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Thursday, October 16, 2014

Pumpkin Sheet Cake

Tis the season for Pumpkin!  Knowing that this is my daughter's favorite season of the year and how she loves pumpkin, I recently made her a cake that I believe she will make over and over and over.  Yes it is THAT good!
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Pumpkin Sheet Cake
Preheat your oven to 350°

1 can Pumpkin or 2 cups fresh pumpkin
2 cups Sugar
1 cup Vegetable Oil
4 Eggs - beaten
2 cups Flour
2 tsp Baking Soda
2 tsp Cinnamon
1/4 tsp Nutmeg
1/2 tsp Salt
Beat Pumpkin, Sugar and Oil
Add eggs
Combine dry ingredients
Add dry ingredients to the wet
Beat until well blended
Pour into 9x13 baking pan
Bake for approximately 35 minutes (until toothpick inserted pulls out clean)
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Cream Cheese Icing 
1 stick Butter (softened)
8 oz Cream Cheese (softened)
1 tsp Vanilla
2 1/2 Powder Sugar
1/4 cup Heavy Whipping Cream
Mix all ingredients until well blended. beating for 5 minutes.  Add powder sugar or Cream as need for desired consistency.
Try it out and tell me what you think!


Thursday, October 9, 2014

Caramel Apple Snickers Pie

No time to bake?
No problem!
Make a statement with this easy, easy, recipe for your Thanksgiving dessert.  When I saw the photo that Love with Recipe posted, I took a moment, stared at the photo, checked out the directions and I was hooked!  I went to the grocery store and here it is!

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Caramel Apple Snickers Pie

1 Ready made Pie Crust
3 Green Apples 2(chopped and soaked in lemon juice)
3/4 cup Caramel topping
20 mini Snickers® chopped
1/3 cup Condensed Milk
One tub of Cool Whip
2 oz Cream Cheese completely softened

Spread chopped snickers as bottom layer on pie crust
Spread chopped apple over snickers as second layer
Spread 1/2 cup caramel over the two layers
Combine Cool Whip, Cream Cheese and Condensed Milk in a bowl
Spread over pie as the final layer (topping)
Drizzle remaining Caramel

Sprinkle Diced Apples and chopped snickers
Refrigerate 1 hour before serving

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Slice last apple
Serve your slice of pie with a slice of apple!

Monday, September 22, 2014

Salted Caramel Apple Bundt Cake

Fall fever has arrived! I think of the State Fairs and Caramel Apples!

Why not make a cake that gives you those flavors?

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Salted Caramel Apple Pound Cake
3 cups flour
2 cups sugar
3 eggs
3 apples (2 cups finely chopped)
1 1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 tsp apple pie spice
1 tsp baking soda
2 tsp vanilla
1 tsp salt

Preheat oven 350°

Grease tube cake pan
Beat sugar, oil, vanilla and eggs
Add flour, apple pie spice, salt and baking soda
Stir in chopped apples
Pour in greased tube pan
Bake until toothpick inserted pulls out clean.
Cool for 15 minutes
Remove from pan

Prepare Caramel Glaze


1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 tsp milk
1 Tbsp sea salt


In a sauce pan, stir all ingredients
Heat to boiling
Stir constantly for additional 2 minutes
Pour over warm cake.

TIP:  I used Delicious Red Apples