Easy Squash Spice Cake

Turning a boxed cake mix into an easy semi-homemade squash spice cake, makes for a delightful autumn treat! This squash cake is packed with spices of the season. Top it with some salted caramel sauce and you'll be ready to go jump into a pile of freshly fallen leaves. Nothing is easier than beating the cake mix with these few ingredients. The hard part is waiting for it to bake, while your nose goes on an autumn trip down spice lane. It'll be hard to resist slicing it fresh out of the oven! [sc:adsense ] Easy Squash Spice Cake adapted from Super Sweet Life Ingredients 15.25 ounce box yellow cake mix 3/4 cup sugar 1 tablespoon cinnamon 2 cups butternut squash puree 1/2 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice 4 eggs How-To Preheat the oven to 350°F. Beat all of the … [Read more...]

5 Amazing Things You Can Do With Beets

Beets have such a bad rep, but they are such a versatile vegetable. Or is it a root? Whatever it is, you can do some pretty neat things with them! Are you ready to see five amazing things you can do with beets? 1. Chocolate Beet Cake from Pastry Affair I can officially say that making a cake out of beets makes it delectably moist without even a hint of beet flavor. Kristin makes this chocolate cake look incredible. The only way you'd ever know it was made with beets is by the beautiful powdered sugar artistry on the top! 2. Beet Stamp by Edible Perspective Even if you don't like the taste of beets, you can still be quite creative with them! Ashley teaches us how to hand carve a beet to make sweet homemade cards. What a great conversation starter that card will be! 3. Baked … [Read more...]

Rainbow Foods That Will Blow Your Mind

From breakfast to dinner and from snacks to dessert, these rainbow foods will blow your mind. Seriously. Who would have thought of some of these? These bakers and cooks are so talented and creative to have made such a wide variety of rainbow foods! There's even such a variety of rainbow foods that you can find ones that are super healthy all the way to utterly decadent. Take your pick! 1/Rainbow Cake with delicious rainbow layers- Blog Resipi 2/Rainbow Noodles - These look unusual but kids would love the rainbow colors - Tablespoon via Gimme Some Oven 3/Rainbow Salad in a Mason Jar - Eat Spin Run Repeat 4/Rainbow Pizza with Healthy Foods - Tablespoon via Bev Cooks 5/Rainbow Pudding for Pretty Side Dish - Blissfully Domestic 6/Rainbow Ruffle Cake - i am baker 7/Rainbow Sandwich for … [Read more...]

5 Valentine’s Desserts Made Easy and Dressed To Impress

With Valentine's Day only three days away, you're going to need the quickest and the most impressive desserts for your loved ones. You need an easy Valentine's Day dessert plan! A quick run to the grocery store, a few minutes in the kitchen, a trip to your closet to pick out a lovely outfit and you'll be ready in no time. Okay, let's get started. 1. Chocolate Covered Strawberries from Blissfully Domestic Probably one of the most iconic Valentine's desserts, but one of the easiest and healthiest too. Here's a step-by-step guide to making the perfect chocolate dipped strawberry. Be sure to check out the fascinating moving images too! 2. Easy Chocolate Espresso Mug Cake from Kurry Leaves Probably the easiest cakes you'll ever make. Just mix the ingredients in a microwave-safe cup … [Read more...]

Crock Pot Chocolate Cake

I'll admit it, I've never made dessert in my crock pot. I always reserve it for the savory dinners like this and this, which are always perfect for an easy make-ahead meal. But, what about dessert? Having an excessive sweet tooth, I'm always thinking about dessert before dinner. You have to moderate how much you eat at dinner to save room for dessert, right? With that said, let's make dessert before dinner, so that it'll be ready in perfect time for dinner! This Crock Pot Chocolate Cake couldn't be easier to whip up and there's no cutting the cake and trying to wedge that first piece out either! You just scoop some out of the crock pot, almost like you would a cobbler. I have to admit though, this is probably the moistest cake I've ever eaten. Once you start eating it, you … [Read more...]

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Strawberry Short (Cup) Cakes

I love serving cupcakes at parties because they are super convenient.  You have individual servings, so there is no guess work about how many you need, and cupcakes are just cute, fun and compact. But sometimes you want a dessert that's a little more dressed up.  Enter: The Strawberry Short (Cup) Cake!  All the convenience of a cupcake with the pizazz of a grown-up dessert.  And still easy to make! Strawberry Short (Cup) Cake Ingredients: One yellow cake prepared One large container whipped topping 3-4 pints of fresh strawberries, chopped 12 small/medium mason jars or clear glass tumblers Strawberry Short (Cup) Cake Directions:  Crumble cake into each jar until it is about one third full. Add a layer of strawberries, a layer of whipped topping, and another layer … [Read more...]