Category Archives: Baking

Sweet Potato Rolls

A few years ago I made Sweet Potato Yeast Rolls for Thanksgiving.  They’ve been requested every year since then.  The recipe doesn’t have much sweet potato in it, just enough to make it nicely orange and a little sweet.

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Chocolate Half Sheet Cake

This is a delicious, moist cake with homemade chocolate icing that hits the spot for BBQs, parties, family dinners. It’s a recipe for a half-sheet cake which is 12 inches by 18 inches. It will serve 40 or more people. … Continue reading

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Amish Bread

Many of my Readers know that I once owned and operated a bakery in Amish country.  I baked bread, rolls, pies, cakes, donuts and more for the whole countryside.
After 9/11 the business almost dried up, just like a light switch, … Continue reading

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Vegan White Wedding Cake

Hoo boy. I bit off just about more than I thought I could chew with this one. but it turned out really well. I found the original recipe at  but I tweaked it a bit after the test cake … Continue reading

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