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Easy Dump Cake: Angel Food Pineapple Cake

Easy Dump Cake: Angel Food Pineapple Cake

What’s not to love about dump cake recipes? And this one is in a class all by itself. When you need to serve a…

Salad Foodie
Mar 2012
Professional
52 votes
34784 views
Strawberry Jello Pretzel Dessert

Strawberry Jello Pretzel Dessert

Tiffany
Dec 2010
Intermediate
3 votes
8184 views
Thrifty Pound Cake

Thrifty Pound Cake

My Mom says this is the best Pound Cake she has ever had. This recipe comes from my Italian neighbor Mrs.Salfi. She was a genius when it came to…

Denise Sherin
Mar 2014
Advanced
1 vote
607 views
Lemon Pastry Squares (a.k.a Lemon Brownies) - a new take on Lemon Bars!

Lemon Pastry Squares (a.k.a Lemon Brownies) - a new take on Lemon Bars!

This recipe has been circulating around the Internet as “Lemon Brownies”,…

Salad Foodie
May 2013
Professional
15 votes
5613 views
Banana Peanut Butter Mock Ice Cream

Banana Peanut Butter Mock Ice Cream

All you need is a banana, peanut butter, and a food processor or blender to turn out to be the most delicious,…

NYCNomNom
Apr 2010
Advanced
6 votes
6613 views
Good Stuff Dessert (a chocolate pudding trifle)

Good Stuff Dessert (a chocolate pudding trifle)

Years ago a friend gave me this recipe saying it is as the name says, truly “Good Stuff.” Layers start with a…

Salad Foodie
Jun 2012
Professional
5 votes
2131 views
Caramel Pudding

Caramel Pudding

The Amish call it caramel pudding but most people call it butterscotch pudding.

Denise Sherin
Mar 2014
Advanced
2 votes
317 views
Ultimate Carrot Cake

Ultimate Carrot Cake

What a way to eat your vegetables! I work hard, try to eat a well-balanced diet, get plenty of exercise and watch my weight. I also absolutely…

Amos Miller
Mar 2011
Professional
16 votes
10134 views
Chocolate Chiffon Cake

Chocolate Chiffon Cake

Chocolate chiffon cake is a light and spongy cake. Goes well with a heavy chocolate ganaché coating.

Robyn Savoie
Feb 2014
Advanced
1 vote
1284 views
Piña Colada Cupcakes

Piña Colada Cupcakes

Krystina Castella
Aug 2008
Professional
14 votes
28083 views
Key Lime Tartlets

Key Lime Tartlets

Debi Shawcross
Mar 2010
Professional
5 votes
5927 views
Never Fail Chocolate Cake

Never Fail Chocolate Cake

One of the easiest, and moistest chocolate cakes you will ever bake. My grandmother, Eva Koehler, called it her "never fail" recipe. It is nearly…

Glenn
Sep 2012
Beginner
2 votes
1098 views
Graham Cracker Snowballs (a no-cook confection)

Graham Cracker Snowballs (a no-cook confection)

An easy confection ~ not a cookie, not a candy, but a cross somewhere between. No cooking, no baking. Easy to…

Salad Foodie
Dec 2012
Professional
2 votes
2993 views
Spumoni Cookies

Spumoni Cookies

Come Pull Up a chair with some cooking buddies at: http://www.CookingUpAStorminCA.ning.com Adapted from Better Homes & Gardens “Festive &…

Miss Polly Motzko
Jul 2010
Advanced
1 vote
1010 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
8423 views