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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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 0

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
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 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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  • 30 M
  • 50 M
  • 0

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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  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 0

Lavender Trust Cupcakes

Buttery cupcakes made with lavender sugar are topped with a violet-colored icing and decorated with tiny sprigs of lavender. A delightful summer dessert.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Barefoot Contessa Orange Chocolate Chunk Cake

The combination of tart, citrusy orange with sweet chocolate in this cake was a big hit at the Barefoot Contessa. And we’re sure it’ll be with you, too.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 15

Apricot Pound Cake

This luscious, buttery-flavored pound cake is scented with vanilla, almond, lemon, and orange. An apricot filling puts it over the top.

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  • 45 M
  • 2 H
  • 0

Chocolate Orange Cupcakes

Nothing says loving from the oven more than stunning chocolate cupcakes smothered with even more chocolate in the form of frosting.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 2

Hazelnut Dacquoise

Layers of smooth coffee buttercream alternate with crunchy discs of hazelnut meringue that soften slightly when the cake is allowed to stand. Delicious.

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  • 1 H
  • 3 H
  • 0

Pistachio Cake

Take just one bite of Flo Braker’s chocolate cake slathered in pistachio Bavarian cream frosting and we guarantee it will become your favorite dessert.

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  • 2 H
  • 16 H
  • 0

Pecan Torte with Bourbon Whipped Cream

This almost flourless pecan torte is rich with pecans, eggs, and sugar. On top is a dollop of bourbon-spiked whipped cream. The torte is great with coffee.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0

Welsh Cakes

The size of English muffins, these Welsh cakes are dense, slightly sweet, and packed with golden raisins. They’re perfect for breakfast or served with tea.

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  • 50 M
  • 50 M
  • 6

Sponge Cake with Rich Lemon Filling

This foolproof sponge cake is from Cook’s Illustrated. Besides being easy to make, it’s filled with a rich lemon filling and dusted with powder sugar.

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  • 50 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 0

Chocolate Cloud Cake

This lofty cake is so crammed full of chocolate and butter, there’s no room for flour–though we made sure to leave space for ample swoops of softly whipped cream.

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  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 6
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