This is a list of all the cakes on Cookie Madness

From layer cakes to sheet cakes to pound cakes, these are all the cakes I’ve posted over the years.

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Scratch Boston Cream Pie

by on December 21, 2013 · 6 comments

Boston Cream Pie

I looked over my Boston Cream Pie category and noticed that rather than having one good solid Boston Cream Pie, I had one or two that I’d tried, plus recipes for the basic components (best sponge, best pastry cream, best topping). In this post I have put all the components together to make one good […]


Published on December 21, 2013
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A Less Sweet Carrot Cake

by on November 26, 2013 · 3 comments


If you love carrot cake but lean towards the less sweet versions, here’s one I recommend. Baked in a 9 inch pan, it’s a smaller cake; and proportionately, it has a bit less sugar than some of the most popular recipes. This cake also has a lot of add-ins including coconut, nuts and pineapple which […]


Published on November 26, 2013
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Football Cake Pops

by on October 24, 2013 · 2 comments

Football Cake Pops

I’m hopeless when it comes to decorating, but this morning a friend came over and together we made some cute football shaped cake pops. These were for our local Pop Warner team, but I am looking forward to making them again when Super Bowl rolls around. My only complaint is that to make football shaped […]


Published on October 24, 2013
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Chocolate Pound Cake

by on October 7, 2013 · 8 comments

Chocolate Pound Cake

Today’s cake was an excuse to use some of the cocoa powder I bought last week at Costco. Next time you’re warehouse shopping, check the baking aisle because you may get lucky and find the 24 oz cans of Rodelle unsweetened cocoa powder for about $7.00. That’s a good price for just about any cocoa […]


Published on October 7, 2013
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Grilled Pound Cake

by on October 2, 2013 · 5 comments


The picture is what lured me into trying this recipe. Not my picture. My photo looks like this. It was this photo of a cake with such a smooth, even, brown looking crust that got me. It appears to be as smooth as a Sara Lee crust, and what happened to the edges? I guess […]


Published on October 2, 2013
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Elvis Presley

Have you ever divided a tube pan sized pound cake recipe between two loaf pans, and then been disappointed to find your two loaf cakes had very flat tops? This has happened to me many times, including when I made the half size, loaf shaped version of Elvis Presley’s Favorite Pound Cake. The texture is […]


Published on September 30, 2013
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Sour Cream Coffee Cake

I found this recipe today while having my morning coffee and reading about the melting properties of shortening. It was on Crisco Canada, but what drew me in wasn’t the shortening (I used oil), but the pancake mix. I’ve made plenty of scratch sour cream coffee cakes, but was curious to see how a pancake […]


Published on September 29, 2013
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Perfect Pound Cake

I’ve made a lot of pound cakes, and while this one isn’t the densest and heaviest, it’s one of my favorites. It’s tight crumbed, slices neatly, and is light textured even even though it has a high ratio of butter to flour and sugar. Some people describe this pound cake as similar to the one […]


Published on September 25, 2013