Tasty Treat Tuesday: Pumpkin Shaped Chocolate Cake

Halloween is just around the corner! This pumpkin shaped chocolate cake from Delish looks so yummy – I don’t think you can ever go wrong with chocolate! Even if you don’t get a chance to make it before Halloween, it still fits with a “fall” theme!

Want to make this yourself?  Grab your Pumpkin Shaped Bundt Cake Pan set here–> Pumpkin Shaped Bundt Cake Pan

Pumpkin Shaped Chocolate Cake


  • 2 package(s)   (18.25-oz.)  chocolate cake mix, plus additional ingredients as directed on package
  • 1 1/4 cup(s) confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 tablespoon(s)   (light)  corn syrup
  • 4 teaspoon(s) milk
  • red and yellow food coloring , or orange, if available, optional
  • 1/3 cup(s) chocolate frosting
  • 1 wafer ice cream cone
  • 1 small tube green decorating icing , optional
  • edible leaf or petal sugar decorations, for garnish, optional

Here is the tutorial so you can make it yourself -> Pumpkin Shaped Chocolate Cake Tutorial

Tasty Treat Tuesday: Pumpkin Cake With Cider Caramel Sauce

I know I just did a pumpkin cake last week, but can you really blame me for wanting to try this one too?  Does it not look absolutely delicious to you?!  I am even willing to make an extra trip to the store just to buy canned pumkin for it, which is really saying a lot.  I never do that.  Thanks Mandy’s Recipe Box!

Here’s what you need to make this:
Pumpkin cake:

  • 1 c. sugar
  • 1 1/2 c. flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 c. oil
  • 1 (15 oz) can pumpkin
  • 2 eggs

Cider Caramel Sauce:

  • 1/2 c. brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 2/3 c. apple cider
  • 2 Tbsp. heavy cream
  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • salt to taste

Here’s how to make it -> Pumpkin Cake with Cider Caramel Sauce


Tasty Treat Tuesday: Pumpkin Angel Food Cake

I think it is time to start sharing all those yummy pumkin dessert recipes.  There is such a short time period every year to cook with pumpkin so I have to make the most of it!  I just love the smell of pumpkin.  This pumpkin angel food cake looks absolutely delicious.  Now I have a use for the angel food cake tin that my mother in law gave me several years ago.  Thanks Betty Crocker recipes!

Here’s what you need to make this:


  • 1 box (1 lb) Betty Crocker® white angel food cake mix
  • 1 tablespoon Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 pumpkin pie spice
  • 3/4 cup canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
  • 1 cup cold water
Ginger-Cream Filling
  • 2  cups whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped crystallized ginger

Here’s how to make it -> Pumpkin Angel Food Cake Tutorial


Tasty Treat Tuesday: Apple Muffins!

Photo Credit: The Girl Who Ate Everything

Last week my daughter was learning about apples in preschool and had to take in a treat made from apples to share with everyone.  I dont’ really bake/cook with apples so I was kind of at a loss, until I came a cross this recipe for apple muffins.  It is a pretty basic recipe and didn’t take me long to make at all.  They were also super yummy!  My whole family loved them and they were a huge hit at the preschool.  Thanks The Girl Who Ate Everything!

Here’s what you need to make these:

  • 2 cups sugar (or use 1 1/2 cups for a less sweet muffin)
  • 2 eggs 1 cup oil
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3 cups peeled, cored, diced apples (around 3 apples)
  • Brown sugar for topping (around 1/2 cup)

Here’s how to make them -> Apple Muffins Tutorial


Tasty Treat Tuesday: Chocolate and Peanut Butter Bugles!

I am in need of a quick chocolate fix today.  It has already been one of those weeks and it is only Tuesday!  I am sure that these Chocolate and Peanut Butter Bugles will do the trick.  Thanks Cookies and Cups!

Here’s what you need to make these:

  • 1 (7.5 oz) bag of Bugles
  • 2 (9.5 oz) bags of Dove Milk Chocolates..use whatever chocolate you most prefer
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2+ Tbsp of milk

Here’s how to make them -> Chocolate and Peanut Butter Bugles Tutorial