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Parfait! Tres Leches Lemon Cake

This riff on the classic (and wicked fine) tres leches cake calls for sour cream in place of the more usual milk as part of the “three milks,” but, not to worry, this version, also, is wicked fine. And, if … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free! Soda Poke Cake

When we have folk over, I always try to have something for everyone with special dietary needs; like, vegetarian, or no ‘shrooms, or nut free, or… gluten-free. And so, for a family holidaze gathering, I set out to make a … Continue reading

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Cherry Lemonade Poke Cake

In parts of our group of friends, I am “the cake guy” – mostly because the moms don’t really bake. For a certain subset of our group of friends, I am “the birthday cake guy” and so, I found myself … Continue reading

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Salted Caramel Icebox Cake

Rich came across this recipe somewhere on the interwebs, and asked that I try it; but to wait until we had folk over to make it, because he was thinking that he would most likely lose any self-control it until … Continue reading

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Parfait! Best! Carrot Cake

I’m not certain what the issue is. I’ve had the copy and images for this post ready for over a month, but every time a Friday has come around, I’ve avoided posting it. And, the thing is, I absolutely LOVE … Continue reading

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Champagne Cake

Folk who follow this here web thing-y will be aware that I have made a ton of “soda cakes” – cakes made with a cake mix and a can (12 ounces) of soda, and nothing else. I’ve made a Dr. … Continue reading

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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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Parfait! Red Velvet Coke Cake

Here we are again. Another cake made with 12 ounces of soda, a cake mix, and nothing else – well, except for a nice riff on my buttercream frosting with the addition of cream cheese. Yum! I have a lot … Continue reading

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