Video: Rose’s Colorful Princess Cake

Rose’s Colorful Princess Cake: For the Cake: You’ll need 2x the recipe below.  Dye each batch a different color.  Rose chose fuchsia and orange. Shannon’s Confetti Birthday Cake Makes one 8-inch round and one 6-inch round. Ingredients: 3 cups cake flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 eggs, separated 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temp (softened) 2 cups sugar 1 tsp vanilla 1 cup whole milk Desired shade of gel food coloring (approx. 2 tablespoons for vibrant color). 5 tablespoons of confetti sprinkles. Procedure: Prepare 1 8-in round cake pan and 1 6-in round cake pan […]

Video: My Full-Proof Chocolate Layer Cake

  The is THE chocolate cake.  I’ve made it dozens of times and it always turns out perfectly.  I even double the recipe to make a giant sheet cake out of it.  If you’ve never made a cake from scratch before, this is a great place to start! Take care, Shannon Vavich

New Video: Simple Vegetable Soup for Busy People

I keep soup like this in my house almost all the time.  I make a big pot once a week, and I eat it almost every day. It’s great for lunch.  You can add a little leftover chicken if you want to have a little protein.  Or some leftover pasta if you want more carbohydrates.  I also love to add 1/4 cup kidney beans, black beans or chick peas to my bowl of soup.  That’s a great way to bump up the nourishment! It’s really low in calories and it’s filling.  I eat it as a snack in the afternoon to keep me away […]