Homemade Funnel Cake

funnel cake @createdbydiane

I don't know what it is that I find so irresistible about boardwalk food, but I just LOVE it. Today I'm going to show you how easy it is to make funnel cake at home. No need to drive to a fair, boardwalk, circus or event to get it. You can have it ready in minutes for your whole family to … [Read more...]


Chocolate Crumb Cake Cookies

Chocolate Crumb Cake Cookies @createdbydiane

If you are looking for a fun new cookie, this one if for you...     These cookies have all my favorite components, Vanilla cookies, but thick and kinda like cake.... then the chocolate crumb topping and to top them off.....they are dunked in melted chocolate. Oh yes, don't forget … [Read more...]

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Malted Milk Cake with Chocolate Malt Frosting

Malted Milk Cake from @createdbydiane with Chocolate Malt Frosting. It's like a WHOPPERS lovers paradise in a cake!

You will certainly want a BIG glass of MILK to go with this yummy cake. It's kind of funny how when I think of chocolate I think of milk, and when I think of milk, well you know there is just going to be something delicious going on... I'm bringing you this post in collaboration with … [Read more...]


Salted Caramel Cake

Salted Caramel Cake @createdbydiane

Salted caramel is one of my favorite things and well... since it seems to be everywhere now a days from frappuccinos to ice cream, and I've made something similar in cupcakes a while ago I thought is was about time it adorned a cake. So get out your bowl and pans and lets get baking! … [Read more...]


Lemon Bread Pudding

Lemon Bread Pudding @createdbydiane.jpg this easy recipe is great with leftover Hot Dog Rolls!!!

Labor Day is quickly approaching and that means there will be lots of Grilling, BBQ-ing, Cookouts, Picnics and Parties. That usually means there are lots of hot dogs and hamburgers being consumed. I know over the years they have started selling packages of 8 hot dogs and packages of 8 buns, so … [Read more...]


Coconut Banana Cake

Coconut Banana Cake @createbydiane

Yes, I eat cake for breakfast... Every chance I GET! It has bananas in it, so it's breakfast food, right? And when you think about it, this is half the calories of all the cakes I see in my local coffee shop, so that right there means it's good for me in the morning. I like figures, … [Read more...]


Patriotic Cake

Patriotic Cake @createdbydiane #july4 #cake #recipe

Lots of funny things can happen in a week. Some of funny ha, ha... some not so much. Things don't always turn out like I plan, this cake is one...more on that in a minute. I did think that when my husband asked me to glue his shoes this week, he was just adding on more wifely duties to … [Read more...]


Oatmeal Cinnamon Banana Cake

Oatmeal Cinnamon Banana Cake @createdbydiane

  This is the perfect item to have all stacked up on the kitchen counter. It's irresistible, I know that for a fact because pieces were disappearing...coincidentally as soon as someone walked would walk by. There goes 1...2...3...pieces, I had to hurry and get a piece for … [Read more...]


Cinnamon Madeleines

Cinnamon Madeleines #recipe @createdbydiane

I can hardly believe the school year is coming to an end. I celebrate the days my kids have off far more than the days they are in school. For some they like the break when the kids are in school and although I may agree on moments, I truly really love having them around. Don't get me wrong, … [Read more...]


Chocolate Cake with Coffee and Cinnamon

Chocolate Cake with Coffee and Cinnamon @createdbydiane

Coffee and Cinnamon are right smack in the middle of this chocolate cake and believe me that is exactly where they belong! I took my favorite chocolate cake recipe that my mom has made me for so many birthdays, it's hard to keep track. The addition of coffee and cinnamon will now be a … [Read more...]


Chocolate Chip Banana Cake

Chocolate Chip Banana Cake @createdbydiane

Oh my gosh don't you just HATE it when.... bananas go ripe too fast? By hate I really mean LOVE! Because then you get to make this I usually have trouble on where to file banana bread, is it a bread or cake? Well not to worry on this one, I figured since there are chocolate chips in … [Read more...]


Pumpkin Mocha Donut Cake

Pumpkin Mocha Donut Cake @createdbydiane

If you like donuts.... and coffee.... and pumpkin.... well then you have stopped by the right place today! It's a Pumpkin Mocha Donut Cake. It has all the delicious flavors of a Pumpkin Mocha, mixed with the best parts of a filled donut and yes there are cute sprinkles on top as well! … [Read more...]


Candy Corn Cake

Candy Corn Cake

October just wouldn't be October if you didn't see candy corn, right? I just love this time of year. The weather is typically cooling off from the summers heat and the leaves start turning and everything is all sorts of red, orange and yellow. Maybe they should have made the top color of … [Read more...]


No Stale Cake!

Bread and toothpicks can save your cake

It's true, bread and tootpicks can really save your cake! From getting stale that is. My mom has done this for as long as I can remember. I used to think it was funny when I'd look in the refrigerator and see a cake with bread holding onto it by toothpicks. I knew what it was for, but it … [Read more...]


How to make a stencil for decorating top cake

How to make a stecnil for top of cake @createdbydiane

  How to make a stencil for decorating the top of a cake. Need a quick and easy way to decorate a cake. Well I think this tip will make your next cake look great! I know this cake lots of compliments on how cute it was. The best part it was easy. It all started with a star cookie … [Read more...]