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THE Bacardi Rum Cake.....adjusted for today's box cake mixes

THE Bacardi Rum Cake.....adjusted for today's box cake mixes

Several years ago Bacardi’s Rum Cake recipe used an 18 ½ ounce cake mix and box of instant vanilla pudding mix.…

Salad Foodie
Dec 2012
Professional
10 votes
88394 views
Mrs. Harvey’s White Fruitcake

Mrs. Harvey’s White Fruitcake

Let me say right up front - fruitcake gets a bad rap. My theory is that many object to the darker types, with lots of spice and molasses. Or the…

Salad Foodie
Dec 2011
Professional
2 votes
24301 views
Easy Sweet Potato Pie

Easy Sweet Potato Pie

ShaleeDP
Nov 2013
Intermediate
3 votes
54625 views
Mincemeat Cookies ~ The Old Fashioned Way

Mincemeat Cookies ~ The Old Fashioned Way

I have always loved mincemeat - pie with vanilla ice cream or cookies and cocoa. This is how we make them,…

Amos Miller
Dec 2011
Professional
3 votes
35613 views
Chocolate Caramel Turkey Legs

Chocolate Caramel Turkey Legs

Add a little fun to your Turkey Day this year by having your kids make these yummy, rich and chewy Chocolate Caramel Turkey Legs. Just 3…

Culinary Envy
Oct 2016
Advanced
1 vote
2248 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
19721 views
Molten Chocolate Lava Cake- Pampered Chef

Molten Chocolate Lava Cake- Pampered Chef

This is moist and delicious cake that only takes a few minutes to prepare and bakes in the microwave!

Bargainhoot
Feb 2011
Intermediate
5 votes
99234 views
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
66 votes
169045 views
Meyer Lemon Yogurt Bundt Cake

Meyer Lemon Yogurt Bundt Cake

I have made this recipe numerous times, as a loaf cake. I use Non-Fat Greek Yogurt, but any kind of yogurt will work well. The yogurt and oil…

Foodiewife
Mar 2011
Advanced
17 votes
84198 views
Pawpaw Cookies

Pawpaw Cookies

Pawpaws have been called poor man's bananas. If you can't find pawpaws in your backyard, as did the ancient Seminoles and Choctaw Indians, you can…

James Buel
Jul 2013
Professional
1 vote
21974 views
texas date loaf candy

texas date loaf candy

This is a delicious old-fashioned Texas recipe similar to fudge but is shaped into a log and sliced. I was surprised to learn from a Mexican…

Marlin Rinehart
Mar 2010
Intermediate
3 votes
12480 views
Creole Perfect Sweet Potato Pie

Creole Perfect Sweet Potato Pie

I have made this recipe for years. There is none better - or so I've been told by some serious and knowing Creole cooks. And while some may say…

Amos Miller
Mar 2011
Professional
2 votes
10279 views
Drop Sand Tarts

Drop Sand Tarts

This is a holiday cookie! It is an easier version of an old-fashioned rolled out cookie. It tastes very similar, but is not as unique as when they…

Jann from PA
Oct 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
11884 views
Persimmon Cookies

Persimmon Cookies

Elena Jimenez
Jul 2008
Beginner
4 votes
16730 views
Christmas Jewels (Fruit Cake Cookies)

Christmas Jewels (Fruit Cake Cookies)

A munchy spice cookie with loads of nuts. Mixed candied fruit adds the “jewel tones,” moisture and softness.…

Salad Foodie
Dec 2011
Professional
1 vote
7096 views