Pecan Carrot Cake

Pecan Carrot Cake

I love carrot cake, and in the past have used this recipe, on my blog for years now. So what made me use naptime this past Easter Sunday to make a cake instead of laze around, enjoying the 80 degree weather? America’s Test Kitchen absolutely fabulous looking, tricked-out version of my old favorite. 

Banana Chocolate Snack Cake

Banana Chocolate Snack Cake

Big fan of snack cake. Basically a muffin that is baked in the form of a cake, but where muffin seems sort of “every day”, cake is something special. But this is weekday cake, so you get to eat something special to make your not-so-special days more special. Plus, “who wants some cake?” goes...

Flourless Double Chocolate Cake

Flourless Double Chocolate Cake

Remember when I said you could have gluten free chocolate cake and it’d still be good? The cake I linked there is also dairy free and free of refined sugars, so it still has it’s place (and I’ve made it many times for a “wholesome” treat), but flourless chocolate cake is a renowned dessert...

Chocolate Fluffernutter Whoopie Pies

Chocolate Fluffernutter Whoopie Pies

Whoopie pie is the sort of dessert that, when you tell people your friends that you made whoopie pies for dessert, they get inordinately excited. And that’s a nice thing, when you put some work into dessert. These guys are about as time consuming as any cookie because the filling is literally the easiest...

Lemon Lush

Lemon Lush

Lemon Lush is a favorite dessert in my family. Every 4th of July this is served, and devoured, without fail. If you read the ingredients you’ll see packaged lemon pudding mix – you can trust that if I’m sharing a recipe with a pre-packaged mix the results had better be fantastic.

Best Chocolate Frosting

Best Chocolate Frosting

My friend Susan makes a vanilla layer cake – every time I eat it I check, just to make sure, that she’s using the boxed cake mix and hasn’t found the recipe I’m seeking. I want to make vanilla cake from scratch that I enjoy eating as much as boxed cake mix. 

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