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Triple Chocolate Cake with Homemade Chocolate Butter Cream Frosting

triple chocolate cake with homemade chocolate buttercream frosting

Is your mouth watering? It should be. I turned a plain old cake mix and a few humble add-ins into a moist and decadent chocolate masterpiece for my dad’s birthday. I felt like Jesus, feeding the masses with a couple of loaves. Well, except that this cake didn’t feed the masses. It was so good that everyone wanted a second slice, and every crumb was gone before the sun set on my dad’s birthday. So I guess it wasn’t much like Jesus after all. You’ll love it anyway. This is the right amount of frosting for a bundt cake. If you decide … Read more

Banana Upside Down Cake

The best easy banana upside down cake recipe - This simple and tasty recipe starts with a boxed cake mix and adds bananas, butter, nuts, brown sugar, and spices to make a caramelized topping. It's sure to become one of your favorite desserts!

  A week or two ago, Joe brought home three pounds of bananas from a warehouse club. We eat a lot of bananas (and these were green like limes the first day), but the last couple still became overripe before we could finish them. I’ve been known to put overripe bananas in all kinds of things – brownie mixes, pancakes, waffles, breads, and even cakes – because throwing food away drives me crazy. The last few bananas from Joe’s warehouse club deal were browning this weekend when Grace began to harass her baby sister (and me, holding the baby). Mashing … Read more