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Texas Sheet Cake

July 22, 2013 — 3 Comments


This rich chocolate cake is the perfect cake to bring to a summer barbecue. It will feed a crowd but don’t expect any leftovers. The preparation is quick and easy because both the cake and the frosting are made on the stove top. Your mixer will get a little break. I use an 11″ by 15″ metal pan but any size jelly roll pan will work, you just might need to adjust the baking time. Continue Reading…



The Fourth of July stirs up many good memories for me. Fireworks, family vacations, barbecues and days at the beach. One year my Mom made a beautiful flag cake and I still remember how special I thought it was. The way she arranged those little blueberries and strawberries on top. Inspired by these memories, I made a flag cake today. I used raspberries for the flag’s stripes but strawberries will also work. This recipe uses a cream cheese frosting but I think whipped cream would be just as delicious. Continue Reading…