Archive | Cake Recipes

19 December 2011 ~ 3 Comments

Oreo Cheesecake

Oh My goodness! It has ben ages since I last posed on this poor, neglected blog of mine! Busy with Christmas preparations, my other business Elanne & Ivy  with Christmas orders and last minute shows, and generally just keeping things running here at home have sure had me hopping. I wanted to stop for a moment […]

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24 August 2010 ~ 3 Comments

Easiest Ever Black Forest Cake

Honest – this cake is SO easy that you won’t even believe it! Here’s how you make this delicious and simple dessert in a matter of minutes! Easiest Ever Black Forest Cake 1 box chocolate cake mix 1 can cherry pie filling (540 ml) 2 eggs 1/3 cup water 2 cups whipped cream (sweetened with […]

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21 July 2010 ~ 22 Comments

Apple Cake Recipe

Sometimes, it takes *really* looking something over before you realize the error of your ways. I’ve been working away on my second book, and last night I completed the recipe list to be included. (HOORAY!) However, I noticed that most of the recipes that I really want in the book are main courses, and we […]

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05 April 2010 ~ 3 Comments

Gingerbread Recipe

You never know what you have in common with someone until you discuss food with them. This recipe for gingerbread comes from a lovely little cookbook my son’s teacher wrote. Based on her Scottish heritage, the book fits well into our kitchen, and her recipes are appreciated most by my husband who shares her descent. […]

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21 March 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Oatmeal Cake Recipe

One of my favorite things to do is connect with friends and exchange news, catching up on what each other has been up to amidst the chaos of child-rearing, work and life in general. I am especially fond of get-togethers with my creative friends and family that involve working on projects! Recently, while visiting a […]

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08 March 2010 ~ 3 Comments

Chai Spice Cake

Thank you Shelly Fisher for entering this recipe in my Cat Can Cook Recipe Contest in January. It’s her own invention! Chai Spice Cake 18.25oz devils food cake mix 2/3 c vanilla chai spice coffee creamer 1 chai spice tea bag steeped in 2/3 c boiling water for 3 minutes 1/2 c canola oil 3 […]

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03 March 2010 ~ 5 Comments

Creamy Oreo Cookies Cheesecake

A cheesecake a day keeps the doctor away? Oh, how I wish. If there is any one food I love, this is it! This particular one is remarkably simple to make. Just work slowly and patiently, and you’ll have a perfect masterpiece by the time you’re done, though you likely won’t want to stand around […]

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09 December 2009 ~ 0 Comments

My Next-Door Nonna

I love my next-door-neighbour! She’s all of about 4’11 but what she lacks in height she makes up for with a generous heart. She makes us wonderful desserts, pastas and today, taught me how to make panattone. I’m thrilled! Now, I wanted to post Filina’s recipe for panattone, but seeing when I asked for it, […]

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06 November 2009 ~ 2 Comments

Cranberry-Orange-Pecan Bread Recipe

Another “added-to” recipe. Actually, the reason I ended up changing it, was that during mixing, I realized that the dough was not nearly wet enough, and so I ended up adding another 3/4 cup of orange juice to it, ignoring what the recipe said. It is a heavier bread, very dense and moist though. The […]

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29 October 2009 ~ 6 Comments

Pumpkin Gingerbread Recipe

I had no idea what to blog about today – so I went on a search for “Easy Christmas Recipes” and found this recipe on All Recipes, that looks fabulous! It is a loaf/bread and it really looked excellent. So, I am posting it now, and photographing my own version once it is out of […]

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