colors are purple for justice, gold for power, and green for faith. If you are curious about Mardi Gras, go read our post “Why is Mardi Gras Celebrated?”. I hope you enjoy your cake and have a festive Mardi Gras!
It’s almost apple picking season! Fall is my absolute favorite time of year. I love the weather, I love the flavors, Halloween, the trees, all of it! And are looking for a delicious Fall Flavors cake that combines the seasonal Caramel Apple Milky Way candy bars and fresh apples? When we found the Caramel Apple Milky Way candy bars we determined they would be delicious in a cake. Not finding a cake recipe with such we decided to adapt a Fresh Apple Cake recipe. This is a gooey cake full of fall flavors!Continue reading