Apple Cobbler

This is so good and easy.  It is so much easier to make than a pie.  It also makes the house smell good too.  Serve with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream.

Apple Cobbler


Apple Cobbler

      • 3 pounds Granny Smith Apples, peeled and sliced
      • 3 tablespoons sugar
      • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
      • 1 box white cake mix
      • 2 sticks butter, melted
    • Place peeled and sliced apples in a greased 9×13 pan.
    • Sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon.
    • Mix the apples, cinnamon and sugar.
    • Sprinkle white cake mix over the top.
    • Evenly pour the melted butter over the top of the cake mix.
    • Place in a 350 degree oven for 45 minutes. Let it cool for 10 minutes before serving.

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Jello Poke Cake

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I made a good old fashioned Jello Poke Cake for St. Patrick’s Day.  It was really good and easy.

1 package white cake mix (regular size)
2 packages (3 ounces each) lime gelatin
1 cup boiling water
1/2 cup cold water

Topping:

1 cup cold milk
1 package (3.4 ounces) instant vanilla pudding mix
1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
Green sprinkles

Directions:

Prepare and bake cake according to package directions, using a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish.

Cool on a wire rack for 1 hour.

In a small bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water; stir in cold water and set aside.

With a meat fork or wooden skewer, poke holes about 2 in. apart into cooled cake.

Slowly pour gelatin over cake. Cover and refrigerate.

In a large bowl, whisk milk and pudding mix for 2 minutes (mixture will be thick). Fold in whipped topping.

Spread over cake. Decorate with sprinkles.

Cover and refrigerate until serving.

Orange Dreamsicle Cake

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One of my favorite things to eat on a hot summer day when I was growing up was an orange dreamsicle popsicle.  I savored every cold bite of orange and vanilla flavors.  It isn’t any wonder that after I got older I still craved those flavors so I thought I would make an Orange Dreamsicle Cake.  It is one of my favorites.

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Combine 1 package of French Vanilla Cake Mix, 12 oz. of orange soda and 2 eggs.  Since I had some leftover orange soda I drank it while I was mixing up the cake just to get my taste buds going.

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Spray a 9×13 inch pan with an oil spray.  Pour the cake batter into the pan and bake it at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.

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About 5 minutes before the cake needs to come out of the oven, mix 1 package of orange jello into 1 cup of hot water.  Mix up the jello until it is completely dissolved.  Then add 1 cup of cold water to the jello.

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When the cake comes out of the oven, pierce the cake with a fork.  Carefully pierce the cake as many times as possible.

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Pour the jello mixture that you just mixed up on top of the cake.  Cover the cake and refrigerate it for 2 hours.  Right before the end of the 2 hours, mix up the frosting.

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Pour one box of french vanilla instant pudding into a bowl.

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Pour 1 package of orange jello into the same bowl.

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Pour 1 cup of cold milk into the bowl and mix it up.

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Add one teaspoon of vanilla.

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Add 8 ounces of a frozen whipped topping that has been thawed out.  Fold it into the jello/pudding mixture.

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Now your frosting is ready to put on the cake!  Cover the cake after it has been iced and refrigerate for 1 hour before serving.

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Now enjoy every luscious bite!!!

Here is the recipe:

Orange Dreamsicle Cake

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 regular sized vanilla cake mix
  • 1 can orange soda pop
  • 2 pkg. Jell-O orange
  • 1 pkg. instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 C. milk
  • 2 C. water
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 8 oz Cool Whip Whipped Topping

 Mix cake mix with orange pop and eggs. Spray 9×13 cake pan with Pam, pour batter into pan. Bake 20 -30 minutes at 350 degrees. When cake is done, poke holes in the cake with fork sprayed with Pam. Mix 1 pkg. of orange jello in 1 C. hot water until dissolved.  Add 1 C. cold water and pour entire mixture over cake.  Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

Mix vanilla pudding mix and other pack of Jell-O together (dry). Add 1 C. of milk and 1 tsp. vanilla. Mix well, blend in thawed Cool Whip. Use this mixture to frost cake! Keep cake refrigerated.

Bluuuuuu Berries!!!

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Blueberry Cobbler
3 cups fresh blueberries
3 tablespoons white sugar
1/3 cup orange juice
2/3 cup flour
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1 pinch salt
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. In an 8 inch square baking dish, mix blueberries, 3 tablespoons sugar, and orange juice. Set aside. In a small bowl, thoroughly mix flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside. In a medium bowl, cream butter and 1/2 cup cup sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla extract. Gradually add flour mixture, stirring just until ingredients are combined. Drop batter by rounded tablespoons over blueberry mixture. Try to cover as much of filling as possible. Bake in preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes, until topping is golden brown and filling is bubbling.

Nothing says summertime like fresh peach cobbler!!

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Oh my goodness, this was so so good.  Fresh summer peaches make all the difference in the world.  It is even better served with vanilla ice cream!  Don’t let summer pass by without trying some!  You will be glad you did!

1/2 cup butter, melted
4 cups fresh peaches – peeled, pitted and sliced
2 tablespoons white sugar
1 cup white sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 cup milk

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Pour butter in to the bottom of a large casserole or 9 x 13 inch pan. In the prepared dish, toss together the peaches and 2 tablespoons sugar. In a mixing bowl, combine the 1 cup sugar, salt, baking powder, flour, cinnamon, and milk. Spoon batter over the peaches.
Bake for 45 minutes in the preheated oven, or until top is golden brown.