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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.
Terrific Pineapple Upside Down Bundt Cake
A dear friend brought this cake to our monthly book club. I don't know why I've never thought of making an upside down cake in a bundt cake pan. Yet, here it is. It was just as tasty as any other pineapple upside down cake. Teri served hers with whipped cream. It was the highlight of our evening.
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.
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.
Your Comprehensive Guide to 2014 Girl Scout...
Here is a complete list of Girl Scout Cookies. Page 2.
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.
Limoncello Bundt Cake
Here is a recipe for Limoncello Bundt Cake.
Make Adorable Bird Nest Decorations with Chow...
Here is a recipe for Birds Nest Candy made with chow mein noodles for Easter.
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.
Limoncello Cake with Marscarpone Frosting
Enjoy this lemon-flavored cake and frosting. The mascarpone helps make the frosting really creamy
How to Print Recipes From About.com
Here are the directions for printing a recipe without ads and making the font larger.
Your 10-Step Picture Guide to Basic Cake Making
Here are the instructions for Basic Cake Making.
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 Make an Easter Bunny Cake in 11 Steps...
Here are the step by step instructions for making an Easter Bunny Cake.
Cake Gallery
Here a Cake Gallery filled with photos of cakes and cake pictures. Please enjoy these photos of cakes.
9-Step Picture Guide for Frosting a Cake...
Here are the step by step photo instructions for icing a cake with frosting.
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.
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.
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.
Chocolate Marble Cake
This recipe for Chocolate Marble Cake is similar to a Tunnel of Fudge Cake only instead of a chocolate cake with a chocolate center, this cake has a yellow cake with a chocolate center.
Make Banana Bread in Your Crock-Pot with This...
Here is a recipe for banana bread that is made in the crockpot.
Brown Sugar Pound Cake
This recipe for Brown Sugar Pound Cake is fabulous when served with a Caramel Rum Sauce.
Easter Desserts
Easter is more than just a day; it is a season. Enjoy these Easter Desserts.
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 Can You Make Cake Flour If You Run Out?
Here are the simple directions for making cake flour.
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.
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 Colored Popcorn: A 10-Step Photo...
Here are the instructions for how to make colored popcorn with step by step photo instructions.
Your Ultimate Brownie Recipe
The Ultimate Brownie is my absolute favorite brownie.
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.
A Recipe for Family Fun: Dye Easter Eggs with...
Here is how to color Easter Eggs using food colors.
Vintage 7UP Pound Cake
Everyone loves the lemony flavor of 7-UP pound cake.
9 Bestselling Baked Goods for Bake Sales
Here are some of the bestselling baked goods to sell your next bake sale.
Your 6-Step Picture Guide to Making Buttercream...
Here are the complete step-by-step photos for making buttercream frosting.
Canning Jar Cakes - The Perfect Homemade Gift
Canning Jar Cakes make the most wonderful homemade gifts. Make them today with these instructions.
Top 10 All-Time Favorite Homemade Cookie Recipes
Here is a list of my Top Ten All-Time Favorite Cookies.
10 Must-Try Brownie Recipes to Satisfy Any...
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6 Lesson to Becoming an Expert Cake Baker
Welcome to the online course in How to Make Cakes in 6 Easy Lessons.
Make Delectable Crepes with This Basic Recipe
Here is the basic recipe for crepes.
Make the Perfect Buttercream Frosting With Just...
Here is a recipe for Buttercream Icing and/or Buttercream Frosting.
How to Make Cakes in 6 Easy Lessons #2
Here is the second lesson in How to Bake Cakes in 6 Easy Lessons.
Make the Ultimate Vanilla-Frosted Cinnamon Roll...
Here is the recipe for the Ultimate Cinnamon Roll.
How to Make a Basic White Cake
Here is a basic recipe for White Cake.
Fresh Lemon Pound Cake
Here is the recipe for Fresh Lemon Pound Cake, a from-scratch Bundt and Pound Cake recipe.
Oatmeal Cookies
Here is a recipe for Oatmeal Cookies that are just like Mom's.
A Super-Easy Recipe for 3-Layer Key Lime Cake
Here's a recipe for Key Lime Cake, one of many key lime recipes.
27 Essential Tips for Cake Baking
Here are several tips for preparing a basic cake recipe.
How to Whip Cream in Less Than 15 Minutes
Here are the simple directions showing how to whip cream.
Poke Cake
Poke Cake is made by adding gelatin to holes made in the cake.
