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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This light and fluffy Italian meringue buttercream is slightly sweet and extremely workable.
This classic vanilla cake recipe from Chef Stephen Collucci is incredibly workable, with a sturdy but yielding texture and an incredible amount of flavor.
Sponge cake is flavored with strawberries, pistachios, and white chocolate in this dessert from A Lighter Way to Bake.
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.
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.
This gluten-free recipe makes shortcakes that are light and tender, yet sturdy enough to stand up to spoonfuls of macerated strawberries.
This moist oatmeal snack cake is topped with a brown sugar and coconut icing that's broiled right on top.
These moist cupcakes get their coconut flavor from coconut milk and chopped coconut. Just spoon the easy coconut glaze over the top.
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.
Whole limes give deep lime flavor to this moist coconut and almond cake. Billows of sweet white chocolate whipped cream float on top.
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.
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.
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.
A simple gluten-free yellow cake that takes just an hour to make, start to finish.