Scripture Cake

Have you ever heard of scripture cake?  What in the world is it?  Is it only for Christians?  Today, we are going to answer all these questions and share one of the best scripture cake recipes that I've ever tasted. What is scripture cake? Scripture cake is also known as "Bible Cake", "Scriptural Cake" and…

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Hummingbird Cake for Alice’s 87th Birthday

Today is my Sous-chef Dish-washing mom's 87th birthday! I am thrilled  to dedicate this blog post to her. She was born in 1931 during the Great Depression and her mother and father lived in Omaha, Nebraska. Her father died when she was young and she and her sister, Mary, were taken to an orphanage shortly…

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Take the Cake

Christmas is quickly approaching!  And you know what that means!?  Party time!  Christmas parties and potlucks are some of my favorite get-togethers of the whole year, but there's always the question of what to bring.  No one wants to be the person whose dish doesn't get eaten. So how do you know what will be…

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Candy Corn Popcorn Cake
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Candy Corn Popcorn Cake

  It's that time of year when all things turn orange, and I am not just saying that because I live in the very orange state of Tennessee! Recently we had some little-people visitors and I wanted to give them a treat before they left for home.  I was thinking of something not-too-sugary but still fun to…

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Award-Winning Pralines and Cream Banana Pudding

If you enter the National Banana Pudding contest and win third place instead of first place ... is it still "Award-Winning" banana pudding? It all started a long time ago when I moved from Nebraska to Tennessee.  Whenever talking food I would often hear ...  "oh! Banana Pudding!  Yum!"  Then I tasted it in a…

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Welcome Abby Hughes!

I am so excited to write to you today and share some exciting news that I've kept under wraps for a little while now.  I want to welcome Abby Hughes and introduce her as my new blogging partner! Abby is as beautiful inside as she is outside.  She is a graduate of Bob Jones University…

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Apple Praline Cake

Has the season changed where you live?  Are the leaves falling, the days are cooler, and the nights are made for snuggling?  Today, September 30 is the FIRST day since early spring that I can remember the temperatures anything less than 80's and 90's!  Whew, I am so over summer.  A month ago I changed…

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Happy Birthday Mom With Butter Pecan Cake with Caramel Frosting

What a blessing to celebrate my sous chef dishwashing mom's 85th birthday!  Today, February 8 is her birthday, although we have celebrated for several days! Last week she spent time in Missouri with my brother and sister-in-law and their family.  They brought her home on Friday and I surprised her with 15 Bundt cakes that…

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Red, White and BLUE Food

When I was growing up my sous-chef dish-washing mom told me repeatedly that "blue" isn't for food.  Luscious red strawberries are fine, white angel food cake is beautiful, blue frosting on a child's birthday cake - utter nonsense! That was long before Superman and his blue cape showed up on little boy's cakes. Or how…

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Top Three Most Viewed Recipes
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Top Three Most Viewed Recipes

I have a lot of new subscribers to My Daily Bread Body and Soul.  What a blessing!  That makes this a great time to  take a few weeks and highlight some of my favorite recipes posted over the past 4 years. Bacon Wrapped Cream Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breast has taken the lead with the latest…

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Happy 4th Blogiversary Cake Pops and Flops

I began writing this blog four years ago today.  I love looking back and thinking about this road paved with sugar and spice and scripture and blessings. At a recent luncheon with girlfriends my friend said "everything you bake looks so good and so perfect!"  I thought for a moment and then had to grin…

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