Category Archives: Cake

Leah’s 13th Tie Dye Birthday Cake

For her 2nd birthday, I made a chocolate cake and we all laughed until our sides hurt because upon first bite, her eyes widened in delight, and with cake crumbs stuck to her mouth she declared, “I luv cake! Chocolate caaaaaake!”She … Continue reading

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Praline Carrot Cake

  I tend to shy away from statements like “This is the best (fill in the blank)” because it’s used too freely, but mostly, because ‘best ever’ is really a matter of preference. You say tomato, I say tomahto, type of situation. … Continue reading

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Sparkling Cranberry White Chocolate Cake

It doesn’t take much to make me happy. I believe wholeheartedly in simple pleasures and enjoying the little moments that, in the end, make for big, memorable moments. The thoughtful cards, smiling eyes, the company of good friends, and robust … Continue reading

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Lemon Velvet Cake

I’m a licensed master’s level social worker and a few years ago, I worked at a skilled nursing facility. I knew within a few days in of starting the position, I would not work there for very long because I was not utilizing … Continue reading

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Yellow Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

While grocery shopping the other day, Chris picked up a box of yellow cake mix, and requested I make it. I told him I would bake him one from scratch and to put the box back. Ingredients: (For the cake) 1 cup … Continue reading

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Amaretto Pound Cake

I have a flash drive and one of the folders in it contains endless recipes that I think sound good, that someone in my family would like, that I want to try, and so on and so forth. Some of … Continue reading

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Toasted Coconut Cream Cake

My dad’s birthday was last week and when I saw this recipe, I knew I’d make it for him. It’s very coconut-y and surprisingly intense and rich. Well worth it. Ingredients: For the cake: 1 cup butter, at room temperature 1 … Continue reading

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