About Elinor Klivans

Elinor Klivans

Elinor Klivans is a cookbook author and former pastry chef who specializes in home-baked sweets. Her titles include Bake and Freeze Desserts, Big Fat Cookies, Bake and Freeze Chocolate Desserts, and 125 Cookies to Bake, Nibble, and Savor.  She has contributed articles to several publications, including Bon Appetit and Eating Well. Elinor resides in Camden, Maine.

Buttermilk Sandwich Loaf

Buttermilk Sandwich Loaf

A fast-rising home-baked white sandwich loaf that tastes–dare we say it?–better than mom’s. Way better. And just wait ’til you toast it.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
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Southern Corn Sticks

Southern Corn Sticks

These corn bread batons bake up crisp on the outside, with a fine crumb on the inside, and ready to sop up as much butter or gravy as you wish.

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  • 35 M
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Chinese-Five-Spice Chocolate Chiffon Cake Recipe

Chinese Five-Spice Chocolate Chiffon Cake

Chinese five-spice powder adds sass to this chocolate chiffon cake. Oh, and the lappable drizzle of chocolate certainly doesn’t hurt.

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  • 45 M
  • 3 H, 55 M
  • 14
Pound of Chocolate Cake Recipe

Pound of Chocolate Cake

True to its name, this dense, brownie-like cake takes its allure from a full pound of chocolate. A hint of cocoa lends even more chocolatey complexity.

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  • 35 M
  • 2 H, 10 M
  • 9

Ganache

Want proof that just four everyday ingredients can turn into something spectacular? Look no further.

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  • 15 M
  • 45 M
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Brooklyn Blackout Cake Recipe

The New Brooklyn Blackout Cake

This riff on the much-ballyhooed blackout cake from Ebinger’s in Brooklyn, NY, has the same pudding-like filling, the same tender chocolate cake, and the same rich, rich, rich frosting.

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  • 3 H, 40 M
  • 8
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