Mississippi Mud Cake

Mississippi Mud Cake | From My Sweet Heart

“THE WORLD IS MUD-LUSCIOUS AND PUDDLE-WONDERFUL.”  e.e. cummings. Sweet. Sticky. Fudgy. Gooey. Crunchy. Chewy. Messy. Sound good to you?  Then this is YOUR cake!  While I’ve always adhered to the less is more principle, sometimes you just want a dessert that is all jacked up.  This intensely fudgy cake is topped with gooey marshmallows, sticky…

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Chocolate Irish Cream Bundt #BundtBakers

Chocolate Irish Cream Bundt | From My Sweet Heart

“I WISH SOMEONE WOULD LOOK AT ME THE SAME WAY I LOOK AT CHOCOLATE CAKE.”  Author Unknown. Chocolate cake.  It doesn’t get any better than that. Chocolate Irish Cream Bundt Cake.  Oh yes it does! I belong to a group called the Bundt Bakers; a wonderful collection of enthusiasts who share a passion for baking bundt…

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Rum Glazed Sweet Potato Cakes

Rum Glazed Sweet Potato Cakes | From My Sweet Heart

“SOME FOODS ARE SO COMFORTING, SO NOURISHING OF BODY AND SOUL, THAT TO EAT THEM IS TO BE HOME AGAIN AFTER A LONG JOURNEY.”  Eli Brown (author Cinnamon and Gunpowder). Let me tell you that these soft and moist little sweet potato cakes are so VERY comforting!  The warmth of cinnamon and nutmeg combined with…

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Butter and Jam Bundt Cake

Butter & Jam Bundt Cake | From My Sweet Heart

“INVISIBLE THREADS ARE THE STRONGEST TIES.”  Friedrich Nietzsche. I have an obsession with collecting vintage bakeware!  And I’ve come to realize that I love the feeling of being tied to the past and connected to a total stranger who was as passionate about baking as I am.  One of the things I love to collect…

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Vintage Cakes: Butterscotch Cream Roll Up Cake


“INVENTION, MY DEAR FRIENDS, IS 93% PERSPIRATION, 6% ELECTRICITY, 4% EVAPORATION, AND 2% BUTTERSCOTCH RIPPLE.”  Willy Wonka. Butterscotch is a wonderful creation dating back to England in the mid 1800’s.  That’s vintage enough for me!  And my favorite flavor growing up was always butterscotch.  Butterscotch life savers, butterscotch pudding, and butterscotch sundaes are among my…

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Vintage Cakes: Maple Pecan Chiffon Cake with Brown Butter Frosting


“HOW BEAUTIFUL A DAY CAN BE WHEN KINDNESS TOUCHES IT.”  George Elliston. Well it is the 20th of the month which means it’s time for The Cake Slice bakers to reveal another cake!  Led by our wonderful leader, Paloma, of The Coffee Shop; The Cake Slice is a great group of bakers who are baking…

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Vanilla Bean Cheesecake with Strawberries


“PURITY AND SIMPLICITY ARE THE TWO WINGS WITH WHICH MAN SOARS ABOVE THE EARTH AND ALL TEMPORARY NATURE.”  Thomas Kempis. I am a purist at heart.  And I firmly believe that vanilla is under rated.  Would I turn away a piece of oreo snickers triple chocolate mousse turtle pecan double caramel chocolate chip pumpkin dulce…

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