Gumdrop Cake

Gumdrop Cake

Gumdrop Cake is usually a Christmas tradition in certain cultures, so why am I making one in February?   Don’t you know that today is National Gumdrop Day?    I already had some gumdrops, and having been inspired by this post for a Christmas Gumdrop Bundt Cake, I decided that I would celebrate today by making a Gumdrop cake.  I, however, lacked the ambition to create a cake from scratch, so I used a cake mix.  (Gasp!)   

Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

If you’re looking for a simple, frugal, and sweet breakfast for back to school, I have the perfect recipe for your.  Chocolate chip banana muffins are a great way to start your day.  They’re also the perfect grab and go breakfast for when you’re dashing out the door.  We serve these with a glass of milk or a latte.  They’re absolutely perfect for breakfast and are a great lunch time dessert, too. 

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Holiday Flag Poke Cake

I love making this cake for holidays, like memorial day and veterans day, and especially for the 4th of July.  It’s a simple process, and the kids can help with the decorating with very minimal help from Mom or Dad.  This method has been around since I was a kid, so I don’t know who should get credit for the idea.  The basic cake is a Poke Cake.First, bake a white, or yellow, cake, you can use a box mix or make it from scratch.  The choice is yours.  I listed a box mix in the instructions because it makes […]