Author: Lisa

Chocolate and Cream Cheese Tunnel Cake

This is a rich chocolate cake with a tunnel of cream cheese running through it. The cake itself is very moist due to the addition of yogurt. It may look complicated, but it only takes a few simple steps to make this delicious cake. var pfHeaderImgUrl = ”;var pfHeaderTagline = ”;var pfdisableClickToDel = 0;var pfHideImages = 1;var pfImageDisplayStyle = ‘right’;var pfDisablePDF = 0;var pfDisableEmail = 0;var pfDisablePrint = 0;var pfCustomCSS = ”;var pfBtVersion=’1′;(function(){var js, pf;pf = document.createElement(‘script’);pf.type = ‘text/javascript’;if(‘https:’ == document.location.protocol){js=’https://pf-cdn.printfriendly.com/ssl/main.js’}else{js=’http://cdn.printfriendly.com/printfriendly.js’}pf.src=js;document.getElementsByTagName(‘head’)[0].appendChild(pf)})();   Ingredients are as follows: Cake: 2 C sugar 1 3/4 C flour 3/4 C cocoa 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. salt 2 eggs 6 ounces Greek yogurt (or sour cream) 1/2 C oil 2 tsp. vanilla 1 C hot coffee (or hot water) Filling: 8 ounces cream cheese, softened 2 eggs 1/2 C sugar 1/4 C flour 1 tsp. vanilla Directions: Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees; grease and flour a nine inch tube pan.  Put sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a bowl. Mix until combined. Add the eggs, yogurt, oil and vanilla. Mix again. Once the dry and wet ingredients are mixed together, slowly pour the hot coffee in and mix (by hand or else you’ll have a big mess) until incorporated. Pour chocolate batter into prepared tube pan; set aside. Now cream together the cream...

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Soft Raisin Cookies

I love raisin filled cookies, but sometimes I just don’t have the time to roll out the dough, cut out the circles,  fill them, seal them together and then bake. Here is a recipe that tastes like them without all the fuss.  These cookies are quick, easy to make and taste delicious! Ingredients are as follows: 1 1/2 C raisins 1 1/4 C water 1 tsp. vanilla 1 C butter, softened 1 C sugar 1/2 C brown sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp. vanilla 3 1/2 C flour 1 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. salt Directions: Pre-heat oven to 350...

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Delicious Cream Cheese Pound Cake

Cream cheese mixed with butter, sugar, eggs, flour & vanilla; baked into a delicious & dense pound cake!   Cream cheese pound cake is a family favorite!  It’s a simple recipe to throw together, that uses scratch ingredients.  You toss it in the oven and enjoy the wonderful smell while it’s baking.  This recipe makes a heavy, dense cake…the way a pound cake should be!  var pfHeaderImgUrl = ”;var pfHeaderTagline = ”;var pfdisableClickToDel = 0;var pfHideImages = 1;var pfImageDisplayStyle = ‘right’;var pfDisablePDF = 0;var pfDisableEmail = 0;var pfDisablePrint = 0;var pfCustomCSS = ”;var pfBtVersion=’1′;(function(){var js, pf;pf = document.createElement(‘script’);pf.type = ‘text/javascript’;if(‘https:’ == document.location.protocol){js=’https://pf-cdn.printfriendly.com/ssl/main.js’}else{js=’http://cdn.printfriendly.com/printfriendly.js’}pf.src=js;document.getElementsByTagName(‘head’)[0].appendChild(pf)})(); Ingredients are as follows: 1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese, room temperature 1 1/2 C butter, softened 3 C white sugar 6 eggs 3 C all-purpose flour 2 tsp. vanilla extract Directions: Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees.  Grease a bundt pan or a 10 inch tube pan.  Cream together the cream cheese and butter until smooth. Add the sugar slowly and continue to mix until fluffy. (I usually mix mine for around five minutes so the sugar is thoroughly mixed, resulting in a nice fluffy mixture.) Add the eggs one at a time, making sure to mix well after each one. Stir in the flour (by hand) until completely incorporated. Stir in the vanilla and pour into the prepared pan. Bake in pre-heated oven for 65-70 minutes,...

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Cookie Dough filled Chocolate Cupcakes

     I saw this recipe on Allrecipes and I’ve been wanting to make it for quite some time. I love chocolate and I love cookie dough even more!  Their recipe calls for a yellow cake mix, but since I’m a chocolate lover, I decided to use a chocolate fudge one! var pfHeaderImgUrl = ”;var pfHeaderTagline = ”;var pfdisableClickToDel = 0;var pfHideImages = 1;var pfImageDisplayStyle = ‘right’;var pfDisablePDF = 0;var pfDisableEmail = 0;var pfDisablePrint = 0;var pfCustomCSS = ”;var pfBtVersion=’1′;(function(){var js, pf;pf = document.createElement(‘script’);pf.type = ‘text/javascript’;if(‘https:’ == document.location.protocol){js=’https://pf-cdn.printfriendly.com/ssl/main.js’}else{js=’http://cdn.printfriendly.com/printfriendly.js’}pf.src=js;document.getElementsByTagName(‘head’)[0].appendChild(pf)})(); Ingredients are as follows: 1 1/2 cups flour 1/4 tsp. baking soda 1/4 tsp. salt 1/2 C butter, softened 1/4 C white sugar 1/2 C brown sugar 1 egg 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 C chocolate chips 1 chocolate fudge cake mix 1 1/3 cups water 1/3 cup oil 3 eggs Directions: Cream together the butter, white sugar and brown sugar. Add the egg and vanilla; cream until nice and fluffy. Add the flour, baking soda and salt. Mix until it is well incorporated. Fold in the chocolate chips. Form into 24 two inch round balls, place on a tray and freeze for two or more hours. This part is very critical to the recipe turning out properly. If the cookie dough is not frozen it will cook along with the cake mix leaving you with a dry cookie dough center....

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Raisin Filled Cinnamon Rolls

    There is nothing like waking up to warm, freshly baked cinnamon rolls with icing. This recipe is unique because I decided to fill the center with raisins. It’s a lot like raisin bread that’s topped off with lots of icing!   Ingredients are as follows: 3/4 C milk 1/2 C warm water 1 package active dry yeast 2 eggs 1/2 C brown sugar 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 C softened butter 1/2 C raisins 4 C flour 2 Tbsp. butter, softened 1/4 C sugar 2 tsp. cinnamon 1/2 C raisins   Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees  ...

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