Ice Cream Cake

2022-06-27T14:53:04-04:00June 27th, 2022|Categories: Cakes, Dairy, Desserts, Desserts, Ice Cream and Frozen Treats|

My all time favorite cake to make during sultry summer months is Ice Cream Cake. Its main ingredient—ice cream—is America’s most loved dessert.  An ice cream cake is no bake, easy to make, and you can prepare it weeks ahead of time and keep it in your freezer until ready to serve.  With the wide [...]

Marble Chiffon Cake

2022-02-01T10:14:56-05:00February 1st, 2022|Categories: Cakes, Desserts, Food Columns, Valentine's Day|

Looking to impress on Valentine’s Day? Make Marble Chiffon Cake! It’s my new favorite go-to cake. Light and airy with a velvety texture—it’s simply divine. Happy Valentine’s Day! 2 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 7 eggs, separated 2 cups plus 1 tablespoon sugar, divided ¾ cup canola oil ¼ cup [...]

Streusel Topped Coffee Cake

2022-01-28T16:47:05-05:00January 19th, 2022|Categories: Cakes, Desserts|Tags: |

I recently made this scrumptious streusel topped coffee cake to rave reviews.  I used my basic coffee cake batter and topped it with streusel before baking.  Who doesn’t love a cake with streusel?  Enjoy! Streusel Topped Coffee Cake Streusel topping 2/3 cup flour ½ cup sugar ¼ cup cold butter Cake Batter 2 cups [...]

Sour Cream Coffee Cake

2021-11-04T16:13:56-04:00November 4th, 2021|Categories: Cakes, Dairy, Desserts|

This scrumptious cake is a family favorite and my most requested recipe. 2 cups flour  1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 4 ounces or 1 stick butter, softened 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 8 ounces or ½ pint sour cream 2 teaspoons vanilla Filling and Topping 1 teaspoon cinnamon ¼ cup sugar ½ walnuts or [...]

Nanny’s Butter Streusel Cake

2019-09-23T13:25:39-04:00September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Cakes, Desserts|Tags: , |

Since this was the cake that inspired my passion for baking and launched a thousand recipes, it is only fitting that I launch my website with Nanny Fela’s Butter Streusel Cake. My mom baked it often when I was growing up, and I could never resist plucking off the streusel, leaving behind a funny looking [...]

Cake Pops

2019-08-26T10:53:27-04:00September 1st, 2013|Categories: Cakes, Desserts, Food Columns|Tags: |

Knowing that I’m a kid at heart, my daughter, Sally, bought me a Cake Pops kit by Bakerella for Mother’s Day.  Cake Pops have taken the cake world by storm ever since they were developed by Angie Dudley, creator of the wonderful Bakerella website and blog.  Cake pops are so much fun to make and [...]