Caramel Cake Recipe Begins With a Cake Mix

My two favorite cakes are red velvet and caramel. When I’m faced with a choice, I just can’t choose one over the other so I have a small slice of each. Life is too short to pass on my favorite cakes. Thankfully, this caramel cake recipe is easy to make.  When my family gathers for […]

Peggy’s Honey Bun Cake Is Moist and Delicious

I’ve tasted my fair share of honey bun cakes over the years. Some are just okay, some are dry, and some are really bad. Well, Peggy’s Honey Bun Cake is moist and delicious. If you try it and say it isn’t, it’s you, not the cake. ūüôā Here are some tips to make sure your […]

How to Make Turtle Cake Squares

This post, Turtle Cake Squares, contains affiliate links. If you click the link and make a purchase, I’ll earn a small commission with no additional cost to you.¬† This recipe for Turtle Cake Squares¬†starts with a German chocolate cake mix. These squares are perfect for dessert, snacks or when you’re craving chocolate and nothing else […]

Sweet Tea and Lemonade Cake

I’m as southern as the days are long, but this is a first for me – baking a sweet tea and lemonade cake! ¬†I mean, sure, southerners are known for their good food and their sweet tea. ¬†But to be totally honest, I haven’t had sweet tea in years – unsweetened for me, thank you […]

Jewelry – The Finishing Touch

What girl doesn’t love jewelry and playing dress up? ¬†Jewelry is like the icing on a cake. ¬†It can turn a ho hum outfit into a beautiful work of art. In order to accessorize, glamorize and not clownorize (I made this word up), let’s look at a few basic rules that will help make jewelry […]

Hit or Miss – Strawberry Lemonade Layer Cake

When I received my Southern Living magazine (if you live in the south, you are required to subscribe to Southern Living – it’s actually young, hip, cool, chic – well, you get the picture) last week, the cover photo of their Strawberry Lemonade Layer Cake captured my attention immediately! ¬†Duh! ¬†That’s why it’s on the […]

Blueberry Streusel Coffee Cake

To me, the perfect breakfast includes a nice cup of decaf¬†(click to read about my coffee experience)¬†and a big chunk of Blueberry Streusel Coffee Cake. ¬†And, since we are in the midst of blueberry season and my brother-in-law just happens to own a blueberry/blackberry farm, I’m in blueberry heaven! Helpful Hint: ¬†Planning a summer brunch? […]