About Melissa Gray

Melissa Gray

Melissa Gray is a producer for NPR’s afternoon news program, All Things Considered. She bakes a cake for her colleagues every Monday and eventually turned these weekly baking projects into a cookbook, All Cakes Considered. Gray lives with her husband and two sons in a 60-year-old townhouse in Alexandria, VA.

Coffee Spice Cake

Flavored with strong coffee and spiced with ginger, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg, this Bundt cake is a Bundt to behold.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 5

Chocolate Pound Cake

Dense, rich, and decadent, this pound cake is made for chocoholics. Cocoa give the cake its chocolate punch. This cake is too big on flavor to be contained in a loaf pan.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 2 H
  • 7
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