Thursday, April 19, 2012

Pink Almond Cake from Betty Crocker

Do you remember I was on a search last September for the Ultimate pink Birthday cake for my birthday? I promised I would keep trying recipes for one year until the huge event of my _0th Birthday arrives on Sept 8th 2012.
I tried this one and I must say it is in the running! Maybe I ought to have _0 cakes for this happy happy Birthday coming closer each day. Thanks BC!

1 box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® white cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and egg whites called for on cake mix box
2 teaspoons almond extract
6 drops red food color
4 oz vanilla-flavored candy coating (almond bark), chopped
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
Red food color
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/4 cup shortening
1 teaspoon almond extract
4 cups powdered sugar
4 to 5 tablespoons milk 
For complete instructions for baking head on over to Betty Crocker

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Springtime S'mores

Springtime S'mores  by jules_cupcakes
Springtime S'mores , a photo by jules_cupcakes on Flickr.

These are just the sweetest smores I have seen! I am sure anyone would like this as a take home treat! Julia has many inspiring ideas on her flickr page!