Favorite cake recipes....

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by kbarrett, Feb 20, 2008.

  1. kbarrett

    kbarrett Songster

    Nov 12, 2007
    This is one of my all time favorite cakes.....

    Hot Milk Sponge Cake

    -In a saucepan melt 1 stick butter and add 1 cup milk and set aside.
    -In a large bowl beat 4 eggs.
    Add: 2 cups granulated sugar
    2 tsp baking powder
    1 tsp vanilla

    Mix well then add:
    2 cups all purpose flour and the butter/ milk mixture.

    Pour into a greased 13"x9" pan and
    Bake @ 350 for 30-35 min......(or clean toothpick)

    After removing from oven melt 1 stick of butter over surface of cake, I usually us a fork and "paint" the cake. Once butter is melted sprinkle with powdered sugar.

    I forgot to ask what everyone elses' favorite recipes are.....
    Last edited: Feb 20, 2008
  2. I have a quick recipe!!

    I take any cake mix and of course mix it all up and set aside.
    Then I take a pan about 9x11 and pour a can or 2 of any pie filling at the bottom and add nuts,chips,coconut or whatever you like and pour the cake mix over the top and pop in oven!!! You can do all sorts of combos and it is oh so quick and delish!!!!
  3. Parson's Wife

    Parson's Wife Blessed Abundantly

    Jan 22, 2008
    This has become a favorite of my husbands, and it's quick and easy. It is also very moist.

    1 pkg German chocolate (or devils food) Cake Mix (store bought seems to work best for this recipe)
    1 can of German chocolate Icing (homemade is ok for the icing) Don't forget the pecans.

    Preheat oven to 325. (Note important to turn down oven just a tad)
    Grease and flour bundt cake pan.

    Mix cake mix according to directions on box. When well mixed, stir the ICING into the uncooked mixture. Mix well. Pour into pan.
    Tap the sides of the pan against the side of cabinet (releases air bubbles) Cook for about 40 to 45 minutes. Watch carefully, let cool for 10 minutes, then flip onto cake plate. You need no icing...your cake will be rich and moist. For a pretty effect you can shift powdered sugar onto the top. [​IMG]
    Last edited by a moderator: Feb 21, 2008
  4. Redfeathers

    Redfeathers Songster

    Oct 11, 2007
    Gervais OR
    This is a great cake recipe when you have no eggs in the house and are craving an easy home made cake. [​IMG]

    Chocolate Mayonnais Cake

    Preheat oven to 350

    3 Cups Flour

    1 1/2 C. Sugar

    1/3 C. Baking Cocoa

    2 1/4 teas. Baking Powder

    1 1/2 teas. Baking soda

    1 1/2 C. Mayonnais

    1 1/2 C. Water

    1 1/2 Teas. Vanilla

    Blend everything well with electric mixer. Divide into two greased/floured cake pans

    Bake 30 min


    1/4 Cup Crisco or margarine melted

    1/2 Cup baking cocoa

    1/4 teas. salt

    1/3 cup milk

    1 1/2 teas vanilla

    3 1/2 Cup Powder sugar

    stir together until well blended.

    Add Orange zest for chocolate orange frosting or leave it out if you like.

    This is not a super sweet cake, it's very chocolaty though. I like it served cold
  5. Parson's Wife

    Parson's Wife Blessed Abundantly

    Jan 22, 2008
    [​IMG] With Spring coming, (I've got little plants growing in my window sills), It makes me think of gardening...and my favorite cake

    Chocolate Zucchini Cake
    1/2 Cup butter (softened)
    1/2 cup oil
    2 1/2 cup flour
    1 3/4 cup sugar
    4 Tbsp. cocoa
    1/2 tsp cinnamon
    1/2 tsp. nutmeg (optional)
    1/2 tsp. baking powder
    1 tsp soda
    2 large eggs
    1 tsp vanilla
    1/2 cup sour cream
    2 cup raw, shredded Zucchini

    Preheat oven to 350. Mix dry ingredients first. Stir in liquid ingredients, mix well for 2 minutes, add zucchini, mix well.
    Cook till toothpick trial. (about 45 minutes)

    1 stick butter
    6 tbsp milk
    4 tbsp cocoa
    Bring to a boil in saucepan. Remove from heat.
    1 box powdered sugar (about 2 cups)
    1 cup nuts (we prefer pecans)
    1 tsp vanilla

    Spread over cooled cake. Enjoy.

    This was my grandmother's recipe...then my mom's, mine, and now yours. I love the flavor, I've made it for several church socials...always gets great reviews. I am a third generation pastor's wife. So I like the tried and true.
    Last edited by a moderator: Feb 20, 2008
  6. Redfeathers

    Redfeathers Songster

    Oct 11, 2007
    Gervais OR
    I'm printing that one out Parsonswife. Yummy [​IMG]
  7. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    You know why the mayonnaise works so well don't you? It is made from just eggs and oil.
  8. kbarrett

    kbarrett Songster

    Nov 12, 2007
    Thanks for sharing your recipes! [​IMG]

    Parsonswife, my grandmother makes choc. zucchini cake...very yummy!
  9. Parson's Wife

    Parson's Wife Blessed Abundantly

    Jan 22, 2008
    Carrot Cake

    4 eggs
    2 cups sugar
    1 1/2 c. salad oil (EVO)
    3 cups grated carrots (fresh)
    1 tsp cinnamon
    2 tsp baking powder
    2 tsp. soda
    1 cup chopped nuts
    1 tsp. salt
    3 cups flour, sifted (all-purpose)

    Preheat oven to 350*. Grease and flour pan. In a large bowl, Beat eggs until light and yellow. Add sugar and oil, beat well.
    Add carrots and rest of ingredients in order. Bake 1 hour. (Use toothpick at 45 min.)
  10. brandigirl

    brandigirl In the Brooder

    Feb 23, 2008
    Carlyss, LA
    Here's a simple recipe and it's lower in calories too.

    Take any cake mix (dry) and pour in any can of diet soda, mix well and pour into 9x13 pan and cook according to directions on box. Cool and spread with light cool whip and refrigerate.

    I used red velvet cake mix and diet coke....it was delicious!!

    I was told that lemon cake mix and diet sprite was good also.

    Bet chocolate cake and diet cherry coke would be good.

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