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Cakes

Almond Flour Cake, Gluten Free

1/4/2013 meps 0

Here’s an amazing original cake recipe from Philip Wilson. He serves it with King’s Cupboard Three Chilies Chocolate Sauce, a decadent treat we introduced him to. 1-1/2 lbs Sliced Almonds 4 C hot water 3 […]

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Breakfast

Apple Cake With Thyme

1/24/2009 meps 0

This can be served plain, as a coffeecake for breakfast, or with whipped cream for dessert. 1 large tart apple (such as a Granny Smith) 4 T fresh thyme or lemon thyme 1 T lemon […]

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Applesauce Cake

1/16/2006 meps 0

An eggless cake without milk — if you use vegetable shortening, this would be completely vegan. For other eggless cakes, try searching for the word “eggless” in the search bar. 1/2 C butter or shortening […]

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Brazilian

Bahiana Bolo

8/5/2010 meps 0

This cake recipe is supposed to be a very authentic version of the bolo made in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. My memories of Bahiana food are mainly the ultra-fresh seafood, vegetables, and fruits, but as I […]

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Barb’s Double Chocolate Mocha Cake

6/6/2012 meps 0

Cake: 1 Pkg Cake mix, Devil’s food (with pudding in mix, if available) 1/2 C oil 3/4 C water 4 eggs 1 C sour cream 6 oz package of chocolate chips 8oz package chocolate instant […]

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Beatnik Cake

3/5/2006 meps 1

This makes an excellent, long-lasting, moist cake. The texture is similar to carrot cake, but you cannot actually see the beets, so they are just a mystery ingredient. If you don’t garnish the cake with […]

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Baked

Beet Chocolate Cake

8/22/2005 meps 1

I haven’t tried this version, but Barry’s mother has made the one using cocoa instead of chocolate. That version is simpler to make and still incredibly moist and delicious. The beets disappear; you won’t even […]

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Baked

Black Bottom Cupcakes

7/14/2004 meps 0

Filling: 2 egg whites, room temperature 8 oz fat free cream cheese 1/3C sugar 1/2t vanilla 1 oz mini-morsel semisweet chocolate chips (scant 1/4C) Cupcakes: 1-1/2C flour 1/4C cocoa 1t baking soda 1t baking powder […]

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Cakes

Black Forest Cake

7/20/2004 meps 0

18-oz devil’s food cake mix 21-oz can cherry pie filling 1 T almond flavoring 5.1 oz package of vanilla instant pudding 2 T vanilla 8 oz whipped topping, thawed 2 T chocolate sprinkles Maraschino cherries […]

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Baked

Cake-in-a-mug

9/25/2013 meps 0

Serves 1-2. 2 T butter 2 T flour 2 T sugar 1 T dark cocoa 1 T semi-sweet chocolate chips 1/2 t baking powder 1 egg yolk 1 T water 1 t vanilla (vary the […]

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Cakes

Cannonball Cake

7/14/2004 meps 0

Bake a devils food cake in two 7- to 8-inch rounded mixing bowls. While they bake, melt 12 oz semisweet chocolate, 1 C butter, 2 T light corn syrup together in double boiler. When just […]

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Cakes

Carrot Walnut Cake

7/14/2004 meps 1

After much discussion about carrot cakes, Barry made this one for Margaret Willson’s birthday party in 2003. She was adamant: No pineapple! The results were still fantastic. If you’re looking for a recipe with pineapple, […]

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Cakes

Chocolate Rum Pound Cake

7/14/2004 meps 0

From Denise Morts, Expeditors Recipe can be doubled. Have all ingredients at room temperature. Preheat oven to 300F. Grease & flour one 6-cup fluted tube or Bundt pan or one 8-1/2″ X 4-1/2″ (6-cup) loaf […]

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Cakes

Coconut Cake Filling

7/14/2004 meps 0

This is a bit too much of a rich thing for one cake; try a smaller recipe? 2 C sour cream 1 t vanilla 5 C shredded coconut 1 C confectioner’s sugar Mix and spread […]

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Cakes

Cool Whip Chocolate Frosting

1/25/2010 meps 0

This was published by Baker’s Chocolate as a frosting for cookies, but it seems like a super-simple idea for frosting a cake or cupcakes as well. I haven’t tried it yet, since I don’t have […]

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Cakes

Death by Chocolate

1/15/2006 meps 0

4 eggs 1 C sour cream 1/4 C water 1/4 C Creme de Cocoa, Kahlua, or Grand Marnier 1/2 C vegetable oil 1 boxed chocolate cake mix 1 box (4-serving size) instant chocolate pudding mix […]

