Cakes and Cupcakes

banana crumb cake

Banana Crumb Cake

A moist banana crumb cake with a tasty layer of oat-free crumb topping, baked right on top. Drizzled with a sweet powdered sugar icing.  Banana Crumb Cake What a delicious way to use up those 3 ripe bananas that were sitting on the counter! With all that crumbly iced...

easy crumb topping

Easy Crumb Topping

A melt-in-your mouth easy crumb topping that bakes up into a thick layer of sweet crumbles. The perfect addition to pies, muffins, cakes, ice cream, fruit, and anything else your heart desires. Note: The pictures posted of the crumb topping have not been baked yet. Once the crumb topping...

zucchini cake

Zucchini Cake

This recipe for a moist and fluffy cake, is made with freshly grated zucchini. Comes together fast, and will disappear just as quick! Spread on your favorite vanilla frosting, and dig in! Zucchini Cake We still have zucchini growing in the garden! I peeled and grated our home grown...

raspberry upside down bundt cake

Raspberry Upside Down Bundt Cake

Raspberries get baked in the bottom of the pan. The raspberries make a simple, and elegant looking bundt cake. Your favorite, yellow cake mix, makes it even easier to prepare. Add a dollop of whipped cream, for the perfect dessert!  Raspberry Upside Down Bundt Cake While shopping for groceries,...

funfetti jelly bean cake

Funfetti Jelly Bean Cake

Fun and colorful, jelly beans… get baked into a cake! Jelly Beans + Sprinkles + Cake = Fun! Use your jelly beans, to make this funfetti jelly bean cake! Did you stock up on, jelly beans? I’m sure, Easter baskets were full of jelly beans. Or maybe, you bought bags...

banana bundt cake

Banana Bundt Cake

 No butter or oil, in this bundt cake! This banana bundt cake, is moist and very tasty!   No icing, or frosting is needed! Just a nice dusting, of powdered sugar. Use your ripe bananas, to make this banana bundt cake! Instead of banana bread, make this moist bundt cake! Made...

homemade vanilla cupcakes

Homemade Vanilla Cupcakes

Homemade vanilla cupcakes with homemade buttercream icing! How could you go wrong with vanilla cupcakes?  Confession: I shoved two cupcakes in my mouth after they came out of the oven.  I did allow them to cool a bit, but had to check out the taste and texture.  The next...


Peanut Butter Cake Bars

These peanut butter cake bars are fun and full of peanut butter flavor!  Peanut butter is in the batter and you get peanut butter M&M’s, with peanut butter chips.  My husband, came home with a bag of peanut butter m&m’s.  I was going to bake something with them and...


Mini Nutella Cheesecakes

How cute are these mini nutella cheesecakes?  Piled high with homemade whipped cream and chocolate sprinkles!  Oreos play a big part of this dessert.  The Oreos make the crust for these mini nutella cheesecakes.  I used half golden and half regular Oreos.  That’s what we had in the pantry,...


Individual Chocolate Cake Parfaits

Individual chocolate cake parfaits are a fast and easy dessert.  I used left-over chocolate cake, from my chocolate cake recipe.  I made my chocolate cake and then cut out individual little cakes.  I had some pieces left over and decided to make those into parfaits.  Using fresh homemade whipped...