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Habanero Carrot Cake From 'Sweet and Vicious'

Serious Eats Emma Kobolakis 2 comments

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'

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

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'

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 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

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

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

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

Texas Sheet Cake

Serious Eats Carrie Vasios Mullins 4 comments

In this classic American dessert, a chocolate buttermilk sheet cake is baked in a jelly roll pan and topped with a chocolate buttermilk icing and toasted pecans. More

Olive Oil Cake with Roasted Grapes & Chocolate Ganache

Serious Eats Carrie Vasios Mullins 4 comments

This elegant dessert marries three components: a moist olive oil cake made with cornmeal and flavored with orange, sweet olive oil-roasted grapes, and a thin coating of bittersweet chocolate ganache. More

Gluten-Free Strawberry Shortcakes

Serious Eats Elizabeth Barbone 3 comments

This gluten-free recipe makes shortcakes that are light and tender, yet sturdy enough to stand up to spoonfuls of macerated strawberries. More

Lazy Daisy Coconut Oatmeal Cake

Serious Eats Yvonne Ruperti 12 comments

This moist oatmeal snack cake is topped with a brown sugar and coconut icing that's broiled right on top. More

Easy Coconut Cupcakes

Serious Eats Yvonne Ruperti 7 comments

These moist cupcakes get their coconut flavor from coconut milk and chopped coconut. Just spoon the easy coconut glaze over the top. More

Strawberry Buckle

Serious Eats Carrie Vasios Mullins 10 comments

Buckles are so-named because the cake portion falls, or buckles, around the fruit during baking. This version pairs strawberries and vanilla in the crumb and adds ginger for a kick in the buttery topping. More

Flourless Bitter Lime Coconut Macaroon Cake with White Chocolate Whipped Cream

Serious Eats Yvonne Ruperti 13 comments

Whole limes give deep lime flavor to this moist coconut and almond cake. Billows of sweet white chocolate whipped cream float on top. More

Mango Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Serious Eats Carrie Vasios Mullins 1 comment

In this twist on the classic upside down cake, the pineapple is put in the batter, which adds extra moisture, texture, and a fruity flavor to the crumb. The top of the cake is sliced mango, which enhances the dish's tropical flavors. More

One-Bowl Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake

Serious Eats Elizabeth Barbone Post a comment

After creating a recipe for gluten-free vanilla layer cake, two things came to mind: cake is awesome and I should bake more cake. This time, I thought I'd try a dairy-free chocolate version of the yellow cake I recently made. More

Model Bakery's Espresso Bundt Cake

Serious Eats Emma Kobolakis 2 comments

This bundt cake boasts a caffeinated center as well as an espresso-spiked glaze. The tender crumb works marvelously with the glaze's cool sweetness. Cut a thick slice and eat in place of, or with, your morning coffee. More

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