One-Layer

Figgy Oat Coffee Cake

We updated the classic streusel coffee cake with fresh ripe figs and almonds. No need to distinguish between breakfast and dessert—it’s an eat-it-anytime-you-crave-it cake....

Flourless Black Cocoa Cake

As pure an incarnation of chocolate cake as you can get. Done up with a white chocolate and coconut ganache drizzle, this one-layer cake...
Cherry Crumb Cake

Cherry Crumb Cake

Ditch the extravagant garnishes and towering layers for this simple and sophisticated one-layer cake that is guaranteed to impress. With a layer of cherries...
Pineapple & Coconut Pie

Our Best Tropical Baked Goods

Aruba, Jamaica, ooh we want to bake ya.From mango to coconut and passion fruit to pineapple, tropical fruits have a way of transporting us...
Strawberry and Rosemary Shortbread

Our Favorite Strawberry Recipes

Welcome summer’s super berry hero with our favorite desserts. Strawberries are back, so it’s time for a sweet celebration, Bake from Scratch style. We’re doubling and...
Pineapple-Bourbon Pound Tart

Bourbon-Pineapple Pound Tart

Pound cakes have long been relegated to large, deep pans—and for good reason: The heaviness of the cakes means they don’t rise much and...

Our Favorite Matzo-Based Passover Desserts

How do you make a decadent passover dessert? It begins and ends with a base layer of Matzo, a crispy, unleavened bread eaten during...

5 Ways with Carrot Cake

There’s a reason why this recipe endures as a springtime favorite. The moist, well-spiced cake is slathered with silky swoops of cream cheese frosting...
Cinnamon Roll King Cake Joy the Baker

Our Favorite King Cake Recipes for Mardi Gras

Laissez les bons temps rouler! Cinnamon-filled, dripping with icing, and dowsed in tricolor purple, gold, and green sprinkles, the king cake reigns supreme during Mardi...
Orange Marmalade Pudding

Our Must-Bake Orange Recipes

Welcome citrus season with these tangy delights. From a traditional British pudding with a sticky orange marmalade glaze and an almond-laden clementine cake to...