Funfetti Cake

Behind The Cake ~ Confetti Cake recipe and step by step tutorial

Confetti cake, also known as Funfetti cake! My intention for this cake was to provide an easy, fun to make and great looking cake, for anyone to make and for any occasion. My kids loved the idea of the cake batter having little colorful “lines”. And to a certain extent I was excited too, I mean I had never had…

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Vanilla Cake Recipe from Scratch

Behind the cake- Vanilla cake from scratch recipe

How to make the best vanilla cake from scratch Is it from scratch? That is a question I have heard so many times in the 12+ years I have been making cakes. My answer to that sometimes was YES, of course; but the majority of times I would bake a cake the answer would be a big NO. And to…

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Valentines Day Tree of Hearts

Behind the cake - Valentines Day Cake Tree of hearts

How to make a Valentines Day Tree of Hearts About two years ago, talking with my sister about home decor and diy’s she mentioned she had found a very creative lady over on youtube who shared techniques on how to paint with acrylics. The shared techniques were easy to follow, so easy that I would be able to recreate one…

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Best-Ever Carrot cake recipe with Cream Cheese Frosting

Behind the cake - Carrot cake cupcakes frosted with cream cheese and decorated with a fondant fall leaf

Best-Ever Carrot cake recipe with Cream Cheese Frosting Hello beautiful! I bet you have known carrot cake pretty much since you were born. And that is because it has been around for centuries now, there is even a carrot cake recipe dating November 25, 1783. This carrot cake was served to George Washington according to  Molly O’Neill on her book New York Cookbook (1992).…

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How to make a Cranberry Apple Cake / Recipe

Behind the cake- Cranberry apple cake recipe frosted with brown sugar spice Swiss meringue with dripping caramel

Not into pumpkin? Let’s make Cranberry Apple cake then! I do like pumpkin, but since people start using it to cook and prepare deserts with it right around the end of September, by the time it is Thanksgiving day I am not thrilled to have food or dessert which the ingredient is pumpkin. Does this happen to you too? And the…

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Easy Pistachio Cake from scratch

Behind the Cake~ Pistachio cake recipe from scratch

Pistachio? …. pistachio cake? Having a green kind of looking cake when I was a kid, was not the most appealing thing to eat as a dessert. I remember one time my parents took us to buy some ice cream,  ya’now.. ice cream and a mile walk to the square plaza were more like a Friday night tradition for us.…

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