Coca-Cola Cake and Icing

Hello cooking friends. Here is a recipe from my friend Debbie. It’s so yummy you’ll barter for the last piece. Coca-Cola Cake    1 cup all purpose flour 1 cup self-rising flour 1 tsp. Baking soda 2 cups sugar 2 sticks butter 3 tbsp. Cocoa 1 cup C0ca-Cola 1½ cups miniature marshmallows ½ cup buttermilk … Continue reading

Apple Cranberry Casserole

Here’s a recipe for a side dish or dessert from my friend, Gilda. I can attest that it was delicious and as she said, easy to make.     Apple Cranberry Dessert   4 large apples 1 bag fresh cranberries, washed and dried Put in greased baking dish Mix and cover the fruit with: 2 ¼ … Continue reading

Pumpkin Cookies with Thin Butter Icing

Hi Folks. Here’s another recipe I found from the past. My friend Thelma gave it to me many years ago. Perhaps I’ll try it for the holidays. How about you? Pumpkin Cookies      Combine and Cream: 1 cup margarine 1 cup sugar 1 egg Add: ½ cup pumpkin 1 tsp. Vanilla Sift together and … Continue reading

Memory Lane 7-Up Cake

The other day, I found a recipe card that belonged to Mary Jo Little, my mother. Her handwriting quickly took me down memory lane. Everyone who knew her would agree my mother was a wonderful person, as well as a fabulous cook. This brings a specific memory to mind. When I was a young girl, … Continue reading

Old-Fashioned Chess Pie

Unless you’re a whole lot younger than I am, I know you remember eating Chess Pie. Yummy and easy to make. Our pastor’s wife, Jane gave it to me back in the 70’s. The recipe has been buried in my recipe archives. That’s a fancy word f0r misplaced and messy files. I may have forgotten … Continue reading

Layered Pecan Pie

Welcome back to my Devos and Dumplings tried and true recipes. After five years of sharing various dishes, desserts, etc. I’ve had to become a bit creative to find new ones. While packing for our recent move, I discovered a stack of old recipes I had gathered over the years but hadn’t organized into a … Continue reading

Ritz Thin Mint Cookies

If you love Thin Mint Girl Scout Cookies, you will love this recipe because it tastes VERY similar! I got the recipe from My Recipe Journey. If you can melt and dip chocolate, you can make these cookies! Just make sure to use ‘peppermint’ and not ‘mint’ extract because ‘mint’ is made from the leaves … Continue reading

Abigail’s Pecan Pie

This is our 17-year-old granddaughter, Abigail on her horse in Kansas. Recently, we visited her family in Carlisle, Barracks, PA. We enjoyed spending time with Brian, Katie, Abigail, Sarah, Elizabeth, and Hannah. Oh, and their golden retriever, Tanner. From a dance party with Brian and Katie to enjoying the snow while cutting down a Christmas … Continue reading

Homemade Chocolate Turtle Cake

This afternoon, our neighbor Kathy brought us two pieces of this yummy cake. It’s very rich but delicious. And it’s simple to make. Try it; everyone will love it. Homemade Chocolate Turtle Cake 2 cups chocolate chips (divided) 2 cups pecan halves (divided) ¾ cup melted butter ½ cup evaporated milk 1 (14 oz.) bag … Continue reading

Caramel Cake

This Southern Caramel Cake recipe comes from the Kitchen of Deep South Dish. My chocolate pound cake has been our family’s traditional birthday cake for over fifty years. However, last week, our daughter Lollie asked if I could make a Caramel Cake for her birthday. I agreed to give it a try. Oh my! The … Continue reading