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The Perfect Bacardi Rum Cake Recipe
Here is the famous Bacardi Rum Cake recipe. This extremely moist cake is one of the most popular cake recipes on this website.
You Can Make This 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.
Deadly Dark Chocolate Pecan Clusters with Sea...
Want to make a lot of people very happy? Make them some of these Dark Chocolate Pecan Clusters with Sea Salt. You'll have friends for life.
Tiramisu for Four
Want to make a delicious creamy dessert for four? Or make it for two with leftovers for the next day? Try this recipe for Tiramisu. You'll be very happy you did.
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.
Easy Pumpkin Dump Cake Recipe
Here is a new Thanksgiving dessert recipe for Pumpkin Dump Cake.
Very Best Banana Bread
Whenever I have have four overly ripe bananas, I make this recipe. I've been making it since I lived with my parents. My daughter demands banana bread every month or so to have at college.
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.
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.
Simple Apple Dump Cake Recipe
Here is a recipe for Apple Dump Cake, which looks like a cake but tastes like an apple pie.
Canning Jar Cakes - The Perfect Homemade Gift
Canning Jar Cakes make the most wonderful homemade gifts. Make them today with these instructions.
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.
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.
How to Print Recipes From About.com
Here are the directions for printing a recipe without ads and making the font larger.
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.
Make Homemade Plain Cake Doughnuts with This...
This recipe for Plain Cake Doughnuts will satisfy everyone's craving for homemade doughnuts.
Vintage 7UP Pound Cake
Everyone loves the lemony flavor of 7-UP pound cake.
How to Make Brownie Bites with Any Brownie Recipe
Here are the directions for making brownie bites.
9 Bestselling Baked Goods for Bake Sales
Here are some of the bestselling baked goods to sell your next bake sale.
Make Banana Bread in Your Crock-Pot with This...
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.
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.
Limoncello Cake with Marscarpone Frosting
Enjoy this lemon-flavored cake and frosting. The mascarpone helps make the frosting really creamy
Fun and Profitable Bake Sales
Here are some great tips for creating a successful bake sale for your school, religious organization or club.
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.
9-Step Picture Guide for Frosting a Cake...
Here are the step by step photo instructions for icing a cake with frosting.
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.
Dump Cake
Dump Cake. Here are several Dump Cake recipes, which typically begin with a cake mix.
Fresh Stone Fruit Cobbler
I just couldn't resist the peaches, nectarines, red and black plums in the store the other day. I knew I had to make a cobbler, but I didn't want to heat up the house. The perfect solution was to bake it in the crockpot. You'll want to make this cobbler. It was fantastic especially with the addition of the orange zest!
Crockpot Chocolate Peanut Clusters
I make these Chocolate-Peanut Clusters for the holidays and for funerals. Funerals, you say? Well, there is just something about that chocolate-salt combination that can be a big comfort during a time of sadness.
Fried Pies
Yes, you can make those wonderful fried apple pies just as good as at your local festival.
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.
Make the Ultimate Vanilla-Frosted Cinnamon Roll...
Here is the recipe for the Ultimate Cinnamon Roll.
Jazz Up Your Cake Mix with These 7 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 to Make Amish Friendship Bread Starter
Here is the recipe for Amish Friendship Bread Starter, which is used to make Friendship Bread.
Your Comprehensive Guide to 2014 Girl Scout...
Here is a complete list of Girl Scout Cookies. Page 2.
How Many Cake Slices Will You Get from a Cake?
Here is a chart with the amount of servings per size of cake.
Funnel Cake
Funnel Cake is a very popular sweet served at fairs and carnivals.
Cake Gallery
Here a Cake Gallery filled with photos of cakes and cake pictures. Please enjoy these photos of cakes.
Your Ultimate Brownie Recipe
The Ultimate Brownie is my absolute favorite brownie.
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.
10 Crucial Pieces of Equipment for Baking
Here is a list of the equipment necessary for baking.
Granny Smith Apple Pie
Here is a recipe for a Granny Smith Apple Pie.
How to Whip Cream in Less Than 15 Minutes
Here are the simple directions showing how to whip cream.
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.
How to Make Scrumptious Peach Crisp
Here is a recipe for Peach Crisp that is served warm from the oven.
10 Must-Try Brownie Recipes to Satisfy Any...
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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.
How Can You Make Cake Flour If You Run Out?
Here are the simple directions for making cake flour.
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.
Glazed Popcorn
You can make different colored and flavored popcorns with this recipe for Glazed Popcorn.
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. Page 2.
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.
Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth With This Easy Banana...
Here is the recipe for a banana split.
Easy Oil Pie Crust
Here is a recipe for an Oil Pie Crust.
Pumpkin Bundt Cake
Here's a great fall dessert recipe for Pumpkin Bundt Cake; it's made from scratch.
A Chocaholic's Dream: The Ultimate Chocolate...
