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Limoncello Cake with Marscarpone Frosting
Enjoy this lemon-flavored cake and frosting. The mascarpone helps make the frosting really creamy
The Very Popular Bacardi Rum Cake
Here is the famous Bacardi Rum Cake recipe. This extremely moist cake is one of the most popular cake recipes on this website.
A Handy Guide to Baking Times and Pan Sizes
Here's are the times for baking different sized cake pans. This is so useful when converting recipes from layer cakes to sheet cakes and vice versa.
Basic Yellow Cake From Scratch
Everyone will enjoy this basic yellow cake recipe. It's very similar to what Brit's call a sponge cake. It's got holes and a firmer texture.
Whip Up Yummy French Toast With This Basic Recipe
Everyone has a simple way to make French Toast. This is the easiest way I can find to make Basic French Toast.
15-Minute Recipe for Cream Cheese Glaze
Here is a recipe for Cream Cheese Glaze, which goes perfectly on a Pumpkin Bundt Cake. It would also work on any chocolate or red velvet cake.
Make Homemade Plain Cake Doughnuts with This...
This recipe for Plain Cake Doughnuts will satisfy everyone's craving for homemade doughnuts. When you make them yourself, they taste so much better than you can get them anywhere else.
Handy Baking Conversions for Your Favorite...
Use this chart to take any cookie dough and convert it into drop cookies, bar cookies, cookie pizzas and more.
How to Make Scrumptious Peach Crisp
Here is a recipe for Peach Crisp that is served warm from the oven.
A Scrumptious Recipe for Making Banana Bread in...
What could be easier than making your Banana Bread in the Bread Machine? The hardest part of the recipe is waiting for the bread to be done.
How to Print Recipes From About.com
Here are the directions for printing a recipe without ads and making the font larger.
How to Make Colored Popcorn: A 10-Step Photo...
Here are the instructions for how to make colored popcorn with step by step photo instructions.
9-Step Picture Guide for Frosting a Cake...
Here are the step by step photo instructions for icing a cake with frosting.
6 Lesson to Becoming an Expert Cake Baker
Welcome to the online course in How to Make Cakes in 6 Easy Lessons.
Cake Gallery
Here a Cake Gallery filled with photos of cakes and cake pictures. Please enjoy these photos of cakes.
Canning Jar Cakes - The Perfect Homemade Gift
Canning Jar Cakes make the most wonderful homemade gifts. Make them today with these instructions.
Easy Crockpot Banana Bread
Here is a recipe for banana bread that is made in the crockpot.
Your 10-Step Picture Guide to Basic Cake Making
Here are the instructions for Basic Cake Making.
10 Crucial Pieces of Equipment for Baking
Here is a list of 10 Crucial Pieces of Equipment for Baking. Just have these items and you can bake just about anything.
Dump Cake
Dump Cake. Here are several Dump Cake recipes, which typically begin with a cake mix.
How Many Cake Slices Will You Get from a Cake?
Here is a chart with the amount of servings per size of cake.
Pig Pickin' Cake Recipe: A Mandarin Orange...
Here is a recipe for a three-layer Pig Pickin' Cake a.k.a. Mandarin Orange Cake that is typically served at a southern barbecue.
Your Ultimate Brownie Recipe
The Ultimate Brownie is my absolute favorite brownie. It's a combination of a cake-like and a fudge-like brownie. It doesn't even need frosting.
Easy Peach Cobbler
Here is a recipe for easy peach cobbler.
How to Zest and Juice a Lemon with Step By Step...
Learn how to zest and juice a lemon with these step by step photo instructions.
Poke Cake
Poke Cake is made by adding gelatin to holes made in the cake.
How to Make Old-Fashioned Apple Butter
It could easily take 2 days to make this flavorful, homemade apple butter, but it's worth it! To avoid burning this apple butter, be sure to use one of the crockpots that only have the three settings: off, low and high.
