Lemon Cream Cake (Mrs Marin)

Although this is called lemon cream cake, it is actually a pie. It sounds like a lemon custard pie, which would be nice for a summer evening, chilled and topped with a bit of whipped cream. Delicious! I might have to make this for my mother’s birthday if she will let me. :-) And, although … Continue reading

Oatmeal Cookies (Mrs Fairservice)

As oatmeal cookie recipes go, this one is pretty normal. I think I like the name of the source more than anything – Mrs. Fairservice just sounds so very proper and traditional, doesn’t it? Oatmeal Cookies 2 cups B Sugar, 1/2 cup butter, 1/2 cup lard, 2 eggs, 1/2 teas cinn, cloves, allspice, nutmeg, 1/2 … Continue reading

Boston Fudge Cake (Mrs. Edwards)

There appear to be a large variety of recipes on the internet for Boston Fudge Cake. Some are very modern and do not use sour milk, some use sour cream, some use buttermilk. From what I can tell, a fudge cake is going to be more like a brownie, more dense than a standard chocolate … Continue reading

Quick’n Easy Spice Cakes

I have to admit I do like spice cake. It’s just different from the standard chocolate and white cake, but it can be “spiced up” or left as just cake with cream cheese icing. This recipe calls for dates or raisins, but you could leave them out, substitute nuts, whatever you like. These are made … Continue reading

Italian Cake

While this is called a cake, it’s not a traditional cake with icing. It’s more what I think of as European cake, meaning a brownie or single serving piece of cake. The recipe directs you to cut the baked cake into squares when done. And while it calls for walnuts only, you could add chocolate … Continue reading