Here is a recipe for the best chocolate cake - Chocolate Fudge Cake.
Top 10 Fall Desserts and Breads
Here are my top ten desserts and breads for fall.
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.
How Do You Make Cinnamon Rolls in a Bread...
Enjoy this recipe for Cinnamon Rolls made with the bread machine.
A Sweet and Simple Apple Muffin Recipe
Here is a recipe for fresh apple muffins.
Apple Cake
More than one apple is used to make this cake mix recipe for Apple Cake.
Handy Tips for Preparing, Storing, and Baking...
Here are the basic types of cookies like drop, icebox, rolled and bar. Page 3.
Spiced Pumpkin Bread with Toasted Nuts and...
This is the worlds best recipe for pumpkin bread and muffins.
How to Make Fabulous Blondies
Here is a brownie recipe for Blondies.
6 Lesson to Becoming an Expert Cake Baker
Welcome to the online course in How to Make Cakes in 6 Easy Lessons.
Make the Perfect Buttercream Frosting With Just...
Here is a recipe for Buttercream Icing and/or Buttercream Frosting.
Apple Desserts
Here are several scrumptious recipes that are made with apples.
Easy Peach Cobbler
Here is a recipe for easy peach cobbler.
Freezing and Baking Cookie Dough
Here are the simple instructions for freezing cookie dough.
Your 6-Step Picture Guide to Making Buttercream...
Here are the complete step-by-step photos for making buttercream frosting.
What Ingredients Do You Need for Bread Making?
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27 Essential Tips for Cake Baking
Here are several tips for preparing a basic cake recipe.
Apple Spice Cake
Here is a recipe for Apple Spice Cake.
How To Stabilize Whipped Cream
Here is a simple how to stabilize whipped cream, from your about.com guide
Make Banana Pancakes for a Breakfast Treat with...
Just add a mashed banana to a simple recipe and you have these great pancakes.
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.
Learn How to Decorate a Cake - Part One
This is Basic Cake Decorating, a cake decorating for beginners offered two parts.
Limoncello Bundt Cake
Here is a recipe for Limoncello Bundt Cake.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge
Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge is made with only 4 ingredients.
Make Scrumptious Cinnamon Raisin Bread in Your...
Here is a recipe for Cinnamon Raisin Bread that is made in the bread machine.
How to Make a Basic White Cake
Here is a basic recipe for White Cake.
Crockpot Baking
Here are simple directions for crockpot baking in the slowcooker.
Whip Up Cheese Danishes in a Flash with This...
This recipe for Cheese Danish starts with already-made crescent roll dough.
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.
How to Make a Decadent Coconut Pecan Frosting
This Coconut Pecan Frosting recipe is perfect for icing a German Chocolate Cake.
Easy Pear Cobbler a.k.a. Pear Dump Cake
This Easy Pear Cobbler is a dump cake recipe served warm from the oven.
Everybody's Favorite Frosting
Here is a recipe for Everybody's Favorite Frosting, which is like a whipped cream frosting without the cream.
A Super-Easy Recipe for 3-Layer Key Lime Cake
Here's a recipe for Key Lime Cake, one of many key lime recipes.
Make Healthy Whole Wheat Bread with This Bread...
You can even make healthy breads in the bread machine. Try this easy recipe for Whole Wheat Bread.
Homemade Edible Gifts
Here is a list of homemade edible gifts perfect for Christmas or at any other gift-giving time.
Cinnamon Apple Scones
Here is a recipe for Cinnamon Apple Scones, which are perfect for breakfast, afternoon snack, tea time and other times.
Brown Sugar and Cinnamon Butter
Brown Sugar and Cinnamon Butter is perfect with homemade breads.
Tomato Soup Cake
Here is a recipe for Tomato Soup Cake that is made from-scratch.
Make Delectable Crepes with This Basic Recipe
Here is the basic recipe for crepes.
Fair and Carnival Desserts
The desserts found at fairs and carnivals are good for any type of outdoor event.
Sugar-Free Pumpkin Pie with Evaporated Milk
No one will miss the sugar in this recipes for Sugar-Free Pumpkin Pie.
Applesauce Cake
This Applesauce Cake is an old-fashioned from scratch cake recipe.
Make Dreamy Marshmallow Creme Fudge with This...
Everyone just loved this recipe for Marshmallow Creme Fudge.
Boiled Frosting
This recipe for Boiled Frosting makes enough to cover tops and sides for icing cakes of 2 9-inch layer cakes.
A Baker's Guide to Cake Decorating Frosting...
Here are several tips for basic cake decorating and the basic icing recipe.
Loukoumades (loo-koo-MAH-thes)
Loukoumades is the Greek version of a doughnut.
Fudge Brownie Pie
Fudge Brownie Pie is another easy recipe.
Lemon Lime Pound Cake
Lemon Lime Pound Cake is a very easy recipe made with a cake mix and baked in a bundt cake pan.
