German Chocolate Cake

My family has what I call birthday bunches–all of our birthdays come in pairs. This is pretty common when you have a large family, but my family isn’t that large. On my husband’s side, it’s just him and his parents, but all their birthdays happen in the same week! Everyone in my family has a birthdayContinue reading “German Chocolate Cake”

Cheater, Cheater Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting

Mmmm, chocolate and peanut butter. No better culinary combination exists. We’ve been mashing it up in our candies, our cakes, our waffles for decades, and really, who am I to monkey with tradition? So what makes my Cheater, Cheater recipe so great? This bad boy is bakery quality–I’m talking moist, soft, packed crumb paired with aContinue reading “Cheater, Cheater Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting”

Inside-Out Chocolate Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

If we’re being honest, there is no reason to manipulate a brownie recipe. Brownies are quite possibly the best things to happen to baking since cherry pies. This recipe came about one night when I wanted brownies real bad and nearly ruined the recipe. Now I know where the recipe went wrong, but in theContinue reading “Inside-Out Chocolate Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting”

Devil’s Food Cake

What could be more appropriate for my first post than my favorite cupcake recipe: Devil’s Food Cake? I make this cake recipe every Halloween because the dark, deep flavor of the chocolate cake isn’t so sweet that you can’t handle all of the other tasty things that people are trying to get you to eat.Continue reading “Devil’s Food Cake”