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Nanny’s Black Midnight Cake

PIN THIS RECIPE NOW! We originally shared Nanny’s Black Midnight Cake here on A Family Feast almost five years ago. After making this cake again recently, we decided to take some new photos and re-share this delicious chocolate cake recipe. While the cake photos are new, the photos of the kids in our family are […]

Lemon Loaf Cake {& Kid Chef Bakes Cookbook Giveaway}

This Lemon Loaf Cake is easy, delicious and full of lemon flavor!  PIN THIS RECIPE NOW! Today I’m so pleased to share this delicious Lemon Loaf Cake recipe from the new cookbook, Kid Chef Bakes. (Affiliate link.) This wonderful cookbook is written by my friend and fellow food blogger, Lisa Huff from The Snappy Gourmet. […]

Banana Chocolate Chip Sheet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

This Banana Chocolate Chip Sheet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting is easy to make and absolutely delicious! My idea of the perfect sheet cake is this Banana Chocolate Chip Sheet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting! It’s a luscious banana cake studded with mini chocolate chips and topped with a smooth and creamy cream cheese frosting. […]

Grilled Pound Cake with Vanilla Custard and Fresh Berries

  This Grilled Pound Cake with Vanilla Custard and Fresh Berries recipe was developed as part of our ongoing ambassadorship with Peapod. All opinions are 100% mine. The Fourth of July is just a few weeks away – and I’m here to share some ideas to help make your summer celebrations super easy! First of […]

Chocolate Crunch Strawberry Ice Cream Cake

This Chocolate Crunch Strawberry Ice Cream Cake recipe is sponsored by Peapod as part of our ongoing ambassadorship with the brand.  All opinions are 100% mine. I’ve been looking at my calendar – we have so many Springtime celebrations coming up! Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, birthday parties, and we always host an ‘end of the […]

Apple Cider Poke Pound Cake

Happy New Year everyone! We hope you all enjoyed the holidays. One of the highlights of our own holiday season was the day my husband Jack baked this amazing Apple Cider Poke Pound Cake. It was so delicious, we just HAD to make this our first recipe of 2017 here on A Family Feast. This […]

Kathy’s Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cake

Some of my favorite recipes to share here on A Family Feast are those recipes that others share with us! And that is definitely the case with today’s recipe: Kathy’s Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cake. Kathy is the wife of Reynold, who is my husband Jack’s manager at work. Last month, I enjoyed a wonderful dinner […]

Hartford Election Cake

In among all of the different recipes we found in my mother’s old recipe box, this Hartford Election Cake was probably one that we were most curious about – and most eager to try! So with the presidential election just a few weeks away, we thought this was the perfect time to share this vintage […]

Strawberry Shortcake with Mini Angel Food Cakes

It’s my favorite time of year – fresh strawberries are in season, and I can’t get enough of them! 🙂 We’ve found some great deals at the supermarket on gorgeous, red and juicy strawberries lately – so of course, we had to share one of our favorite, classic recipes: Strawberry Shortcake, and we made this […]

Sweet Potato and Apple Cake

A few weeks ago, my husband Jack traveled to South Carolina for a business trip, and the group he traveled with went out to dinner every night during the trip. Jack and I were on the tail end of our Whole30 program (you can read more about that here) – so enjoying a dessert after […]

Chop Suey Cake

If you’re a regular reader here at A Family Feast, then you already know that Jack and I both have a soft spot in our hearts for vintage family recipes. In this case, seeing the recipe card for this Chop Suey Cake in my mom’s old recipe box sparked a long-forgotten memory from my childhood […]

Cranberry Ginger Upside Down Cake with Rum Whipped Cream

We made this Cranberry Ginger Upside Down Cake with Rum Whipped Cream as part of a sponsored post for The Chew and She Knows Media. This past weekend we hosted an ‘ugly sweater’ holiday party at our house. The adults wore their tackiest Christmas sweaters, while the kids served as the judges and voted to […]

Red Velvet PEEPS® Holiday Wreath Cake

This Red Velvet PEEPS®Holiday Wreath Cake was developed as part of a sponsored post for PEEPS® Today we’re kicking off the countdown to the holidays with this festive and delicious Red Velvet PEEPS® Holiday Wreath Cake! It’s all part of the “24 Days of PEEPSONALITY” advent calendar over on the PEEPS® website where every day […]

Sour Cream Streusel Coffeecake

As much as I love apple and pumpkin recipes at this time of the year – sometimes, a simple and classic Sour Cream Streusel Coffeecake is REALLY what I want baking in the oven on a cool Fall morning! Put on a pot of coffee to brew… because there really is nothing better than the […]

Cassata Ricotta (Sponge Cake with Ricotta)

Cassata is a traditional Italian dessert made from sponge cake soaked in liqueur that has been layered with ricotta cheese and candied fruit in a cream filling – plus a decorative marzipan top. Our version today is a much more simplified Cassata Ricotta – and although I first made this recipe over the holidays last […]

Spiced Rum Bundt Cake

This Spiced Rum Bundt Cake is a decadent dessert that is perfect for a special fall gathering! It’s sweet, super moist, and spicy thanks to a wonderful blend of spices including freshly grated nutmeg, cinnamon, mace, anise seed, ginger and a pinch of clove! The cake also has a bit of spiced rum in the […]

Condensed Milk Pound Cake

We enjoyed some delicious #MillstoneCoffee along with this Condensed Milk Pound Cake as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars by Crowdtap. My husband Jack and I will both admit it – we are major coffee addicts! Neither of us can go without our morning cup of Joe! So this past weekend…our coffee maker broke! […]

Toffee Pecan Bundt Cake with Caramel Drizzle

I have such great admiration for people who bake elaborately decorated cakes with beautiful flowers and other frosting and fondant decorations!  There are so many talented bakers and bloggers creating gorgeous desserts, and I always say that ‘someday’ I’ll take a cake decorating class to learn how to do it myself! But – I know […]

Spiced Eggnog Chocolate Chip Cake

We’re continuing the eggnog theme for another day with this recipe for Spiced Eggnog Chocolate Chip Cake!  We had some leftover eggnog after making yesterday’s Spiced Eggnog Cocktail – and inspiration was born! This is a simple-to-make cake that is super moist and delicious thanks to the addition of eggnog, spiced rum, pudding mix and […]