Lemon Raspberry Birthday Cake

Lemon Raspberry Birthday Cake

It was “ladies night out” to celebrate our dear friend Beth’s birthday.  Since lemon is one of her favorite flavors, I knew I couldn’t miss with this cake. It starts with one Betty Crocker Supermoist Lemon cake mix, to which I added: 3 eggs 1 cup whole milk 1 stick melted butter (8 tablespoons) 2 … Continue reading

Jill’s Big Cupcake

I can’t help myself.  Whenever there is a celebration and some baking to be done, I’m raising my hand, shouting “I’ll do it! I’ll do it!!”.  And Jill’s bridal shower gave me the perfect opportunity to use my Wilton’s Giant Cupcake pan to create a pretty centerpiece for the dessert table.  The table had a … Continue reading

Special Day Cupcakes

A very special sister-in-law had a milestone birthday, and her dear and thoughtful children threw her a surprise celebration.  I offered to help with dessert, and here was their request: Betty Crocker white and chocolate fudge cake mixes yielded 36 cupcakes.  I followed the back-of-the-box instructions and watched them very carefully while baking to ensure … Continue reading