Chocolate Pour Over Icing

This is my mother-in-law’s recipe for chocolate pour over icing.  It’s amazing served with yellow cake and ice cream. Ingredients: 2 cups sugar 1/4 cup white corn syrup 1/2 cup milk 1/4 cup butter 1 1/2 tablespoons cocoa 1/4 teaspoon salt Instructions: Add all ingredients to a medium saucepot. Mix well, stirring constantly over low Read More …

Browned Butter Cookies with Caramel Frosting

These browned butter cookies take a little time to make, since they require heating and cooling before they are even baked, but they are well worth the trouble.  My mom and I originally found this recipe in the December 2008 Betty Crocker Christmas Cookies publication.  They are super amazing, just make sure not to over-bake Read More …

Chai Latte Cupcakes

This chai latte cupcake recipe comes from the Spring 2008 Betty Crocker Super Moist Cakes publication.  This recipe, as with all the others in the publication, starts off with a box of cake mix.  The recipe calls for Chai Latte Tea mix.  If you can’t find any at the store, don’t panic – Betty Crocker Read More …

Chocolate Orange Cake

This recipe is from the Spring 2008 Betty Crocker Super Moist Cakes publication – which means it starts with a boxed cake mix and is super easy.  It’s also a great place to garnish with those candied citrus slices from the Martha Stewart’s Pies and Tarts book. Cake Ingredients: 1 box Betty Crocker Supermoist devil’s Read More …

Old-Fashioned Chocolate Cake

This is my grandmother Ruby’s old-fashioned chocolate cake recipe.  My mom and little sister love this recipe.  In the past, I’ve been assigned to make this 3-layer cake for their birthdays.  When mom was growing up, she shared a birthday with my grampa – and it sometimes fell on Thanksgiving, so grama would make this Read More …