Category Archives: Cakes

Jack Daniel’s Chocolate Cake

Jack Daniel's Chocolate Cake

When you think of whiskey, you probably think of cocktails and not dessert, even though there are more than a few good desserts that are on the boozy side of the spectrum. This Jack Daniels Chocolate Cake just might be the perfect special occasion dessert for a someone who enjoys the occasional whiskey drink, as it includes a generous amount of Jack Daniels in the ... Read More »

Black Bottom Banana Cake Bars

Black Bottom Banana Cake Bars

The next time you find yourself with an extra banana in the kitchen and want to do some baking, but don’t feel like making a traditional banana bread, whip up a batch of these Black Bottom Banana Cake Bars. The two-layer bars have a rich, fudgy brownie base and a fluffy banana cake layered on top. They’re easy to make and just might be the ... Read More »

Lemon Blueberry Bundt Cake

Lemon Blueberry Bundt Cake

I feel very confident when I say that you will love this cake. It’s a moist cake with dense, tender crumb that has a fantastic lemon flavor and is loaded with blueberries. It’s the kind of cake that you could bring to a party and get plenty of compliments on, but it is simple enough to make that you can whip it together simply to ... Read More »

Passion Fruit Chiffon Cake

Passion Fruit Chiffon Cake

It’s only May and I’m already in full summer mode with recent posts about ice cream and tropical desserts. I attribute it in part to the fact that we had a very wet winter in Southern California this year and I’m simply ready for summer, but the truth is that tropical fruit flavors are simply some of my favorites and I’m happy to eat them ... Read More »

Old Fashioned Chocolate Sheet Cake with Mocha Buttercream

Old Fashioned Chocolate Sheet Cake with Mocha Frosting

There are plenty of great chocolate cake recipes out there, but if you are a chocolate cake fan, you will know that chocolate cake recipes are not one-size-fits-all. Chocolate cakes can range from dense and fudgy cakes that aim to pack as much chocolate into every bite as possible to light and airy – and everything in between. This cake is one of the inbetween ... Read More »

Guava Chiffon Cake

Guava Chiffon Cake

I love the sweet, floral, tropical flavor of guava and will always order a dessert that is made with guava when I see one. If you’re a guava fan like I am, or simply someone in the mood for a dessert with a tropical twist, add this Guava Chiffon Cake to your “to bake” list! The light and airy cake is very tall and delivers ... Read More »

St Patrick’s Day Irish Cream Cake Roll

St Patrick's Day Cake Roll

There are several flavors that I closely associate with my celebrations of St Patrick’s Day and one of them is Irish cream liqueur. Bailey’s, Kerrygold and other brands are indulgent cream-based liqueurs that are tinged with Irish whiskey, vanilla, chocolate and other flavors – and the holiday is a welcome excuse to treat myself (and friends and family) to a taste. This St Patrick’s Day ... Read More »

Dutch Apple Loaf Cake

Dutch Apple Loaf Cake

The other day, a friend handed me a stack of old magazines that she thought might have some good recipes in them. Flipping through old issues of magazines like Country Woman, I stumbled upon a tasty sounding apple cake that I decided to try. It turns out that the recipe is now online from Taste of Home, too. The cake is called Dutch Apple Cake ... Read More »

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