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Chocolate Pumpkin Nut Snack Cake

A small, 9-inch Chocolate Pumpkin Nut Snack Cake to try that I think is great change from regular brownies. It is so moist and fudgy, and it’s made with a brownie mix! NO eggs, no oil, no butter! The pumpkin puree does the job of all that! You will love that it takes less than 5 minutes to make! Use your favorite brownie mix. I…

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Zucchini Banana Cake Squares with Cream Cheese Frosting

From Betty Crocker, this moist, flavorful zucchini banana cake needs no fork!  It is more like a SNACK CAKE that you pick up with your hands. I cut the 8-inch square cake into 16 pieces instead of 9. That way the squares are small and sturdy enough to pick up. It works great! Plus there is a bonus: smaller squares means lower calories! I love…

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Fast Fixin’ Chocolate Cake

It’s a NO BOWL SNACK CAKE! You make it right in the pan, just stir all the ingredients together.  That’s it and wow,  is it good! Very moist!   DUNCAN HINES came out with this recipe in 1978. It is a winner and a keeper! It is incredibly EASY and FAST to make! The chocolate chips and nuts on top are my addition, but you can leave…

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Banana Cake Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

 These Banana Walnut Cake Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting are so moist, so good! Firm up to pick up with your hands! NO FORK necessary! This is an oldie but goodie EASY favorite recipe of mine that I get asked the recipe a LOT! NO steps to this one, just mix it all together! It has only 1 CUP OF FLOUR so it is a…

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Double Peach Pound Cake

Del Monte’s recipe for a great peach pound cake with peaches inside the cake and on top is so easy to make and it’s a real pretty cake too. It is LOW-CALORIE! if you use peaches in pear juice instead of syrup, the calories are lower-only 98 calories a slice! Sometimes I use 2 whole eggs instead of 4 egg whites. The egg whites make…

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Vanilla Cream Torte ( with Vanilla Wafer Crumbs)

Vanilla Cream Torte, (“Erosion Cake”), or Flourless Vanilla Wafer Cake, or Walnut Cream Cake- there are many names for this oldie but goodie recipe! It is a family favorite! I first got it from my mother-in-law, Ruth, who was always trying new recipes. I believe she got it from the Nabisco Company. She found it in the late 1960’s, and she dubbed it the “Erosion…

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Peaches and Cream Cheesecake

A Pillsbury Bake-Off winning recipe, this is an oldie but goodie recipe that is very, very popular! I see people who have entered it in local contests and have won blue ribbons for it! It is made in 4 layers that are very easy to do. There is a vanilla cake layer on the bottom, then peaches, then a cream cheese topping that is sprinkled…

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Small Vanilla Fudge Marble Cake~Soft and Fluffy!

This marble cake SWIRLS ITSELF and it is so soft and fluffy with buttermilk in the batter!   I LOVE IT!   Very easy to make too!   I got this wonderful recipe from my dear friend Joan D. who is an excellent baker and cook who, like me, loves baking from scratch. She makes this beautiful cake in a standard size bundt pan and drizzles the…

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Red Velvet Cake

Like RED VELVET CAKE? Yes? Then a “from scratch” red velvet cake recipe is the only way to go!  A box mix comes out too dry and tasteless while this lives up to it’s name!  The buttermilk helps to make it velvety smooth and rich!     When you add the baking soda on top of the white vinegar, you will get a fizzing reaction. Watch…

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Small Carrot Cake (mini version of the Classic Betty Crocker Carrot Cake)

This is a mini version of the famous Classic Betty Crocker Carrot Cake. To me, it is the best carrot cake recipe, and I have tried many! Baked in a 7-inch small bundt pan, it will give you 8 generous size pieces. You can also make it in an 8 or 9-inch square or round cake pan which will give you a few more pieces….

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New York Crumb Cake

New York Crumb Cake is known for having more crumbs than cake! This is our family staple with crumbs like you’ve never tasted before….thanks to my mother-in-law, Ruth, who was famous for this crumb cake!  The crumbs are not overly sweet and there’s a lot of them piled high! You can use the crumb recipe on top of anything else…. muffins, cupcakes, breads, pies. To…

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Crunchy Top 8-inch Coffee Cake with Fruit

This coffee cake has a crunchy shortbread topping, pecans, and a layer of fruit. It is a favorite of mine! And of Bill’s, and he just asked for it again! Add a layer of any fruit on top of the batter. I’ve done strawberries, then a pear one, once a combination one, and this one pictured has mandarin oranges. Whatever I feel like! They all…

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Inside-Out Chocolate Bundt Cake

“When I need a delicious, moist chocolate bundt cake, I go to this one often! It is so moist it is like the frosting is inside the cake! So delicious! This simple recipe came out in 1975 by JELLO! There are many variations of it out there. I make this bundt cake when I want “easy, fast, and great”! The BEST PART: it takes under…

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Zucchini Chocolate Snack Cake

This tastes better than a brownie! No need for frosting either! A pick-up snack cake that is different and so good! A great way to use up an abundance of zucchini from the garden. You can double this recipe to make it in a 13x9x2-inch pan. You might have to, this goes fast! Enjoy! INGREDIENTS: 1/4 cup butter 1/2 cup plus 6 tablespoons sugar (…

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Chocolate Angel Food Cake ~ Easy!

“Chocolate Angel Food Cake using a box mix is fast and easy and very good if you’ve never tried it. I’ve made it quite a few times and people really love it. It’s different! You can sprinkle it with powdered sugar, frost it, or serve it with a fruit sauce. But it is so good plain! I got this recipe from the great Cake Doctor…

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