One-Layer

Caramelized Lemon and Browned Butter Financiers

The caramelized lemons and browned butter add a deep complexity to these buttery mini cakes. Save Recipe Print Caramelized Lemon and...
Coffee Cake

Browned Butter Hummingbird Coffee Cake

This is your best excuse for having cake for breakfast. Browned butter adds depth to this unexpected twist on the classic Southern banana-pineapple confection....
Not-So-Traditional American Fruitcake

Not-So-Traditional American Fruitcake

Fruitcake is sometimes an acquired taste. This particular version is free of that neon-colored “fruitcake” blend that always shows up on the grocery aisles...
Gingerbread Pear Loaf

Gingerbread Pear Loaves

With their elegant tapering necks and firm texture, whole Bosc pears baked into this rustic loaf elevate its look and taste. ...
Bûche de Noël

Classic Bûche de Noël

Bring the beauty of the natural world to your table with this time-honored French holiday dessert. For another recipe, look to our Birch-Inspired Bûche...
Apple-Cranberry Upside-Down Cornmeal Cake

Apple-Cranberry Upside-Down Cornmeal Cake

Seasonal fruits elevate this Southern-inspired Apple-Cranberry Upside-Down Cornmeal Cake that reminds Chef Julie Tanous of her childhood in Alabama—where her mom always has cornbread...
Blueberry-Cornmeal Skillet Cake

Blueberry-Cornmeal Skillet Cake

Fresh blueberries and a hint of lemon zest give this Blueberry-Cornmeal Skillet Cake a bright flavor, while the cornmeal adds a rustic texture. Serve it...
upside-down cake

Pineapple-Curry Upside-Down Cake

Madras curry and candied ginger give a little heat to balance out the sweet pineapple in this tropical twist on a traditional upside-down cake. ...
Poppy Seeds Cake

Glazed Lemon-Thyme Poppy Seed Cake

With an alluring fragrance of thyme mixed with the fresh taste of lemon and the perfect bit of crunch from the poppy seeds, this...
Pumpkin Cake

Pumpkin Cake with Browned Butter Streusel

This single layer cake is the essence of fall. The brown butter gives it a subtle caramel depth, while the pepita-laden streusel adds salty...