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What are you baking these days? December, 2018 edition!

by buttertart 14 days ago

It's December in some of my favorite places already. This is probably the bakingest month of the year, what with hol...


Ttrockwood commented 6 hours ago

What are you baking these days? September, 2018 edition! [old]

by buttertart 3 months ago

September, month of back to school and one hopes a solid period of cool(er) weather. Please make it so... Spied fir...


skleg commented 21 hours ago

Double Chocolate Cake

by kobewright79 3 days ago

This is my second go at this delicious double chocolate cake and my first try on piping rosettes. A few of them didn’...


kobewright79 commented 2 days ago

Searching for a 14 layer caramel cake recipe

by canddedmunds 6 months ago

Hi! I had the most amazing 14 layer caramel cake in Pawleys Island South Carolina. I’m I’m hoping to bake one at hom...


MidwesternerTT commented 7 days ago

Help!!! Cake needs potato starch, can I substitute something?

by birddogfoodie 12 years ago

Want to bake the chocolate pound cake from this month's Cuisine. It calls for 1 tablespoon potato starch. I don't hav...


Oksalbright commented 11 days ago

Tate's Bake Shop Chocolate Peppermint Cookies - Ina Garten's Icebox Cake

by vanessa7 16 days ago

I couldn't resist picking up a box of Tate's double chocolate peppermint cookies from Whole Foods yesterday. Like the...


vanessa7 commented 15 days ago

Grace Pastries on Jefferson Blvd Crenshaw District L.A.

by mochi mochi 12 years ago

Does anyone have a recipe for the Teacakes from Grace Pastries on Jefferson Blvd. in Crenshaw-Los Angeles? The bakery...


gfork commented 15 days ago

Albinuta... a Romanian cake

by tweetie 11 months ago

Today I was given a slice of this delicious layered cake. Searches for a recipe and more information about it have t...


nomerstoo commented 18 days ago

Tea Cake Recipe - not the cookies

by LisaN 11 years ago

I am looking for a recipe for Tea cakes like from Martino's Bakery in Southern California - http://www.martinosbaker...


arlinek commented 20 days ago

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Teatime in Narnia: Mr. Tumnus' Burnt Sugar Cake

by rainymuffins 21 days ago

My treat this week was a step into the wardrobe. C.S. Lewis has been a favorite of mine since childhood, and I have ...

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Coconut Cake Evansville, Indiana?

by Slewis 22 days ago

Hello- long shot, I know. A friend turned 60 today and her husband really wanted to give her a special coconut birth...

Increasing ingredients in a recipe

by starzzz 25 days ago

I need to increase the volune/amounts of various cake components for a cake i am making. I have been able to perfectl...


MidwesternerTT commented 25 days ago

Use Cake Flour for a great chocolate cake or follow recipe and use AP?

by FrznrthS 1 month ago

Hi I'm wanting to make a great chocolate layer cake for someone's birthday. All the recipes I've looked at call for...


hotoynoodle commented 25 days ago

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Duncan Hines Recalls Cake Mix Boxes

by marssy 30 days ago

There’s possible risk of salmonella as traces of it were found in their white cake mix.

Emergency cake question - Ottolenghi cake

by beetlebug 1 month ago

I made Ottolenghi's Apple and Olive oil cake with maple frosting the other night. I made it ahead of time to be serve...


hotoynoodle commented 1 month ago

Butter Cream & Cheese Cream Frosting

by starzzz 1 month ago

I am attempting to make a vanilla sponge Peppa Pig birthday cake for my daughters 3rd birthday. I have the recipe and...

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babette feasts commented 1 month ago

Who has the best mail order cake?

by Elle 15 years ago

I am just wondering with the plethora of mail order cake companies, which one is worth ordering from? Mrs. Beasleys ...


kangi6 commented 1 month ago

Cake Day 2018

by TorontoJo 3 months ago

Yesterday was my annual day of baking madness with a bunch of friends at my house. This year we had 11 people making ...


sallyt commented 1 month ago

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Can anyone remember this brand of Corn bread?

by OliveYou2 2 months ago

Does anyone remember Corn Bread sold back in the 80's that were in a box of maybe 8 or 10 and were thin squares (abou...

Making a pouding chomeur in advance

by tetraneutron 2 months ago

I want to make a pouding chomeur (similar in structure to a sticky toffee pudding - the kind of cake that's baked in ...


tetraneutron commented 2 months ago

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