About Jennifer Appel

Jennifer Appel

Jennifer Appel is the co-founder of New York City’s famed Magnolia Bakery, which is often credited for starting the cupcake craze in the U.S. She went on to open Buttercup Bake Shop on the east side of Manhattan in 1999. Appel is the author of The Buttercup Bake Shop Cookbook and co-author of The Magnolia Bakery Cookbook. She lives in New York City.

Red Velvet Cake

This red velvet cake has a hint of cocoa and is dyed a deep red. The frosting is light and velvet smooth. Red velvet cake lovers, here is your cake.

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  • 55 M
  • 2 H, 15 M
  • 25

Orange Marble Pound Cake

Rich swirls of dark chocolate run though this classic vanilla-orange Bundt cake. A sprinkling of powdered sugar give the pound cake a festive look.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 0

Lady Baltimore Cake

A classic cake. Vanilla cake layers are slathered with a coconut-almond-oatmeal-cookie filling and frosted with meringue topped with cherries.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 4

Coconut Layer Cake

Layers of vanilla cake take turns with oodles of coconut filling and the whole shebang is slathered with fluffy white icing. Uh, yes please!

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 16
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