10 Must-Try Brownie Recipes to Satisfy Any...
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Vintage 7UP Pound Cake
Everyone loves the lemony flavor of 7-UP pound cake.
Jazz Up Your Cake Mix with These 9 Ideas
Cake mixes are a great time saver in our busy lifestyles. Use these simple cake ideas to convert your favorite cake recipe into a cake-mix-recipe.
How Can You Make Cake Flour If You Run Out?
Here are the simple directions for making cake flour.
Your 6-Step Picture Guide to Making Buttercream...
Here are the complete step-by-step photos for making buttercream frosting.
9 Bestselling Baked Goods for Bake Sales
Here are some of the bestselling baked goods to sell your next bake sale.
Make the Perfect Buttercream Frosting With Just...
Here is a recipe for Buttercream Icing and/or Buttercream Frosting.
Dump Cake - Gluten Free
Easy Cobbler (also know as Dump Cake) is a very easy but great tasting dessert made with crushed pineapple, cherry pie filling, yellow cake mix, butter, coconut and pecans.
Valentine's Day Heart-Shaped Cake
Here are the step-by-step instructions for making a heart-shaped cake.
11 Desserts You Can Make with Sweetened...
Here are several dessert and sweet treat recipes that call for the use of sweetened condensed milk as an ingredient.
Raspberry White Chocolate Scones
Here is a recipe for Raspberry White Chocolate Scones; perfect for breakfast, brunch and tea time.
Make Your Own Self-Rising Flour
Here is a simple how to make self-rising flour, from your about.com guide
Classic Banana Split Ice Cream
Here is the recipe for a banana split.
A Chocaholic's Dream: The Ultimate Chocolate...
Here is a recipe for the best chocolate cake - Chocolate Fudge Cake.
The Betty, Buckle, Grunt, Pandowdy, Slump,...
Here are the differences between the Betty, Buckle, Grunt, Pandowdy, Slump, Cobbler and the Other 3 Cs
Festive Raspberry Red Velvet Cake
Raspberry Red Velvet Cake is the perfect cake to serve either at Christmas time or for Valentine's Day.
Basic Trifle Recipe
Here are the suggested ingredients to create your own basic trifle.
Basic Pancake Recipe
Here is a basic recipe for pancakes.
Irresistible Deep Fried Twinkies
Here is a recipe for Deep Fried Twinkies. You don't have to go to a fair, carnival or a football game to get them. Yes, they are indeed are irresistible.
Home-style Oatmeal Cookies
Here is a recipe for Oatmeal Cookies that are just like Mom's.
Limoncello Bundt Cake
Here is a recipe for Limoncello Bundt Cake.
How to Make a Decadent Coconut Pecan Frosting
This Coconut Pecan Frosting recipe is perfect for icing a German Chocolate Cake.
Pie Crust Recipe
Here is a Pie Crust recipe for a double crust pie. The ingredients may be halfed for a single crust.
Fun and Profitable Bake Sales
Here are some great tips for creating a successful bake sale for your school, religious organization or club.
How to Make Cakes in 6 Easy Lessons - #1
Here is Lesson One in How to Bake Cakes.
Make Delectable Crepes with This Basic Recipe
Here is the basic recipe for crepes.
How to Easily Grease and Flour Baking Pans
Here are the written and photo instructions for Greasing and Flouring Baking Pans.
Step-by-Step Recipe for Amish Friendship Bread
Here are the recipe and directions that go with a bag of starter to make Friendship Bread.
Chocolate Glaze
This recipe for Chocolate Glaze is just a little something to make any cake taste better.
Birthday Cakes
Make a birthday special by making one of these great cakes.
All You Need to Know about Baking with Bundt...
Bundt Cakes (and breads) are made in beautifully shaped Bundt® Pans made by NordiWare®. You will find baking tips and great recipes in this article.
Blackberry Bundt Cake
Here is a recipe for Blackberry Bundt Cake.
Easy Blueberry Cobbler
Here is a recipe for Easy Blueberry Cobbler that is made with a cake mix.
