Rum Cake

Rum Cake:1 cup chopped, toasted pecans or walnuts1 18-1/2 ounce yellow cake mix1 3-3/4 ounce instant vanilla pudding mix4 eggs1/2 cup cold milk1/2 cup vegetable oil1/2 cup dark rumGlaze:1 stick butter1/4 cup water1 cup sugar1/2 cup dark rumCake:Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.Grease and flour 12-cup Bundt pan....more

Banana Creme Pie

Banana Creme Pie  I love pies, especially smooth,creamy, silky ones !!!!1 (9 inch) pie crusts, baked ( I love Graham Crust)3 cups whole milk1 cup white sugar1/3 cup all-purpose flour1/4 teaspoon salt3 egg yolks, slightly beaten1 1/2 tablespoons butter1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla2 bananasDirections:1If using graham crust,brush with egg white and bake at 350 for 6 minutes or until golden.2In a large saucepan, heat the milk.3...more

Mini Strawberry & Lemon Cheesecake!!

Mini Strawberry & Lemon Cheesecake!!Ingredients;1 pack of Honey Graham Crackers (8 long)1 8 oz. pack cream cheese1 egg1 egg white¼ cup white sugar1 ½ tsp. vanilla extract1 cup strawberries (sliced)1 tbsp. lemon zest¼ cup light brown sugar2 tbsp. Unsalted Butter1 tsp. cornstarchDirections:Let cream cheese and egg get room temp.In medium bowl add softened cream cheese, white sugar, vanilla, lemon zest egg and cornstarch...more

Beautifully Delicious!

Danish Heirloom Recipe ~ and it couldn't be Easier to Make....one bowl and one wooden spoon....and it's done in a few minutes!!So Light and moist ~ Not Too Sweet ~Perfect after a heavy meal!!This recipe is so different from any cake you have ever tasted!! Give it a try....I know you will love it!!People can't get enough of it!!You can Freeze the layers easily and have a picture perfect cake ready at the drop of a hat!Connie's Danish Heirloom Layer CakeIngredients:...more

Lemon Greek Yogurt Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Moist & Fluffy Lemon Cupcakes made with Healthy Greek Yogurt, topped with a Tangy Cream Cheese Frosting.  These Little Treats are so Cheerful and Bright, they're a Perfect Spring Dessert!  Easy One Bowl Recipe.Last week was glorious.Did you get a little taste of Spring?  We did.  And we soaked up every second of it....more

I'm Sixty. There was a bash. Read all about it!

http://adirondackbaker.blogspot.com/2014/03/sixty-and-ides-of-march.html ...more

Easter Basket with Royal Icing Needle Point

Needlepoint royal icing piping is a unique technique to take your sugar cookies or cakes (even cupcakes) to the next level. I adore the intricate piping skills that can be achieved with a cornet and nozzle. Although piping a needlepoint pattern onto a sugar cookie or cake is pretty straight forward it is time consuming. A detailed needlepoint royal icing cookie can take several hours to finish. The end result is a... ...more

St. Patrick's Day Blues

I must admit to being a little homesick today. How could I not be? St. Patrick's Day was always one of my favourite days of the year. As a child it meant a day off school and a brief respite from the abstinences of Lent. In my college years and early twenties it meant finding a pub with good Guinness, music and craic. This day last we were up the Dublin Mountains in Johnnie Fox's eating the finest Irish fare. ...more

Chocolate Stout Cupcakes