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Cakes

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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...

Beloved Cookbook Author and 'Queen of Cake,' Maida Heatter Dies at 102
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Beloved Cookbook Author and 'Queen of Cake,' Maida Heatter Dies at 102

If the secret to a long life is happiness and Happiness is Baking, as the title of her ninth and final...

A Slice of Tradition: Wedding Cakes Around the World
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A Slice of Tradition: Wedding Cakes Around the World

There’s all the reason in the world to round out your reception with a wedding cake. It’s delicious...

From Elegant to Quirky, There's a Wedding Cake Topper for Every Couple on Etsy
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From Elegant to Quirky, There's a Wedding Cake Topper for Every Couple on Etsy

Wedding cakes are so personal, and many brides and grooms use them not only as a dessert, but as a...

11 Carrot Cake Recipes That Make It Fun to Eat Your Vegetables 01:48
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11 Carrot Cake Recipes That Make It Fun to Eat Your Vegetables

Carrot cake is the only cake I know that can boast a full pound of vegetables contained within the...

The History of King Cake for Mardi Gras 02:38
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The History of King Cake for Mardi Gras

The intersection between the secular and the religious is a fair starting block for any exploration...

Recreate the Very First Oscars Menu for Your 2019 Oscars Party 01:00
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Recreate the Very First Oscars Menu for Your 2019 Oscars Party

Attending the Oscars is a lifelong dream for many, but being one of the millions of fans who watch...

What Is the Difference Between Banana Bread and Banana Cake? 02:26
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What Is the Difference Between Banana Bread and Banana Cake?

Banana breads and banana cakes are easy, moist, sweet solutions for making use of those three or four...

The History of Red Velvet Cake 02:43
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The History of Red Velvet Cake

What exactly is in a real red velvet cake and where did it come from in the first place...

Videos on Cakes

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Red Velvet Cake 579 Saves

Red Velvet Cake

Make Chowhound's red velvet cake recipe for an impressive, irresistibly moist cake topped with sweet...

Flourless Coconut and Chocolate Cake 9 Saves

Flourless Coconut and Chocolate Cake

This Flourless Coconut and Chocolate Cake from Ottolenghi is gluten free, but rich and buttery enough...

Doughnut Cake with Matcha Glaze 5 Saves

Doughnut Cake with Matcha Glaze

This Doughnut Cake with Matcha Glaze is tender, buttery, and fragrant with vanilla and mace, with...