Category Archives: cakes

Gluten Free Scandinavian Almond Cake


For this recipe, I took the traditional Scandinavian Almond Cake recipe and played with different gluten free flours.  I liked this combination, as it yielded a texture and taste similar to the original recipe.  So far, this recipe has been a hit.   Though the ingredients can be on the expensive side, it’s fun to experiment.  If you try other flours, I would love to hear how they turned out!

1 1/4 cup sugar
1 egg
2 tsp pure almond extract
2/3 cup milk

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Tomato Soup Spice Cake

Like me, my dad has some great memories of foods from his childhood. The tastes and smells take us right back to the loving hands that made those dishes. This tomato soup spice cake recipe is pretty close to the one his mother used to make. Hope it brings back some memories for you!

2 cups flour
1 1/3 cups sugar
4 tsp baking powder
1 1/2 tsp ground allspice
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp ground cinnamon
3/4 tsp ground cloves (or more if you like it spicier)
1 ...

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Marshmallow Frosting

My favorite frosting recipe for cakes, cupcakes, even woopie pies. You can’t go wrong when marshmallow creme is one of the main ingredients!

1 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 7oz jar marshmallow creme (I use Fluff)
2 cups confectioner’s sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract

*cream butter until fluffy
*add marshmallow creme, beat two minutes
*add sugar & vanilla and beat two minutes

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Scandinavian Almond Cake


This is a traditional Scandinavian recipe – it is not my own. It is the absolute easiest recipe and if you love anything almond, this is for you. This is my number one go-to recipe when I have to bring a dessert and I have been asked for this recipe every single time!

1 1/4 cup sugar
1 egg
1 1/2 tsp pure almond extract
2/3 cup milk
1 1/4 cup flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 stick melted butter

*preheat oven to 350
*butter, flour and even cooking spray (yes a...

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