Three Ingredient Peanut Butter Fudge - Gluten...
Three ingredient peanut butter fudge is not only simple to make but it is tasty too.
Your Illustrated Guide to a Perfect Homemade...
Here are the step by step instructions for making cheesecake. This first step involves pulverizing cookies in the food processor to make the crust.
3-Layer Italian Cream Cake with Cream Cheese...
This fabulous homemade cake is moist and made with toasted pecans and coconut flakes, and and is easy to refrigerate if there are any leftovers.
Blackberry Pie
Here's a baked pie recipe for Blackberry Pie.
Easy Pear Cobbler a.k.a. Pear Dump Cake
This Easy Pear Cobbler is a dump cake recipe served warm from the oven.
Homemade Lemon Curd
Here is a recipe for Homemade Lemon Curd made with six - 6 - egg yolks.
Make the Ultimate Vanilla-Frosted Cinnamon Roll...
If you're looking for the Ultimate Cinnamon Roll, you've found it in this recipe. You're whole house will smell for freshly baked goodness.
Raspberry Sherbet
Here's an easy recipe for making Raspberry Sherbet.
Chocolate Fudge Frosting
Here is a recipe for Chocolate Fudge Frosting.
Fresh Peach Bread
Here is a recipe for Fresh Peach Bread.
How to Make a Basic White Cake
Here is a basic recipe for White Cake.
12 Desserts You Can Make With 4 Ingredients or...
Here is a list of Quick and Easy Dessert Recipes that Made with 4 or Less Ingredients.
Dog Biscuits Dog Treats Pet Food Recipes
Here are several recipes for Man's best friend.: jack russell terriers pet food recipes num nums cup parsley dachound
Basic Fruit Syrup
Here is a simple recipe for basic fruit syrup.
How to Whip Cream in Less Than 15 Minutes
Here are the simple directions showing how to whip cream.
Fresh Lemon Pound Cake
Here is the recipe for Fresh Lemon Pound Cake, a from-scratch Bundt and Pound Cake recipe.
Easy-to-Prepare Oil Pie Crust
Here is an easy recipe for an Oil Pie Crust. Making a pie crust with oil means simple mixing and no pastry blender needed.
Delicious Low Carb Chocolate Mousse
All you need is whipping cream, artificial sweetener and cocoa powder to make this recipe for Low Carb Chocolate Mousse.
Make Banana Pancakes for a Breakfast Treat with...
Just add a mashed banana to a simple recipe and you have these great pancakes.
How Can You Soften Cream Cheese Quickly?
Here are the simple directions for softening cream cheese. So just if you forgot to leave the cream cheese out to soften, you can still make dessert.
Your Comprehensive Guide to 2015Girl Scout...
It's that time of year, at least in my part of the country, when Girl Scouts go from door to door selling cookies. In this article you'll find out about the different types of cookies and what to do with leftover cookies.
Here's to Jell-O
JELL-O Brand Gelatin, the over 100-year-old American favorite, is one of the most versatile desserts. Read this article for recipes and tips for making desserts with JELL-O.
The Only Sugar Cookie Recipe You'll Ever Need
Here is a recipe for the very best sugar cookies you'll ever make.
How to Make Cakes in 6 Easy Lessons #2
Here is the second lesson in How to Bake Cakes in 6 Easy Lessons.
Handy Tips for Preparing, Storing, and Baking...
Here are the basic types of cookies like drop, icebox, rolled and bar. Page 3.
How to Make Amish Friendship Bread Starter
Here is the recipe for Amish Friendship Bread Starter, which is used to make Friendship Bread.
Making Truffles
Here are the complete instructions for making truffles.
How to Make Miniature Tart Shells or Tartlets
Here are the step by step photo instructions in how to make miniature tart shells.
Stupendous Sheet Cakes
Typically, sheet cakes are baked in a 9x13 pan. Most of the cakes I bake are taken and eaten somewhere else, so sheet cakes fit the bill perfectly. I especially like them when the people eating it are cutting their own pieces.
