Pecan Meringue Cake

A rich coating of sweetened mascarpone and a hidden meringue layer make this cake a one-of-a-kind treat that will impress any guest.
Champagne Cake with Fluffy Strawberry Frosting - Bake from Scratch Cake SIP

Champagne Cake with Fluffy Strawberry Frosting

We propose a toast to these light layers of champagne cake coated with delicate strawberry frosting, the perfect confection for any special occasion—or just...
Confetti Cake - Bake from Scratch

Confetti Cake, Or Party Party Cake

Blow out the candles and celebrate another year with this sprinkle-happy, party-perfect cake.
Devil’s Food Cake

Devil’s Food Cake with Chocolate-Buttermilk Frosting

This sinfully delicious recipe featuring moist, airy layers of cake coated in fluffy swoops of chocolate buttercream works well for any occasion year-round.
Raspberry Shortcake - Bake from Scratch

Raspberry Shortcake

Tart raspberries and rich whipped cream complement each other beautifully in this tender cake that’s sophisticated enough to serve for fancy events but simple...

Tomato Soup Spice Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting, From Food 52...

Don’t let the can of Campbell’s tomato soup in the ingredient list freak you out. Food 52's former editor Marian Bull’s late grandmother, Ruthie,...

Apple Spice Cake

This Apple Spice Cake is another beautiful variation of the Basic 1-2-3-4 Cake recipe. This cake was featured on the cover of our premier issue...
Candied Citrus Cake - Bake from Scratch

Candied Citrus Cake

The beauty of the Basic 1-2-3-4 Cake is its versatility. You’ll love this bright citrus cake. Save the citrus syrup from your candied oranges and...
Eggnog Bourbon Cake

Eggnog Bourbon Cake

The beauty of the Basic 1-2-3-4 Cake is its versatility. Sure, you can make chocolate-covered white cake all day long, and we sincerely doubt...
Chocolate Buttercream Cake

Chocolate Buttercream Cake

Slathered in a rich chocolate buttercream frosting, this Basic 1-2-3-4 Cake is a classic. Much like pound cake, the 1-2-3-4 cake gets its name from...


Cheers to This: Our Best Cocktail and Baked Good Pairings

Take your afternoon cocktail and nosh to the next level with these combos from some of the country’s professional pastry chefs and sommeliers. Effervescent...

Turtle Brownies

Gâteau Basque

Gâteau Basque