Cake Recipes & Ideas
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I Tried Coca-Cola Cake and Got a Sweet Surprise
It brought me straight back to the '90s.
Feb 4, 2023
Chocolate Strawberry Cake Is Fresh, Fruity, Chocolate-y, and Luxurious
It's the ultimate way to show you care.
Feb 2, 2023
Light-as-Air Pandan Chiffon Cake Is Fluffy Perfection
Pandan extract gives the cake a lovely jasmine-like aroma and the prettiest hue of green.
Jan 30, 2023
Flourless Chocolate Torte Has an Unbeatable Fudgy Texture
It's the perfect make-ahead treat.
Jan 21, 2023
23 Delicious Valentine’s Day Food Gifts You Can Buy Online
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Date night just got so much better.
Jan 17, 2023
The Secret of This Ingenious Cake-Frosting Hack Is a $7 Amazon Find
If you have trouble getting the edges nice and sharp, try this hack to get the job done.
Jan 17, 2023
This Apple and Salted Caramel Cake Is the Holiday Dessert Every Guest Will Love
A super-simple and deliciously vegan treat!
Dec 19, 2022
Chocoflan, aka "Impossible Cake," Is Pure Magic
Caramel flan sits atop the chocolate cake like a golden, caramel crown.
Dec 17, 2022
Galette des Rois Is a Fancy, but Easy-to-Pull-Off, French Dessert
It tastes like a buttery almond croissant!
Dec 17, 2022
This Simple Hack Makes Storing Cake So Much Easier (and Mess-Free)
No more smushed cake and smeared frosting!
Dec 15, 2022
We Tested 4 Famous Carrot Cake Recipes and Found a Clear Winner
Celebrity Recipe Showdown
After spending an entire day baking, I finally found the absolute best carrot cake recipe.
Dec 15, 2022
What’s the Difference Between White, Yellow, and Vanilla Cake?
When you go to bake a chocolate cake, it’s pretty easy to find what you’re looking for, right? Sure, there are some that are flourless and fudgy, and others that are tender and fluffy, but they’re all labeled “chocolate.” The opposite end of the spectrum isn’t so simple. There’s a whole lot of terminology to describe what seems to be the same thing. But are white, yellow, and vanilla cake actually the same across the board? Not quite.
Dec 10, 2022
5 Mistakes to Avoid When Making Buttercream
While I certainly enjoy the cake portion of a slice of cake or a cupcake, I’m really in it for the buttercream frosting. That thick, sugary frosting brings the sweetest finishing touch to these desserts. There are a few different styles of buttercream, but no matter which one you make, be sure to avoid these mistakes.
Dec 3, 2022
Can I Freeze a Fully-Decorated Birthday Cake?
Q: I want to make a birthday cake for a friend. Problem is, her birthday is not for two weeks, but I’m seeing her tomorrow.Is there a way to freeze a fully-decorated birthday cake so that it will thaw into something beautiful? Are there certain cake or icing recipes that work best (my friend loves carrot cake).Sent by CarolynEditor: Carolyn, the short answer is yes! Many cakes freeze very well even after being decorated.
Dec 2, 2022
7 Recipes to Have on Hand When You've Broken a Cake
Don't cry over broken cake.
Dec 2, 2022
What to Know About Putting Flowers on Your Cakes
A few quick tips will ensure your cake is a show-stopper.
Dec 1, 2022
8 Steps to Follow When Converting a Cake Recipe to Cupcakes
On Cupcake Project, I’ve converted every imaginable kind of cake to cupcakes. I’ve made angel food cupcakes, pound cake cupcakes, upside-down cake cupcakes, cheesecake cupcakes, and more! It’s not hard to take your favorite cake recipe and translate it into cupcakes. Here’s the process that I’ve developed over the years. Here are eight steps to get from favorite cake to perfect cupcake recipe.
Nov 30, 2022
This Layered Caramel Apple Cheesecake Is the Most Impressive Holiday Dessert
The sour cream layer is a game-changer.
