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Blueberry Pudding Cake

I cut this recipe out of a magazine many years ago because it was a blue ribbon award winning recipe. I have made this recipe so many times because it is simple and delicious.  This is not an overly sweet recipe and does not use eggs, so it is friendly to all people. The way it cooks is truly amazing. It is a chemistry experiment - pouring boiling water over the whole thing before you bake it. The cake really does come out like pudding.  

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Creamy Dreamy Rice Pudding

I received this recipe in the 1980's from a friend of mine. Her mom made it for us and even as a kid, I wanted to have this recipe because it was so good.  Thank you Lorena for this recipe!  You can just make the pudding without the rice in it and have the best vanilla pudding you've ever had.  This is great to make if you have leftover rice from dinner. 

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Absolutely the Best Key Lime Pie

I am not kidding - this is the best!  I have had enough people rave about this recipe to know it is a crowd pleaser.  I have made this with key limes and regular limes and I don't really notice a difference in the taste.  Floridians might disagree but, I really can't tell.  Course: Dessert, lime, pie Ingredients 2 cups vanilla wafers crumbs  2 T. granulated sugar 5 T. melted butter 8 oz. cream cheese, softened 2 eggs 2 egg whites 14 oz. can sweetened condensed milk 3/4 cup Coco Lopez (cream of coconut) 3/4 cup key lime juice or juice 7-8 regular limes Prepare pie crust: In a bowl, combine vanilla wafer crumbs, sugar and melted butter. Press into...

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Double Chocolate Layer Cake with a special ingredient

I give this cake 5 Stars. My youngest daughter loves chocolate cake and this is the go-to birthday cake for her.  It is moist, it is chocolaty, it is heaven. The coffee really does make the flavor of this chocolate cake better than other chocolate cakes. If you like chocolate cake, you should make this recipe!  Course: Dessert, chocolate cakeServings: Birthday party Ingredients 1 3/4 cup all purpose flour 2 cups sugar 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 2 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. salt, kosher 1 cup buttermilk 1/2 cup canola oil or vegetable oil 2 large eggs 1 tsp. vanilla  1 cup freshly brewed coffee Frosting 6 oz. semi-sweet chocolate, chopped 2 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature...

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Strawberry Cake with Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting

The thing that sets this cake apart from others is the strawberry puree and the freeze dried strawberries in the frosting.  You wont mind using a box cake to start. I have made this many times and it gets rave reviews. The strawberry puree is king in this recipe along with the intense flavor of the freeze dried strawberries in the frosting.   Course: Dessert, Strawberry ​​Ingredients Cake 1 box white cake  1 box strawberry gelatin (small box) 1 cup oil  1/2 cup milk 4 eggs 1/2 cup strawberry puree *Make ahead  Reduced strawberry puree: Clean and hull 1 lb strawberries. Add them to your blender and puree. This should yield approx 1 cup. Add strawberry puree to a small saucepan, simmer...

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