Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Look what I found!


This weekend I was helping my Mom and Dad paint a room in their new house. Mom and I took a  break to pick up pizza.  We stopped at a new antique store on our way back.  Dad was so busy watching sports that he never knew we were gone so long...and the pizza was still warm!  I bought these little napkin holders.  I rolled up a miniature quilt in between the two of them.  I might exchange the little quilt for pencils or paint brushes.  Such decisions.

Lemon Bundt Cake

I bake two or three times a week.  Almost always for our staff at our veterinary hospital because they work so hard for us.   I am not much of a lemon fan but I could not keep out of this cake yesterday.  It was so moist and delicious!  Anytime you add extra oil, eggs, and pudding to a cake mix you can't go wrong but the lemon-lime soda was a bonus.

Lemon Bundt Cake

1 lemon cake mix

1 package instant lemon pudding mix

3/4 cup vegetable oil

4 eggs

1 cup lemon-lime flavored carbonated beverage ( I used Sprite)

Directions
1.   Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.  Grease and flour a 10 inch Bundt pan.
      (I sprayed the pan with Pam and then dusted the pan with flour.)
2.   In a large bowl, combine cake mix and pudding mix, then stir in the oil.
      Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then stir in the lemon-lime soda.
3.   Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes,
      (I had to cook mine a lot longer.) or until a toothpick inserted into the center
      of the cake comes out clean.  Allow to cool 15 min. in pan before inverting
      onto a plate.

Glaze:  I made a glaze of powder sugar,  ½ tsp vanilla, and milk.


In honor of St. Patrick Day this Sunday.  We are giving a way our little St. Patrick Day quilt pattern on Friday.   Leave a comment about anything green for a chance to win. 

Have a great week!  Amy

11 comments:

  1. Cute pattern!
    I like anything green - and Irish!! (my son is at college in Belfast!)

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  2. How about... I'm green with envy over those napkin holders! I love that you've used them to anchor the little quilt. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  4. Love the little napkin holders-great find.
    Very cute little quilt. Green is the colour the farmers in New Zealand desperately want to see at the moment-much of the country has been declared a drought zone after a very dry summer.

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  5. We went to our in door farmers market and bought the last green thing we saw, a bunch of fresh cilantro! Yummy!

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  6. I love green grass and green bushes. Hopefully I will soon be seeing everything turn green here. So tired of yucky old dead winter. Ready to see the clovers growing in the green grass again. And I need to rember to send my daughter in green clothing on St. Patricks day so she doesn't get pinched at school until she is black & blue and green with bruises. Thanks for the chance to enter for the Think Green St. Patricks quilt. conn_and_vans_mom(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  7. Very cute pattern.... spinach, yum lol

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  8. I'm ready for the green grass to grow where my dog has made mud since all his favorite snow has melted.

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  9. Thanks for the recipe..sounds delicious and a very cute pattern...

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  10. Just wondering who won this pattern? Thanks

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