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Habanero Carrot Cake From 'Sweet and Vicious'

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If the fire-breathing dragon wasn't hint enough, one bite will prove this cake is packing heat. In her recently released cookbook, Sweet and Vicious: Baking with Attitude, Libbie Summers stirs hot pepper extract into a lightly spicy batter, and spikes the cream cheese frosting with spiced pecans. The fruitiness of the pepper works well with the carrot-heavy batter, further enhanced by traditional cinnamon, nutmeg, and ground cloves. More

Habanero Carrot Cake From 'Sweet and Vicious'

Serious Eats Emma Kobolakis Post a comment

If the fire-breathing dragon wasn't hint enough, one bite will prove this cake is packing heat. In her recently released cookbook, Sweet and Vicious: Baking with Attitude, Libbie Summers stirs hot pepper extract into a lightly spicy batter, and spikes the cream cheese frosting with spiced pecans. The fruitiness of the pepper works well with the carrot-heavy batter, further enhanced by traditional cinnamon, nutmeg, and ground cloves. More

Upside-Down Skillet Corn Cake From 'Sweet & Vicious'

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Quite often, the best recipes are ones that can be made on the fly, allowing for changes and adaptations. The skillet corn cake from Sweet and Vicious: Baking With Attitude is one such beast; author Libbie Summers sticks to the same cake base, but provides five fruit options, each yielding a distinctly different flavor. More

Upside-Down Skillet Corn Cake From 'Sweet & Vicious'

Serious Eats Emma Kobolakis 7 comments

Quite often, the best recipes are ones that can be made on the fly, allowing for changes and adaptations. The skillet corn cake from Sweet and Vicious: Baking With Attitude is one such beast; author Libbie Summers sticks to the same cake base, but provides five fruit options, each yielding a distinctly different flavor. More

Ideas in Food vs. S'mores: Meet the S'mores Cake

Ideas in Food 26 comments

Borrowing all the classic flavors of a campfire s'more, the Ideas in Food team creates a graham-cracker cake that's layered with a dulce-de-leche-spiked chocolate mousse and topped with a toasted marshmallow icing. More

Chocolate Mousse and Marshmallow Icing S'mores Cake

Serious Eats Ideas in Food 15 comments

Borrowing all the classic flavors of a campfire s'more, the Ideas in Food team creates a graham cracker cake that's flavored with browned butter, layered with a dulce de leche-spiked chocolate mousse, and topped with a toasted bourbon-marshmallow icing. More

Chocolate Zucchini Cake From 'Mother Daughter Dishes'

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Summer is a season of abundance, and nowhere is that more evident than in summer squash. Mother Daughter Dishes takes spare zucchini, shreds it, and turns it into a moist, indulgent chocolate cake, complete with a matching glaze. More

Chocolate Zucchini Cake From 'Mother Daughter Dishes'

Serious Eats Emma Kobolakis 4 comments

When you've fried, baked, and sautéed all the zucchini you can, shred some to make this chocolate cake from Mother Daughter Dishes. It's baked up in a Bundt pan, and drizzled with a chocolate glaze, to make it even richer. More

Gluten-Free All Day Lemon Cake With a Choice of Toppings

Gluten Free Tuesday Elizabeth Barbone 4 comments

This gluten-free all-day lemon cakes is one of those confections that goes equally well with a morning cup of coffee or a post-dinner, end of the day drink. More

Gluten-Free All Day Lemon Cake With a Choice of 2 Toppings

Serious Eats Elizabeth Barbone 4 comments

This gluten-free all-day lemon cakes is one of those confections that goes equally well with a morning cup of coffee or a post-dinner, end of the day drink. More

Fun With Chocolate: How to Make a Cornet (Paper Cone) for Cake Decorating

Niki Achitoff-Gray 4 comments

Today in arts and crafts, we'll be making paper cones. Why? Simply because they're a one-material, five-minute DIY tool for piping frostings and melted chocolate. In other words, an incredibly handy, not to mention FUN, tool in any intrepid home cook's arsenal. More

Bake the Book: Brooklyn Blackout Cupcakes

Emma Kobolakis 4 comments

Robicelli's presents their take on the classic Brooklyn Blackout Cake: chocolate cupcakes are topped with chocolate custard buttercream, dredged in fudge glazed, and garnished with chocolate cake crumbs. More

Robicelli's Brooklyn Blackout Cupcakes

Serious Eats Emma Kobolakis 4 comments

Brooklyn Blackout cupcakes from Robicelli's: A Love Story, with Cupcakes are made with enough chocolate to drown in. A base of chocolate cake is covered with chocolate custard buttercream, then dipped in a fudge glaze and sprinkled with chocolate cake crumbs. Based on the famous Blackout cake from Ebinger's Bakery, the beloved Brooklyn institution. More

Bake the Book: Carrot Cake Cupcakes

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A traditional carrot cake recipe, bursting with spices and fresh carrot, is topped with a cream cheese buttercream and walnuts roasted in butter. More

Robicelli's Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Serious Eats Emma Kobolakis 11 comments

A traditional carrot cake recipe, bursting with spices and fresh carrot, is topped with a cream cheese buttercream and walnuts roasted in butter. The spices of the cake are set off splendidly by a dense, tangy buttercream. More

Wedding Cake Vanilla Italian Buttercream

Serious Eats Jacqueline Raposo Post a comment

This light and fluffy Italian meringue buttercream is slightly sweet and extremely workable. More

Chef Stephen Collucci's Vanilla Cake

Serious Eats Jacqueline Raposo Post a comment

This classic vanilla cake recipe from Chef Stephen Collucci is incredibly workable, with a sturdy but yielding texture and an incredible amount of flavor. More

How 3 of New York's Top Pastry Chefs Helped Me Make a Wedding Cake: Part Four

Jacqueline Raposo 11 comments

A bakery on a tiny island closes, and all of a sudden I have six weeks to pick professional brains, do a test run or two, pack up my kitchen, fly to St. Croix, and make a 3-tiered wedding cake for my oldest girlfriend. Here's Part Four of how it all happened. More

Bake the Book: White Chocolate & Pistachio Sponge Blondies

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Sponge cake batter is flavored with white chocolate, strawberries, and pistachios in these "blondies" from A Lighter Way To Bake. More

White Chocolate & Pistachio Sponge Blondies

Serious Eats Emma Kobolakis Post a comment

Sponge cake is flavored with strawberries, pistachios, and white chocolate in this dessert from A Lighter Way to Bake. More

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