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Italian Love Cake

This cake is a total cheat – it’s made with chocolate cake mix, Cool Whip, and pudding mix.  Cake batter is poured into a baking dish, and topped with a ricotta cheese mixture – the layers will switch during the … Continue reading

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Cranberry Cake

This is the cake I made for Joe’s birthday. It starts with a box mix – but once you add milk, extra eggs, sour cream, orange zest, and chopped cranberries – you could win over any gourmand. This cake would be a … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Joe!!!

I took this photo of Joe when we were first dating, I used it on the first birthday card I ever made for him, and on every card since then! This year, I’ve incorporated the newest member of our family … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Zucchini Cake

Zucchini and pumpkin added to this cake make it magnificently moist. It was such a big hit – it’s now a contender for Thanksgiving! 

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French Apple Cake

It’s that time of the year again – I’m test driving dessert recipes for Thanksgiving. This cake is easy to throw together, and is studded with big chunks of apples. The only way to improve it, would be to toss … Continue reading

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Banana Sour Cream Coffee Cake

After a particularly hectic week, it’s nice to wake up on Saturday morning to a humongous cup of coffee and a slice of coffee cake to ease into the weekend. This cake used up the brown bananas on my kitchen … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Tina!

Here is this year’s birthday card for Tina. I decided to ape her Friday Five fashion with this one.

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Apple and Honey Cake

Every fall, I find a mums plant on the wall in my backyard, it’s a gift from my neighbor who lives behind me. As I’ve said before, we’re very fortunate to have great neighbors. People who live in small towns tend to … Continue reading

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Smith Island Cake

I made a Smith Island Cake for Lloyd’s graduation. It’s an 8 layer cake that’s sprinkled with powdered peanut butter cups. Actually, this time it’s a 7 layer cake since I dropped one of the layers on the floor and … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Upside-Down Cake

Upside-down cake – it’s not just for pineapples anymore! I was excited to discover a vendor with rhubarb in the market on Saturday and I knew I had to make this cake. (Why is it so hard to find rhubarb in Philadelphia?) It starts … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Number Forty Nine

Forty ninth in a series creating a collage using five elements.

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Domestic Bliss: Salad Toss

Third in the Domestic Bliss series.

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Cherry Cake

I got this recipe for cherry cake from a neighbor that I’ve been wanting to try out. I like simple cakes, one pan, no frosting, a little fruit, good with a cup of coffee. This one fits the bill! I … Continue reading

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Three Years Old!!!

  Hi Everyone – today marks the 3rd Anniversary of Willceau Illo News! Our readership has grown considerably since those early days, so I’d like to take this opportunity to thank all of you who drop in on this little … Continue reading

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