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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.
Pumpkin Bundt Cake
Here's a great fall dessert recipe for Pumpkin Bundt Cake; it's made from scratch.
Easy Pumpkin Dump Cake Recipe
Here is a new Thanksgiving dessert recipe for Pumpkin Dump Cake.
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.
Wholesome Oatmeal Yeast Bread
This Wholesome Oatmeal Yeast Bread is outstanding when it's served warm right from the oven. My favorite way to eat it is toasted with peanut butter. My dad used to make this for mom and I all of the time.
How to Print Recipes From About.com
Here are the directions for printing a recipe without ads and making the font larger.
Spicy Pumpkin-Ginger Scones
These Pumpkin-Ginger Scones have a lovely spicy flavor. They taste good with either a cup of coffee or tea.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Simple Apple Dump Cake Recipe
Here is a recipe for Apple Dump Cake, which looks like a cake but tastes like an apple pie.
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.
Vintage 7UP Pound Cake
Everyone loves the lemony flavor of 7-UP pound cake.
Candy Corn Pebbles Whoopie Pies Recipe
Each holiday seems to bring the introduction of fun foods. Post Foods has just come out with Candy Corn
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.
Canning Jar Cakes - The Perfect Homemade Gift
Canning Jar Cakes make the most wonderful homemade gifts. Make them today with these instructions.
Spiced Pumpkin Bread with Toasted Nuts and...
This is the worlds best recipe for pumpkin bread and muffins.
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.
Your 10-Step Picture Guide to Basic Cake Making
Here are the instructions for Basic Cake Making.
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.
9 Bestselling Baked Goods for Bake Sales
Here are some of the bestselling baked goods to sell your next bake sale.
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.
Make Banana Bread in Your Crock-Pot with This...
Here is a recipe for banana bread that is made in the crockpot.
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.
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.
10 Must-Try Brownie Recipes to Satisfy Any...
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How to Make Brownie Bites with Any Brownie Recipe
Here are the directions for making brownie bites.
How to Whip Cream in Less Than 15 Minutes
Here are the simple directions showing how to whip cream.
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.
9-Step Picture Guide for Frosting a Cake...
Here are the step by step photo instructions for icing a cake with frosting.
Cake Gallery
Here a Cake Gallery filled with photos of cakes and cake pictures. Please enjoy these photos of cakes.
How Many Cake Slices Will You Get from a Cake?
Here is a chart with the amount of servings per size of cake.
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.
Make the Ultimate Vanilla-Frosted Cinnamon Roll...
Here is the recipe for the Ultimate Cinnamon Roll.
Limoncello Cake with Marscarpone Frosting
Enjoy this lemon-flavored cake and frosting. The mascarpone helps make the frosting really creamy
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.
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.
Granny Smith Apple Pie
Here is a recipe for a Granny Smith Apple Pie.
How to Make Amish Friendship Bread Starter
Here is the recipe for Amish Friendship Bread Starter, which is used to make Friendship Bread.
How Can You Make Cake Flour If You Run Out?
Here are the simple directions for making cake flour.
Complete Dessert Recipe and Article Index from...
Here is the complete Desserts and Baking recipe and article index from Angel Food Cake to Zucchini.
Dump Cake
Dump Cake. Here are several Dump Cake recipes, which typically begin with a cake mix.
Homemade Edible Gifts
Here is a list of homemade edible gifts perfect for Christmas or at any other gift-giving time.
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.
Why Mini Desserts?
Here are a few of the desserts I picked up on one of the buffets at Atlantis in Paradise Island, Nassau, Bahamas.
Easy Oil Pie Crust
Here is a recipe for an Oil Pie Crust.
Your Comprehensive Guide to 2014 Girl Scout...
Here is a complete list of Girl Scout Cookies. Page 2.
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.
Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth With This Easy Banana...
Here is the recipe for a banana split.
Fun and Profitable Bake Sales
Here are some great tips for creating a successful bake sale for your school, religious organization or club.
10 Crucial Pieces of Equipment for Baking
Here is a list of the equipment necessary for baking.
Calling All Chocoholics: Try Dark Chocolate...
Here is a recipe for Dark Chocolate Molten Lava Cakes.
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.
A Chocaholic's Dream: The Ultimate Chocolate...
Here is a recipe for the best chocolate cake - Chocolate Fudge Cake.
How Do You Make Cinnamon Rolls in a Bread...
Enjoy this recipe for Cinnamon Rolls made with the bread machine.
Make the Perfect Buttercream Frosting With Just...
Here is a recipe for Buttercream Icing and/or Buttercream Frosting.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge
Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge is made with only 4 ingredients.
