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Do you have recipes that you clipped from a newspaper or magazine, put away in your recipe box and then forgotten for 10+ years? Well, this is one of those recipes.
I cut out this Red Velvet Cake from the Houston Chronicle, "Hints from Heloise," in 1998. I made it back then, loved it and saved it. Now the clipping is that iconic old newspaper shade of yellow. This recipe has moved from house to house, state to state.
Here is the Sugar Mommas’ version based on that old recipe.
Red Velvet Cake
1 box yellow cake mix
½ c. vegetable oil
1 c. buttermilk*
Mom deserves an extra special breakfast Mother’s Day morning; hopefully… in bed. (Champagne optional).
Astound her with this Maple Bacon Monkey Bread. Her toes may twinkle, her hair spiral, and giggles burst forth. She will know she is loved, appreciated, and admired.
Cheers to you Sunday and every day!
1 cup granulated sugar
11 pieces cooked bacon, crumbled
20 ounces of refrigerated buttermilk biscuits (3 small [7.5 ounce] cans, or 1 1/2 large [16 ounce] cans), cold*
3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter
1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
1/4 cup + 2...
April showers bring May flowers! The blooming flowers and the bright yellow lemons falling from the trees inspire us and thumbprint cookies filled with fresh lemon curd create just the right mood.
Rally the kids inside just long enough to get their thumb imprints for these cookies. Happy Spring!
Thumbprint Cookie Recipe
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup golden brown sugar
2 sticks unsalted butter, at room temperature
2 egg yolk (reserve the white for meringue topping, if desired)
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
Lemon Curd Filling Ingredients*