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This week we are featuring some great cake recipes from around the internet just because we like cakes a lot!  I love to bake and I love to eat and cake is one of my favorite things to eat! 

Let them eat cake” is the traditional translation of the French phrase “Qu’ils mangent de la brioche supposedly spoken by “a great princess” upon learning that the peasants had no bread. Since brioche was made from dough enriched with butter and eggs, making it more expensive than bread, the quote supposedly would reflect the princess’s obliviousness as to the condition of the people.

While it is commonly attributed to Queen Marie Antoinette, there is no record of this phrase ever having been uttered by her. Read more here.

 We hope you will check out these recipes and sites.  You will be able to “share” with your friends by clicking on the Facebook, Pinterest or E-mail buttons at the bottom of each post. Click on the name of the recipe to check it out and Enjoy!  Be sure and check out the site as well as the recipes posted here.

Lemonade Cake from MorningNooNight

Buttermilk Carrot Cake with Buttermilk Glaze from Paula Jean Cuisine

Caramel Apple Pound Cake from Life in the Lofthouse

Chocolate Ooey Gooey Cake from I Am Baker

Cherry Browned Butter Crumb Cake from Cupcakes to Caviar

Being the Southerner that I am, I could not resist posting these great Southern cake recipes, too:  Missippi Mud Cake, Texas Sheet Cake or Coca Cola Cake.  

Chocolate is always good in my book whether it be cake, cookies, pies or candy.  Here are some Rules for Chocolate that may make you feel less guilty about eating it. 


WEEKLY TIP:  Don’t over bake cakes.  Remove from oven as soon as tests done. Over baking causes a dry cake.  Cook on middle rack in the oven without touching the sides of other pans or oven. 

FOOD FACT:  The wedding cake tradition began as far back as the Roman Empire.


“Cake is happiness! If you know the way of the cake, you know the way of happiness! If you have a cake in front of you, you should not look any further for joy!” 
― C. JoyBell C.

This Saturday is the first day of summer.  We are having 90 degree weather in Kentucky already.  My tomatoes, peppers, squash and cucumbers are loving the humidity and heat. I am ready for fresh garden vegetables!  I hope you have a great summer and a good weekend.  Thank you for your support of this site.  Enjoy the cake recipes and make one for yourself or your family and friends. I make one almost every week and it seems they never last long.  See you back here next week.

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  2. thanks for your recipes i have try some of them and then are all very good.

  3. Thank you for all you delicious recipes and helpful hints . I enjoy them everyday

  4. Virginia Dewitt says:

    Why can we no longer print your recipes ?

    • The Southern Lady says:

      Virginia, the print button under the recipes is working fine for me. Not sure why it wouldnt be working for you.

  5. Thanks so much for sharing my crumb cake! I’m tickled to be in such good company!

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