Tag Archives: Buttercream Frosting

Strawberry Soda Cake

Another Thursday, another cake recipe. We were visiting family in Canada over Rich’s birthday, so I didn’t have a cake for him (though his cousin had some LOVELY cupcakes from a local bakery), so, when we got home, I decided … Continue reading

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Gingerbeer Spice Cake With Orange Allspice Buttercream Frosting

I do not know why I hadn’t thought of this combination before. I love me some spicy gingerbeer and I have always liked a good spice cake. Note: gingerbeer is a soda, a zippier version of ginger ale, so no … Continue reading

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Parfait! Orange Cream Cake

So, yeh, it’s the new year. That doesn’t mean we can’t still have cake, though; and this cake (or the many other versions like it) is so darned simple to toss together that it has become my go-to cake of … Continue reading

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Cherry and Coke Cake

Nope. Not “Cherry Coke Cake” – this is a cherry and Coke cake – made with Cherry Chip Cake Mix and one, 12 ounce, bottle of Mexican Coke (because it is all sugar and no corn sweeteners, look in the … Continue reading

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Cherry Chip Dr.Pepper Cake

Surprisingly, it took me three supermarkets, but I finally found a Cherry Chip cake mix to satisfy Rich’s craving. Don’t get me wrong, he was most pleased with the kinda made up cherry Dr. Pepper cake I’d cobbled together, but … Continue reading

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Snickerdoodle Poke Cake

This cake recipe slipped into my email box from the always nice folk at Betty Crocker, and, since Rich LOVES snickerdoodle cookies, I figured the cake would be a big hit. It was. But, I had a couple of issues … Continue reading

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Butter Pecan Cream Cake

Rich was in D.C. on bidness, and a HOOOGE honkin’ storm was on the way, so, he was trying to get back home before it hit. At first, it looked like he would have to tough it out there – … Continue reading

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Orange Cream Cake

All dressed up for a holiday fête, this cake tastes just a bit like a dreamsicle – all orange and vanilla and stuff – and the buttercream frosting has an extra surprise added… Pepper (!) Yep, a dab o’ black … Continue reading

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Strawberry Cream Cake

This recipe is a continuation of my playing around with the whole ‘cake mix and a can of soda’ thing that I began with this cake, continued with this version (root beer and spice cake, yum), and then tried this … Continue reading

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Root Beer Float Cake

Rich, dark chocolate with a hint of spice topped with vanilla buttercream and turbinado sugar on top; this cake really does taste quite a bit like a root beer float! And its kinda stoopidly simple to toss together, too. All … Continue reading

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