All posts tagged: cake

Pumpkin Spice Bars

I love all-things-pumpkin.  Pumpkin pie, pumpkin ravioli, roasted pumpkin, pumpkin in salads, and even just staring at hundreds of pumpkins displayed on a farm for picking.  (Why do I feel like Bubba from Forrest Gump right now?  “shrimp salad… shrimp creole… shrimp scampi… ) They just smile Fall and cute and cozy to me.  I had a small group for Thanksgiving this year, and I wanted to do something different for dessert, and pumpkin pie was just too conventional.  So I turned to the Food Network for ideas: Voila.  Paula Deen.  The queen.  And she didn’t disappoint.  (Does she ever?)  With over 630 positive reviews, I had to check it out.  This recipe has tons of pumpkiny moist goodness, then topped with that awesome tang from cream cheese icing.  A pumpkin recipe match made in heaven.  So moist, a hint of spice.  It took me immediately to my dreamy pumpkin patch. Pumpkin Bars Recipe courtesy of Paula Deen, Ingredients Bars: 4 eggs 1 2/3 cups granulated sugar 1 cup vegetable oil 15-ounce can pumpkin …

Olive to Share: 6 Layers of Sexy, Vintage Sugarcube

OMG.  Sometimes food just makes me smile–especially desserts.  Their cuteness, their sugary sweetness, their design, their color!  “6 Layers of Sexy,” a cake designed and baked by blogger Vintage Sugarcube made me giddy all over.  One look at those super adorable photos, and I felt my teeth start to sting with sweetness!  Check out all of the photos here and the recipe here.  For now, more instant eye candy for you.