Outstanding Red Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese...
Red Velvet Cake is my husband's favorite birthday cake.
Everybody's Favorite Frosting
Here is a recipe for Everybody's Favorite Frosting, which is like a whipped cream frosting without the cream.
Your Handy Guide to Baking with a Bread Machine
Here are recipes and tips for The Bread Machine, one of the best inventions of the 20th century.
A Super-Easy Recipe for 3-Layer Key Lime Cake
Here's a recipe for Tropical Key Lime Cake. It's made with those small yellow limes that have an extra special flavor.
Simple Steps for Making Ice Cream
Here are the step-by-step instructions, including photos, for making ice cream or most particularly, Vanilla Custard Ice Cream.
How to Make Cakes in 6 Easy Lessons #3
Here is lesson three in the how to make cakes in 6 easy lessons, Icing and Decorating Cakes.
Deadly Fudge Brownie Pie
The Fudge Brownie Pie is so rich and fudgy. It doesn't seem to matter if I use a store bought brownie mix or make it from scratch.
Making a Lemon Glaze with Photo Instructions
Here are the step by step instructions for making a lemon glaze.
Easy Brownie Bites
Here are the directions for making brownie bites.
How To Stabilize Whipped Cream
Here is a simple how to stabilize whipped cream, from your about.com guide
Russian Fudge
Russian Fudge is made in the microwave.
Fabulous Funnel Cake
Funnel Cake is a very popular sweet served at fairs and carnivals. They can be eaten just sprinkled with powdered sugar or topped with apple pie filling, ice cream and more.
Crockpot Baking
Here are simple directions for crockpot baking in the slowcooker.
Sensational Brown Sugar-Cinnamon Pancakes
This Korean street food is just as tasty when it's served over the Pacific Ocean as part of an American breakfast. Whether you call them Hoddeok, Hotteok or Brown Sugar-Cinnamon Pancakes, you'll enjoy them all the same.
Build Your Dessert Repertoire
Here is a list of basic desserts that any beginning baker or cook can master.
New York - Style Cheesecake
Here is a recipe for New York - Style Cheesecake.
How to Make White Trash, a Sweet Party Snack
White Trash is a fun sweet snack recipe to take to any party. It's made with white chocolate and various cereals, pretzels and nuts.
Surprisingly Good Grape Salad
This grape salad can be served as a salad or could easily make a light summer dessert.
27 Essential Tips for Cake Baking
Here are several tips for preparing a basic cake recipe.
Whipped Cream Frosting
Whipped Cream Frosting is one of the lightest cake frostings you can make.
16 Tips for Baking the Perfect Cheesecake
Here are several tips for the perfect cheesecake.
Rustic Cherry Pie
Here is a recipe for a Rustic Cherry Pie made with fresh cherries.
Fruits of the Forest Berry Pie
Here is a Fruits of the Forest Berry Pie recipe made with strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries.
Buttermilk Substitute Recipe
Here is the recipe for a buttermilk substitute.
Best Way to Freeze and Bake Frozen Cookie Dough
Never buy cookie dough from the store again. Here is the best way to freeze your homemade cookie dough and bake it later. Perfect for holiday baking.
Cake Mix Cookies
Instead of flour and sugar, these cookies are made with a cake mix.
Learn How to Decorate a Cake - Part One
This is Basic Cake Decorating, a cake decorating for beginners offered two parts.
Easy Boozy Brownies with Bourbon and Rum
I make this recipe for Boozy Brownies at least once a year for Miss Arlene's birthday.
Scrumptious Blueberry Banana Cake
Got leftover blueberries and bananas? What I really like about this Blueberry-Banana Cake is that there are more bananas and blueberries in the batter then flour and sugar. This cake was made in a cathedral Bundt cake pan.
Gourmet Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich
Could you ever imagine a peanut butter and jelly sandwich being decadent? Try this one at home.
German Chocolate Cake
Here is a recipe for German Chocolate Cake.
