Category Archives: Cakes

Heath bar cake

This was our family’s traditional birthday cake because my cake layers come out lopsided every single time. Everyone loved the German chocolate cake in “The Best Recipe” cookbook but a traditional German choclate cake didn’t seem like a birthday cake. … Continue reading

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Another birthday cake …

Ivey asked Paul what kind of cake he would like for his birthday and he linked her to this one. Ivey did a shrimp boil for Paul today. ¬†Being the enterprising woman she happens to be, she forwarded the link … Continue reading

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Heath Bar Cake

From Carmen … This was my favorite birthday cake growing up.¬† I’ve never made it for someone who didn’t love it. 1 box Duncan Hines German Chocolate Cake Mix (yes, it has to be Duncan Hines) Eggs and Oil according … Continue reading

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A Barbie doll cake

When we were children, mom made doll cakes for my sisters and I on our birthdays. To me, it was sheer magic to watch her pipe buttercream icing and to see the doll’s dress appear as she worked (I felt … Continue reading

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Vanilla Christmas Tree Cake

Nigella Lawson’s cake from her book “Nigella Christmas” is our “go to” Christmas dessert. It’s a light eggy pound cake baked in a bundt cake pan formed in a ring of Christmas trees. After the cake bakes and cools for … Continue reading

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Spiced Pumpkin Cake

Paul went on a road trip with his friend, Mark, and Mark’s mom when we lived at the Sutherland Apartments at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. He came back with this recipe. Ingredients 1 18.5 oz. box yellow cake … Continue reading

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