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Articles on Cakes

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

You've Been Cutting Cake All Wrong This Whole Time
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You've Been Cutting Cake All Wrong This Whole Time

You’ll remember this day as being one of the “today years old” moments when you learned something...

21 Amazing Air Fryer Recipes You Did Not See Coming
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21 Amazing Air Fryer Recipes You Did Not See Coming

You expect the almighty air fryer to turn out crisp fried chicken, crunchy french fries, and other...

11 Ingredients to Stock for Your Best Baking Ever
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11 Ingredients to Stock for Your Best Baking Ever

Better baking can be achieved in many ways: the right baking tools, the best baking recipes, knowledge...

A Guide to Essential Baking Tools Everyone Should Own
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A Guide to Essential Baking Tools Everyone Should Own

From Christmas cookies and birthday cakes to bake sale brownies and Sunday morning muffins, there...

Eat Cake for Dinner with This Multilayered Crepe Masterpiece
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Eat Cake for Dinner with This Multilayered Crepe Masterpiece

A crêpe cake is a beautifully layered affair that's usually (like most cakes) a sweet dessert treat...

How to Make a Caramelized Upside-Down Cake with Any Fruit
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How to Make a Caramelized Upside-Down Cake with Any Fruit

Fans of chef Kelly Fields’ New Orleans restaurant Willa Jean will finally have the opportunity to...

This One-Bowl Apple Cake Is Everything You Want in a Fall Dessert
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This One-Bowl Apple Cake Is Everything You Want in a Fall Dessert

Baker, recipe developer, and cookbook author Jessie Sheehan shares her recipe for an easy one-bowl...

The 7 Best Baking Ingredients to Buy from the Grocery Store, According to Pastry Chefs
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The 7 Best Baking Ingredients to Buy from the Grocery Store, According to Pastry Chefs

When it comes to the best baking ingredients, they're not necessarily expensive or hard to find—or...

Cakes Recipes

Easy Chiffon Cake 127 Saves

Easy Chiffon Cake

A recipe for the classic light, airy cake, which gets its pillowy texture from baking powder and whipped...

Modernist Cuisine's Individual Microwave Yellow Cakes 27 Saves

Modernist Cuisine's Individual Microwave Yellow Cakes

A recipe for a fluffy, impressive dessert from boxed cake mix, made in the microwave in about a minute...

Flourless Coconut and Chocolate Cake 10 Saves

Flourless Coconut and Chocolate Cake

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

Pumpkin Snacking Cake with Chocolate Frosting 5 Saves

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...

Raspberry Cake Slices 3 Saves

Raspberry Cake Slices

These tasty, bite-size Scandinavian raspberry cake slices are perfect if you only want a small dessert...

Cardamom Cake with Mulled Wine Jam 12 Saves

Cardamom Cake with Mulled Wine Jam

This cardamom cake is a rich, fruity dessert full of warmly spiced holiday flavors that's easy to...

Blueberry Smash Cake 19 Saves

Blueberry Smash Cake

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