Almond Raspberry Cake

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Sometimes you want to make something special and beautiful and extra nice. For me, it was this spring almond cake. I wanted it to be different. I was willing to take extra steps...

Buttermilk Chocolate Chip Cake

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The Lizard likes just about everything, so when I ask him what kind of birthday cake he wants, I never know what answer I'm going to get...

Chocolate Torte

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Our son was super excited to make this torte for the family. It's a rich and dense chocolate cake, so naturally, I was in love with it immediately...

Easy Chocolate Cupcake Recipe

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I want chocolate all the time. I could eat chocolate every day. It never gets old. There's no time of year that's not chocolate time of year...

Carrot Cake with Lemon Ginger Frosting

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I ordered a slice of carrot cake from a bakery once and I learned that day how painful and cruel life can sometimes be because I bit into it and found a raisin. ..

Coconut Skillet Cake

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This cake is fantastically coconut and buttermilk, and since it's just one cute little layer in a skillet pan, no one expects it to look like a work of art. Just a little glaze and some toasted coconut are all the toppings this baby needs...

Hummingbird Cake

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If you're wondering what it tastes like, it's basically a banana nut cake, but with pineapple, which gives it this sweet, slightly tangy edge to it that is surprising and very tasty. No one expects to find pineapple in their banana cake...

Gingerbread Cupcakes with Chai Spiced Frosting

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I will take any excuse to make gingerbread baked goods. Like, it's December. Or it's cold outside. Or it's Tuesday...

Grandma’s Chocolate Cake

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The reason Robb loves this cake, beyond the fond childhood memories, is that it is not too rich. It actually has quite a mild chocolate flavor, and a perfectly amazing dense and moist texture...

Mint Cake

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When the Hippie Chick asked for vanilla cake for her birthday (again!), I totally talked her out of it. After some back and forth, we finally agreed on this Mint Cake. Mission accomplished...