Apple Spice Cake with Caramel Sauce

Wonderful for Christmas, this three layer cake is baked with rich molasses and shredded apple and frosted with a decadent cream and caramel sauce.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 4

Cappuccino Cheesecake

A completely satisfying dessert, this cheesecake recipe combines the coffee and cream flavors of a morning cappuccino with bittersweet chocolate.

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  • 50 M
  • 2 H, 25 M
  • 0

Blueberry Buckle

Not familiar with buckle? It’s essentially a ginormous muffin bursting with fresh blueberries and capped with crumbs that are gently suffused with cinnamon and ginger.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 35 M
  • 0

Pecan Roll Cake with Praline Mousse

A cream cheese-pecan mousse is spread on a sponge cake and the whole thing is rolled up, jelly roll style, called a roulade, for an impressive dessert.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 2

Cornelia Walker Bailey’s Pear Bread

Spice bread. Tea cake. Quick bread. Whatever you call it, this recipe has pedigree–and you don’t need to know its geneology to know this. One taste tells all.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 9

Carrot Cake

Two cake layers filled with sweet carrots, pineapple, and coconut are filled and swathed in a thick coating of vanilla-scented cream cheese frosting.

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  • 25 M
  • 4 H
  • 2

Brown Sugar Pound Cake

A dense, sweet, rich, buttery pound cake becomes even more indulgent, if you dare, with a heavy-handed drizzle of caramel glaze.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 6

Prune Rum Custard Cake

Far Breton, a specialty of Brittany, France, is a custardy cake similar to a clafouti filled with rum-soaked prunes. Far Breton is great with tea.

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  • 15 M
  • 50 M
  • 0

Black and White Chocolate Cake with Crème Anglaise

Layers of delicate ladyfingers alternate with espresso-and-liqueur laced chocolate mousse. Drizzled over scoops of the cake is a lovely vanilla custard cream.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H
  • 2

Marbled Lemon–Blueberry Butter Cake

Lemon and blueberry star in this cake. Blueberry preserve fills the cake and is swirled through the batter. The cake is also iced with a lemon buttercream frosting.

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  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 2 H
  • 2

Oatmeal Cake

Yup, you’re allowed to eat this cake for breakfast. See, there’s wholesome oatmeal beneath all that coconut and butter.

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  • 50 M
  • 1 H, 50 M
  • 3

Dried Fruit and Nut Cake

Chock-full of crunchy nuts and moist dried fruit, this cake is a taste sensation. May we suggest a choice of apricots, plums, pears, or peaches?

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 2

Chocolate Mayonnaise Cupcakes with Caramel-Butterscotch Frosting

These chocolate mayonnaise cupcakes are rich and deeply chocolaty, and the caramel-butterscotch buttercream is, well, need we have to describe it? Utterly divine.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 16

Chocolate-Rum Savarin

Rich and tender, this yeast leavened cake is moistened by a good soaking of rum syrup and frosted with gianduja cream. No savarin mold? A Bundt pan will do.

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  • 45 M
  • 4 H
  • 0
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