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How to Make a Treasure Box Cake

This is the easiest “special” cake I’ve made yet! Make a 10×15 cake. An 11×15 is fine if you don’t have a 10×15 pan–it will just be a little smaller. Also make chocolate buttercream icing. Cut the cake in half … Continue reading

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How to Make a Teddy Bear Cake

Make a 10×15 cake. A 9×13 is fine if you don’t have a 10×15 pan–it will just be a little smaller. Also make buttercream icing, mostly chocolate, but reserve about 1/3 for other colors for the teddy bear’s clothes. Cut … Continue reading

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How to Make a Boat Cake

Bake a cake in two round 9-inch tins. Cool for 10 minutes, remove from tins, and allow to cool completely. Make a buttercream icing, colored 3/4 one color, and 1/4 another. I’ll explain my odd coloring choices later… The pictures … Continue reading

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Chocolate Zucchini Cake

This is a delicious chocolate cake. The last time I was in America, my grandma requested this cake for her 89th birthday. Since I was trying to empty out my freezer before furlough, which conveniently lined up right after 5 … Continue reading

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How to Make a Butterfly Cake

Make a round cake. (My recipe is for a white cake that fits a 28 cm round cake tin.) Cut the cake in half, and then cut a wedge from each half. Invert the two sides and place the two … Continue reading

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How to Make a Train Cake

Bake a cake in a 13×9 pan. Cool completely; then cut in half lengthways. Cut each half into three pieces. Take one of those pieces and cut in half again. Place these two pieces on the side and the top … Continue reading

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Easy Chicken and Rice

This is a comfort-food dish, basic, healthy, and tasty. It takes only about 10 minutes to prepare, and then about 1 1/2 hours to cook in the oven. I make this recipe when I don’t have much time for cooking, … Continue reading

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