Cinnamon Bundt Cake
Here is a recipe for Cinnamon Bundt Cake.
A Chocaholic's Dream: The Ultimate Chocolate...
Here is a recipe for the best chocolate cake - Chocolate Fudge Cake.
How to Make Coconut Passover Macaroons: A...
Passover Macaroons are made with egg whites.
Rich Italian Cassata Cake with Ricotta and...
Here is a recipe for Cassata Cake, which is an Italian made with whole-milk ricotta cheese.
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.
Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth With This Easy Banana...
Here is the recipe for a banana split.
The 5 Most Popular Girl Scout Cookies
Here is a list of the most popular Girl Scout Cookies for 2012.
How to Easily Grease and Flour Baking Pans
Here are the written and photo instructions for Greasing and Flouring Baking Pans.
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 Amish Friendship Bread Starter
Here is the recipe for Amish Friendship Bread Starter, which is used to make Friendship Bread.
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.
Dump Cake
Dump Cake. Here are several Dump Cake recipes, which typically begin with a cake mix.
How to Tint Coconut
Here are the photo instructions showing how to tint coconut.
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 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.
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 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.
Outstanding Red Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese...
Red Velvet Cake is my husband's favorite birthday cake.
Pineapple Bread
Pineapple Bread tastes better the day after it's made.
How to Make Brownie Bites with Any Brownie Recipe
Here are the directions for making brownie bites.
How to Make Cakes in 6 Easy Lessons - #1
Here is Lesson One in How to Bake Cakes.
10 Crucial Pieces of Equipment for Baking
Here is a list of the equipment necessary for baking.
Caramel Rum Sauce
Caramel Rum Sauce makes the perfect Bundt Cake Glaze, especially for the Brown Sugar Pound Cake.
Hummingbird Cake
To me a Hummingbird Cake, a banana-pineapple flavored cake, is similar to a carrot cake substituting bananas for carrots.
Everybody's Favorite Frosting
Here is a recipe for Everybody's Favorite Frosting, which is like a whipped cream frosting without the cream.
Strawberry Cake
This recipe for Strawberry Cake is made with strawberry gelatin and frozen strawberries.
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.
Three Ingredient Peanut Butter Fudge - Gluten...
Three ingredient peanut butter fudge is not only simple to make but it is tasty too.
Handy Tips for Preparing, Storing, and Baking...
Here are the basic types of cookies like drop, icebox, rolled and bar. Page 3.
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.
Whip Up Cheese Danishes in a Flash with This...
This recipe for Cheese Danish starts with already-made crescent roll dough.
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.
How to Make a Decadent Coconut Pecan Frosting
This Coconut Pecan Frosting recipe is perfect for icing a German Chocolate Cake.
Basic Fruit Syrup
Here is a simple recipe for basic fruit syrup.
Whipped Cream Frosting
Whipped Cream Frosting is one of the lightest cake frostings you can make.
Super Simple Ways to Soften Brown Sugar
Learn how to soften brown sugar with these steps.
How to Make Fabulous Blondies
Here is a brownie recipe for Blondies.
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.
Making Truffles
Here are the complete instructions for making truffles.
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.
Basic Trifle Recipe
Here are the suggested ingredients to create your own basic trifle.
Cake Mix Cookies
Instead of flour and sugar, these cookies are made with a cake mix.
Macaroons
Here is a very simple recipe for Macaroons.
Homemade Lemon Curd
Here is a recipe for Homemade Lemon Curd made with six - 6 - egg yolks.
Yeast
Here is a profile about the baking ingredient yeast.
Boiled Frosting
This recipe for Boiled Frosting makes enough to cover tops and sides for icing cakes of 2 9-inch layer cakes.
16 Tips for Baking the Perfect Cheesecake
Here are several tips for the perfect cheesecake.
Banana Muffins
Here is a recipe for Banana Muffins.
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.
Fudge Brownie Pie
Fudge Brownie Pie is another easy recipe.
Make Your Own Self-Rising Flour
Here is a simple how to make self-rising flour, from your about.com guide
Easy Blueberry Cobbler
Here is a recipe for Easy Blueberry Cobbler that is made with a cake mix.
How To Stabilize Whipped Cream
Here is a simple how to stabilize whipped cream, from your about.com guide
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.
How Do You Make Cinnamon Rolls in a Bread...
Enjoy this recipe for Cinnamon Rolls made with the bread machine.
