How To Hack A Boxed Cake (Again!) Mix Like Your Favorite Baker

I love a good hack, kitchen or life, it doesn’t matter. ♫ Hit me with your best hack…fire awaaaaaay! ♫ Apologies to Pat Benatar.  Love ya! The original hack involved a boxed cake mix and added ingredients not included in the box instructions. A hack that I’m pretty sure I miswrote on a sticky note […]

How To Hack A Boxed Cake Mix Like Your Favorite Baker

I’m a sucker for a great hack – especially – if it involves CAKE! My desk is filled with scraps of paper with hastily written hacking notes, and as I was cleaning off said desk, I found a blue stick-it note that simple had this written on it: Whole milk = H2O 1-2 more eggs […]

How To Add Fun Flavors to The Best Cake Filling

A few years back, I found a scribbled recipe for cake-filling. No surprise there, as I lurv cake and everything that fills it. The paper was a bit worn and as I looked at the ingredients I thought, “Why not?” I proceeded to whip up a batch of the now FAMOUS cake-filling and the rest […]

Italian Cream Cupcakes

If you’ve been reading any amount of time here, you know my weakness for all thangs cake.  I once thought my time might be near to exit this world, and my biggest regret was that I hadn’t eaten more cake. Hand to God, y’all. (I was good in all the family/friend departments) MORE CAKE! Or…MORE […]

Break Out the Iron Skillet for Peach Crumble Coffee Cake

I love the smell of ripe peaches, don’t you? The last batch I brought home, I held up to my nose, greedily inhaled, smiled in sweet peachy happiness, then made Garry do the same. Nirvana. After the fruity smellathon, I got to bakin’ a peach crumb coffee cake in a cast iron skillet with those […]

Possibly The Best Chocolate Sheet Cake You’ll Ever Eat

Chocolate sheet cakes are all the same, right? WRONG! Texas Chocolate Sheet Cake might be the most delicious addicting sheet cake you’ve ever eaten. OMT don’t lie, y’all. This is my go-to cake when someone needs cheering up, or if I sign-up for a pot luck, or if I need to bribe anyone for anything. […]

Pecan Pie Cake Nirvana

Garry loves him some pecan anythangs. (Anyone squinch at my mastery of the English language? ~snort~) About a month before his birthday, he sent a cake recipe to me and the following conversation took place. Garry: This looks good. Can you make this? Me: As in can I or will I? Cause you know I’m […]

Storing Baked Goods

  A year ago-ish, I posted this list on how to properly store baked goods and it’s worth a second look, especially with the holidays thisclose (yes, I know it’s only September…but soon to be October…then HOLIDAYS!) Go on, y’all take another look at the list and make sure your baked goods get the storage […]

Martha Martha Martha!

Y’all… ~in my head it comes out: Y’ALL!!!! cause this share is B-I-G~ I have something to share with you today that I think is gonna knock your socks off, knock you over with a feather, shiver your timbers, or whatever cliche fits the description of how you’ll feel when you taste this cake filling […]

Pound Cake Cupcakes

Pound Cake Cupcakes? YesYesYes. Pound. Cake. Cupcakes. Yo. Maybe you have seen my Pound Cake Perfection post. The cupcakes are basically from that recipe, with an added glaze…an added lemon glaze. ~faint~ Y’all.  Y’all.  Y’ALL!!!  Even Garry agreed: cupcake perfection. I love pound cake.  I swear I could eat an entire loaf all by myself.  […]