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Articles on Cakes

Easy Icebox Cake Is a Perfect No-Bake Summer Dessert
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Easy Icebox Cake Is a Perfect No-Bake Summer Dessert

Icebox cake is one of the easiest no-bake summer desserts around. Just layer cookies and whipped cream...

13 Perfect Christmas Desserts That Aren't Cookies
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13 Perfect Christmas Desserts That Aren't Cookies

Christmas cookies are one of the reasons to love the season, but holiday desserts do not stop at the...

A Chocolate Snacking Cake with a Secret Ingredient
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A Chocolate Snacking Cake with a Secret Ingredient

If you dig simple, moist chocolate cakes with only a handful of ingredients and an unadulterated...

The Secrets to Fruitcake That Actually Tastes Good
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The Secrets to Fruitcake That Actually Tastes Good

Fruitcakes have become a holiday horror and a stale yuletide punchline, but they can actually be delicious...

11 Ingredients to Up Your Baking Game
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11 Ingredients to Up Your Baking Game

Whether you’re baking chocolate chip cookies or a fancy three-layer cake with lemon curd and whipped...

You’ll Want to Cozy Up with This Teatime Raspberry Cake All Winter
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You’ll Want to Cozy Up with This Teatime Raspberry Cake All Winter

In Scandinavia, fika (a Swedish coffee break) and hygge (a feeling of coziness) are omnipresent—an...

Change Up Thanksgiving Dessert with This Pumpkin Snacking Cake
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Change Up Thanksgiving Dessert with This Pumpkin Snacking Cake

Baker, recipe developer, and cookbook author Jessie Sheehan shares her recipe for a pumpkin snacking...

Best New Baking Cookbooks for Fall 2019
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Best New Baking Cookbooks for Fall 2019

With summer fully melted away and fall in full swing, we're hunkering down and cozying up—and with...

A Golden Olive Oil Cake That’s Poised to Become a New Classic
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A Golden Olive Oil Cake That’s Poised to Become a New Classic

For the first time since 2006, the cookbook of all cookbooks has been updated. Husband-and-wife duo...

Videos on Cakes

Cakes Recipes

Blueberry Smash Cake 17 Saves

Blueberry Smash Cake

This easy, healthy-ish take on a blueberry smash cake is sure to impress and perfect to make during...

Thanksgiving Turkey Cake 358 Saves

Thanksgiving Turkey Cake

A savory Thanksgiving turkey cake, with ground turkey, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, sweet potatoes...

Easy Caramel Sauce 260 Saves

Easy Caramel Sauce

It’s so easy, why not make your own.

Pumpkin Snacking Cake with Chocolate Frosting

Pumpkin Snacking Cake with Chocolate Frosting

This easy Pumpkin Snacking Cake with Chocolate Frosting is a cinch to make, but full of all the pumpkin...

Vanilla Bundt Cake with Strawberries 16 Saves

Vanilla Bundt Cake with Strawberries

Bundt cakes became popular in the 1950s, after Nordic Ware created the aluminum cake mold in the distinctive...