Category: Food

Eat At Your Own Risk: A Haunted Castle Cake

Haunted Castle Bundt Cake

Halloween is just a few weeks away and that time of year when everything becomes a little spooky. . .even cake! I scared up a haunted incarnation of a castle cake using my Nordic Ware Castle Bundt Pan. You can use your favorite bundt cake recipe to bake a haunted castle cake or convert a boxed mix to…

Apple Pie with Cream Cheese Lattice-Topped Crust


Are you a fan of pie or cake? I’m more of a French Fry girl myself :) but if I’m choosing between cake or pie, I prefer cake. My husband however is most definitely a pie guy. I found this oh so cute Chantal apple-shaped ceramic baking dish at HomeGoods a couple of weeks ago, the perfect excuse for…

Pumpkin Spice-Chocolate Swirl Brownies


 Are you ready for all things pumpkin with the arrival of fall?  As much as I love fall, I’d rather decorate with pumpkins than bake with them. . . {insert *gasp* here} Blasphemous to all pumpkin-lovers. . . and another confession: I’ll pass on the pumpkin pie at Thanksgiving. I’d rather have my pumpkin delivered to me in a…

Easy Caramel Apple Spice Cake


I have an Easy Caramel Apple Spice Cake, perfect for Apple Picking Season! Whether you pick your own apples at an orchard or the grocery store, you can make this cake with a minimal amount of effort and end up with a fall dessert that’s pretty enough to serve company! I made this cake over Labor…

Happy Labor Day: Food, Fun and Less Labor


Happy Labor Day! We’re enjoying a little rest and relaxation today. . . Laboring as little as possible.  If you’re in the mood for picnicking and can stand the heat,  join me for a {Less} Labor Day Picnic! With a Layered Cornbread-and-Turkey Salad, a make-ahead recipe that’s a crowd pleaser, and ideal for a potluck or picnic.…

“Fresh Up” with 7 Up: 2-Ingredient Cupcakes!


My name is Mary and I’m a lazy baker. . . I’m happy to use a short cut for a cake or cupcakes, especially during the dog days of summer. I saw this quick and easy cupcake/ cake formula on Pinterest. These cupcakes couldn’t be easier, made with just two ingredients~ a 12 ounce can of soda and a boxed cake mix! I…


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