Cherry Clafouti

Cherry Clafouti

A simple, old-style French dessert that’s as easy to toss together as it is to tie a scarf.

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  • 5 M
  • 45 M
  • 6
Blueberry Tea Cake

Blueberry Tea Cake

An irresistible tea cake that’s essentially dessert masquerading as breakfast, lunch, or pretty much any nosh time when you crave something sweet.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 13
Coconut Cake

Coconut Cake

Flaunting an ever-practical, always-stunning, goes-with-anything white, this coconut cake glams up holidays, dinner parties, bridal showers, weddings, birthdays, and Tuesday nights.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 23
New York-Style Cheesecake

New York–Style Cheesecake

How do you define a true New York-style cheesecake? A sweet graham cracker crust cushioning a smooth, rich, moan-inducing filling with a lemony lilt. In other words, this recipe.

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  • 20 M
  • 2 H
  • 22
Blood Oranges Recipe

Blood Orange Olive Oil Cake

Ah, blood orange olive oil cake. It’s moist, dense, and full of citrusy goodness. It makes a perfect ending to a meal or, even better, a great start to the day.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 17
Nutmeg Cake

Nutmeg Cake

This spice cake is soaked with rum syrup, making a lovely, albeit slightly boozy, gift when wrapped in parchment and tied with a bow.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 17
Chocolate Torte

Chocolate Torte

This stunning Southern belle and its dozen tiers—yup, 12—is astonishingly easy peasy to make thanks to a savvy cake-baking tactic.

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  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 2 H
  • 46
The Essential New York Times Cookbook

Purple Plum Torte

Say hello to the most requested recipe of the New York Times. This plum torte by Marian Burros appeared in the food section a total of twelve times. Translation: a real winner.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 26
Drunken Apple Cake Recipe

Drunken Apple Cake | Kuchen Borracho

A boozy keeper of a cake, this recipe takes its title from a shot of rum, its compelling taste from ample butter, eggs, and cream, and its inimitable texture from layer after layer of apples.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 81
Saint Phanourios’s Cake Recipe

Saint Phanourios’s Cake

Bake this cake in honor of Phanourious, the patron saint of lost objects, and you just might find something you never knew was missing.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 58
Red Eye Devil's Food Cake Recipe

Red Eye Devil’s Food Cake

This caffeinated incarnation of a classic chocolate cake comprises cocoa-y layers and fudgy ganache that take their jolt from a cup of joe.

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  • 50 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 30
Pound of Chocolate Cake Recipe

Pound of Chocolate Cake

True to its name, this dense, brownie-like cake takes its allure from a full pound of chocolate. A hint of cocoa lends even more chocolatey complexity.

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  • 35 M
  • 2 H, 10 M
  • 9