Freezing and Baking Cookie Dough
Here are the simple instructions for freezing cookie dough.
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.
Traditional Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie Recipe
Thanksgiving dinner just isn't complete with this recipe for Pumpkin Pie. We like to serve ours with freshly made whipped cream and freshly grated nutmeg.
How To Prepare Fresh Pumpkins for Baking
Follow these simple steps to prepare a pumpkin for baking.
Sugar-Free Pumpkin Pie with Evaporated Milk
No one will miss the sugar in this recipes for Sugar-Free Pumpkin Pie.
New York - Style Cheesecake
Here is a recipe for New York - Style Cheesecake.
Pumpkin Lava Cake
Make your own Pumpkin Lava Cake even better than the one you can get at LongHorn Steakhouse.
A Sweet and Simple Apple Muffin Recipe
Here is a recipe for fresh apple muffins.
Limoncello Bundt Cake
Here is a recipe for Limoncello Bundt Cake.
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 a Decadent Coconut Pecan Frosting
This Coconut Pecan Frosting recipe is perfect for icing a German Chocolate Cake.
Your 6-Step Picture Guide to Making Buttercream...
Here are the complete step-by-step photos for making buttercream frosting.
6 Lesson to Becoming an Expert Cake Baker
Welcome to the online course in How to Make Cakes in 6 Easy Lessons.
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.
How to Make Scrumptious Peach Crisp
Here is a recipe for Peach Crisp that is served warm from the oven.
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.
27 Essential Tips for Cake Baking
Here are several tips for preparing a basic cake recipe.
How to Make a Basic White Cake
Here is a basic recipe for White Cake.
How to Make Fabulous Blondies
Here is a brownie recipe for Blondies.
Everybody's Favorite Frosting
Here is a recipe for Everybody's Favorite Frosting, which is like a whipped cream frosting without the cream.
Ghost Graphic
Here's the ghost graphic.: friendly ghost halloween
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 some simple directions on how to soften cream cheese.
Egg-Free Key Lime Pie with Graham Cracker Crust
Every piece of Key Lime Pie takes me back to the tropical breezes of Florida. Most recipes are made with raw eggs. Well, you don't have to worry about eating uncooked eggs with this recipe for Key Lime Pie, because there aren't any.
How To Stabilize Whipped Cream
Here is a simple how to stabilize whipped cream, from your about.com guide
Apple Cake
More than one apple is used to make this cake mix recipe for Apple Cake.
Apple Fritters
This recipe is very similar to the outstanding apple fritters they serve at the Applewood Farmhouse Grill in Gatlinburg, Tenneessee.
How to Easily Grease and Flour Baking Pans
Here are the written and photo instructions for Greasing and Flouring Baking Pans.
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.
Make Scrumptious Cinnamon Raisin Bread in Your...
Here is a recipe for Cinnamon Raisin Bread that is made in the bread machine.
Make Delectable Crepes with This Basic Recipe
Here is the basic recipe for crepes.
Black Russian Cake with Kahlua and Thick...
Here is a recipe for a Black Russian Cake which is made in a Bundt cake pan.
Learn How to Decorate a Cake - Part One
This is Basic Cake Decorating, a cake decorating for beginners offered two parts.
A Super-Easy Recipe for 3-Layer Key Lime Cake
Here's a recipe for Key Lime Cake, one of many key lime recipes.
Dutch Apple Pie
Here is a Dutch Apple Pie Recipe. It is a standard apple pie topped with a crumb crust.
Whip Up Cheese Danishes in a Flash with This...
This recipe for Cheese Danish starts with already-made crescent roll dough.
Cinnamon Apple Scones
Here is a recipe for Cinnamon Apple Scones, which are perfect for breakfast, afternoon snack, tea time and other times.
Crockpot Baking
Here are simple directions for crockpot baking in the slowcooker.
What Ingredients Do You Need for Bread Making?
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Make the Ultimate Brownies in 10 Steps: A Photo...
Here are the step by step photo instructions for making the Ultimate Brownies.
Easy Peach Cobbler
Here is a recipe for easy peach cobbler.
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.
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.
16 Tips for Baking the Perfect Cheesecake
Here are several tips for the perfect cheesecake.
Delicious Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting
Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting is perfect for those fall gatherings.
Make Dreamy Marshmallow Creme Fudge with This...
Everyone just loved this recipe for Marshmallow Creme Fudge.
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
How to Make Miniature Tart Shells or Tartlets
Here are the step by step photo instructions in how to make miniature tart shells.
Rich Italian Cassata Cake with Ricotta and...
Here is a recipe for Cassata Cake, which is an Italian made with whole-milk ricotta cheese.
