Cakes

Maple-Pecan Apple Cake with Maple Buttercream

To give this cake a richer maple flavor, we use Grade B maple syrup, which has a stronger profile than Grade A. The label...

Pear Cake with Whipped Chocolate Ganache

A hint of cardamom lends a little heat to this rich buttermilk batter swirled with a fragrant pear spread. Unlike jam, fruit spreads don’t...
The Queen's Chocolate Biscuit Cake

Chocolate Biscuit Cake

We took inspiration from the Royal chef for our take on the Queen’s all-time favorite cake, but used milk chocolate for a smoother base...

Nordic Ware Black Cocoa Bundt Cake

Any cake baked in Nordic Ware’s Brilliance pan, one of our favorite Bundt pans, instantly transforms into a showstopping dessert with dimensional curves and...

Pumpkin Spice Gooey Butter Cake

Inspired by the gooey butter cake of St. Louis, Missouri, this Pumpkin Spice Gooey Butter Cake has two textured layers: a chewy brown sugar...

Retro Chocolate Marzipan Bundt Cake

This classic recipe is a little slice of food writer Jake Cohen's nostalgic past. It's his mother's almond-filled chocolate cake, a treat he'd often...

Gingerbread Layer Cake with Rum Frosting

This simple cake has a very tender and moist crumb courtesy of a coffee-spiked cake batter. The batter will be loose due to the...

Brûléed Blood Orange Ricotta Cheesecake

This extra-creamy, silky-smooth cheesecake packs a double dose of our favorite red citrus. Blood orange juice lends tangy berry notes to the ricotta filling,...

Cake for Breakfast: Our Best Coffee Cakes

Derived from the traditional German kaffeekuchen (sweet breads or cakes served during the daily coffee break), these irresistible streusel-topped cakes are delicious anytime of...

Butterscotch Cake with Salted Caramel Buttercream

Finished off with a silky Swiss meringue buttercream and a generous pour of salted caramel, this sheet cake is pure butterscotch bliss. For more...