Old Fashioned Chocolate Layer Cake

This recipe for old fashioned cake comes from The America’s Test Kitchen Family Baking Book. I have had nothing other than perfect results when I bake with this cookbook, and this chocolate cake is no exception. It is chocolatey but not overwhelmingly so, with a rich thick texture. I frosted the cake with a basic […]

Happy Easter Cakes

It has been a couple years since I have made a layer cake, but for this Easter I decided to bake two of them. (I will be posting my recipes in days to come). For those of you looking for decorating ideas, I wanted to go ahead and post pictures of my creations. The first […]

Jelly Bean Math (with free pdf download)

Some of you may not know this, but before I became a stay at home mom and food blogger, I was a teacher. (I have both a bachelors and masters degree in elementary education). Prior to getting married and becoming pregnant with my daughter, I frequently substituted and also taught kindergarten and third grades. You […]

Chocolate Fudge Cadbury Egg Pudding Cookies

Chocolate Fudge Cadbury Egg Cookies chopped Cadbury Eggs Large mounds of cookie dough waiting to be baked Bake the cookies until the centers are ALMOST set to leave you with a deliciously fudgy treat. Cadbury Egg season is here again, and out come those delicious milk chocolate candy-coated eggs. What could be better than Cadbury Eggs […]