Cakes and Pies Recipes

Zucchini Cupcakes

Ingredients: 3 eggs 1 1/3 cups sugar 1/2 cup canola oil 1/2 cup orange juice 1 teaspoon almond extract 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 1 1/2 cups shredded zucchini Caramel frosting: 1 cup packed brown sugar […]

Strawberry and White Chocolate Buttercream Cake

Ingredients: Cake: 1/2 box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® butter recipe yellow cake mix (about 1 2/3 cups) 1/2 cup water 3 tablespoons butter, softened 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1 egg Filling and Topping: 8 oz white chocolate baking bars or squares, chopped 2 tablespoons butter, cut into pieces, softened 2/3 cup whipping cream 2 cups fresh […]

Nutty Chocolate Chip Picnic Cake

Ingredients: 1/2 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips 1/3 cup packed brown sugar 1/3 cup chopped pecans 1 box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® devil’s food cake mix Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box Directions: Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Grease or spray bottom only of 13×9-inch pan. […]

Maple Pecan Pie

Ingredients: 1/4 cup butter    1/2 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt    1 cup maple syrup 3 eggs    1 cup broken pecan halves 1 unbaked 9-inch pastry shell Directions: Melt butter; add sugar, salt, maple syrup and eggs. Beat the mixture until well blended. Add the pecans, breaking large halves in two. Pour filling into the unbaked […]

Maple Breakfast Cake

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup sifted pastry flour    1/8 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 cup whole-wheat flour    4 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon    1 1/2 teaspoon melted butter 1 egg, beaten 2/3 cup maple syrup 2/3 cup milk Directions: Sift together first six ingredients. Combine remaining items, and add to dry ingredients. Turn into […]

Quick Maple Syrup Cake

Ingredients: 1 package yellow cake mix    1 cup maple syrup 1/3 cup sugar    1/2 cup chopped nuts 1 teaspoon cinnamon Directions: Bake cake in 13 by 9 by 2 inch pan as directed on package. Cool 5 minutes. Cut cake into large diamond shapes. Mix sugar and cinnamon and sprinkle over top of cake. Heat […]

Shamrock Pie

Ingredients: 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup cornstarch 1 1/2 cups water 3 egg yolks, lightly beaten 1/4 cup lemon juice 1 tablespoon butter 1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon peel 5 to 6 drops green food coloring 1 pastry shell (9 inches), baked Meringue: 3 egg whites 1/3 cup sugar Directions: In a large saucepan, combine […]

Easy Green Velvet Cupcakes

Ingredients: 1 package (2-layer size) German chocolate cake mix with pudding 1 cup sour cream 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 bottle green food color 3 eggs 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract Vanilla cream cheese frosting Green sprinkles (optional) Directions: Preheat oven to 350°. Beat cake mix, sour […]

Pecan Pie Mini Muffin Mix submitted by Debbie Flinner

Ingredients: 1 cup pecan pieces 1 1/2 cups brown sugar 2 cups all purpose flour Layer the ingredients in the order given into a wide mouth 1-quart canning jar. Pack each layer into place before adding the next ingredient. Attach a gift tag with the mixing and baking directions. Pecan Pie Mini Muffins: Makes 2-3 […]

Spice Cake Mix submitted by Debbie Flinner

Ingredients: 1 1/2 whole wheat flour 3/4 cup sugar 1/3 cup chopped nuts 1/2 cup raisins 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1/4 cup powdered instant dry milk 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon plus 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon plus 1/8 teaspoon ground […]

Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups crushed gingersnap cookies 1 tablespoon sugar 1/4 cup butter, melted Filling: 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened 3/4 cup sugar 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 can (15 ounces) solid-pack pumpkin 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/8 teaspoon salt Topping: 1 cup (8 […]

Praline Pumpkin Pie

Ingredients: 1/3 cup finely chopped pecans 1/3 cup packed brown sugar 3 tablespoons butter, softened 1 unbaked pastry shell (10 inches) Filling: 3 eggs, lightly beaten 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1 can […]

Pumpkin Angel Cake

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups egg whites (about 10) 1 cup cake flour 1 1/4 cups sugar, divided 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 1/2 teaspoons cream of tartar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup canned pumpkin Confectioners’ sugar Directions: Let egg whites stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. […]

Pumpkin Coffee Cake

Ingredients: 1 package (16 ounces) pound cake mix 3/4 cup canned pumpkin 6 tablespoons water 2 eggs 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice 1 teaspoon baking soda Topping: 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 3 teaspoons butter, melted Directions: In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients; beat […]

Perfect Pumpkin Pie

Ingredients: 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin (about 2 cups) 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 (9-inch) unbaked pie crust Directions: Heat oven to 425°. Whisk pumpkin, sweetened condensed milk, eggs, spices and salt in medium […]

Pumpkin Cake, Submitted by Debbie Flinner, of Canton, Ohio

Ingredients: 1 yellow cake mix 4 eggs 1 (16 ounce) can pumpkin 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup oil 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon cinnamon Dash ground cloves (optional) Directions: Preheat oven to 350°. Combine all ingredients in large bowl. Mix well. Place into an angelfood cake pan. Bake for 55-65 minutes or until toothpick inserted […]

Pumpkin Cupcakes, Submitted by Debbie Flinner, of Canton, Ohio

Ingredients: 1 cup pumpkin 1 cup biscuit mix 1/4 cup oil 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 2 eggs beaten 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup seedless raisins Directions: Combine all ingredients and mix thoroughly. Fill greased floured muffin pans 2/3 full. Bake at 350° for 15-20 minutes. Place on wire rack to […]

Halloween Poke Cake

Ingredients: 1 package fudge marble cake mix (regular size) 2 packages (3 ounces each) orange gelatin 1 cup boiling water 1/2 cup cold water 1/2 cup butter, softened 3 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar 1/3 cup baking cocoa 1/4 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 12 to 15 candy pumpkins Directions: Prepare and bake cake according […]

Creepy Crawly Cake Truffles

Ingredients: Makes 4 dozen or 24 (2 cake pop) servings) 1 package (2-layer size) white cake mix 1 teaspoon pure orange extract 1/2 teaspoon yellow food color 1/4 teaspoon red food color 1 cup marshmallow creme White confectionary coating wafers, such as Wilton® White Candy Melts® Black confectionary coating wafers, such as Wilton® Black Candy […]

Black Cat Cake

Ingredients: 2 baked and cooled 8- or 9-inch cakes Ready-to-spread or homemade chocolate frosting McCormick® Black Food Color Assorted decorations for cat’s face, such as candy corn for eyes, nose and tongue, and licorice strings for whiskers Directions: Mark a circle around one of the cake layers about 1 inch in from cake edge. Cut […]


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