Devil’s Food Cake with Seven-Minute Icing and Coconut

Three layers of dark chocolate cake are filling and surrounded by a seven-minute frosting. The finish: sweetened coconut. This is a perfect birthday cake.

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Warm Mocha Tart

Alice Medrich strikes again with this flaky, buttery crust filled with rich chocolate custard infused with a hint of espresso.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 5

Goat Cheese, Roasted Beet, and Walnut Tart

Smooth goat cheese, colorful roasted beets, and walnuts speckle this creamy, quiche-like tart–all of which is nestled in a flaky buttery crust.

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Apple Cake with Caramel Glaze

Spicy and flavorful with a moist, pudding-like texture, this apple cake from Edna Lewis is truly easy—just stir together by hand.

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Bread Pudding with Orange Caramel Sauce

This bread pudding has a decidedly Spanish-Moorish flavor from the orange zest as well as the blood orange caramel sauce. Delicious.

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Pear-and-Chocolate Tart

Chocolate crust, chocolate custard filling, ripe Bartlett pears? Need we say more about this incredibly decadent dessert tart?

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Super Moist Apple Cake

What makes this apple cake stand out from the rest? The swirl of cream that’s poured on top and baked right in.

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  • 6

Fresh-Ginger Gingerbread with Soft Cream

There’s nothing like fresh spicy gingerbread. This gingerbread cake is made with grated and ground ginger, cloves, and cinnamon for a rounded taste.

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Pear-Cranberry Crumble

Dead-ripe pears and sweet-tart dried cranberries are the stars of this fruit crumble. The topping is an old-fashioned mix of oatmeal, brown sugar, and butter.

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Chinese Five-Spice Cookies

Chinese Five-spice cookies, basically sugar cookies perfumed with Chinese five-spice powder, are a great tea partner. The cookies can stand up to dunking.

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  • 1 H, 40 M
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Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate Biscotti

The name says it all. Italian chocolate biscotti gilded with chocolate chips and drizzled with chocolate glaze. Thrice as nice.

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  • 30 M
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Honey Walnut Cake

Easy enough for everyday yet sufficiently elegant for anytime you need a little oomph, this honey-inflected walnut cake never disappoints. Ever.

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  • 20 M
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  • 6

Three-Layer Walnut Torte with Whipped Cream

Want oohs and aahs at the table? Here’s your answer. Three layers of impossibly light and airy walnut cake. You’re welcome.

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Espresso Cupcakes with Milk Chocolate Ganache and White Chocolate Frosting

Decadent is the only way to describe these cupcakes. The rich, mocha cake is filled with even richer chocolate cream, then topped with white chocolate frosting.

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