Recipe: Rum Cake

I do not recall my mother making this cake except during the holiday season. Mrs. Beal, who moved to Arkansas from Texas about the same time we moved from Louisiana, was one of our neighbors and she shared the recipe with my mother. My sister and their oldest daughter are still very good friends to…

Recipe: Nanaw’s Prune Cake

I can hardly believe that Thanksgiving is next week.  NEXT WEEK!  But, I’m not under any pressure this year as this is the in-law Thanksgiving year and I’m not hosting or cooking. I did that last year. (I am cooking Christmas Dinner at my house this year and I’ll share all the recipes in the…

Recipe: Turtle Sundae Cake

Happy Birthday to my sister, Dauna!  (No numbers y’all).  But – I’m sure she’d feel the same way I do. “No candles on my cake.  It would look like the burning of Atlanta.” For today’s recipe, a cake!  Wish I could make it for you in person, Dauna. Turtle Sundae Cake 1 box German chocolate…