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Cakes

Dirt Cake

7/14/2004 meps 0

I got this recipe from Janice Schwartzenberger, when we both worked for Arthur Andersen. She flew from Portland to Seattle with an assembled dirt cake, and the entire department was amazed. A few years later, […]

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Cakes

Dried Cherry Upside-Down Cake

9/29/2005 meps 0

I love upside-down cake. I usually make it with pineapple rings, apricots, or peaches and then use a yellow cake mix on the top. But this recipe gave me all kinds of ideas for dried […]

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Cakes

Drunken Rum Cake

1/14/2007 meps 0

I found this on Bert Christensen’s site, thinking it might be similar to my own Rum Cake. I was in for a surprise! It was on a Sunday morning, and I swear, we were both […]

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Cakes

Easy Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

1/19/2006 meps 0

In a cast-iron skillet, melt about 3 T butter. Stir in about 3 T brown sugar and a pinch of cinnamon. Drain a can of pineapple rings (reserving the juice) and place a single layer […]

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Cakes

Eggless Chocolate Cake

1/16/2006 meps 0

An eggless cake recipe. For alternatives to this, search for “eggless” in the search bar or see Eggless Fudge Cake. 1 C sugar 1-2/3 C sifted flour 1/2 C cocoa 1 t baking soda 1/2 […]

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Cakes

Eggless Fudge Cake

1/16/2006 meps 1

An eggless cake recipe with cheap ingredients. 2 C light brown sugar 3 heaping T shortening 1-1/2 C sour milk 1-1/2 t baking soda 4 heaping T cocoa 3 C flour Cream shortening and sugar. […]

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Eggless Gingerbread

1/16/2006 meps 0

An eggless cake recipe for ginger-lovers. 1/2 C melted shortening 1/2 C sugar 1/2 C molasses 2 C flour 1/2 t salt 1 t baking soda 1 t ginger 1 t cinnamon 1/4 t cloves […]

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Cakes

Eggless Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

1/16/2006 meps 0

An eggless cake recipe. For alternative eggless cakes, you can view the entire restricted diets/egg-free baking category. 1 C brown sugar, firmly packed 2-3 T butter Large can sliced pineapple, drained Pecan or maraschino cherry […]

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Fig and Almond Cake

8/2/2011 meps 0

An excellent desert for gluten-free friends, or people who are unable to eat sugar, eggs, or dairy. 1/2 lb dried black mission figs 1/4 C almonds 2 t lemon zest Prepare the figs by removing […]

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Cakes

Flourless Chocolate Torte

9/21/2010 meps 0

I’m not gluten-intolerant, but some of my favorite people are. That’s why I served this awesome, simple chocolate torte at a birthday gathering. It was delicious and decadent — no compromises or weird ingredient substitutions […]

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Baked

Frosted carrot-apple muffins

9/13/2007 meps 0

What exactly is the difference between a cupcake and a muffin? If you make these without the frosting, they’re great for breakfast. 1-1/3 C grated carrot (2 large carrots) 1 medium apple, peeled, cored, and […]

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Cakes

Fuzzy Navel Cake

1/15/2006 meps 0

Here’s another one of those cake recipes where you pour something yummy over the top to flavor it and keep it moist, like rum cake and lemonade cake. 1 box yellow cake mix 1/2 C […]

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Cakes

Genoise Cake

1/16/2006 meps 0

6 large eggs, room temperature 1 C sugar 1 t vanilla 1 C flour 6 T butter, melted Preheat oven to 350 F. Butter two 8-inch cake pans. Line both pans with circles of waxed […]

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Cakes

Go Seahawks chocolate cake

2/4/2006 meps 0

Today is Saturday, February 4th. It is the day before the Superbowl, the first time our Seattle Seahawks have ever gone to play in what some consider the nation’s top sporting event. Almost everyone I […]

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Cakes

Grammy Cake (Devils Food)

10/18/2009 meps 0

Combine: 2 C dark brown sugar 1/2 C shortening 2 eggs 1 C hot water Pour half of this over 1/2 C cocoa Into the remainder, put: 1 t soda 2 C flour Some vanilla […]

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Cakes

Harvey Wallbanger Cake

1/15/2006 meps 1

Yet another cake-with-sugar-syrup, along the lines of rum cake, lemonade cake, fuzzy navel cake, and pina colada pound cake. 1 pkg orange cake mix 1 pkg (4 servings) instant vanilla pudding mix 4 eggs 1/2 […]

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Cakes

Hat Cake

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 cake mix 4 C powdered sugar 5 T water/juice/milk 1 stick margarine Prepare cake mix. Bake 3 1/2 cups of batter in a greased bowl. Bake remainder on a greased round pizza pan (spread […]