Make Your Own Self-Rising Flour
Here is a simple how to make self-rising flour, from your about.com guide
Easy Boozy Brownies with Bourbon and Rum
I make this recipe for Boozy Brownies at least once a year for Miss Arlene's birthday.
Apple Spice Cake
Here is a recipe for Apple Spice Cake.
Basic Trifle Recipe
Here are the suggested ingredients to create your own basic trifle.
Chewy Raspberry Almond Cookies Recipes
You'll be surprised with your first bite of these Raspberry-Almond Cookies. The outside is hard and the inside is extremely soft, almost liquid. The raspberry jam heightens the almond flavor and visa versa.
Outstanding Red Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese...
Red Velvet Cake is my husband's favorite birthday cake.
Applesauce Cake
This Applesauce Cake is an old-fashioned from scratch cake recipe.
Fresh Lemon Pound Cake
Here is the recipe for Fresh Lemon Pound Cake, a from-scratch Bundt and Pound Cake recipe.
The Only Sugar Cookie Recipe You'll Ever Need
Here is a recipe for the very best sugar cookies you'll ever make.
Recipes Made with Chocolate Chips
Here are several recipes made with chocolate chips.
Better Than Sex Cake
Here is a cake mix recipe for Better Than Sex Cake.
Boiled Frosting
This recipe for Boiled Frosting makes enough to cover tops and sides for icing cakes of 2 9-inch layer cakes.
Fudge Brownie Pie
Fudge Brownie Pie is another easy recipe.
Oatmeal Cookies
Here is a recipe for Oatmeal Cookies that are just like Mom's.
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. I like to keep an extra loaf or two in my freezer.
Tomato Soup Cake
Here is a recipe for Tomato Soup Cake that is made from-scratch.
Stocking Your Baker's Pantry
Here are several grocery lists for making and baking cakes, cookies, pies and more.
Three Ingredient Peanut Butter Fudge - Gluten...
Three ingredient peanut butter fudge is not only simple to make but it is tasty too.
Basic Pancake Recipe
Here is a basic recipe for pancakes.
Easy Pear Cobbler a.k.a. Pear Dump Cake
This Easy Pear Cobbler is a dump cake recipe served warm from the oven.
How to Make Cakes in 6 Easy Lessons #2
Here is the second lesson in How to Bake Cakes in 6 Easy Lessons.
Gourmet Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich
Could you ever imagine a peanut butter and jelly sandwich being decadent? Try this one at home.
Chocolate Fudge Frosting
Here is a recipe for Chocolate Fudge Frosting.
All About Cakes
Learn all about cake making and baking in this feature.
Strawberry Cake
This recipe for Strawberry Cake is made with strawberry gelatin and frozen strawberries.
Cinnamon Bundt Cake
Here is a recipe for Cinnamon Bundt Cake.
Brown Sugar and Cinnamon Butter
Brown Sugar and Cinnamon Butter is perfect with homemade breads.
Basic Bread Pudding
Here is a recipe for Basic Bread Pudding, a dessert staple in New Orleans.
How to Make Cakes in 6 Easy Lessons - #1
Here is Lesson One in How to Bake Cakes.
Loukoumades (loo-koo-MAH-thes)
Loukoumades is the Greek version of a doughnut.
All About Pound Cakes
Pound Cakes are the most versatile desserts. Learn about their history, how to make them, how to change their flavor and how to convert a standard recipe to use a cake mix.
Sticky Toffee Pudding Apple Pie
Here is the recipe for Laura's Sticky Toffee Pudding Apple Pie prepared by Linda Hundt of DeWitt, Michigan. It is the Crisco Innovation Best of Show Professional Division of the 2011 American Pie Council Crisco National Pie Championships.
7 Awesome Step-by-Step Cake Decorating Video...
Here is a list of several videos devoted to basic cake decorating.
Caramel Cake Frosted with Whipped Cream
Here's a recipe for Caramel Cake frosted with whipped cream.
Janet's Easy Apple Dumplings
Here is a great recipe for Easy Apple Dumplings.
Tasty Pumpkin Streusel Cake
My sister-in-law made this cake for us during the Christmas holidays. We ate it for dessert, breakfast and for an afternoon snack. Despite all of the sugar, when you eat pumpkin you feel as if you're eating something healthy.
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.
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.
Quick Chocolate Coca-Cola Cake Recipe
Here is a recipe for a Quick Chocolate Coca-Cola Cake.
Haystacks a.k.a. Chocolate Spiders
Haystacks are made with only 3 ingredients and looks just like Chocolate Spiders.
Perfect Pumpkin Roll Cake
Everyone just loves this Pumpkin Roll Cake made in a jelly roll pan. It is a great fall dessert.
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