Category: Desserts

  • Chocolate Rum Pound Cake

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    From Denise Morts, Expeditors Recipe can be doubled. Have all ingredients at room temperature. Preheat oven to 300F. Grease & flour one 6-cup fluted tube or Bundt pan or one 8-1/2″ X 4-1/2″ (6-cup) loaf pan or line the bottom of the loaf pan with wax or parchment paper. Melt 2-1/2 ozs. coarsely chopped bittersweet…

  • Coconut Cake Filling

    This is a bit too much of a rich thing for one cake; try a smaller recipe? 2 C sour cream 1 t vanilla 5 C shredded coconut 1 C confectioner’s sugar Mix and spread between and on top of cake layers; leave sides unfrosted.

  • Dirt Cake

    I got this recipe from Janice Schwartzenberger, when we both worked for Arthur Andersen. She flew from Portland to Seattle with an assembled dirt cake, and the entire department was amazed. A few years later, we fooled Barry’s Mom with this on her 60th birthday. We were sharing a cabin at Stehekin, and Barry and…

  • Hat Cake

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    1 cake mix 4 C powdered sugar 5 T water/juice/milk 1 stick margarine Prepare cake mix. Bake 3 1/2 cups of batter in a greased bowl. Bake remainder on a greased round pizza pan (spread batter evenly) for about 15 minutes. Cool in pan on wire rack 10 minutes. Invert “brim” onto platter with a…

  • Lemonade Cake

    Good alternative to rum cake when there are children or teetotallers around 1 package super-moist cake mix 6 oz frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed 3/4 C powdered sugar 8 oz frozen whipped topping, thawed Preheat to 350. Prepare and bake cake as directed on package for 13x9x2 inch pan. Cool 15 minutes. Stir together lemonade and…

  • Rum Cake

    Margaret’s favorite, from Sharon (see also Lemonade Cake) Cake: 1/2 3/4 C nuts, chopped (pecans or walnuts) 1 18 oz. yellow cake mix 1/2 C light rum 1/2 C water 1/2 C vegetable oil 4 eggs 1 small pkg. instant vanilla pudding mix Rum Sauce: 1 C sugar 1 stick butter 1/4 C light rum…

  • Snowball

    From Barry’s Grandma – yummy! 1 large angel food cake (rub off the brown crust and break into small pieces with a fork) Dissolve 1 package lemon jello in 1 C boiling water. Add 1 C OJ and the juice of 1/2 lemon. Let sit in fridge until semi-solid. Fold 3 C Cool Whip into…

  • Yogurt Cake

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    2 C flour 2 C sugar 4 eggs 11 oz yogurt 9 oz butter baking powder Beat butter and sugar together until fluffy, then beat in eggs one at a time. Next, mix in yogurt and sift flour and baking powder. Beat until all fluid. Bake in a greased pan at med. heat about an…