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...]


Red, White and Blue Cake

Red, White and Blue 4th of july cake @createdbydiane with Star

  Summer seems to be in full swing here, we were at 100 degrees this week and I'm sure it will get even hotter. Summer fun seems to kick off at Memorial Day, but the 4th of July is always a fun summer celebrating time with all the Red, White and Blue, fireworks and of course yummy food, … [Read more...]


Lemon Coconut Friendship Bread

Lemon Coconut Friendship Bread

Lemon Coconut Friendship Bread I made this with a very sweet and thoughtful friend in mind, it is called friendship bread after all. I sure wish she were here to enjoy this with me, I'm glad with modern technology keeping in touch is easier than it used to be, it really helps especially when … [Read more...]


Chocolate Rose Cake

Strawberry cake-chocolate buttercream frosting

Pink and brown make such a pretty combination, especially in cake! My daughter wanted to make a strawberry cake. She really wanted to do it all herself, but I'm glad she let me help, just a little bit. She baked a Betty Crocker Strawberry Cake. Thanks to my mom she cut me off some pretty … [Read more...]


Pumpkin Pecan Friendship Bread

Mini Pumpkin Amish Friendship bread

Mini Pumpkin Pecan Bread It may not be Fall, but pumpkin is always a favorite around here. This is just one more variety of Friendship Bread I've made. I've posted about the Cinnamon and Chocolate Coconut friendship breads and just couldn't hold off until Fall to post this! I combined all the … [Read more...]


Coconut Chocolate Chip Friendship Bread

chocolate coconut friendship bread

Coconut and chocolate are certainly my good friends, so it only seemed fitting to make a Friendship Bread with them in it. I posted about Amish Friendship Bread the other day and mentioned that I had made several varieties. This is one of them, just the mention of chocolate and coconut has me … [Read more...]