Happy Birthday, John!

Happy Birthday, John and Happy Solstice too! John requested a chocolate cake for his birthday this year (surprise!), so I thought I’d check out some new recipes online. I decided to try a Black Chocolate Cake Recipe since we’re both fans of dark chocolate. The only change I made in… Continue reading

Orange Cake Again

Because it’s one of his favorites, I made another orange cake for John. This time though I changed the recipe a WEE bit – used orange extract instead of lemon extract and vanilla pudding instead of lemon pudding, and the orange flavor popped out MUCH more. (The updated recipe is… Continue reading

Dark Chocolate Cake With Sprinkles

There’s no better excuse to take photos than a Chocolate Cake Event! Mmmmm… chocolate! That is all.[Tags: chocolate, cake, photo, food, dessert] Food Blog: http://www.foodfollies.com; Foodie T-Shirts & Gifts: http://shop.foodfollies.com

Chocolate Birthday Cake

John’s birthday is on the winter solstice, so we always have birthday cake during the holiday season. This year I just got a bit creative with a box mix: Dark chocolate cake with dark chocolate icing (chocolate is a hard ‘color’ to get right in photos!). I trimmed the rounded… Continue reading

Half-Pound Cake?

On my second attempt to make a cake from scratch, I went looking for a pound cake recipe. Unfortunately, I didn’t have enough eggs for most of them (a smart man would have tried something else at this point) but I found this one and thought I’d give it a… Continue reading

Mmmmm Cake

I decided to bake my first cake from scratch last night. I did a search online for a recipe that matched my ingredients on hand and came up with Elizabeth’s Extreme Choclate Lover’s Cake I had always heard that making cakes from scratch was difficult, but I found this reamarkably… Continue reading