Making the Perfect Apple Coffee Cake

Coffee cake is one of my favorite comfort foods…it’s greatĀ for breakfast…or lunch…or dinner…or any time in between…along with a perfect cup of coffee…       The perfect coffee cake is moist andĀ tender…with a perfect gooey middle layer of dark cinnamon filling…and a crumbly streusel topping.….with lots and lots of crumbs.     This isContinue reading “Making the Perfect Apple Coffee Cake”

Holiday Desserts—Cakes

When I was growing up, my Mom made wedding cakes for almost every wedding in Notth Mississippi…our house constantly smelled like powdered sugar…the whirr of a KitchenAid mixer could be heard constantly…and there were always cake….My Dad and I used to race for the layer of cake that she levelled off the top of theContinue reading “Holiday Desserts—Cakes”

August Dessert of the Month—The Poke Cake

   Poke Cake is more of a process than an actual recipe…and there are as many different variations of Poke Cake as there are… (Different flavors of cake mix) x (Different flavors of Jello or instant pudding… Betty Crocker makes 27 different flavors of SuperMoist cake mix…Jello makes about thirty different flavors of pudding…that aloneContinue reading “August Dessert of the Month—The Poke Cake”