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Chocolate Pound Cake

Mama Peggy’s Chocolate Pound Cake

An old family recipe from the kitchen of Mama Peggy, found on a notepad in a box filled with some of her favorite recipes. Mama Peggy’s was renowned for many of the things she cooked, but those who sampled her chocolate pound cake considered themselves blessed!

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Old Fashioned Black Walnut Pound Cake

Old-Fashioned Black Walnut Pound Cake

Here’s a recipe that any old-time Southern cook has to have in her collection. This is a black walnut pound cake recipe like our grandmothers used to make, and is at least 100 years old. You can serve this cake with our without an icing, but it’s amazing by itself. Nothing beats a nice, warm […]

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Red Velvet Cake

Red Velvet Layer Cake

Red Velvet Layer Cake   Author: Peggy Chaney Recipe type: Cake Serves: 12 Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 40 mins Total time: 55 mins Print   A classic red velvet cake recipe that Mama Peggy only made on rare occasions. A treat! Ingredients 1 cup vegetable shortening 2¼ cups sugar 3 med eggs 3 […]

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Orange Crush Pound Cake

Orange Crush Pound Cake

This pound cake is a wonderful throwback to a Southern childhood. What kid in the South didn’t grow up drinking Orange Crush?

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Sweet Potato Pound Cake 2

Sweet Potato Pound Cake   Author: Peggy Chaney Recipe type: Dessert Serves: 12 Prep time: 20 mins Cook time: 1 hour 10 mins Total time: 1 hour 30 mins Print   (Optional Icing) 8 oz. cream cheese, softened at room temp. Beat in ½ cup sugar, then beat in 1 cup powdered sugar. Fold in […]

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Pineapple Coconut Cake

Ingredients: 5 eggs, separated 1 can (20 oz.) crushed pineapple 1- 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2-1/2 tsp. baking powder 1-1/4 cups sugar, divided 1/4 cup butter, melted 2 tsp. coconut flavoring 1 tsp. vanilla  flavoring Icing: 4 cups of heavy cream (whipping) 1 -1/2 cups of powdered sugar, divided 2 pkg. (8 oz.each) cream cheese, […]

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Pineapple-Coconut Layer Cake

Ingredients: 1 pkg, yellow cake mix. 1/3 cup oil 3 eggs 1 tsp.vanilla 1 cup milk 1/4 cup pineapple juice Directions: 1. Mix and bake in 2 layers. 2. When cake layers are cold, split in half to make four layers. 3. Mix the following: 1 cup sugar 1 cup sour cream 1 cup pineapple […]

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Dream Cake

Ingredients: Crust 1/2 cup dark brown sugar 1 cup butter or margarine 2 cups all purpose flour 1 teaspoon vanilla Filling 4 eggs 3 cups brown sugar 2 tsp. vanilla 1/4 to 1/2 cup of all purpose flour 2 tsp. baking powder 1& 1/2 cups flaked coconut 2 cups chopped pecans Directions: 1. Preheat oven […]

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Fresh Corn Cakes – Archive

Ingredients: 2 & 1/2 cups fresh corn (About 5 ears) 3 Large Eggs 3/4 cup milk 3 Tbsp. butter , melted 3/4 cup plain flour 3/4 cup corn meal 1 (8oz.) pkg. fresh mozzarella  cheese, grated 2 tbsp. chopped chives 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. pepper Directions: 1) Pulse first 4 ingredients in food processor […]

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Apple, Walnut, and Honey Spice Cake (with Honey Cream Cheese Frosting)

Ingredients: 3 Large eggs,at room temperature 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar 2 tsp. vanilla extract 3/4 cup Honey 3/4 cup vegetable oil 2 & 1/2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour 1 tsp. each baking powder and baking soda 2 tsp. cinnamon 1/2 tsp. salt 3 cups diced, peeled and cored crisp apples (Fuji, Granny smith […]

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