Category Archive: Frosting

The best chocolate sheet cake. Ever. (AKA Church lady cake, Texas sheet cake).

This version is from pioneer woman Ree Drummond. She came to Cincinnati last autumn and was every bit as friendly in person as she is on her TV show and in her books. This is deep, dark, chocolate cake with a fudgy icing. You can make it ahead. My cake kept in the refrigerator, covered, …

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Triple Chocolate Bundt Cake for Valentine’s Day

Don’t panic! Here’s a quick & easy and “lovely” cake for your Valentine. One of my readers stopped me at the grocery today to say she was buying more ingredients to make another cake after making one. “Best chocolate cake we’ve had”, she said. Happy Valentine’s Day to you and yours! Triple chocolate Bundt cake …

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Mom’s Making Donuts!

“Mom’s making donuts!” That’s what my kids used to shout when they saw a tray of homemade donuts raising on the kitchen counter. Did you know that over 10 billion donuts are sold each year? That’s a pretty impressive amount. But, bakery donuts are not budget friendly. And sometimes they contain ingredients you can’t even …

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Maggie Hoerst’s Heirloom Gingerbread Cutouts with Buttercream Frosting

Maggie Hoerst’s Gingerbread Cutouts Maggie’s gingerbread cutouts, comes from daughter-in-law Jessie’s family. They are a treasured cookie from daughter-in-law Jessie’s Mom, Maggie Hoerst’s family. Jess and her sister, Lottie, make these every year with Maggie. If you’re looking for a tender, flavorful gingerbread cookie, you have to make this. What’s your favorite holiday memory or …

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