Fall Flavors Put The Spice In Life And In My Cake

Feeling domestic on this damp, rainy day here in Phoenix. I have been craving the flavors of fall. I decided that today would be a good day to bake a cake. I bought a boxed Betty Crocker Spice cake mix. I made the cake per the instructions. I am choosing to make a homemade cream cheese frosting to complement this flavor. I am making Martha Stewart’s cream cheese frosting that I found on the web.

What makes Martha’s so incredibly delicious is simply this… She uses an 8 oz. pkg. of cream cheese. 1 stick of butter (room temperature), only 1 cup of powdered sugar and a teaspoon of vanilla folded in at the end. This frosting is rich and luscious but not too sweet! Most frosting recipes call for 3 cups of powdered, confectioners sugar! I am in love with the subtle sweetness and creamy/spreadable consistency. The cream cheese flavor is still prevalent as well. I can’t  wait until my cake is cool enough to frost it!
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Quicker cooling…put each layer into separate zip lock bags, do not seal. Put layers into the freezer for about an hour…


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while the cake is cooling, here is my kind of spice of life… Escape -The Time Is Here. My original written while daydreaming … maybe I should write sappy romance novels? Sappy, spicy and full of big dreams, a romantic at heart.

Oh yes, back to my cake…

Try as I might, I’m no cake decorator! This will have to do, it tastes good for sure, I took a taste of the frosting off of my spreader when I was finished!

I like to decorate with candy corn and chocolate sprinkles. Happy prelude to fall!

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Author: tynajoymetzner

I've been a stay at home Mom for many years...Have earned a PhD in life experience. My oldest is 33 and my youngest is 15. This year, I adopted my 5 year old Granddaughter. On a quest to see all that I can be now. I am a musician, singer/ songwriter. In the process of trying to become marketable. Please visit and subscribe to my YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWn_VTumL1QLpukYEamtzcg. Would love to make money doing what I love! I love to do many domestic things also. Nothing I do seems to be profitable. Guess I am at a point in life that I would like to be compensated . My whole life I have given freely. I recently had a the wonderful opportunity to submit my music to Warner Bros Records for consideration to the label! They liked my music but requested that I get in the game by acquiring 20k followers. Appearantly, that what it takes to get signed to a major label! Sure WB, I'm working on it! You have to have a huge following to land a recording contract. Gone are the days where a label can and will make you...

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