Cakes and Pies Recipes

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 […]

Cinnamon and Sugar Cake

Ingredients: 1 package white cake mix (regular size) 1 cup 2 percent milk 1/2 cup sour cream 6 tablespoons butter, melted 3 eggs 2 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract Frosting: 1 cup butter, softened 5 cups confectioners’ sugar 2 tablespoons 2 percent milk 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 […]

Brown Sugar Apple Pie

Ingredients: Crust: 3 cups flour 2 tablespoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) cold butter, in 1/4 inch pieces 1/4 cup cold shortening, in pieces 1/2 cup cold water Filling: 8 apples, peeled, cored and sliced 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 2 […]

Apple Coffee Cake

Ingredients: 5 apples, cored and chopped 2/3 cup sugar 1 cup dark raisins 1/2 cup pecans, chopped 1/4 cup vegetable oil 2 teaspoons vanilla 1 egg, beaten 1 cup skim milk 2 cups whole wheat flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons cinnamon Directions: Preheat oven to 350°. Grease a 13-by 9-inch baking pan. In […]

Zucchini Pie

Ingredients: 1 or 2 zucchini, sliced (about 10 cups) 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 onions, sliced 2 eggs 1/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (8 ounces) 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper Directions: Preheat oven to 325°. Grease […]

Cookie Ice Cream Cake

Ingredients: 44 miniature chocolate chip cookies 1/4 cup butter, melted 1 cup hot fudge topping, divided 1 quart vanilla ice cream, softened 1 quart chocolate ice cream, softened Directions: Crush 25 cookies; set remaining cookies aside. In a large bowl, combine cookie crumbs and butter. Press onto the bottom of a greased 10-inch springform pan. […]

Ice Cream Cupcakes

Ingredients: Paper cupcake liners Muffin tin 12 chocolate sandwich cookies* Mint chocolate chip ice cream 1 cup whipping cream 1 tablespoon cocoa powder 1 tablespoon powdered sugar Directions: Place 12 paper cupcake liners in muffin tin. Crumble one cookie in each cupcake liner. Place scoop of ice cream in each liner. Freeze until solid. Meanwhile, […]

Strawberry Rhubarb Coffee Cake

Ingredients 3 cups sliced fresh or frozen rhubarb (1-inch pieces) 1 quart fresh strawberries, mashed 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 cup sugar 1/3 cup cornstarch 1/2 teaspoon salt Cake: 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup butter, cut into pieces 1 cup […]

Ultimate Turtle Dessert Crust

Ingredients 2 cups (about 12) finely crushed chocolate chip cookies 1/4 cup butter, softened Filling: 1 1/3 cups chopped pecans 2 cups caramel ice cream topping 1 1/2 cups hot fudge ice cream topping 1 1/2 quarts vanilla ice cream, slightly softened Garnish: Whipped cream Directions Combine all crust ingredients in bowl. Press onto bottom […]

Quadruple Chocolate Ice Box Cake

Ingredients 2 cups whipping cream, divided 2 (3.5-ounce) packages instant chocolate pudding mix 3 cups chocolate milk 100 (about 2 1/2 (9-ounce) packages) chocolate wafers 1/4 cup chocolate powder, such as Nesquik® Chocolate sauce Directions In bowl of electric mixer, whip 1 cup whipping cream until firm peaks form. Add pudding mix, and with mixer […]


Ingredients 1 1/2 cups cornmeal, yellow 1/2 cup flour 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 egg 1 1/2 cups buttermilk 2 tablespoons butter, melted 1 1/2 cups sweet corn (fresh, cut off cob) Sour cream 8 bacon strips, fried and crumbled 2 tablespoons chives (fresh, snipped) Directions In a large […]

Very Chocolate Pecan Pie

Ingredients 3 eggs, beaten until frothy 1/3 cup sugar 1/6 cup dark corn syrup 1/6 cup light corn syrup 1/6 cup honey 1 stick butter 12 oz. semisweet chocolate chips 1/4 cup flour 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup pecan pieces 1 9-inch pie shell, unbaked Directions Preheat oven to 325 °F. Melt […]

Montgomery Pie

Ingredients Unbaked pie shells ? for one large deep dish 10-in. pie pan or two 8-in. pie pans Lower part: 1/2 cup sugar 1 tablespoon flour 1 egg 1/2 cup molasses 1 lemon ? juice and rind (For extra tartness and flavor, add the juice of another 1/2 lemon.) 1/2 cup cold water Topping: 1/4 […]

Orchard Medley Pie

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups diced apples 3/4 cup red raspberries 3/4 cup blackberries 3/4 cup blueberries 3/4 cup chopped rhubarb 1 cup sugar 3 tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 box Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box 1 1/2 tablespoons butter or margarine Directions Heat oven to 400°F. In large […]

Cream Cheese Apple Pie with Oatmeal Pecan Streusel Topping

Ingredients Pie crust: 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons unbleached flour 2 tablespoons water 1/4 heaping teaspoon sea salt 1/3 cup Crisco Pure Canola oil Filling: 4 large Michigan Northern Spy or 5 Michigan Ida Red apples, peeled and sliced 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar (reserve 6 tablespoons) 4 tablespoons butter, melted 3 tablespoons flour […]


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