On Friday j’s class went on a field trip to Apple Hill Orchard in Morganton, NC. It is a great place and the kids love it! Part of the fun is that you get to bring home a bag of apples. I adapted a recipe that I found in Pull Up a Chair from the Lenoir Service League. You can make this cake in a Bundt pan (my fav way) or in a muffin tin. You also can frost these or not. They are wonderful both ways. Obviously more like a cupcake if they have frosting and a muffin without.
How cute is the General Store? They have TO DIE FOR Apple Muffins that remind me a lot of this recipe. They sprinkle the top with brown sugar!! YUM and they also make Fantab Apple Cider Delish!
Fresh Apple Cake
1c vegetable oil
2 c sugar
2 t vanilla
juice from 1 lemon
3 c flour
11/2 t baking soda
1/2 t salt
3 c chopped apples
cream oil, sugar, vanilla, and lemon juice with mixer. Add eggs, combine well after each egg. Mix dry ingredients and slowly add to egg mixture. Stir in apples and pour into a greased bundt pan or into cupcake liners. Bake at 325 for 1 1/2 hours.
1/2 stick butter
1/2 c brown sugar
1/8 c evaporated milk
1 c powdered sugar
Melt butter, add sugarand bring to a slow boil over low heat for 2 mins, stir constantly. Add milk, stir, bring back to boil. Remove from heat. Cool. Stir in powdered sugar. Drizzle over cake. ENJOY!
Thanks to my dear friend, Jen from J Panache Photography for popping by and snapping some great shots of this wedding cake! What a happy cake!! The color scheme was obviously yellow and orange!
I was hesitant at first as I am not really a yellow girl but, this buttery yellow was just beautiful. All the flowers are fresh and everything, but the roses came from the Farmer’s Market.
Can you see the fantab fabric? The bride found this and I just LOVE the fun pattern and addition of colors. Her granddad made a wooden box and covered it with the fabric making the cake an even bigger centerpiece!! I love the use of fabric and I love the square with the round cake!!
Posh Party Cakes had some really, really wonderful “projects” to do for the party! I love it! I am a huge fan of activites for the kids to do and she just gave me the best ideas! I hope I can remember this for when Jack gets older!! Melissa got geyser tubes, instant snow mix, and slime mix from Steve Spangler Science. I also love how she did the slime and the smoke coming down the cake. FUN!! Just found this cake that Judy over at Party Blog posted. I AM IN LOVE WITH THIS CAKE!!!
I recently had the pleasure of doing a Garden Fairy Princess Party at the Catawba Science Center. This was a great challenge to incorporate a “princess” with an insect party!! I think the results were amazing and probably my favorite cake to date!!
S is turning 9 and he loved the Orange Cream Cake I made for his Mom so much that he requested it as his Birthday cake!! I baked the cake in a 9×13 cake pan and then carved the skateboard shape. For the wheels I used chocolate covered doughnuts. Here is a pic of his skateboard and the inspiration for the cake.