Tagged: icing

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Banana Spice Cake

This is the banana spice cake that I grew up with.  It’s my Mom’s recipe (Granny’s); banana bread with the addition of cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves, making it like a spice cake .  The spice is there, but subtle; not overwhelming....

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CHOCOLATE GANACHE

This recipe makes a dark, dramatically shiny topping. It’s perfect for a cheesecake, or a stand-alone one-layer cake or bundt cake. For the best looks, make sure to cover top and sides of the cake with a “crumb coat” first....

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CHOCOLATE FROSTING

Dark and delish!  Makes about 2 cups frosting. Enough to frost top and sides of a 2 layer cake. 1/2 cup butter or margarine 2/3 cup cocoa ¼ tsp salt 3 – 3 1/2 cups icing sugar 1/3 cup buttermilk...

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Fudgy Cocoa Frosting

This icing is dark and fudgy, and not too sweet.  So good, you’ll want to eat it by the spoonful! This recipe makes a smaller amount that’s just perfect for those times when you are leaving the cake in the...

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Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

It was my daughter’s birthday this past week, and she asked for lemon poppy seed cake with fresh raspberries.  Not lemon pound cake, but lemon cake.  She said I’d make it once before for her, and she would like the...