Here are some traditional and not-so-traditional desserts for your birthday celebrations.
01 of 09
My tastes seem to change every couple of years. For my last few birthdays, I've wanted a traditional birthday cake. To me traditional is a yellow cake iced with a Buttercream Frosting.
02 of 09
Yes, you can choose banana pudding as your special birthday treat. That's what my daughter did this year. This banana pudding is a step above the other banana puddings out there. Check-out the recipe to see the differences.
Favorite Banana Pudding
03 of 09
My father-in-law just loves this pie. In fact, he's been known to hide the pie as to not have to share it. He gets this pie whenever I can make it for him.
04 of 09
I remember for the longest time every homemade cake was made in a Bundt cake pan. This is one of the most popular Bundt cakes.
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05 of 09This is my husband's favorite birthday cake. He'll ask me to make him that "bleeding armadillo cake." The grooms cake in Julia Robert's wedding in the movie Steel Magnolias was a red velvet cake. It was shaped like an armadillo, because the grooms family was hunters.
06 of 09
I just made this the other night for a friend of mine. It's a yellow cake mix made with mandarin oranges topped with a pineapple-whipped topping frosting.
Pig Pickin' Cake
07 of 09
This is my daughter's best friend's absolute favorite cake. Of course, I make it for her birthday every year.
Lemon Poppy Seed Cake
08 of 09
"Skip the cake and please make me those brownies." That's what I do for my next door neighbor. She doesn't drink and yet she wants, and gets, these brownies each year for her birthday.
Boozy BrowniesContinue to 9 of 9 below.
09 of 09
My mother-in-law doesn't care for desserts, but she does love this pie. I try to make it for all her special occasions.