Lamb Cake Recipe

There’s no “Pinterest Fail” in site with this in-depth, step-by-step recipe for the traditional Easter Lamb Cake! It will wow and impress your family, friends, and strangers on the internet!

Lamb Cake Recipe

I have wanted to post an in-depth, step-by-step recipe for a traditional Easter Lamb Cake for so very long. Finally, today is the day!

What is Lamb Cake?

No, it’s not a cake made out of a lamb – don’t worry! Lamb Cake is simply a cake batter that is baked in a two-sided mold that is shaped like a lamb. It is traditionally served at Easter to represent the sacrifice of Jesus on the cross for the sins of humanity. Talk about a great time to be serving cake, right?

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What You’ll Need for the Lamb Cake Recipe

  • Cake mold – first and foremost, you’ll need a two-sided mold that provides you with the front half and back half of your lamb. Mine was given to me by my grandma, but I have seen many of them in thrift stores and even brand new online! There’s even a rabbit version if you’re not into the whole sacrificial lamb part.
  • Ingredients – these are all very typical and standard for a cake batter. Flour, eggs, sugar. The key here is to use shortening. Not butter. It’s how my grandma always did it, it’s the old school way, the right way and don’t try to convince me otherwise. For decorations if you want coconut grass and jellybean accents, you’ll need those too, but they aren’t totally necessary
  • Toothpicks– one of my secret weapons from preparing a perfect lamb cake!
  • Baker’s Twine – another secret weapon!
  • Aluminum Foil – the final weapon in our arsenal that will ensure culinary perfection for the little lamb.
  • Time – this cake is a bit of a process with nearly an hour in the oven and then a proportionately longer cooling time than a traditional cake because of the shape, thickness, and size of it. Plan ahead!
  • Patience – throw a rock on the internet and you’ll hit some sort of lamb cake fail or another. If you take your time and don’t rush the process and employ my tips – you’ll have the most successful lamb cake of your life!
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Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes Recipe

This Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes recipe is a quintessential holiday side dish. Made with minimal pantry ingredients – and lots of cheese – they’re the perfect pairing to Easter dinner!

Cheesy Scalloped Potato Recipe

Scalloped Potatoes have been a part of my universe since birth. Also, quite possibly before that, since I’m sure my mom was at some family gathering or another while pregnant with me and ate a serving. Or two.

Because that’s the thing about Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes. They’re at every family gathering, on every person’s plate, oftentimes more than once. And there’s a reason for that.

The reason is cheese. It’s also:

  • Potatoes
  • Cream
  • Crispy edges
  • The fact that you can make enough to feed an army (or a group of hungry Midwesterners) with very few ingredients and even fewer dollars.

A recipe for Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes is what we need right now. Always and forever.

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Reuben Egg Rolls with Homemade Russian Dressing

THESE HOMEMADE REUBEN EGG ROLLS ARE A FUN TWIST ON EVERYONE’S FAVORITE ST. PATRICK’S DAY SANDWICH! MAKE THEM WITH ANY LEFTOVERS YOU HAVE AFTER TODAY OR AS A FUN APPETIZER ANY TIME OF YEAR!
Reuben Egg Roll Recipe

I didn’t know how much I’d love these Homemade Reuben Egg Rolls.

And boy am I glad! It was the most pleasant surprise on a day when I really needed it. On a day when we all need it, I’m guessing. Happy St. Patrick’s Day from my self-quarantined self!

Homemade Russian Dressing

I’ve had the idea for these babies bouncing around in my brain since I first heard Andrea mention them on Sidework Podcast. She mentioned it in an exasperated, “over-it” kind of way that was really hilarious and a part of a bit, but it got me thinking.

Homemade Egg Roll Recipe
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Homemade Cold Brew Coffee with Whiskey + Salted Cold Foam

THIS DELICIOUS ST. PATRICK’S DAY COCKTAIL COMBINES HOMEMADE COLD BREW COFFEE WITH SLIGHTLY SWEET COLD FOAM, A TOUCH OF WHISKEY, AND A SPRINKLE OF SEA SALT. ABSOLUTE POUR-FECTION!
Homemade Cold Brew Irish Coffee

Homemade Cold Brew Coffee + Homemade Cold Foam + Irish Whiskey + Sea Salt = the only drink you’ll need for St. Patrick’s Day!  

Homemade Cold Brew Coffee

It seems weird to be typing out a St. Patrick’s Day recipe right now. With the school closures and the event cancellations and the massive stockpiling of toilet paper.

But what else can I do? What else should I do? I’m washing my hands religiously, wiping down surfaces like a maniac, and avoiding unnecessary trips out in public. (Truth be told, I do all of those things majority of the time anyway.)

Irish Iced Coffee Recipe
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King Cake Cinnamon Rolls

KING CAKE CINNAMON ROLLS ARE THE BEST WAY TO BEGIN YOUR FAT TUESDAY FESTIVITIES! FILLED WITH BROWN SUGAR, PECANS, AND A TINY BABY JESUS – THEY BOAST ALL THE CLASSIC FLAVORS OF TRADITIONAL KING CAKE!
King Cake Cinnamon Rolls

I haven’t packed yet. I have to go to the bank. And the drug store. And find the chord to my portable charger.

King Cake Cinnamon Rolls

It feels so weird, after all the waiting and the planning and the prepping, I’m finally on vacation starting tomorrow! And I’m so not ready for it. Go figure.

Procrastination is a very near and dear friend of mine. It’s what I do. Stitched into the fabric of who I am. But! I was actually way ahead of the game with these cinnamon rolls. Like, crazy ahead. I first posted about them on January 16?! Just a few days after the beginning of Epiphany – when it’s all King Cake all the time.

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Triple Chocolate Truffle Brownies

PUT LEFTOVER VALENTINE’S CHOCOLATES TO GOOD USE WITH THESE ULTRA-GOOEY, SUPREMELY FUDGY TRIPLE CHOCOLATE TRUFFLE BROWNIES. THEY’RE THE ULTIMATE BROWNIE RECIPE!

The Best Brownie Recipe

Another Valentine’s Day recipe? Yes! The day after Valentine’s Day? Also, yes! We’re putting that clearance candy to good use today with these Triple Chocolate Truffle Brownies!

After yesterday, you’ve undoubtedly got some chocolates laying around the house. Or you have plans to go buy some for 75% off. I’m not above it.

Triple Chocolate Truffle Brownies

It can feel a bit ridiculous and overly indulgent to sit on the couch and pop chocolate after chocolate, truffle after truffle into your mouth. Maybe it’s just me? But, somehow, putting those same exact chocolates into brownie batter makes them less indulgent? Because when you eat a brownie you’re only eating one-maybe-two chocolates and then, you’re good. Versus eating half a box of them in one sitting and still feeling like you’re not satisfied.

Again, maybe it’s just me? I hope it’s not just me.

The Best Brownie Recipe

Because you should really make these brownies.

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