Food & Drink

Cake of the Week: Apple Stack Cake

Just in case you’ve never seen a stack cake before, Southern Living‘s got you covered. This towering Apple Stack Cake is on the cover of their September issue, which is available now. Summer may not be officially over yet, but let’s just take a moment and step into fall so we can talk about this apple-filled layer cake. This cake […]

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Q&A with Isabella Alexander of Darlings Sweets

I personally love to bake cakes. It’s one of my favorite things to do in my free time. I started baking about three-and-a-half years ago, which is why I was beyond impressed when I was recently told about Darlings Sweets. Isabella Alexander is 15 years old and owns her own custom cake business. She’s made army cakes, beach cakes, and even […]

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Cake of the Week: Key Lime Cheesecake

The classic summer flavor of key lime can now be enjoyed in the form of cheesecake! But this Key Lime Cheesecake isn’t just any old, regular key lime dessert because it’s was created by the good people of Cooking Light. So, you can count on this creamy treat to be full of flavor and a little lighter on the sugar and […]

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Cake of the Week: Strawberry Ice Cream Shortcakes

Strawberry shortcakes are a summer staple when it comes to desserts. Whoever decided to first pair up juicy strawberries, soft sponge cake, and whipped cream is seriously a genius. There have been many variations of strawberry shortcakes over the years, including trifles, tall cakes, and even grilled shortcake kebabs! But my favorite version this summer has been these Strawberry Ice Cream […]

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Cake of the Week: Chocolate-Caramel Ice Cream Cupcakes

What could be better on a hot summer day than your own personal serving of cake, ice cream, and plenty of drizzly chocolate? Not much! These Chocolate-Caramel Ice Cream Cupcakes are a tasty summer treat and are fun for the whole family. Your kids will loving making these and topping them with their favorite sprinkles and candies!   These cupcakes are so […]

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Cake of the Week: Sweet Tea-and-Lemonade Cake

Nothing says summer like a tall, chilled glass of lemonade. The same can also be said for sweet tea, but it’s even better when they’re both in the same glass. And if you think it can’t get any better than that, just take a look at this Sweet Tea-and-Lemonade Cake from Southern Living’s August issue. This is what you should make […]

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Cake of the Week: Peanut Butter-Chocolate Cookie Ice Cream Cake

Sometimes when it’s hot, you just need some ice cream. Something cool and creamy in the heat of the day just hits the spot every now and then. With temperatures on the rise, this Peanut Butter-Chocolate Cookie Ice Cream Cake could be a fun project for you and the kids on a hot afternoon. This frozen treat starts by lining a […]

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Cake of the Week: Peach Upside-Down Cake

If you went to a farmers market over the weekend, you probably saw some fresh, juicy peaches. Also you’re probably wondering what else you can make with them besides sinking your teeth right into one. That’s where this Peach Upside-Down Cake comes in. The fine folks over at Southern Living have got you covered! If you’re a fan of peach […]

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Cake of the Week: Red, White, and Blue Cupcakes

4th of July week is here! Break out your grills, stock up on fireworks, and plan out your patriotic outfits! To go along with this festive celebration, you’ll need some pretty festive food. You may be able to achieve that with your appetizers and main dishes, but when it comes to desserts, there’s more room to play around with colors […]

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Cake of the Week: Red, White, and Blue Ice-Cream Cake

The 4th of July is almost here! Southern Living’s July issue is here though, and it features this cool and colorful Red, White, and Blue Ice-Cream Cake. You’re probably beginning to plan your 4th of July festivities, deciding what to grill, and where you’re going to watch fireworks. Or possibly how many fireworks you should buy and set off yourself! When […]

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