Julie Engelhardt

Julie Engelhardt is a freelance writer specializing in areas such as home, children, family and parenting. She is a substitute teacher in Louisville, KY, and moved from California to the Bluegrass State with her family in the summer of 2015. In her spare time, Julie enjoys baking and has won blue ribbons and Best of Show awards for her creations.

Family-Friendly Memorial Day Recipes


Not sure what to make for your Memorial Day party? No problem! We’ve got the perfect variety of easy delicious ideas right here, plus there’s something for everyone!

Dirt Bike Cake


For the past few years, I’ve used Bundt cake pans as my go-to pan for cakes for nearly any occasion. When I was asked to make a dirt bike cake for a 3-year-old boy’s birthday, I decided to use the Classic Bundt Pan to create this cake. The base of the dirt bike cake is… Read more »

Peanut Butter & Jelly Cake


Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwiches are definitely a staple for school lunches, so why not make a cake that replicates this childhood favorite? First, make the ‘bread’ portion by using a store-bought or homemade pound cake. Use a loaf pan to make your cake. Take the cake out of the pan ten minutes after removing… Read more »

“Grilled Cheese” Cake


This “Grilled Cheese” Cake will certainly fool your friends and family when they bite into it, and find a sweet treat instead of a savory sandwich. Ingredients: Homemade or store bought pound cake Three tablespoons butter One can of vanilla or cream cheese store bought icing Yellow and red food coloring Directions: Slice of thin ends… Read more »

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