Layers of smooth coffee buttercream alternate with crunchy discs of hazelnut meringue that soften slightly when the cake is allowed to stand. Delicious.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Sonhos–Portuguese for dreams–are Portugal’s addictive doughnuts that are dusted with powdered sugar or drizzled in syrup. Caramel sauce is a good idea, too.
This French cake, also called a clafoutis, is full of ripe apricots and custardy creaminess the French are so famous for. Top it with cream of creme fraiche.
For this roly poly, fresh blackberries are rolled up jelly-roll style in a milk pastry. A zingy sliced-lemon sauce is serve on the plate as a perfect companion.
Layers of vanilla cake alternate with a coconut filling and the whole thing is slathered with a fluffy white icing. Crowning touch: A coating of coconut on top.