Thursday, December 3, 2015

Flowering Flourishes

This is my go-to set if I need a background or something to hide an OOPPSS!!!  Love it!!!!

Last of the summer goodies!!!

And a few more......I am so far behind,.....have some really cute Christmas ones...trying to get caught up!!!

Here is a fantastic recipe./....I loved making this, and loved eating it even more!!!  I will post over the next 3 it is a bit involved!!!
Chocolate Pumpkin Cake
1 1/2 C. flour
2/3 C. cocoa
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 C. buttermilk
1 C. canned pumpkin
2 tsp vanilla extract
3/4 C. butter-softened
1 C. dark brown sugar
1 C. granulated sugar
3 large eggs
1 egg yolk 
Line bottom of 2-8 inch cake pans with parchment paper, and lightly butter. Sift flour, cocoa, baking powder and soda, and salt together.  Stir buttermilk, pumpkin, and vanilla together in small bowl.  Beat butter and sugars using electric mixer on medium till light and fluffy.  Beat in eggs.  Reduce speed and add flour and buttermilk mixture alternatly in thirds.  Pour batter into pans.  Bake about 35 min, and until tester comes out clean.  Cool completely before icing.

Will post frosting in next post!!!