Chocolate Liqueur Cake
This recipe for Chocolate Liqueur Cake is a moist chocolate cake for adults.
Simple Apple Dump Cake Recipe
Here is a recipe for Apple Dump Cake, which looks like a cake but tastes like an apple pie.
How to Make Fabulous Blondies
When is a brownie not a brownie, when it's a blondie. A blondie is like a brownie only it's not brown. It may or may not have chocolate in it, but it will have that same great flavor and texture of a brownie.
Double Pineapple Upside-Down Cake
Here is a recipe for a Double Pineapple Upside-Down Cake which has pineapple in and on the cake.
Yeast
Here is a profile about the baking ingredient yeast.
How to Make Pineapple Angel Food Cake
Angel food cakes are naturally low in fat. This Pineapple Angel Food Cake is made special with the addition of pineapple.
Tomato Soup Cake
Here is a recipe for Tomato Soup Cake that is made from-scratch.
Super Moist Pumpkin Bundt Cake
Here's a great fall dessert recipe for Super Moist Pumpkin Bundt Cake; it's made from scratch.
Cookie Milkshake
This cookie milkshake can be made with leftover Girl Scout cookies, or any other type of cookie you like.
How To Frost a Cake
a simple how to on frosting a cake, from your about.com guide
Blueberry Limoncello Cake
Here is a recipe for Blueberry Limoncello Cake with a Limoncello glaze.
My Father's Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese...
My Father's Cinnamon Rolls have raisins in them.
How Do You Make Cinnamon Rolls in a Bread...
Using the bread machine is an energy saver when it comes to making these cinnamon rolls. The machine does the mixing and the initial raising.
Boiled Frosting
This recipe for Boiled Frosting makes enough to cover tops and sides for icing cakes of 2 9-inch layer cakes.
Strawberry Cake
This recipe for Strawberry Cake is made with strawberry gelatin and frozen strawberries.
Directions for Making Pancakes
Here are some step-by-step instructions for baking pancakes.
Better Than Sex Cake
Here is a cake mix recipe for Better Than Sex Cake.
Peach Fritters
Here is a recipe for Peach Fritters, a sweet fried dough.
Chocolate Buttercream Icing
Chocolate Buttercream Icing is the favorite icing of many people.
You Can Easily Make This Lemon Poke Cake At Home
This fluffy, moist Lemon Poke cake is made entirely from scratch, using nothing more than butter, flour, sugar, lemon and a few other ingredients.
Tasty Krispy Kreme Doughnut Cheesecake
Cheesecakes are made with all kinds of interesting ingredients these days. This cheesecake is made with Krispy Kreme Original Glazed Doughnuts.
Lady Bird Johnson's Famous Lemon Cake
Remember when the space program was beginning back in the 60's? I could just imagine eating a slice of the First Lady's, Lady Bird Johnson's Famous Lemon Bundt Cake while watching the first walk on the moon.
Easy Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge
Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge is made with only 4 ingredients. It's amazing that just 4 ingredients can taste so wonderful.
Fresh Lemon Glaze
Use fresh lemons to make this recipe for Lemon Glaze. It's hard to beat that sweet and sour combination especially when it's drizzled on a sweet cake.
Top 10 Baking Tools to Create the Perfect Gift...
Here are several baking tools, including a cake stand, that can be used to create the perfect gift basket for the cake maker in your life.
Strawberry Freezer Jam
Strawberry Freezer Jam is a wonderful alternative to the traditional canning.
Crispy Rice Cereal Bars a.k.a Rice Krispies...
Kids, old and young alike, love Crispy Rice Cereal Bars.
Peach Slump
Here is a recipe for Peach Slump, which is baked in the oven.
Whip Up Cheese Danishes in a Flash with This...
This recipe for Cheese Danish starts with an already-made crescent roll dough. You get all that flakiness without the extra effort.
Sticky Buns
These sticky buns begin by using store-bought crescent rolls.
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