Cake

Leftover Cake Cut Up

Recipes Using Leftover Cake, Overbaked Cake, or Stale Cake

You have overbaked cake, a stale cake, or simply leftover cake that you don't want to eat. Now what? Don't throw it out! There are so many ways to use the cake up - from …

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Dulce de Leche Cake

Dulce de Leche Cake

This dulce de leche cake is the perfect cake for anyone who loves the smooth, rich flavor of dulce de leche (the sweet, addictive caramel-like sauce popular in Latin America)! This is …

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Mirror Glaze Cake

Mirror Glaze Cake

Mirror glaze cake is a cake made with glaze that is so shiny that you can almost see your reflection in it! While this type of glaze works best on smooth mousse cakes, it can …

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Slice of healthy carrot cake on a plate

Healthy Paleo Carrot Cake (Gluten-free and Dairy-free)

This carrot cake is just as good as any carrot cake you've had, but it's gluten-free, dairy-free, and paleo! It's made with almond flour, sweetened with maple syrup and dates, and frosted with whipped …

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Carrot cake with pineapple

Moist Carrot Cake with Pineapple

This is by far the best carrot cake I've ever had! The addition of pineapple to this from-scratch cake makes it incredibly moist. I love adding spices, coconut flakes, nuts and raisins to the recipe …

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A slice of orange cheesecake with a cake stand in the background

Chocolate Orange Cheesecake

This chocolate orange cheesecake has a bright citrus flavor that pairs perfectly with its chocolate Oreo crust. The texture is just the way that I like cheesecake - not too heavy and not super light …

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Slice of Pressure Cooker Tres Leches Cake

Pressure Cooker Tres Leches Cake

Making tres leches cake in an electric pressure cooker is such an easy way to prepare the dessert. This pressure cooker cake comes out perfectly every single time - and there is no need to …

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New Year's Unicorn Cake

Cutest New Year’s Cake Ever

This adorable New Year's Cake is the perfect dessert for ringing in the new year! It's a New Year's version of the ever-popular unicorn cake. This amazing cake was created by Lia …

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Pear Cake

Pear Cake

This pear cake is an homage to all the tastes that my family loves. It's a sweet honey cake with wine-soaked poached pears, sliced almonds, and a love of baking that has been passed down …

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Sprinkle Cake

How to Make a Sprinkle Cake

Sprinkle cakes are super festive cakes that are decorated with sprinkles either on the outside only or on both the inside and the outside. Sprinkle cakes are so much fun! And, the …

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cottage pudding

Cottage Pudding Recipe

I love historical desserts - especially those with an interesting story or those that I may never have heard of before. So, of course, I was super excited to read Jessie Sheehan's new …

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Vanilla and Strawberry Mousse Layer Cake

Strawberry Mousse Cake

This strawberry mousse cake has an intoxicating strawberry smell and a heavenly taste. This is a cake that can be finished with a mirror glaze, but certainly doesn't demand one. As with …

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Edible Flowers cake

How to Use Edible Flowers to Decorate Cakes – Flowers to Use and Decorating Ideas

We've all seen stunning professional cakes decorated with edible flowers. Using flowers is an extremely easy and beautiful way to decorate cakes at home, too. You can hide frosting flaws with beautiful blooms and add …

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First Layer Cake

The Invention of Frosting

In Jess Touchette's second contributor post, she shares the fascinating history of frosting and layer cakes. Read on... In a recent post about 17th-century "biscuit bread," I traced the centuries-long evolution of …

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17th-century-cake

This Seventeenth-Century Cake Is the Ancestor of the Cakes We Love Today

My newest contributor is Jess Touchette - she's a librarian and she'll be sharing well-researched stories of the desserts that you know and love.  I hope you enjoy her first contribution. This is a …

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