Apple Crisp
Apple Crisp is wonderful served warm.
Easy Boozy Brownies with Bourbon and Rum
I make this recipe for Boozy Brownies at least once a year for Miss Arlene's birthday.
How to Easily Grease and Flour Baking Pans
Here are the written and photo instructions for Greasing and Flouring Baking Pans.
Make Your Own Self-Rising Flour
Here is a simple how to make self-rising flour, from your about.com guide
How to Make Miniature Tart Shells or Tartlets
Here are the step by step photo instructions in how to make miniature tart shells.
Strawberry Cake
This recipe for Strawberry Cake is made with strawberry gelatin and frozen strawberries.
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.
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
Quick Chocolate Coca-Cola Cake Recipe
Here is a recipe for a Quick Chocolate Coca-Cola Cake.
Fresh Lemon Pound Cake
Here is the recipe for Fresh Lemon Pound Cake, a from-scratch Bundt and Pound Cake recipe.
From-Scratch Cakes
Here are several from-scratch cake recipes.
Chocolate Fudge Frosting
Here is a recipe for Chocolate Fudge Frosting.
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.
Caramel Cake Frosted with Whipped Cream
Here's a recipe for Caramel Cake frosted with whipped cream.
Oatmeal Cookies
Here is a recipe for Oatmeal Cookies that are just like Mom's.
Making an Apple Pie with Photo Instructions
Here are the step by step photo instructions for making an apple pie.
7 Awesome Step-by-Step Cake Decorating Video...
Here is a list of several videos devoted to basic cake decorating.
Super Easy 6-Ingredient Baked Cinnamon Rolls...
Here is a recipe for Easy Cinnamon Rolls which begins with store-bought crescent rolls and only 5 other ingredients.
Better Than Sex Cake
Here is a cake mix recipe for Better Than Sex Cake.
Light-As-Air Angel Food Cake
Here is a recipe for Homemade Angel Food Cake, a low fat dessert recipe.
Pumpkin Lava Cake
Make your own Pumpkin Lava Cake even better than the one you can get at LongHorn Steakhouse.
How to Make Cakes in 6 Easy Lessons - #1
Here is Lesson One in How to Bake Cakes.
Basic Pancake Recipe
Here is a basic recipe for pancakes.
Basic Fruit Syrup
Here is a simple recipe for basic fruit syrup.
How Can You Soften Cream Cheese Quickly?
Here are some simple directions on how to soften cream cheese.
Cherry Sheet Cake
Enjoy this simple recipe for Cherry Sheet Cake. It will be great for dessert or with a warm afternoon beverage.
Cinnamon Bundt Cake
Here is a recipe for Cinnamon Bundt Cake.
Basic Bread Pudding
Here is a recipe for Basic Bread Pudding, a dessert staple in New Orleans.
Start a New Neighborhood Halloween Tradition
Here's a way to start a new tradition in your neighborhood. Ghost your friends and neighbors with bags full of candy left on their doorsteps.
Dutch Apple Pie
Here is a Dutch Apple Pie Recipe. It is a standard apple pie topped with a crumb crust.
Three Ingredient Peanut Butter Fudge - Gluten...
Three ingredient peanut butter fudge is not only simple to make but it is tasty too.
Easy French Cream-Filled Napoleon Pastry
There aren't many dessert recipes that offer a lovely light pastry filled with rich cream such as a Napoleon.
Homemade Texas Brownies with Coffee and...
You get an extra charge from these Texas Brownies because they have coffee in them. But they're also sweet and rich and soft.
Make the Ultimate Brownies in 10 Steps: A Photo...
Here are the instructions for making brownies with step-by-step photos.
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.
Apple Fritters
This recipe is very similar to the outstanding apple fritters they serve at the Applewood Farmhouse Grill in Gatlinburg, Tenneessee.
Spicy Pumpkin Pound Cake
Here is a tasty recipe for Spicy Pumpkin Pound Cake, which can be made in a bundt cake pan or loaf pans.
How to Make a Cookie Crumb Crust with Photo...
Here are the step by step photo instructions that show how to make a cookie crumb crust, great for pies and cheesecakes.
Black Russian Cake with Kahlua and Thick...
Here is a recipe for a Black Russian Cake which is made in a Bundt cake pan.
Sticky Buns
These sticky buns begin by using store-bought crescent rolls.
How To Prepare Fresh Pumpkins for Baking
Follow these simple steps to prepare a pumpkin for baking.
16 Tips for Baking the Perfect Cheesecake
Here are several tips for the perfect cheesecake.
Wordless Wednesday
Here are some of the dessert photos that have been featured on Wordless Wednesday.
How to Make a Heart Cake in 5 Steps, with...
Here are the step-by-step instructions for making a heart-shaped cake.
Sheet Cakes
Here is a list of recipes for some of my favorite sheet cakes.
All About Cakes
Learn all about cake making and baking in this feature.
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