Go Cart Cake!

Here we go…I had to do this one.  Go carts are SO much fun!  This is a 2 layer 12 inch chocolate cake with chocolate icing.  Yes, even the green icing is chocolate!  It actually made a nice shade of hunter green since the icing has cocoa in it. The cars are made out ofRead More

Chocolate Chip Cookie Trifle

I love trifles.  They’re easy, pretty and very yummy.  This trifle consists of chocolate brownies, chocolate chip cookies, chocolate pudding and whipped topping.  Oh my.  Oh my, indeed. Recipe: 1 batch of brownies, baked and cooled 1 package chocolate chip cookies 2 small boxes instant chocolate pudding 3 cups milk 16 oz. whipped topping Take half ofRead More

Valentine’s Day

If you want to watch the video of all these yummy treats, watch the slideshow!  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8hV95dsiE2k Okay, so I’ll admit it here…I’m getting a big head start on making goodies and brainstorming different ideas for treats to make for Valentine’s Day.  Such a great time of year for sweet treats! Here are some yellow cupcakesRead More

Bouquet of Flowers Cake

Making flowers hasn’t been a real strength of mine since I started making cakes, so I decided to learn more.  I signed up for a class at a local arts and crafts store, and we spent the first three classes making flowers out of royal icing.  After getting home, it only seemed logical to do myRead More

New Year’s Cake

Here we are, 2012!  Can’t believe it’s been another year…that seems to be the thing I say the most every New Year.  It never gets old, I guess!  Well, what better way to bring in the New Year with a cake, right??  Right! The bottom tier is a 2 layer 12 inch square cinnamon cakeRead More

Chip Overload! Cookies

I couldn’t decide if I wanted to make dark chocolate or milk chocolate chip cookies for the holidays..so as I was standing in the grocery aisle trying to make up my mind, I noticed a sale.  All of the chips were on sale, so I grabbed all of them.  Milk chocolate, dark chocolate, butterscotch andRead More

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes

Dark chocolate.  Peanut butter cream cheese filling.  Peanut butter icing.  Chocolate chips.  Hello!!!  I’ve been wanting to make these for a while, had the recipe rattling around in my brain, and finally decided to try them out…with much success. First, make the chocolate cake batter and distribute evenly into baking cups using an ice creamRead More

Mountain Cake

I called my dad to ask him what flavor cake he wanted for his birthday, so we started talking.  He wanted a yellow cake with cream cheese icing, a regular sheet cake.  I asked him what his favorite color was, and he said, “Hmm, well I guess blue or green.  That’s really what I loveRead More