Nov 30, 2022
Caramel Pecan Upside-Down Cake Delivers a Delicious Spin on a Traditionally Tasty Treat
The holidays just got a little sweeter.
Nov 29, 2022
I Went on a Days-Long Journey to Recreate the “Crunchy Cake”
I refused to stop until I heard that crunching sound.
Nov 28, 2022
Tips for Making Cupcakes Ahead of Time?
Q: My mom and I are driving from Minneapolis, MN to Madison, WI next weekend to visit my grandpa for Father’s Day. A few other relatives are coming too. I am in charge of the celebratory dessert and was hoping to make cupcakes as they are festive and enable portion control (my grandpa is on a diet).The problem is, I need to be able to make the cupcakes two days ahead of time, then drive them 5 hours to my grandparent’s house.
Nov 14, 2022
One-Bowl Apple Cranberry Upside-Down Cake Is Easy — And Impressive
Start to finish in an hour (or less)!
Nov 10, 2022
Banana Pudding Cake Is Everything You Love About the Iconic Southern Dessert
Recipes From The Kitchn
It's the best of both worlds.
Nov 1, 2022
I Never Loved Sweets — Until I Made This Cake by One of Our Favorite Olive Oil Brands
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I don't have a sweet tooth, but even I can't get enough of this collab!
Nov 1, 2022
This Carrot Cake Only Uses 2 Simple Ingredients and Takes Less than 10 Minutes to Make
Plus a pumpkin spice cream cheese frosting!
Oct 26, 2022
I Tried King Arthur's Apple Fritter Cake, and It's as Sensational as It Sounds
All of the flavor, none of the frying.
Oct 25, 2022
Big Mama's Secret Cinnamon Roll Cake Tastes Like My Childhood
The popular Reddit recipe is worth the hype.
Oct 20, 2022
This Surprising Trick Guarantees a Tender Cake
This is the one baking rule you should break!
Oct 15, 2022
I Tried the Chocolate Depression Cake Reddit Is Obsessed With
And now I understand the hype.
Oct 14, 2022
This No-Bake Cake Tastes Just Like a Chocolate Éclair
Without all the hard work.
Oct 12, 2022
Ina Garten Kicked Off the New Season of “Be My Guest” with Faith Hill’s Recipe for Coca-Cola Cake
The iconic singer was joined by her oldest daughter, Gracie, for the season two premiere of Ina's "Be My Guest" series.
Oct 11, 2022
Unbelievably Soft & Tangy Cream Cheese Cookies
Sugar cookie meets cheesecake.
Oct 5, 2022
Enslaymada Is My Plant-Based Take on the Filipino Pastry
A modern adaptation of a classic recipe.
Oct 1, 2022
We Tested 4 Famous Cheesecake Recipes and Found a Clear Winner
Celebrity Recipe Battle
It was hard work, but someone had to do it.
Sep 28, 2022
Sweet Potato Cheesecake Is the Dreamiest Holiday Dessert Mash-Up
Like sweet potato pie, but so much better.
Sep 27, 2022
I Tried 4 Famous Pound Cake Recipes and the Winner Is Absolutely Flawless
Celebrity Recipe Showdown
I honestly can't think of a single way to improve this recipe.
Sep 25, 2022
Chocolate Crinkle Cake Mix Cookies
No cookie swap is complete without this fudgy treat.
Sep 23, 2022
How To Properly Grease a Bundt Pan
There's no wrong way to grease a Bundt pan — just two better ones.
Sep 22, 2022
A “Great British Bake Off” Cookbook Is Coming Soon and This Red Velvet Cake Recipe Proves It’s Going to Be Good
What a sweet way to cap off a delicious meal this holiday season!
Sep 21, 2022
The Best Way to Store Any Cake
Fact: Most cakes do not need to be refrigerated.
Sep 21, 2022
This Mini Carrot Cake Is Small in Size but Big on Flavor
It all comes down to five words: brown butter cream cheese frosting.
Sep 19, 2022
Banana Pudding Cheesecake Is the Best of Both Dessert Worlds
It perfectly captures the heart and soul of your favorite Southern dessert.
