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THE Bacardi Rum Cake.....adjusted for today's box cake mixes

THE Bacardi Rum Cake.....adjusted for today's box cake mixes by Salad Foodie

Several years ago Bacardi’s Rum Cake recipe used an 18 ½ ounce cake mix and box of instant vanilla pudding mix. Not long after that box cake mixes were developed with “pudding in the mix” which now are known as “super moist” or “deliciously moist.”…

9 votes
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Carrot Cake the Ultimate

Carrot Cake the Ultimate by Amos Miller

What a way to eat your vegetables! I work hard, try to eat a well-balanced diet, get plenty of exercise and watch my weight. I also absolutely love a great carrot cake, so what are ya gonna do...?. This looks like alot of stuff, but it is just some dry and some wet ingredients. Do not be deterred! Press on! This recipe…

21 votes
33112 views
Everything Goes Oatmeal Coookies

Everything Goes Oatmeal Coookies by J. Gino Genovesi

This is an original recipe. I was making them, years ago, because my children wanted a "loaded" oatmeal cookie that was good, soft and plump. Now my grand children like them and I thought I would pass it on so others can enjoy them. They are easy to prepare and delicious. Chef J. Gino Genovesi

5 votes
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Mincemeat Cookies ~ The Old Fashioned Way

Mincemeat Cookies ~ The Old Fashioned Way by Amos Miller

I have always loved mincemeat - pie with vanilla ice cream or cookies and cocoa. This is how we make them, except here I will substitute Borden's Nonesuch Mincemeat, or Robertson's (preferred) in a jar instead of homemade mincemeat. You can substitute your favorite shortening (vegetable works great) while I will use rendered leaf…

3 votes
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Lemon Pastry Squares (a.k.a Lemon Brownies) - a new take on Lemon Bars!

Lemon Pastry Squares (a.k.a Lemon Brownies) - a new take on Lemon Bars! by Salad Foodie

This recipe has been circulating around the Internet as “Lemon Brownies”, but I think it deserves a more descriptive name. These treats are a delicacy and are more “dainty” than brownies. They have no chocolate, are not brown, and NOT as sweet nor…

17 votes
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Caramel Pecan Pie

Caramel Pecan Pie by Salad Foodie

This is the only pecan pie recipe you will ever need. Trust me on this. My pecan-pie-hating friend Jerry sampled it one time, and became a believer, as have others! This is a great make-ahead pie as it freezes well. After baking and cooling, wrap in moisture-vapor proof wrap and freeze until the dinner party. This recipe has been an…

10 votes
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Southern Coconut Cake

Southern Coconut Cake by Salad Foodie

Rose Levy Branbaum's "Heavenly Cakes" (2009) was the inspiration for trying something new for our springtime desserts. The cake batter was made from her Southern Coconut Cake recipe, but I used a traditional buttercream frosting. Everyone agreed the cake was just like Rose said - heavenly! I have simplified some of the steps.…

2 votes
3347 views
Peanut Butter Potato Candy

Peanut Butter Potato Candy by Stan Jenkins

This is a delicious candy you don't have to cook or bake. People are often surprised to know the white is made of potatoes and not cream cheese.

3 votes
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Hannah's Caramel Bundt Cake

Hannah's Caramel Bundt Cake by Kelly Christensen

This is so easy to make and will stay fresh on the countertop for two days after making but it will likely not last that long.

3 votes
8521 views
Chocolate Chiffon Cake

Chocolate Chiffon Cake by Robyn Savoie

Chocolate chiffon cake is a light and spongy cake. Goes well with a heavy chocolate ganaché coating.

1 vote
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Apple Crisp – Microwave Quick!

Apple Crisp – Microwave Quick! by Salad Foodie

I haven’t found a quicker apple crisp recipe that tastes as good (or better) than oven-baked. Simple prep and fast cooking make this a perfect dessert when you’re short on time. Plus you can make it year round as the microwave won't heat up the kitchen.

3 votes
17730 views
Easy Candied Pecans

Easy Candied Pecans by Salad Foodie

A snack for the gods! Sprinkle atop your favorite greens, blue cheese topped or chicken salad. For holiday entertaining leave the pecans in halves rather than chopping, and serve in a festive bowl.

4 votes
13787 views
Mrs. Harvey’s White Fruitcake

Mrs. Harvey’s White Fruitcake by Salad Foodie

Let me say right up front - fruitcake gets a bad rap. My theory is that many object to the darker types, with lots of spice and molasses. Or the sheer size or amount of this rich cake is enough to last folks til next Christmas. You will be pleasantly surprised though with Mrs. Harvey’s White Fruitcake. In the ’50s, Lucile Harvey…

1 vote
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Strawberry Pretzel dessert

Strawberry Pretzel dessert by Frosted Flaker

Fell in love with this when I first tried it about 25 years ago. Nicknamed it 'World Class jello' since it has such a premium taste and quality to it.

3 votes
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Baked Caramel Corn

Baked Caramel Corn by Jane Evans Bonacci

Original recipe from Jiffy Pop Popcorn. The trick to this recipe is to stir the caramel until the sugar is dissolved and then don’t touch it again until you turn it out of the pan. Stirring brings any undissolved sugar crystals down into the mixture and the whole thing will crystallize again.

2 votes
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