Key Lime Icebox Cake

THE CAKE SLICE BAKERS JULY REVEAL :

Key Lime Icebox Cake | From My Sweet Heart

Well it is the 20th of the month, which can only mean one thing.  The Cake Slice Bakers are revealing more cakes from Southern Living’s, The Southern Cake Book.

Most of us are familiar with icebox cakes.  They are wonderful to make in the summer since no baking is actually involved.  One only has to prepare a custard and layer it between cookies or graham crackers.  Once you freeze it, the crackers absorb some of the custard, transforming it into a wonderful cake like texture.  Key lime custard and graham crackers are the perfect riff on the classic pie.  However, to me, this icebox cake was nothing special….

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Sweet Lemon Bundt with Blackberry Glaze #Bundtbakers

Sweet Lemon Bundt with Blackberry Glaze | From My Sweet Heart

The Bundt Bakers are a great group of people who simply love baking bundt cakes.  Each month a theme or ingredient is chosen and we all bake away!  I was lucky enough to choose the theme this month.  And one of my favorite ingredients to use in baking is lemons! A HUGE thank you to…

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Chocolate Marble Sheet Cake

Chocolate Marble Sheet Cake | From My Sweet Heart

“LIFE IS MADE UP OF MARBLE AND MUD.”  Nathaniel Hawthorne The mud in my life?  My camera died while photographing this cake.  The marble?  This cake is delicious! The Cake Slice bakers are a group of women who simply love to bake cakes.  On the 20th of every month, we bake, post and critique a…

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Vintage Cakes

Vintage Cakes | From My Sweet Heart

 “I AM A BAKER.  IT’S MY PASSION; IT’S WHO I AM AND WHAT I DO.”  Julie Richardson. Do you like to bake cakes?  Or maybe you just like eating them?! Vintage Cakes is definitely a must have cake book for anyone who is crazy for cake.  I have baked extensively from this book and it…

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Oregon Dark Cherry & Oatmeal Bars

Oregon Dark Cherry & Oatmeal Bars | From My Sweet Heart

“IN THE CHERRY BLOSSOM’S SHADE THERE’S NO SUCH THING AS A STRANGER.”  Kobayashi Issa Do you have cherry trees where you live? Here in the nation’s capital, we are awaiting the bloom of the cherry blossoms.  To me, that is the kick off to springtime.  And it always has me thinking of cherries.  I love…

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Luscious Lemon Cake

Luscious Lemon Cake | From My Sweet Heart

“SING ME A LOVE SONG IN A SLOW, SOUTHERN DRAWL TO THE TUNE OF SUNNY DAYS . . .”  Kellie Elmore. What are your thoughts on lemon cake? Lemon cake to me is an edible love song.  It’s devouring sunshine no matter what the weather.  And it’s always uplifting.  The Cake Slice bakers are baking…

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Do Si Do Mini Bundts #BundtBakers

Do Si Do Mini Bundts | From My Sweet Heart

“OURS IS A CIRCLE OF FRIENDSHIPS UNITED BY IDEALS.”  Juliette Gordon Low. Do you buy Girl Scout cookies every year? I do!  To me, it’s just another ritual of spring.  We all have our favorites.  Mine are Do Si Dos; sweet oatmeal cookies sandwiched with a peanut butter filling.  So it was very exciting when…

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