Cakes and Pies Recipes

Apple Cupcakes with Cinnamon-Marshmallow Frosting

Ingredients Cupcakes: 1 1/2 cups shredded peeled apples 1/2 cup diced dried apples 3 tablespoons packed light brown sugar, plus 3/4 cup, divided 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, divided 1/3 cup canola oil 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 cup whole-wheat pastry flour 3/4 cup cake flour 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt […]

Peanut Butter Cupcakes

Ingredients Topping: 3 tablespoons brown sugar 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons peanut butter 1 tablespoon butter or margarine Cupcakes: 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 cup peanut butter 3 tablespoons butter or margarine 3/4 cup brown sugar 1 egg 1/2 cup reconstituted nonfat dry […]

Cocoa Raspberry CupCakes

Ingredients 3/4 cup Malt-O-Meal Cocoa Dyno Bites, crushed 1/4 cup chopped pecans 3 tablespoons butter, melted cream cheese (4 oz), softened 1 (10.5 oz) can sweetened condensed milk 3/4 cup raspberries puree 1 cup frozen whip topping, thawed Directions Line 12-cup muffin pan with liners. Combine Malt-O-Meal Cocoa Dyno Bites, pecans and butter in a […]

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Ice Cream

Ingredients 4 large eggs 2 cups sugar 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice 1 (16 oz) can pumpkin 3/4 cup vegetable/soybean oil Cream cheese frosting Directions Beat eggs at medium speed with an electric mixer until blended. Add sugar and next six ingredients. Place […]

Ruby Red Velvet Cupcakes

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups sugar 2 1/2 cups cake flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon cocoa powder 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil 2 eggs 1 cup Buttermilk 2 oz. Red Food Coloring 1 teaspoon White Vinegar 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract Cream Cheese Frosting: 2 8-ounce packages cream cheese 6 tablespoons unsalted […]

Layered Strawberry Shortcake

Ingredients 4 cups sliced fresh strawberries 1/2 cup sugar 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/3 cup shortening 3/4 cup buttermilk 2 tablespoons butter, melted 1 cup heavy whipping cream 1/4 cup honey Directions In a small bowl, combine strawberries and sugar; cover and refrigerate until […]

Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

Ingredients 1 pound strawberries 1 (8 oz) package of cream cheese 1/4-1/2 cup powdered sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions Wash and pat dry strawberries. Remove tops and set aside. Scoop out a small hole in the strawberry. Combine the cream cheese and powdered sugar with vanilla. Fill a pastry bag with tip of choice […]

Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes

Ingredients 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened 2/3 cup granulated sugar 2 large eggs 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2/3 cup sour cream Topping: 1 quart strawberries, hulled, thickly sliced 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 1/2 […]

Baked Strawberry Pie

Ingredients 2 pounds fresh strawberries, hulled and quartered 2/3 cup sugar 1/4 cup cornstarch 1 pinch of salt 1 egg 1 tablespoon water Pie Crust: 2 1/2 cups flour 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt 2 sticks cold unsalted butter, cut into 1/2 inch cubes 3 to 4 tablespoons ice water Directions Combine all ingredients […]

Brownie Cheesecake

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups crushed vanilla wafers (about 45 wafers) 6 tablespoons confectioners? sugar 6 tablespoons baking cocoa 6 tablespoons butter, melted Filling: 3 packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup butter, melted 1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk 3 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/2 cup baking cocoa 4 eggs, lightly beaten 1 […]

Bananas Foster Cheese Pie

Ingredients 1 graham cracker crust (9 inch) Banana layer: 2 tablespoons butter 2 1/2 cups sliced bananas 1/4 cup sugar 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice Cream cheese layer: 2 packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, room temperature 6 eggs, room temperature 1 cup sugar 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon […]

Cheesecake Squares

Ingredients 2 packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 1/2 cup plain yogurt 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1/2 cup Buttermilk Biscuit Mix Topping: 1 cup (8 oz) sour cream 2 tablespoons sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract Fresh fruit, optional Directions In a bowl, beat cream cheese […]

New York Cheesecake

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs 1/4 cup sugar 13 cup melted margarine or butter 4- 8 ounce cream cheeese, softened 1 (14 ounce) can condensed milk 2 tablespoons flour 4 eggs 1/4 cup lemon juice 1 cup ( 8 ounces) sour cream 1 tablespoon vanilla Directions Preheat oven to 300°. Mix Cracker crumbs, […]

New York-Style Cheesecake

Ingredients 5 packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, room temperature 1 3/4 cups sugar 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons freshly grated lemon peel 2 teaspoons vanilla 5 eggs, room temperature 2 egg yolks, room temperature 1/4 cup whipping cream Crumb crust: 2 cups vanilla wafer crumbs (56 to 60 wafers) 2 egg whites, lightly […]

Jam-Topped Mini Cheesecakes

Ingredients 1 cup graham cracker crumbs 3 tablespoons butter, melted 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened 1/3 cup sugar 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Assorted jams, warmed Directions In a small bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs and butter. Press gently onto the bottom of 12 paper-lined muffin cups. In another small […]

Bit ‘o Blue Cheesecake

Ingredients 1/2 cup finely crushed water crackers, about 16 2 packages (8 oz each) Neufchatel cheese, softened 1 package (4 oz) crumbled blue cheese 6 eggs 3 tablespoons flour 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice Spinach leaves, optional Directions Preheat oven to 350º. Evenly coat an 8- or 9-inch springform pan with spray. Set pan on […]

Buckeye Cheesecake

Ingredients 1 (8×8-inch pan size) package brownie mix 3 (8 oz) packages cream cheese, softened 1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk (NOT evaporated milk) 1 (10 oz) package peanut butter chips, melted 4 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips 2 tablespoons butter-flavored shortening Directions Preheat oven to 350º. Prepare brownie […]

Cherry Tomato Cheesecake

Ingredients Cooking spray 1/2 cup cracker crumbs 1 teaspoon finely grated lime zest 2 packages ( 8 oz) lower-fat cream cheese, softened 4 eggs 2 tablespoons flour 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley or 2 tablespoons dried 2 teaspoons minced fresh basil or 1/2 teaspoon dried 1 […]

Tiramisu Cheesecake

Ingredients Crust: 1 1/2 cups biscotti cookie crumbs 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 1 teaspoon instant espresso granules Filling: 3 cups (12 oz) ricotta cheese 1 cup (4 oz) Mascarpone cheese 1 tablespoon instant espresso granules 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup flour 4 eggs 1 tablespoon brandy, optional 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 1/2 […]

Frozen Raspberry Layer Cake

Ingredients 2 (10 3/4 oz) frozen pound cakes, crusts removed, sliced into 1/4-inch-thick slices 3 cups vanilla ice cream, slightly softened 4 cups raspberry sorbet, slightly softened 1 pint fresh raspberries, rinsed and picked over 3 tablespoons raspberry-flavored liqueur Directions Prepare the pan: Trace and cut out a 9-inch circle from parchment paper and fit […]

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