Thursday, February 10, 2011

All you need is love!

Chaos Theory

I am really excited about today's topic! I love to bake and cook and really love to find new recipes!!
Day Four
For Valentine's Day I {LOVE} To Bake/Cook/etc...

These are my two favorite cakes that I love to bake.  The first is from my mom's friend, she gave me the recipe at one of my bridal showers and it is oh so yummy!  The second cake I got the recipe from a friend on facebook!  Once you try them you will agree that it may be the best cakes ever! :)
Cold Oven Pound Cake
You need:
2 sticks margarine
1/4 cup Crisco
3 cup sugar
5 eggs (add one at a time)
1/4 teaspoon of baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 teaspoon lemon
3 cups all purpose flour
1 cup of milk
pinch of salt

to make:
- Do not preheat the oven
- cream the margarine, crisco and sugar first
- add one egg at a time, mix well after each
- After all ingredients are mixed well, pour into a greased bundt cake pan (i love my pampered chef pan!!)
- Place in cold oven and turn to 325 degrees for 1 hour and 15 minutes
- let stand for 10-15 minutes before taking out
- I also make a lemon glaze to put over it...i don't know how much I use, put i just combine lemon and confection sugar

Chocolate Chip Pound Cake
You need:
1 box Duncan Hines yellow cake mix (without pudding in mix)
1 small box vanilla instant pudding
4 eggs
3/4 cup oil
3/4 cup water
12 oz mini choc chips
To make:
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees
- Mix all the ingredients except chocholate chips together
-Add chips and mix for 4 minutes
-Put in greased bundt cake and back for 50 minutes to an hour

Dont these look yummy! Makes me want to make something this weekend! :)


  1. pound cake? with chocolate?! amazing!

    all these recipes are making me hungry!

    thank you so much for linking up again!!!