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Pumpkin Cake with Toasted Coconut Frosting – Thanksgiving Dessert

One of my mother’s time honored traditions was to serve a pumpkin cake each year, for both Thanksgiving and Christmas, with her special toasted coconut frosting. She is not with us now, but that does not mean the cake will be missing! My whole family takes turns at making the cake for our Thanksgiving celebration. …

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Gingerbread House Tips – 15 Tricks for Making Gingerbread Houses

These Gingerbread House tips will make sure that your next project will be a stunner. From using muffin tins for supplies to choosing the right icing, these steps will make the task of making gingerbread houses quick and easy. The taste of gingerbread desserts just seem to go along with Christmas in my mind. Check …

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Caramel Apple Recipes – Toffee Apple Desserts & Treats

These caramel apple recipes feature the regular toffee apple snack as well as bars, cookies and other desserts that deliver the fabulous taste of this traditional fall treat. The recipes show that the caramel apple flavor is more than just a snack on a stick. Did you know that October 31 is National Caramel Apple …

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Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake – Paleo – Dairy Free

This Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake has loads of flavor and is perfect for brunch on a lazy weekend. It also makes a super dessert! Are you looking for a tasty breakfast option for those days when you want a little sweeter start to your day? Following a wheat free diet can mean that you have …

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Apple Cake with Caramel Honey Glaze – Perfect for Fall

What do all these have in common:  falling leaves, hoodies, carving a pumpkin, corn stalks, decorating, apples?  Of course!  It’s fall.  My favorite time of the year. And what could make it more perfect than this honey apple cake with its delicious caramel honey glaze?  It’s a keeper! Make the most of fall by treating …

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Banana Chocolate Cupcakes – Savory Slimmed Down Dessert Recipe

These banana chocolate cupcakes give us the sweet treat we are looking for without a lot of calories. My husband and I are both trying to lose weight right now, but we also have a sweet tooth that we don’t want to deny. The secret to the slightly lower calories in these cupcakes is using …

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Snowman Christmas Cake – Fun Dessert Idea

Your kids will love to make this sweet snowman Christmas cake.  The cake will be the hit of your Christmas buffet.   He is made of a chocolate base and covered in butter cream frosting and then decorated. The cake is easy to make and kids will love to help you decorate it with their favorite …

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Easy Pistachio and Almond Cake Recipe

Remember the old Mounds saying:  Sometimes you feel like a nut and sometimes you don’t?  Well, sometimes I feel like home made cooking and sometimes I don’t.  On those days I will make recipes by the semi home made cooking method. (as in taking short cuts ’cause I am pressed for time.) This recipe for …

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That’s a Cake? Cakes that don’t look like Food

Cakes that don’t look like food always surprise me when I see them. I spent a short period of my life, when my daughter was young decorating cakes.  I had a set of Wilton cake decorating tips and a few magazines and made a fancy cake each year for her birthday. But never once did …

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Cheesecake Recipe Roundup – The best of the best

What is not to like about cheesecake recipes?  Here is a cheesecake recipe roundup to tempt all taste buds. Cheesecake recipes are rich and indulgent. They are the ultimate dessert to end any special occasion meal. These recipes  can be made with so many different ingredients and is sure to please the most critical sweet …

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