All-in-One Bowl Cream Cheese Cake and Frosting

A vanilla bundt cake where the cake and frosting is made together in one bowl! Have you ever seen such a crazy thing?

It immediately caught my attention as something different from the norm. A cake I had to make immediately.

The cake is made backwards starting with the frosting and ending with the cake batter. … 

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Japanese Cotton Soft Funfetti Cheesecake

I chose this Japanese Cotton Soft Funfetti Cheesecake for my monthly Baking Partners challenge.

Being a cake I had only heard of in passing, one tucked away in the back of my mind (among 100′s of others) as something to make one day I was happy to be given the chance excuse to make it.

It was the unique name that first caught my attention. It proved to be a cheesecake unlike any traditional American cheesecake I’ve ever known.

Let me count the ways.… 

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Chocolate Coconut Loaf Cake

A rich chocolate loaf cake packed with chewy shreds of coconut and topped with a creamy chocolate frosting. A chocolate lover’s heaven.

The chocolate comes from cocoa powder that gives it plenty of deep chocolate flavor. To bring in some more of the coconut flavor there’s also coconut milk in the batter and in the frosting…. 

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Baked Strawberry Donuts

The most delectable baked donuts with pretty little pieces of strawberries speckled throughout and in the glaze. I didn’t know a baked donut. . . or do you call it a doughnut?. . . could have the same melt-in-your-mouth quality to them as their deep-fried counterparts…. 

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Oatmeal Kiss Cookie S’mores

Oatmeal cookies slathered with sticky-sweet marshmallow fluff and topped with Hershey’s kisses. An irresistible twist on what seems to be everybody’s favorite these days the campfire s’more. Or is it s’mores?… 

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Copycat Shamrock Shakes

Homemade Shamrock Shakes

 

Homemade Shamrock Shakes are a cinch to make with vanilla ice cream, milk and peppermint extract. I made them because I thought I was missing something. . .there’s such hype over the McDonald’s shakes by the same name. . . I know people who go totally crazy for them…. 

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