Saturday, September 22, 2007

Thursday, September 13, 2007

Luscious Four-Layer Pumpkin Cake

A new cake for all you cooks to try :)....very lovely if you like pumpkin!

Luscious Four-Layer Pumpkin Cake

pkg. (2-layer size) yellow cake mix
1 can (15 oz.) pumpkin, divided
1/2 cup milk
1/3 cup oil
4 large eggs
1-1/2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice, divided
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed
1/4 cup caramel ice cream topping
1/4 cup chopped PLANTERS Pecans

PREHEAT oven to 350°F. Grease and flour two 9-inch round cake pans. Beat cake mix, 1 cup of the pumpkin, the milk, oil, eggs and 1 tsp. of the pumpkin pie spice in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Pour evenly into prepared pans.

BAKE 28 to 30 min. or until wooden toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 min. Remove from pans to wire racks; cool completely. Beat cream cheese in small bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy. Add sugar, remaining pumpkin and remaining 1/2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice; mix well. Stir in the whipped topping.

CUT each cake layer horizontally in half with serrated knife. Stack layers on serving plate, spreading the cream cheese filling between layers. (Do not frost top of cake.) Drizzle cake with caramel topping just before serving; sprinkle with the pecans. Store leftover cake in refrigerator.


Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Monday, September 10, 2007

Sunday, September 2, 2007

The Ball.........

This past month and weeks and days I've been sewing for a much looked forward to event.. Miss Tiffany's civil war Ball ... it was lovely... !! :)

She arrives ..............

The Grand March

You can't have a dance with out music can you?

Dancing the evening away..... ;)

Miss Elwood with her Father

More later, Lydia