Cranberry Buckle

We’ll take this sweetly tart mingling of muffin and coffee cake any time someone cares to plunk a slice down in front of us.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 8

Root Beer Cake

This fetching cake contains sugar and spice and everything nice, yes, but it also has its share of sass. As in, sassafras.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 5

Twinkie Bundt Cake

A relatively ginormous riff on the iconic American snack cake, this Twinkie look-alike boasts an amped-up vanilla smack and ingredients you can actually pronounce.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 35 M
  • 2

Pistachio Lover’s Pound Cake

Not too sweet and not too dense, this honeyed pistachio pound cake is just right—and just large enough to share.

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  • 20 M
  • 2 H
  • 45

Hummingbird Cake

Sweet as nectar. That’s what we think of this Southern classic, a charming stack of pineapple, coconut, bananas, and pecans aplenty.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 20

Iced Berry Cake

This hardly decorous dessert is likely to make a colossal mess that will haunt your kitchen for weeks. But tell us it isn’t worth it.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 9

Red Velvet Cake

We’re hearing that this all-natural rendition of red velvet cake surpasses the artificially dyed classic. See for yourself, grown ups.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 20

Coconut Angel Food Cake

Not just the stuff of sweet memories, angel food cake is still in fashion–and still fashionably simple to whip up. Truly heaven-sent.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 35 M
  • 17

Ricotta Cheesecake from Rome’s Jewish Quarter

This is prettier and more puddinglike than we’re accustomed to in a cheesecake. But no complaints here. None whatsoever.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 26

Basic White Cake Recipe

We beg to differ with the name of this fetching creation, as it’s far too easy to mistake “basic” for “blah.” Far more fitting, we think, is “best white cake.”

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  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 63

Vegan Chocolate Cake

Yup. Vegan chocolate cake. Which means it’s not only vegan, it’s also chocolate through and through. Also, it’s delicious.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 22

Satsuma Orange Cake Recipe

Looks like an upside-down cake. Tastes like an upside-down cake. Yet this sticky citrusy dessert couldn’t be more right-side up.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 35

Bûche de Noël

We’ve no clue why the French felt compelled to roll chocolate cake with ganache in the likeness of a log. But with a taste like this, who the heck cares?

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  • 45 M
  • 2 H, 45 M
  • 17

Zucchini Cake with Lemon and Poppyseed

Nothing helps a vegetable go down without a struggle like a little sweetness. We’re particularly fond of this lovely zucchini delivery system.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 11
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