Glazed Lemon Madeleines

Glazed Lemon Madeleines

Glazed Lemon Madeleines are simply delightful to serve at your next tea party or possibly a Mother’s Day Brunch. Small bite-sized sponge cakes topped with a zesty lemon glaze. They’re adorable. Sweet. And delicious. Some people refer to these sweets as cookies, but rather they …

Angel Food Cake with Frosting

Angel Food Cake with Frosting

Here’s a recipe our daughters made for the County Fair and also for birthdays. When you want a really delicious Angel Food Cake with Frosting, try this. The cake is light and airy with a hint of vanilla and citrus, and the 7-Minute Frosting is …

Lemon-Thyme Pound Cake

Lemon-Thyme Pound Cake

I love making Lemon-Thyme Pound Cake in the spring and summer months. This is a deliciously moist cake for you to try with some fresh garden herbs.  Pound cake makes a lovely dessert served with a side of fresh berries or a dollop of whipped …

Easy Fudge Cake with Ganache Icing

Easy Fudge Cake with Ganache Icing

This Easy Fudge Cake with Ganache Icing is the best chocolate cake I’ve tasted and very easy to make. It’s loaded with fudgy chocolate, using a chocolate cake mix and instant chocolate pudding mix, as well as miniature chocolate chips and a silky Ganache icing. …

Orange-Glazed Cranberry Fruitcake

Orange-Glazed Cranberry Fruitcake

I enjoy making Orange-Glazed Cranberry Fruitcake during the Christmas season. Made with dried cranberries, raisins, dates, figs, and pecans, it’s not your average fruitcake. Plus, it makes 8 small loaves, so it’s perfect for gift-giving for those on your fruitcake-lovers list. I’m not sure why …

Cinnamon Coffee Cake

Cinnamon Coffee Cake

I’ve been making this Cinnamon Coffee Cake recipe for many years now. I usually make it during the Christmas holidays, but really, it’s delicious any time of year. It’s moist, packed with cinnamon and pecans. My husband loves this cake. All he needs to go …

Spice Cake with Penuche Frosting

Spice Cake with Penuche Frosting

Spice Cake with Penuche Frosting is a delicious, old-fashioned cake with a delightful, yummy frosting.  Flavorful spices: Cinnamon, Allspice, and Cloves. Nuts. And that wonderful frosting. Penuche is actually an Italian word that means fudge-like candy that is tan in color. Similar to caramel. Or …

Christmas Yule Log

Christmas Yule Log

A few years ago I made my first Christmas Yule Log and it was so much fun and surprisingly easy that I decided to make it an annual tradition! Delicious chocolate sponge cake rolled up in a creamy filling and covered in a rich ganache …

Vanilla Pound Cake

Vanilla Pound Cake

Make this delicious Vanilla Pound Cake recipe during this year’s Holiday Season–or any time, really! The sugar topping sends this cake right over the top!  The above pictured Bundt cake pan is a Nordic Ware Vaulted Cathedral Bundt Pan and is especially beautiful, but you …

Apple Pecan Spice Cake

Apple Pecan Spice Cake

Try this delicious Apple Pecan Spice Cake when the apples are ripe on the tree. It uses the wonderful scents and flavors of fall–cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg, pecans. The apples and applesauce keep it moist for many days, and the powdered sugar glaze adds that special …