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Cakes

Heavenly Coconut Cake

1/16/2006 meps 0

Another example of cake-with-sauce-poured-over. See also… Rum cake Lemonade cake Pina colada pound cake Fuzzy navel cake Harvey Wallbanger cake 1/2 C chopped pecans or macadamia nuts 1/3 C flaked coconut 1 pkg yellow cake […]

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Cakes

Iced Lemon Bread

2/25/2015 meps 0

This is similar to the lemon loaf sold at Starbucks. It’s guaranteed to be the first thing to disappear at a potluck. 1-1/2 C flour 1/2 t baking soda 1/2 t baking powder 1/2 t […]

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Cakes

Lemon Cheesecake (easy)

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 8-oz package cream cheese 2 c milk 1 small pkg jello lemon instant pudding 9 inch graham cracker crust Soften cream cheese, blend in 1/2 c milk. Add remaining milk and pudding mix. Beat […]

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Lemonade Cake

7/14/2004 meps 0

Good alternative to rum cake when there are children or teetotallers around 1 package super-moist cake mix 6 oz frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed 3/4 C powdered sugar 8 oz frozen whipped topping, thawed Preheat to […]

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Cakes

Mandarin orange cake

1/17/2009 meps 0

Another delicious offering from Sharon Wilson. 1 yellow or lemon cake mix 1 extra egg 1 large can mandarin oranges Juice from the can of oranges Prepare the cake as directed, with the following changes: […]

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Cakes

Milkless Eggless Thrifty Cake

1/16/2006 meps 0

Here’s another recipe along the lines of War Cake, Poor Man’s Cake, and Poor Man’s Cake 2. I don’t think I’ve ever seen Angostura bitters used like this before. 1 C firmly packed dark brown […]

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Barry's family

Nona’s Cheesecake

1/16/2007 meps 0

This recipe comes from Barry’s great-grandmother via his cousin Sandy Langdon, of Traverse City, Michigan. “Cousin,” in this case, is kind of a simplified term — Sandy is both Barry’s first-cousin-once-removed and his second-cousin-once-removed. I’m […]

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Breakfast

Oatmeal-raisin coffee cake

2/28/2011 meps 0

This is a simple coffee cake, not too sweet, easily made from things already on hand. 1-1/2 C flour 3/4 C oats 2 t baking powder 1/2 C sugar 1/2 t salt 1 C milk […]

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Breakfast

Oatmeal-Walnut Muffins

12/15/2013 meps 0

1-3/4 C flour 1/4 C sugar 2 T baking powder 1/2 t salt 1 C quick oats 1/2 C chopped walnuts 1 T cinnamon 1 egg 3/4 C milk 1/3 C vegetable oil Preheat the […]

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Cakes

One Pan Mud Cake

3/16/2014 meps 0

1-1/2 C flour 3 T cocoa 1 t baking soda 1 C sugar 1/2 t salt Dump all these ingredients into an 8-inch square or 9-inch round pan, and mix them up. Pour in the […]

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Cakes

Pain aux pruneaux

8/5/2010 meps 0

1 C pitted prunes 1/2 C cognac 1 T honey 2 eggs 1-1/4 C buckwheat flour 1/2 t salt 1/4 t black pepper 1 C milk With scissors, snip the prunes into small pieces. Soak […]

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Cakes

Peanut butter frosting

1/17/2009 meps 1

1/2 C butter, softened 1 C creamy peanut butter 3 T milk 2 C powdered sugar In a medium bowl, put the butter and peanut butter and mix with an electric mixer. Gradually mix in […]

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Pear and almond tart

10/16/2007 meps 0

This is an alternative to an upside-down cake…it’s a “rightside-up” cake. 3/4 C butter, softened 1/2 C sugar 3 eggs 1 C ground almonds 1/4 C flour 4 medium pears, perfectly ripe To prepare the […]

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Cakes

Pina Colada Pound Cake

1/15/2006 meps 2

Another takeoff on the “cake with syrup poured over it” theme. See also: Rum cake, Lemonade cake, and Fuzzy navel cake. 1 pkg yellow cake mix 1 pkg (4 servings) instant coconut cream pudding mix […]

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Cakes

Plantation Cake With Lemon Sauce

1/16/2006 meps 0

An eggless cake recipe. For more eggless cake recipes, use the search feature and enter “eggless.” 1 C butter, room temperature 3/4 C light brown sugar (not packed) 1/4 t salt 2-1/2 C flour 2/3 […]

