Boston Cream Pie

My Mom always made Boston Cream Pie for my birthday.

Last year, my daughter made this one for me, thus continuing the tastiest of all family traditions.

Cake Ingredients:

1/2 cup butter
1 t vanilla
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
2 cups flour, spoon lightly into the measuring cup
2 t baking powder
1/2 t salt
2/3 cup milk Read More

Applesauce Brownies


1/2 cup butter
1 1/2 cups dark brown sugar, firmly packed
2 large eggs
1 T pure vanilla extract
1 cup homemade unsweetened applesauce
1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup cocoa
1 t baking powder
1/2 t baking soda

Optional: 1/2 cup chopped pecans Read More

Dark Chocolate Coconut Pecan Pie

This pie is even better the next day… if there is any left… which makes it a winner for any busy-cook.


1 1/2 cup sugar
3 T Hershey’s Special Dark Chocolate Cocoa
1/8 t salt
6 1/2 oz (1/2 a 13 oz can) evaporated milk
2 eggs
1 t pure vanilla extract
2 T melted butter
1 cup flaked coconut
1 cup pecans, chopped*
1 (9 inch) Perfect Pie Crust (Perfect Crust Instructions)
1 cup flaked coconut for topping Read More