Grinch Cake aka Pistachio Pudding Cake

My photos fail at showing off this fun green cake.  The original name of the cake is “Watergate Cake,” but I like calling it The Grinch. It reminds me of Christmas and the fun cartoon. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Mix together the cake mix and pudding packet. In … keep reading

Funfetti Cupcakes

Box cake mixes are my go to for cakes and cupcakes. Yep, I said it. I do not go through the mess of measuring out cake flour, baking soda, sugar, etc etc. I open up a box and follow the directions. Then I experiment/improvise.  This provides both convenience and yummy … keep reading

Fun Cupcake Cone

Last year I made these fun and yummy cupcake cones for a bake sale.  They are very easy to make.  HERE are the directions that I followed to make them. The hardest part is getting the cone to stay straight up and down. In the background you can see how … keep reading

Ms.Jme’s “Secret” to the Best Chocolate Cupcakes, Every Time

Hershey’s Chocolate Syrup is the key to my chocolate cupcakes. Never, ever, ever use the generic or faux chocolate syrups.  After following the directions on the cake mix box (or making it by scratch), add a good squirt or two of the syrup into the cake batter and stir it … keep reading

Strawberry Soda Cupcakes

Today’s experiment was with a box of strawberry cake mix, 8oz of strawberry soda (room temperature), and  some sprinkles.Result=12 yummy cupcakes. The sprinkles were added as an extra to create a funfetti effect.   The batter was really thick, and really yummy. I filled the cups about 3/4 full and baked … keep reading

Soda Lemon Cupcakes

Yum! I love to bake, especially in the winter.  The heat from the oven and delicious aromas cure my cabin fever.  Last year I put my baking skills to good use and held Bake Sales for American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life.  I have to admit I am not good at … keep reading


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