Sour Cream Coffee Cake


This Sour Cream Coffee Cake is a simple cake made with sour cream and yogurt with a pecan brown sugar crumble. Perfect with a good cup of coffee any morning. I love coffee cakes. They're so easy to make and well I just love to have a slice with a good cup of hot coffee. It's one of my small pleasures in life. It's the little things in life that really matter. Interestingly enough I am not crazy about coffee, although I have one every morning. I only started drinking coffee when I was in … [Read more...]

Better Than Sex Cake


I have a naughty cake for you! Well the name is naughty but the cake is crazy awesome! When Penny, a reader, sent me this recipe I just knew I had to make it. How could I not? With a name like better than sex cake, I knew I had to make it and see how it would compare to sex in a pan. I just had to, cause that's just how I roll! So I did, and although I'm giving you the full recipe here, don't pay attention to my 8x8 glass pan you see in the picture because the hand model told me to only … [Read more...]

Butterscotch Magic Cake


I love long weekends. In Canada we celebrated Family Day and in the States President's day. Pretty much all weekend I did nothing but putz around the house, and watched Once Upon a Time on Netflix. I'm obsessed with this show now. If you get Netflix watch it, it's awesome. Besides watching Netflix I've been answering a lot of questions on making Magic Cake and Chocolate Magic Cake from you my dear and loyal readers. Since I didn't have step by step pictures with the other two recipes, I … [Read more...]

Lemon Yogurt Cake


Last summer I went with my sister to this cute Italian store that had amazing kitchen things. Well as you can imagine, this kind of store is a food blogger's dream. She couldn't get me out of there. But this is where I found this cute  and funny shaped cake pan. Since then I've been waiting for a special recipe to use it. So I've been wanting to make a lemon yogurt cake for the longest time, it's one of my favorite cakes, it's light, it's lemony, and it's versatile. You can serve it with … [Read more...]

Easy Texas Sheet Cake

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Before I begin, I know there will be those of you out there who will start criticizing me because I used cake mix. I know this is such a faux pas in the food blogging world. Well I'm sorry, but I have a full time job besides blogging, so I look for shortcuts wherever I can. I'm sure many of you already have busy lifestyles so if you can find a way to "cheat" or make your life easier, why not! And honestly, why mess with a good thing? Have you ever used Betty Crocker's super moist chocolate cake … [Read more...]

No Bake Nutella Cheesecake with Oreo Cookie Crust


I've probably mentioned this before, but cheesecake is one of my favorite desserts, and nutella is by far my favorite. There is always nutella in the house, so whenever I feel the need for something sweet, I always have a teaspoon of nutella and life is great again. The thought of mixing nutella and cheesecake was very exciting to me. To make this cheesecake is very easy, the bottom crust is just crushed oreo cookies with a bit of butter and the cheesecake itself is cream cheese, nutella and … [Read more...]

Goat Cheesecake with Figs, Pecans and Honey

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Did I ever tell you I hate Mondays? Well I do! It's all about waking up early in the morning after sleeping in on the weekend. I keep pressing that snooze button but I know that if I press it one more time I'll be late for work. I guess this is what happens after having a great weekend, you don't want it to end. And a great weekend I had. Part of this great weekend was making this gorgeous cake. Isn't it pretty? It's adorable I know. Now I love a good cheesecake and this cheesecake  is … [Read more...]

Mystery Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

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I'm super excited to share this recipe with you. This recipe for mystery cake dates back to the 1930s and this cake used to be very popular. You may wonder why it's called mystery cake and the answer is simple. The special ingredient used in this cake may surprise you. It's Campbell's Tomato Soup! No lie! Not too worry though, there is no tomato taste in this cake at all. The reason tomato soup was used is because during the 1030s ingredients such as butter and eggs were precious and hard … [Read more...]

Blueberry Dump Cake


Well out of all the recipes I post on my little blog here, I must admit this one is probably the silliest recipe! I don't even know if I'd go as far as calling it a recipe! But I'm going to do it anyway. A long time ago one of my readers asked me if I had the recipe for a dump cake. I had never heard of it before, so of course I had to look into it and see what it was. I'm here to serve my readers. You ask for it and I shall provide. I was curious why it's called a dump cake. Well now I … [Read more...]

Simple Banana Cake

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Today's recipe is a simple one. I love simple recipes. Sometimes you may have a sweet tooth but don't want to do too much work, well this simple banana cake is perfect for times like that. With simple recipes like this you can't go wrong. This is a delicious banana cake and to fancy mine up I sprinkled it with powdered sugar and drizzled some chocolate sauce over it. I love this cake, and I always have bananas on hand that go too ripe before we get a chance to eat them. This cake is the … [Read more...]

Chocolate Brownies

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We've been in Calgary now for a little over 4 years now and I still can't get used to the weather here. Although I usually complain about how cold it is here, it's pretty much sunny all the time, so it's not so bad. But this year it's been very strange, all winter has not been too bad at all then in April we got lots of snow and cold weather and we went from snowing all week long to hot, sunny and 27 degrees which is about 80 fahrenheit. Not that I'm complaining now but isn't that … [Read more...]

Chocolate Magic Cake


Well I finally did it! I finally made the chocolate version of this delightful magic cake. The original version was very popular and a lot of people were asking about different flavors, so I decided to give it a go and see how it turns out. Well I knew it couldn't be bad, because I loved the original version so chocolate magic cake could only make it better. I also found out that the origin of this cake is from Romania, and the actual name of the cake is intelligent cake because of how it … [Read more...]