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Peanut Butter Chocolate Sheet Cake

Easy and unfussy, this peanut butter chocolate sheet cake is comfort food in a casserole dish. Sheet cakes are great for a crowd, or dessert for a few days! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com #peanutbutter #chocolatecake #easycake #sheetcake

Easy and unfussy, this peanut butter chocolate sheet cake is comfort food in a casserole dish. Sheet cakes are great for a crowd, or dessert for a few days! We don’t bake nearly enough sheet cakes, darlings. A sheet cake, like this peanut butter chocolate sheet cake, can be overlooked when we bake for the ‘gram. Or whatever your preferred social media. But sheet cakes are comforting, one of those…

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Six Inch Chocolate Cake with Tahini Buttercream Frosting

A six inch chocolate cake is the perfect size for smaller groups! Make this delicious chocolate cake recipe and pair it with a light and nutty tahini buttercream frosting. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

A six inch chocolate cake is the perfect size for smaller groups! Make this delicious chocolate cake recipe and pair it with a light and nutty tahini buttercream frosting. You know those days when you want a cake, but you don’t need a “whole cake”? Like, just enough cake for maybe 5-8 people. A standard 8 inch cake feeds about 16, way too big for a small celebration. So what…

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Peppermint Bark Cake

Christmas candy meets Christmas cake in this minty, chocolaty, decadent peppermint bark cake recipe.  * GoodieGodmother.com

Christmas candy meets Christmas cake in this minty, chocolaty, decadent peppermint bark cake recipe.  If you’ve been around a little while, you may have noticed the lack of cakes this year on the blog. Welcoming princess #2 left me with little time for full cakes until the Fall, when I missed baking them too much. So Merry Everything to everyone, because cakes are back! And it feels so good *karaoke…

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Peach Wine Cake

Fresh peaches, and a little peach wine, make this peach wine cake from scratch a delicious cake fit for a Southern belle!  * GoodieGodmother.com

Fresh peaches, and a little peach wine, make this peach wine cake from scratch a delicious cake fit for a Southern belle!  I’ve mentioned the few years we lived in Georgia a time or two before on the blog. In case you didn’t know, Georgia peaches are a Big Deal. The peach season is long, lasting all summer with different varieties harvesting at different times. There really isn’t much better…

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Black Forest Cake

Black forest cake is a traditional German torte originating from a bakery in the Black Forest. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Black forest cake is a traditional German torte originating from a bakery in the Black Forest. This recipe is a more chocolate-rich version of the original.  I developed a whole new appreciation for the original fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm last year on our trip to Germany. We drove through part of the Black Forest – the setting for many of the tales. It’s absolutely gorgeous, but a dense…

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Little Blue Truck Smash Cake – Buttercream Transfer Tutorial

Little Blue Truck Smash Cake - A buttercream transfer tutorial on GoodieGodmother.com

In this post I share how I used a buttercream transfer to make a Little Blue Truck smash cake for a friend’s son! I feel very fortunate to have found many friends with infants after our move to Virginia – mainly because it means that from time to time, I get to make smash cakes! I absolutely love making smash cakes for first birthday photo shoots. I think it’s a fun…

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Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cake

This is the cake for peanut butter lovers! Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cake with a rich and creamy peanut butter frosting! * GoodieGodmother.com

My old fashioned peanut butter cake recipe is a classic cake perfect for peanut butter lovers and has peanut butter baked right into the batter and whipped into the frosting! Peanut butter cake was one of the very first cake recipes I made from scratch. My first memory of making this cake was while we were newlyweds, but eating this cake came first… this was the bottom tier of our…

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Key Lime Cake From Scratch

Key Lime Cake From Scratch - Delectably tart, perfect for serious key lime lovers. Includes recipe for white chocolate buttercream frosting. * GoodieGodmother.com

Perfectly tart with the right amount of sweet, this key lime cake recipe holds a special place in our hearts (and stomachs!). The top layer of our wedding cake was key lime cake. We had it recreated for our first year anniversary. While it’s made an appearance here and there for birthdays and other celebrations, we always always associate key lime cake with our wedding cake. Since our 10 year…

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Strawberry Cake From Scratch

No artificial colors, all natural flavor, this fresh strawberry cake from scratch is a perfect dessert for strawberry season! * GoodieGodmother.com

Fresh strawberries add the perfect amount of flavor and even a bit of natural color to this fresh strawberry cake from scratch! No box mix or artificial flavoring required!  As a kid, I thought you could only get strawberry cake from the box. It never even occurred to me that fresh berries could (and do) make an amazing strawberry cake! My conversion to fresh strawberry cake happened while we lived…

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Carrot Cake From Scratch

Carrot cake from scratch... with a tropical twist! Get the recipe for this amazing carrot cake with coconut cream cheese frosting on GoodieGodmother.com

This is my favorite carrot cake from scratch recipe, I’ve been baking it for years! This carrot cake recipe has a hint of tropical flavor, but is traditional enough to have everyone come back for seconds.  I wish I had a better story about this carrot cake recipe, I really do. But there was no carrot cake from scratch in my childhood, there was some amazing carrot cake from Publix…

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How to Decorate a Rainbow Cake

A sprinkle-coated colorful cake makes a beautiful centerpiece dessert for a party. Learn how to decorate a rainbow cake like a pro with my easy-to-follow tutorial. * GoodieGodmother.com

A sprinkle-coated colorful cake makes a beautiful centerpiece dessert for a party. Learn how to decorate a rainbow cake like a pro with my easy-to-follow tutorial. Rainbow cakes make me so happy, and it was one of my favorite designs to make with my home bakery. I actually started making them because I agreed to donate a cake to a silent auction for a local organization, and one of the…

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Snickers Cake

Rich chocolate cake, layers of homemade nougat, peanuts, and caramel, all covered with a rich ganache - candy bar dreams come to life! Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Rich chocolate cake filled with layers of homemade nougat, caramel and peanuts and then covered in a chocolate ganache make this Snickers cake a decadent treat for any occasion!  About twelve-ish years ago, I baked the first birthday cake of what would be many birthday treats for the Godfather. We just started dating a few months prior, and he told me that because his birthday falls so soon after the…

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