birthday cakes

Chocolate Tart with Pine Nuts Recipe

Chocolate Tart with Pine Nuts

We don’t know Italian, but we’re pretty certain this tart, with its molten filling and brownie crust, translates to “Damn good!”

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  • 40 M
  • 3 H, 20 M
  • 15
Hershey Chocolate Cake Recipe

Hershey's Chocolate Cake

Forever? Completely? Sounds like words used only in conjunction with things that inspire lasting love. Like this cake.

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  • 20 M
  • 55 M
  • 231
White Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe

White Chocolate Cupcakes

Fine-crumbed and sparely sweet, these sophisticated little cakes do wonders for white chocolate’s tarnished reputation. Confection perfection.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 30
Red Velvet Cupcakes Recipe

Red Velvet Cupcakes

WHY DID NO ONE THINK OF PUTTING RED WINE IN RED VELVET CUPCAKES UNTIL NOW?! Okay. Got that out of our system. Whew.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0
Basic Chocolate Cake Recipe

Basic Chocolate Cake

One of the best darned cakes we’ve ever tasted. (Seriously. Would we kid about something as dramatically life-altering as this?!)

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  • 20 M
  • 50 M
  • 6
Vanilla Cupcakes Recipe

Vanilla Cupcakes

These simple yet superlative little cakes are quite mind-blowing in their poundcake-like loveliness. Go on. See for yourself.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 10
Victoria Sponge Cake Recipe

Victoria Sponge Cake

This cake, a nod not just to Queen Victoria but British sensibility, defines the very notion of simple yet sophisticated.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 28
Basic White Cake

Basic White Cake

We beg to differ with the name of this fetching creation, as it’s far too easy to mistake “basic” for “blah.” Far more fitting, we think, is “best white cake.”

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  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 65
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
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
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