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

Almond Cake

Alice Waters’ almond cake recipe abides by her rules of “cook simply.” Yet you’d never know that from tasting it.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 35 M
  • 0

Chocolate French Mousse Cake

This fudge-like mousse cake pushes the opulence barometer right to the edge. A cinnamon nut crust holds a 1 1/2 pounds of bittersweet chocolate mousse.

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  • 30 M
  • 4 H
  • 2

Cranberry-Orange Cheesecake with Chocolate Crust

Sweetly tart cranberries make an unexpected yet inspired match for this rich, creamy, vanilla-inflected, perfect-for-fall cheesecake. Bye bye, pumpkin pie.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0

Kugelhopf

Part bread, part cake, kugelhopf is made like brioche, but not as rich. This one is studded with raisins and brushed with a butter and dusted with sugar.

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  • 35 M
  • 7 H, 35 M
  • 0

Brown Sugar–Ice Cream Chocolate Roulade

Brown-sugar ice cream is spiraled between a bittersweet chocolate cake like a jelly roll. Ladled on top is a sumptuous coffee-caramel sauce.

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  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 10 H
  • 4

Lemon-Buttermilk Pudding Cake with Berries

Sweet-tart lemon infuses this soft pudding cake. On top is a sweet vanilla whipped cream and a tumble of fresh in-season berries. A great summer dessert.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 4

Orange and Cream Cake

This orange and cream cake will remind you of a Creamsicle. Just one bite of the intense orange cake and orange-cream frosting is addictive. A great cake.

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  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 5 H
  • 6

Indonesia Spice Cake

This butter-rich spice cake, flavored with cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves and known as spekkuk is an inheritance from Holland’s colonization of Indonesia.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 1

Lemon-Ginger Angel Food and Raspberry-Sorbet Cake

Homemade frozen raspberry sorbet and whipped cream are layered between the lemon and ginger flavored angel food cake halves. Top with fresh raspberries.

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  • 50 M
  • 4 H
  • 0

Lavender Yogurt Cheesecake with Kaffir Lime-Flavored Strawberries

A simple and delightful dessert. Everyone loves cheesecake, and here lavender adds a touch of summer elegance. On top are strawberries steeped in lime.

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  • 30 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 0

Danish Chocolate-Streusel Coffee Cake

This almond-speckled chocolate-filled coffee cake is ideal for breakfast, but it also makes a great holiday treat.

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  • 50 M
  • 4 H
  • 2
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