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Pineapple Upside Down Cake

pineapple upside down cake recipe

I swear I’ve posted this on my blog before. I’m sure of it. Where it has gone and why I cannot find it are beyond my comprehension. I just don’t understand. Maybe it’s lost in my unpublished drafts somewhere. Who knows. I’ve been making this pineapple upside down recipe for at least ten years. It … Read more

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 … Read more

Pumpkin Pie with Pecan Crumb Topping

Pumpkin pie says Thanksgiving to me. It’s not my favorite pie (that would be pecan), but I’m never able to leave it off of my Thanksgiving menu. This recipe is the best pumpkin pie I’ve ever eaten, due mostly to the thick layer of pecan crumb that I dribble over the pumpkin before baking. It … 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 … Read more

Gourmet Pumpkin Pie with Pecan Topping

pumpkin pie with pecan topping

I love pecan pie, Dear Reader. I mean, I adore it. I wish I could live on pecan pie, but I don’t know if my teeth and hips could stand such a diet. Pumpkin pie, not so much. I like it enough, but I don’t love it. Well, I love it when it’s mounded with … Read more