Lemon Velvet Glaze Cake

This was our brother Chris’ favorite cake. He requested it for his birthday every year. The name comes from the cake mix called Lemon Velvet, which is no longer available. Any lemon cake mix will do. IngredientsCake1 pkg lemon cake mix, preferably one with pudding in the mix1 box lemon instant pudding mix3/4 C oil3/4Continue reading “Lemon Velvet Glaze Cake”

Peanut Butter Apple Cake

Ingredients1/4 C butter, softened1 C brown sugar3/4 C chunky peanut butter1 egg, beaten1 C chunky applesauce1 1/2 C flour1 tsp baking powder1 tsp salt1 tsp cinnamon1/2 tsp nutmeg1/4 tsp ground cloves Directions1. Preheat oven 350 degrees. Grease and flour 8×8 pan.2. In a large bowl, cream together butter, brown sugar and peanut butter. Beat inContinue reading “Peanut Butter Apple Cake”

Cocoa Mocha Cake with Caramel Icing

Ingredients2 C flour1 1/2 C sugar4 Tbsp. cocoa1 Tbsp. instant coffee1 tsp. baking soda1 tsp. baking powder1/2 tsp. salt3/4 C butter, softened2 eggs1 C milk Directions1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour 2- 8″ cake pans.2. Mix all dry ingredients together. Add eggs and butter to dry mixture. Add milk and beat tillContinue reading “Cocoa Mocha Cake with Caramel Icing”

Gooey Chocolate Toffee Cake

Ingredients1 box German Chocolate cake mix1 (16 oz) jar butterscotch ice cream topping1 can sweetened condensed milk1 container of Cool Whip, thawed4 Heath or Skor candy bars, crushed Directions1. Make cake according to package directions for a 9×13 pan2. Let cool for 10-15 minutes. Poke holes evenly over cake with the handle of a woodenContinue reading “Gooey Chocolate Toffee Cake”

Rusty Crusty Cake

Ingredients1 1/2 C flour1/4 tsp salt3 tsp baking powder1/4 C Crisco1/2 C milk3/4 C sugar1 egg1 tsp vanilla Filling1/2 C brown sugar1/2 tsp cinnamon3 Tbsp four1 C chopped pecans2 Tbsp butter Directions1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 8×8 or 9×9 pan.2. For the cake… Whisk flour, salt and baking powder together. Cream Crisco andContinue reading “Rusty Crusty Cake”

Lemon Cake with Lemon Pudding Sauce

Ingredients3/4 C shortening1 3/4 C sugar, divided3 eggs1 tsp lemon extract, divided2 C flour1 1/2 tsp baking powder1/4 tsp salt1/2 C milk2 C warm water1/4 tsp vanilla2 Tbsp butter Directions1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease a 9×9 pan.2. In mixer bowl, cream shortening and 1 C sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, oneContinue reading “Lemon Cake with Lemon Pudding Sauce”

Blueberry Buckle

Ingredients Cake2 C plus 2 Tbsp. all-purpose flour2 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp salt 4 Tbsp. unsalted butter, softened3/4 C sugar1 large egg1/2 C milk1 pint Blueberries Topping4 Tbsp. unsalted butter1/2 C sugar1 large egg1/2 tsp cinnamon DirectionsCake1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease an 8″ springform pan.2. Combine flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.3.Continue reading “Blueberry Buckle”

Brown Sugar Pound Cake with Berries and Crème Fresh

The crème fresh takes 24-36 hours to set up. If you want to serve it with the pound cake than plan time accordingly. You can always substitute sour cream if you don’t want to go to the effort. I know it sounds weird to put sour cream on a cake, but the contrast of theContinue reading “Brown Sugar Pound Cake with Berries and Crème Fresh”

Wow Sour Cream Cake

Ingredients1 C butter, softened2 C sugar2 eggs1 C sour cream1 tsp vanilla2 C all-purpose flour or 2 1/2 C cake flour1 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp. salt1/2 C chopped toasted walnuts2 Tbsp. brown sugar1 tsp cinnamon Directions1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease sides and bottom of a 9″ tube pan.2. Use an electric mixer andContinue reading “Wow Sour Cream Cake”

Texas Sheet Cake with Frosting

Ingredients Cake2 C sugar2 C flourdash of salt1/2 C Crisco1 1/2 C margarine or butter1 C water4 Tbsp cocoa1/2 C buttermilk2 eggs, well beaten1 tsp. soda1 tsp. vanilla Frosting6 Tbsp. butter or margarine3 Tbsp. cocoa1 1/4 C milk2 1/2 C plus 2 Tbsp. powdered sugar1 tsp vanilla3/4 C chopped nuts, optional Directions1. Preheat oven toContinue reading “Texas Sheet Cake with Frosting”