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

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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