Category Archives: Dessert

Sour Cream Pound Cake

Using up some sour cream, I lucked into a winner of a recipe in the process! This cake uses what feels like a ridiculous amount of sugar and eggs, but it comes together to be a really nice texture, and … Continue reading

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Chocolate Mousse Squares

Rich chocolatey floof with an oreo crust, that makes enough for a party or leftovers for a whiiiiile. (And as long as it’s covered, it does last well in the fridge!) Ingredients: Crust: 1 14 ounce size package of Oreos … Continue reading

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Economical Gold Cake with Luscious Lemon Frosting

A very nice, fluffy, yolks-only cake from a 1933 cookbook I got from a friend earlier this year. This is the second thing I’ve made from the book, and both have turned out very well! I was a bit worried … Continue reading

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Oreo Bars

Real easy, one bowl, super tasty Oreo bars. Just what I wanted! I made this, but the time/temp listed in the original recipe were very wrong, so I made it again to fix that but doubled it when I did, … Continue reading

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Homemade Frosty

It’s Wendy’s, without the nightmare of ‘leaving your own home’! This recipe actually makes enough to fill my Cuisinart ice cream maker twice, which is either a good thing or a hassle depending on your mood (=if you’ve already tasted … Continue reading

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Pluot Cobbler

Pluots are easily my favorite fruit, so today we’re saying nuts to peach cobbler, and swapping pluots in instead! Filling: 10 pluots cut into thin slices 1/4 cup white sugar 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon … Continue reading

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Lemon Ice-Box Cake

Same general concept as an eclair cake, this is an easy dessert to throw together the day before, and then feed a crowd with something sweet and tart and delicious! Ideally you’re eating it with a bunch of friends and … Continue reading

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Strawberry Snacking Cake

A tasty summery cake that comes together comes together pretty quickly. Because you’re mixing sliced strawberries with some sugar to start with, I thought I could get away with buying frozen sliced strawberries with sugar – this turns out to … Continue reading

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Buttermilk Cake

A moist vanilla cake that stayed good over a week while I worked through the leftovers alone. Ingredients: Cake: 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups sugar 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/2 … Continue reading

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Gooey Butter Cake

A simple but real easy cake that’s actually better a few days after baking, when the gooey-ness really sets in. Ingredients: 1 box yellow pudding-in-mix cake mix (my supermarket no longer has any mixes that mention pudding, I just got … Continue reading

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