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Mom's Mayonnaise Cake

Mom's Mayonnaise Cake

This is such an awesome chocolate cake. Mom used to make it for our birthdays and special occasions. Moist and yummy!

Denise Sherin
Mar 2014
Advanced
1 vote
389 views
apple cake

apple cake

easy low in sugar

sue
Nov 2012
Intermediate
2 votes
2176 views
Pecan Pie

Pecan Pie

Although I commonly make this pie during the holiday season, I sometimes like to bake this pie during other times of the year. It is super decadent,…

Andrea Faz
Jul 2008
Intermediate
8 votes
9468 views
World's best chocolate cupcakes

World's best chocolate cupcakes

These cupcakes are adapted from a recipe from a very famous bakery. It's a bit more work than making them from a box, but totally worth it. The…

Nancy Miyasaki
Apr 2010
Intermediate
5 votes
5672 views
Strawberry-Blueberry Shortcake

Strawberry-Blueberry Shortcake

This red, white and blue shortcake is perfect for July 4th!

Kelsey Martin
Jun 2008
Intermediate
3 votes
8398 views
Cajun Bread Pudding with Praline Sauce

Cajun Bread Pudding with Praline Sauce

The Praline Sauce is a stand-alone that will add depth and excitement to any cake or pudding, but it marries…

Amos Miller
Mar 2011
Professional
3 votes
2114 views
Red Velvet Cheesecake

Red Velvet Cheesecake

This treat is so delicious, it is a must have on special occasions at my house. My husband loves cheesecake and my fave is red velvet- this Red…

Meg Smith
Sep 2010
Intermediate
1 vote
6099 views
Chocolate Cookies From Scratch

Chocolate Cookies From Scratch

There are endless variations to the simple chocolate cookie. If you start by making them from scratch, you can take advantage of many of the…

MarkUpshaw
Apr 2011
Beginner
1 vote
2440 views
Paul's Pumpkin Bars

Paul's Pumpkin Bars

Accountant Paul Rainbow was the featured "He Cooks" in a column of the November 1976 Better Homes and Gardens Magazine. His recipe, Paul's Pumpkin…

Salad Foodie
Nov 2011
Professional
4 votes
1145 views
Dark Chocolate Heart Cake w/ Strawberry Marshmallows

Dark Chocolate Heart Cake w/ Strawberry Marshmallows

Catherine Pappas
Feb 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
901 views
The best lemon bars you'll ever have

The best lemon bars you'll ever have

this is a very esay dessert to make and your friends and family will love it!!

jody mccormick
Feb 2008
Intermediate
6 votes
15946 views
Oatmeal Blondies

Oatmeal Blondies

I couldn't decide what to make one day. Did I want Blondies or Oatmeal Cookies. Why not both? The bars came out exactly as I wanted them to. Moist…

Farrell May Podgorsek
Jun 2010
Advanced
4 votes
3497 views
Cherry Winks ~ Classic Cookies

Cherry Winks ~ Classic Cookies

This is the original recipe for a cookie that won the 2nd Pillsbury Bake Off. They contain dates, pecans, maraschino cherries, cornflakes and a…

Amos Miller
Mar 2012
Professional
1 vote
1287 views
Easy Candied Pecans

Easy Candied Pecans

A snack for the gods! Sprinkle atop your favorite greens, blue cheese topped or chicken salad. For holiday entertaining leave the pecans in halves…

Salad Foodie
Oct 2012
Professional
3 votes
1379 views
Christmas Vodka Cake

Christmas Vodka Cake

This is an old family recipe that I am asked for every year and I would appreciate it everyone would write it down somewhere so I don't have to…

Glenn
Nov 2012
Beginner
6 votes
1743 views