Great food with a Southern accent

Category: Sweets

Spiced Zucchini Loaf or Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Spiced Zucchini Loaf or Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Ingredients: 1½ cups all-purpose flour ½ tsp baking powder ½ tsp baking soda ½ tsp salt 1 ½ tsp ground cinnamon ½ tsp ground ginger ¼ tsp ground nutmeg 1/8 tsp ground cloves ¾ cup granulated sugar 1/3 cup vegetable oil ¼ cup buttermilk 2 […]

Autumn’s Best Apple Crumb Pie

Autumn’s Best Apple Crumb Pie

As the last of the Farmers Market treats, apples make the best comfort foods taste even better. Even if your weather isn’t cold and gray, you’ll love our version of the classic, Apple Crumb Pie. May you enjoy it around a large dining table full […]

Texas Chocolate Sheet Cake

Texas Chocolate Sheet Cake

Anytime there’s a gathering in the South you can bet that someone is bringing the Texas Chocolate Sheet Cake. It’s a staple. And that’s because it is so good. Here’s my recipe. I don’t put nuts in mine. We already have enough around our house. […]

Go-To-Family-Approved-Best-Ever Banana Bread

Go-To-Family-Approved-Best-Ever Banana Bread

Bananas…I can’t say a whole lot about them. They’re good when you’ve been exercising or have leg cramps. I’ll eat them when they are really yellow. No green. No black. And I’ll eat banana-flavored pudding.  Hey, I’m from the South. It’s a staple. (I’ll share […]

My Southern Red Velvet Cake 

My Southern Red Velvet Cake 

In the South, Red Velvet is your go to party cake, right there with Texas Chocolate Sheet Cake. (We’ll talk about that one later on). What’s not to love with its shocking red moist interior and its sweet cream cheese icing (yes, it’s icing, not […]