celebration cakes

Granny Pete's Chocolate Espresso Cake With Marshmallow Frosting | Recipe via DisplacedHoueswife Rebecca Firth

Granny Pete’s Chocolate Cake With Marshmallow Frosting


I am soo happy to finally share Granny Pete’s Chocolate Cake With Marshmallow Frosting!!! First, it’s an easy, fabulous, delicious, celebration cake that reminds me a bit of a classier Ding Dong (which I was mildly addicted to as a kid). But most importantly, because I created this cake in honor of my sweet grandmother, aka Granny Pete, who passed…

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Lemon Cake | Recipe via DisplacedHousewife Rebecca Firth

Fresh Lemon Cake


Consider this Fresh Lemon Cake a dazzling celebration of the humble lemon, that most-frequently used citrus that adorns our kitchen counters. I don’t know this for fact but I do on instinct. I put lemon in everything from warm water, to savory dishes that need brightening up to baked goods that need some sunshine. Yes, the humble lemon is a…

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Chocolate Coconut Bundt Cake

Chocolate Coconut Cake


Bust out your bundt pans people, we’re making our very best Chocolate Coconut Cake!! And before we get too far down the path in making this gem, let me diffuse any divisiveness between Almond Joy and Mounds lovers. First, I’m coming out as a Mounds lover. It was always my preferred Halloween candy growing up. But I’m also having an…

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Pumpkin Bourbon Cake With Brown Butter Bourbon Buttercream | recipe via DisplacedHousewife Rebecca Firth

Pumpkin Bourbon Cake With Brown Butter Bourbon Buttercream


Pumpkin Bourbon Cake With Brown Butter Bourbon Buttercream. Did you get that? There’s a heavy hand of bourbon in this cake and it’s a lovely thing. And I have a strong affection for alliteration. So there’s that. Let’s just get this out of the way first: Yes, yes indeed you can make this cake without alcohol. I’ll tell you how…

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Caramel Mocha Dirty Chai Cupcakes + a Giveaway!


***Giveaway closed!***I’m giving away a copy of Amanda Faber’s new cake cookbook, Cake Portfolio + my favorite scale!! To enter, leave a comment below and tell me your favorite cake to bake! That’s it. You can also submit additional entries over on my Instagram starting Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 8am PST. Giveaway open to US addresses only and ends Friday, October 25,…

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Chocolatey Chocolate Espresso Cake


Chocolatey Chocolate Espresso Cake (aka The Little Black Dress of Cakes) + Simple Cake by Odette Williams Cookbook Giveaway Nothing speaks to me more than chocolate cake. And cookies. But today, we’re talking Chocolatey Chocolate Espresso Cake from my latest favorite obsession, freshly released Simple Cake by Odette Williams. Simple Cake simplifies the cake world to the only ten cake recipes you’ll need, 15…

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Pumpkin Cupcakes with Chai Frosting


Pumpkin Cupcakes with Chai Frosting + Husband’s The Cook Cookbook Giveaway! Nothing gives me greater joy than sharing this recipe for Pumpkin Cupcakes with Chai Frosting from my dear friends, Adam and Ryan’s cookbook Husbands That Cook: More Than 120 Irresistible Vegetarian Recipes and Tales from Our Tiny Kitchen.    GIVEAWAY CLOSED!! Actually, I’m feeling equally joyful that I get…

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Chocolate Birthday Cake With Strawberry Marshmallow Frosting Recipe | DisplacedHousewife

Jessie’s Chocolate Birthday Cake With Strawberry Marshmallow Frosting


You haven’t lived until you’ve baked and eaten Jessie’s Chocolate Birthday Cake With Strawberry Marshmallow Frosting. End of story. The creator behind this easy and gorgeous recipe is Jessie Sheehan, the genius behind Jessie Sheehan Bakes and the author of The Vintage Baker + co-author of Icebox Cakes. This lady knows her sweets. And I respect her tremendously for that.  …

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Crème Fraîche Chocolate Chunk Cookies Recipe | Displaced Housewife

Top Ten Recipes 2018


This is always one of the funnest posts to do every year. Can I say funnest? I love to see what everyone’s favorite DisplacedHousewife recipes are. And this year it’s lots of cookies, muffins, raspberries and chocolate: there’s a reason we’ve found each other. I’ve already started working on recipes for the New Year. I’m excited to have more free…

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Cherry Streusel Coffee Cake Recipe | recipe via DisplacedHousewife | rebecca firth

Cherry Streusel Coffee Cake


GIVEAWAY CLOSED!!! First order of business, there’s a giveaway!!! I am so excited to partner with Oregon Fruit Products to give away a Nespresso VertuoPlus Coffee Maker + Espresso Machine + 12 beautiful fruity cans of Oregon Fruit Products, so you can make this gem year round!!! All you have to do is comment below on your favorite holiday breakfast,…

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Banana Espresso Cake With Espresso Bean Buttercream


I hope this banana espresso cake finds you rested and well, ready to tackle the weekend. I have been dreaming about this cake for some time…a super moist cake, loaded with heaps of banana, dotted with bits of dark chocolate and teeming with the taste of espresso throughout. We bake this cake low and slow. I’m talking, at 275 F…

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Lemon Raspberry Tea Cake


Hey friends! Whew, the book is FINALLY turned in!! I’ve been thinking I’d like to write about the cookbook-writing process here…would that interest you? I have a lot of thoughts that I would love to share if you’re interested. I get to see the manuscript one more time, for several weeks in May, and I believe at that point it…

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Pumpkin Hazelnut Cheesecake


What’s that you say? You need one more holiday dessert to choose from? Ok. Yep. I got ya covered. This takes a nod from one of my first posts on DisplacedHousewife. It was a Salted Caramel Pumpkin Cheesecake and it went CRAZY on Instagram. It might have been my first recipe to do so. I wanted to reinvent her this…

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Pumpkin Bourbon Mini Cakes With Spiced Maple Glaze


Good morning friends! I hope your fall has been good to you so far. I have been obsessed with making all things pumpkin, have you noticed? I was thinking these sweet mini cakes would be perfect for a Thanksgiving table or for finishing a holiday dinner with friends + family. Can you picture it? I am super excited about this…

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Pumpkin Layer Cake With Maple Pecan Clusters Recipe by Rebecca Firth | DisplacedHousewife

Pumpkin Layer Cake With Maple Pecan Clusters


I had a hankering for a really delicious pumpkin layer cake. I reached for the brown sugar. Nope, we need something more. We need jazz hands. I reached back in and grabbed the muscovado. Yes. Yes, this will do just fine. I didn’t want to make a pumpkin layer cake with a million jazz hands because that can be overwhelming.…

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