Almond Joy Cheesecake

It's the new year. Something so sad about post-holidays. When I was a kid, I always thought January was so depressing- Christmas was over, the weather was awful, nothing to look forward to until Valentine's Day. But over the past few years, I've come to see the promise of a new year- goals that I … Continue reading Almond Joy Cheesecake

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German Chocolate Cake

So, I used to think German Chocolate cake was something that only old people liked. It had nuts and coconut and it was called German. Sounds old to me! Then I met my husband and he LOVES German Chocolate cake (he also loves rice pudding, which is FOR sure an old people thing- you can't … Continue reading German Chocolate Cake

Warren Brown’s Chocolate Butter Cake with Coconut Buttercream

When we first moved to California five years ago, my job didn't start for a few months so I found myself with a lot of free time on my hands. My husband worked far away and we had no kids. So what to do... watch Food Network? One of my favorite shows was Sugar Rush … Continue reading Warren Brown’s Chocolate Butter Cake with Coconut Buttercream

Cake Slice Bakers- Southern Coconut Cake (not pretty, but pretty tasty!)

This month's Cake Slice Baker's cake is Southern Coconut Cake- a white cake lightly flavored with coconut milk, frosted with a cream cheese, italian-merengue buttercream type frosting. I'm out of town and my mom doesn't have the best cake pans, so my cake layers did not come out of the pans very easily. They also … Continue reading Cake Slice Bakers- Southern Coconut Cake (not pretty, but pretty tasty!)