Now this is a reason to get out of bed in the morning. These individual cakes are moist and buttery and topped with pebbly brown sugar-cinnamon crumbs.
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This light and fluffy, easy to make cake is full of tangy lemon juice and fresh grated zest.
I've dubbed this gorgeously rich, moist cake The Dark Knight, as it's a tall, glowering tower of triple chocolate intensity.
Moist dried plums, warm spice, and crunchy walnuts flavor this cream cheese drizzled cake.
This juicy dessert is really a deep dish pie. A boat load of apples is baked in a buttery brown sugar streusel crust with a crunchy crumble topping.
This almond cake is simple to throw together, involving very few dishes almost no elbow grease. It's a delightfully rich cake with a tender crumb, one that makes for an perfect breakfast or coffee break snack.
Bake the mangos under the coconut batter, then flip it out to reveal one beauty of a moist and juicy cake.
This super moist cake is full of ground toasted hazelnuts and swathed in a glossy dark espresso ganache. Panko crumbs and beaten egg whites keep the crumb from being dense.
This quick, tender cake calls on orange zest for its bright flavor, making it the perfect springtime treat. A generous helping of creamy Swiss buttercream wraps the whole thing in a smooth blanket of sugary joy.
Ripe bananas are right at home in this moist cashew and coconut laden cake. Top it off with a rum spiked glaze.
This torte is a classically dense, rich dessert. Hazelnuts rounds out this cake with a wonderfully toasty flavor, while a healthy dose of vanilla provides a gently sweet aroma to balance out all that dark chocolate.
Soft layers of meringue sprinkled with crunchy almonds and filled with billows of cream and juicy fresh strawberries.
Looking for a tart, creamy cheesecake to use up all those Meyer lemons in your yard? Search no further.
Creamy sweetened cream cheese topped with bright red strawberries makes a great early spring dessert. And the best part? It's no-bake. Just press the graham cracker crumbs in the pan, fill, top with berries, and chill.
As far as chocolate cakes go, this one is the ultimate in decadence, hence its name. The moist cake is hugged tightly by smooth buttercream, and thick blanket of ganache on top seals the goodness in with a kiss. There's no escaping this cake, so don't even try.
Whole pureed oranges make this the moistest cake I've ever had. Ground almonds and a honey syrup complete the Middle Eastern theme.
This winter breakfast cake is tender of crumb and incredibly comforting, with the added bonus of using up those extra veggies from your CSA box.
Your party guests will never guess this cake is gluten-free. Moist and tender with a good bit of bounce, it will put your everyday gluten-y carrot cake to shame.
This cheesecake is soft moist, and full of strawberry-almond flavor. A touch of crème fraîche makes for a gently tart kick.
In the 1930s the MoonPie was heralded as a "working man's lunch," with hungry laborers substituting lunch with what was the biggest snack for sale. The MoonPie's background is lengthy and inspiring (did you know that the company started sending MoonPies to troops stationed overseas during World War II and continues the tradition today?) and, my cake-addled brain couldn't resist imagining it as a cake.