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Cakes

Poor Man’s Cake 2

1/16/2006 meps 0

An eggless cake — spice cake with raisins. See also Poor Man’s Cake and War Cake. Pour 2 C boiling water over 1 lb raisins. Boil slowly for 10 minutes. Then add: 1/2 C shortening […]

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Cakes

Poor Man’s Cake

1/16/2006 meps 2

An eggless cake recipe with raisins. Although, since it’s baked in a loaf pan, it’s more like a dessert bread. See also War Cake. 4 C brown sugar, firmly packed 1-lb box raisins 4 t […]

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Cakes

Pressure Cooker Sponge Cake

3/16/2014 meps 0

In a medium saucepan, combine the following: 1/2 C sugar 1 t honey 1/2 C butter 1/2 t vanilla 2/3 C water Heat over low until butter is melted and sugar and honey are dissolved. […]

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Cakes

Red-white-and-blue rhubarb cake

7/24/2012 meps 0

This is a beautiful summertime treat, and kids love it! 5 C sliced rhubarb (if it’s not very red, you can mix it with a few drops of red food coloring) 1 3-oz package strawberry […]

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Cakes

Root Beer Cake

6/13/2007 meps 0

This is a simple recipe that you could also make with cream soda, ginger ale, or cola. 1 yellow cake mix 12 oz root beer 1/4 C vegetable oil 3 eggs Preheat oven to 350 […]

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Cakes

Rum Cake

7/14/2004 meps 0

Margaret’s favorite, from Sharon (see also Lemonade Cake) Cake: 1/2 3/4 C nuts, chopped (pecans or walnuts) 1 18 oz. yellow cake mix 1/2 C light rum 1/2 C water 1/2 C vegetable oil 4 […]

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Baked

Salted Mocha-Pitted Coffee Cake

11/26/2013 meps 0

This did not come out as expected, but it was still yummy. The mocha topping was heavier than the cake batter, so it sank, creating dark pits of mocha-salted deliciousness. 1/2 C (1 stick) butter […]

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Baked

Simplest Coffee Cake

11/25/2013 meps 0

This recipe is so simple, it’s easy to augment it with nuts, chopped or dried fruit, or different spices. 1/2 C (1 stick) butter 1-1/2 C flour 1 C brown sugar 1-1/2 t baking powder […]

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Barry's family

Snowball

7/14/2004 meps 0

From Barry’s Grandma – yummy! 1 large angel food cake (rub off the brown crust and break into small pieces with a fork) Dissolve 1 package lemon jello in 1 C boiling water. Add 1 […]

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Cakes

Sparkling pear cupcakes

10/22/2007 meps 0

Makes 12 moist, scrumptious cupcakes. 1/4 lb butter 1 C sugar 2 eggs 1-1/3 C flour 3/4 t baking soda Dash salt 1 C club soda, 7-up, or champagne (anything clear and sparkling) 1 tsp […]

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Baked

Sweet rice muffins

7/24/2009 meps 0

4 eggs, separated 1/4 t salt 1-1/3 sticks unsalted butter, softened 3/4 C sugar 1-1/2 C rice flour 1/4 t vanilla Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease a muffin tin (12 muffins). Beat the egg […]

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Cakes

The Next Best Thing to Robert Redford

1/15/2006 meps 1

This was published in the 1970’s and advertised as an alternative to the “Better than Sex” cake. Sadly, Robert Redford isn’t very sexy any more, so maybe the recipe could use a new name. Feel […]

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Cakes

Thin chocolate-hazelnut cake with mousse

5/17/2012 meps 0

This is adapted from “My Kind of Chocolate Birthday Cake,” Bon Appetit, June 2005. Tess Murdoch made it for Barry’s birthday this year, garnished with homemade candied orange peel and chocolate curls. It was as […]

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Cakes

Turtle Cake

1/15/2006 meps 0

1 package chocolate cake mix 1-1/3 C water 3 eggs 3/4 C butter, softened 14 oz package of caramels 1/3 C plus 2 T evaporated milk 12 oz semisweet chocolate chips 1 C chopped pecans […]

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Cakes

War Cake

1/16/2006 meps 2

An eggless cake with raisins made popular during WWII. 2 C sugar 2 C hot water 2 T shortening 1-lb box raisins 1 t salt 1/2 t cinnamon 1/2 t cloves 3 C flour 1 […]

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Cakes

Yogurt Cake

7/14/2004 meps 0

2 C flour 2 C sugar 4 eggs 11 oz yogurt 9 oz butter baking powder Beat butter and sugar together until fluffy, then beat in eggs one at a time. Next, mix in yogurt […]