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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A classic cake. Vanilla cake layers are slathered with a coconut-almond-oatmeal-cookie filling and frosted with meringue topped with cherries.
Know how sometimes you taste something and can’t help but sigh with content? This cake does that to us each and every darn time.
Say olá to these Portuguese-style doughnuts from the Azores Islands, essentially crispy, puffy fried dough goodness.
Greek cheese is smoothed into an orange, cinnamon, and vanilla base and the cheesecake is baked until golden and dense. This beauty is served slightly warm.
If you like biting into a dense, dark, deadly chocolate cake with equally sinful chocolate icing, this is the dessert for you.
Have yourself a merry little Diwali or, as we like to think of it, a festival of ridiculous amounts of fried dough marvelousness.
Buttery, cake-y, crisp at the edges, and with a slight lilt of lemon, this cookie launched a thousand memories—and a literary masterpiece—for Marcel Proust.
Sonhos–Portuguese for “dreams”–is the apt name for Portugal’s dreamy doughnuts that are as easy to make as they are to eat.
This French classic exhibits all the custardy creaminess you’d expect. Typically made with cherries but quite nice with other stone fruits, evidenced here.
Enter your email address and get all of our updates sent to your inbox the moment they're posted. Be the first on your block to be in the know.
Preview daily e-mail
Hate tons of emails? Do you prefer info delivered in a neat, easy-to-digest (pun intended) form? Then enter your email address for our weekly newsletter.
Preview weekly e-mail