Archive | September, 2014

A Week of Cakes

27 Sep

This has been a busy and interesting cake week. Lot of different designs. From sheet cakes to layer cakes and even a small tiered cake.

14th birthday

Board game cake

Board game cake

Birthday Gail

40th Birthday

For a man that loves to play cards.

For a man that loves to play cards.

 

 

Celebrating at "Tweetsie" railroad.

Celebrating at “Tweetsie” railroad.

3rd Birthday- Jack

 

 

 

 

Bridal Shower Sheet Cake

13 Sep

Classic yellow butter cake with vanilla butter cream

Small white fondant flowers and mint green leaves, brushed with  super pearl dust. Divided into 2″ squares for easy serving. Pan size 12 x 18

Bridal Shower

More Betty-Cakes…

13 Sep

Birthday- Kenny Chocolate cake with vanilla butter cream and

chocolate roses.

 

 

 

 

Birthday- Betsy & Dink

Yellow butter cake with vanilla butter cream and

Multi-colored butter cream ruffles.

 

 

 

Birthday for 3

Yellow butter cake, vanilla butter cream with teal

lace design and peach fondant flowers.

 

 

Birthday- Cindy

Yellow butter cake, vanilla butter cream. Piped lace design, butter cream purple roses and fondant pink flowers.

CHUNKY APPLE CAKE

4 Sep

Since we are getting into the Fall months that means apples, lots of beautiful Fall apples. This recipe is one of my favorites.

Apple Cake

1/2 cup melted butter

2 cups sugar

2 large eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon salt

2 teaspoons cinnamon

4 Granny Smith apples, peeled and sliced

1 cup chopped walnuts (or pecans)

Stir together butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla until blended.

Sift together flour, baking soda, salt  and cinnamon, add to butter mixture, stirring until blended. Stir in apple slices and 1 cup walnuts (or pecans).

Spread into 9 x 13 greased pan

Bake 350 for about 40 to 45 minutes.

Cake is delicious plain or spread with your favorite cream cheese icing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Christmas morning coffee cake

1 Sep

I know it’s not Christmas yet but I came across this recipe and thought I would post it anyway. Don’t have to wait for a special occasion to enjoy this…

   COFFEE CAKE

2 ripe bananas-peeled and pureed in blender

2 cup baking biscuit mix (buttermilk)

2 Tbsp sugar

1/2 tsp cinnamon

1/4 tsp allspice

1 egg

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 cup whole berry cranberry sauce

Topping (recipe follows)

Combine baking mix, sugar, cinnamon, allspice. Beat in pureed bananas, egg, & vanilla. Pour into greased 9″ square pan. Break up cranberry sauce. Spoon evenly over batter, Sprinkle with topping recipe.

Bake 400 for 25 minutes or until cake test done.

TOPPING:

1/2 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup pecans (chopped)

2 Tbsp melted butter

2 Tbsp granulated sugar

Combine together & sprinkle over batter before baking.

Serve warm and enjoy…

 

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