To make cookies from scratch, combine butter and sugar in a bowl and beat them with a stand or hand mixer until it's fluffy. Add egg, vanilla, flour and optional flavorings before adding to a cookie sheet. Bake the cooki... More » Food Cooking Desserts

To make Italian lemon cookies from scratch, cream 1/2 cup sugar and 1/4 cup shortening, and then beat the mixture with 3 eggs and 1 1/2 teaspoons of lemon extract. Complete the dough by adding 2 cups of flour, 1 1/2 teas... More » Food Cooking Desserts

A good recipe for making butter pound cake from scratch is available on the Fine Cooking website, requiring butter, cake flour, granulated sugar, eggs and milk. Another good recipe is buttery pound cake that uses sour cr... More » Food Cooking Desserts

To make a cake from scratch, mix flour, baking powder, butter, sugar, eggs, milk and vanilla together in a large bowl. Bake the batter in a greased cake pan. More » Food Cooking Desserts

The ingredients for a chocolate cake from scratch are butter, sugar, eggs, flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, salt, milk and frosting. You can make frosting from scratch using butter, milk and powdered sugar. More »

To make 7-Up cake from scratch, combine 3 sticks of butter, 3 cups of sugar, 5 eggs and 3 cups of cake flour. Add 1/2 cup of 7-Up soda, 1 tablespoon of lemon flavor, and 1 tablespoon of vanilla flavoring. Bake at 350 F f... More » Food Cooking Desserts

The ingredients for a key lime cake from scratch on include butter, sugar, key lime zest, eggs, key lime juice, cake flour, baking soda and buttermilk. This recipe also includes a white chocolate frosting with w... More » Food Cooking Desserts