Tantalizing Tarts
Make your own tart with one of these recipes.
Measuring Packed Brown Sugar
Here are the instructions, including photographs, for measuring packed brown sugar.
Wordless Wednesday
Here are some of the dessert photos that have been featured on Wordless Wednesday.
Bunny Cake
Here is a recipe for making a Bunny Cake.
New York - Style Cheesecake
Here is a recipe for New York - Style Cheesecake.
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.
Easy Peach Cobbler
Here is a recipe for easy peach cobbler.
Chocolate Glaze
This recipe for Chocolate Glaze is just a little something to make any cake taste better.
Panoramic Easter Egg
Here is the recipe and complete recipe directions for making an panoramic Easter egg.
Buttermilk Substitute Recipe
Here is the recipe for a buttermilk substitute.
Simple Apple Dump Cake Recipe
Here is a recipe for Apple Dump Cake, which looks like a cake but tastes like an apple pie.
Chocolate Fudge Frosting
Here is a recipe for Chocolate Fudge Frosting.
The Only Sugar Cookie Recipe You'll Ever Need
Here is a recipe for the very best sugar cookies you'll ever make.
Rich Ooey Gooey Butter Cake with Cream Cheese
Here is a recipe for Ooey Gooey Butter Cake; it is made with a cake mix.
Black Russian Cake with Kahlua and Thick...
Here is a recipe for a Black Russian Cake which is made in a Bundt cake pan.
How Can You Soften Cream Cheese Quickly?
Here are some simple directions on how to soften cream cheese.
How to Make Easter Egg Nests
Here are the step by step photo instructions for making Easter Egg Nests, the perfect table decorations for all ages. Page 2.
Thick Chocolate Glaze
Here is an easy recipe for Thick Chocolate Glaze.
Better Than Sex Cake
Here is a cake mix recipe for Better Than Sex Cake.
Learn How to Decorate a Cake - Part One
This is Basic Cake Decorating, a cake decorating for beginners offered two parts.
Sour Cream Chocolate Chip Cake
Thanks to Aileen for sharing the recipe for Sour Cream Chocolate Chip Cake. It's the cake she made for her husband's birthday.
Easy Pear Cobbler a.k.a. Pear Dump Cake
This Easy Pear Cobbler is a dump cake recipe served warm from the oven.
Blueberry Limoncello Cake
Here is a recipe for Blueberry Limoncello Cake with a Limoncello glaze.
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.
How to Make Miniature Tart Shells or Tartlets
Here are the step by step photo instructions in how to make miniature tart shells.
Tunnel of Fudge Cake
Here is everyone's favorite Bundt Cake Recipe for the Tunnel of Fudge Cake.
A Baker's Guide to Cake Decorating Frosting...
Here are several tips for basic cake decorating and the basic icing recipe.
A Super-Simple Recipe for Scrumptious Sugar...
Here is the best sugar cookie recipe you'll ever try. Page 3.
Tomato Soup Cake
Here is a recipe for Tomato Soup Cake that is made from-scratch.
Fresh Strawberry Pie
Here is a recipe for Fresh Strawberry Pie.
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.
Make Scrumptious Cinnamon Raisin Bread in Your...
Here is a recipe for Cinnamon Raisin Bread that is made in the bread machine.
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.
What Irish Goodies Should You Make for St....
If you want to do more than wear green on St. Patrick's Day, why not try some of these authentic Irish Desserts and Breads?
7 Awesome Step-by-Step Cake Decorating Video...
Here is a list of several videos devoted to basic cake decorating.
Decadent Chocolate Desserts
Just what is it about chocolate? Why is it so appealing? For me, chocolate is comforting, and it doesn't take much to get that comfort. One piece of really fine chocolate, a small chocolate cookie or slice of cake or pie can make a sad day into a bright day.
German Chocolate Cake
Here is a recipe for German Chocolate Cake.
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 Frost a Cake
a simple how to on frosting a cake, from your about.com guide
Basic Bread Pudding
Here is a recipe for Basic Bread Pudding, a dessert staple in New Orleans.
Easy Lemon Poppy Seed Cake
Adding fresh lemons to the recipe for Easy Lemon Poppy Seed Cake makes all the difference.
Granny Smith Apple Pie
Here is a recipe for a Granny Smith Apple Pie.
Blueberry Amaretto Bundt Cake
Here is a recipe for Blueberry Amaretto Bundt Cake; it's made with a cake mix.

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