Sep 15, 2022
Martha Stewart’s One-Bowl Chocolate Cake Is Exactly What Dreams Are Made Of
With the holiday season right around the corner, having a tasty chocolate cake recipe in your arsenal is definitely a wise decision.
Sep 15, 2022
I Tested 4 Popular No-Bake Cheesecake Recipes and the Winner Was a Rich, Creamy Delight
It's not too sweet and is full of tangy cream cheese goodness.
Sep 10, 2022
This Easy No-Bake Cheesecake Is a Tangy, Fluffy Delight
Finally a no-bake cheesecake that actually tastes like cheesecake.
Sep 9, 2022
How To Create a Drip Frosting Effect on Any Cake
A pretty waterfall of frosting is just a few steps away.
Sep 8, 2022
This Easy No-Bake Cheesecake Uses an Old-School Ingredient for Perfect Slices
The texture was creamy, and even a bit fluffy.
Sep 8, 2022
How To Make Buttercream Frosting: The Easiest Method
This buttercream whips up super fluffy super quickly, and is literally the icing on the cake of any homemade treat.
Sep 8, 2022
This 6-Ingredient No-Bake Cheesecake Is as Easy as It Gets
My kids were big fans of this recipe.
Sep 7, 2022
My Honest Review of Martha Stewart's No-Bake Cheesecake
I have some thoughts about the crust.
Sep 6, 2022
How To Line a Round Cake Pan with Parchment
When baking cakes, especially layered ones, my greatest fear is that the cakes won’t come out of the pans easily even if I’ve greased the living daylights out of them. The solution is simple: place a sheet of parchment paper on the bottom of the cake pan. The cake will easily slide out every time. While you can buy parchment paper already pre-cut into rounds, they’re expensive and you’d need to buy more than one type of round if you have cake pans in multiple sizes.
Sep 6, 2022
This Lemon-Almond Passover Cake Is Equal Parts Simple and Special
This light and tender cake deserves a spot on your Passover table.
Sep 5, 2022
4 Mistakes to Avoid When Making No-Bake Cheesecake
Don't rush the chill, friends.
Sep 3, 2022
This Carrot Cake Is Legendary in My Family — And Requires Zero Grating
We bet you can't guess what the secret ingredient is.
Sep 1, 2022
How To Make an Ice Cream Cake (Even Better than Dairy Queen!)
I recently discovered that ice cream cake is a surprisingly divisive topic. When I asked friends and readers whether actual cake belonged in ice cream cake, the responses were severely split. Of course! said some. Absolutely not, insisted others. It turns out, you see, that many, many people were raised on the Dairy Queen and Carvel ice cream cakes, which are nothing but pure and cold ice cream, with chocolate cookie bits in the middle, and a luscious layer of whipped frosting over it all.
Aug 30, 2022
This Cake-Serving Hack Makes Cutting Round Cakes a Breeze
Plus you'll be able to serve more cake and cut down on waste!
Aug 22, 2022
How To Make Chocolate Ganache for Any Dessert
Knowing how to make chocolate ganache requires understanding just two things: proportion and temperature.
Aug 19, 2022
How To Make Classic French Madeleines
A perfect accompaniment to your afternoon cup of tea.
Aug 19, 2022
My Aunt's Fudgy Chocolate Cake, aka Matilda Cake
There are two very key ingredients.
Aug 18, 2022
How To Make One Vanilla Cupcake
Because baking for one is a form of self-care.
Aug 17, 2022
5 Ways to Tell When Your Cake Is Done
Without eating half of it.
Aug 17, 2022
Apple Coffee Cake Is an Any-Time-of-Day Cake
If you bake one thing with apples this fall, it should be this.
Aug 4, 2022
I Tried Ina Garten’s Strawberry Country Cake and It Tastes Like Summer in a Slice
"If you’re a beginner baker or don’t bake often, just know that this recipe requires a little extra time and care, but produces a stunning result."
Jul 24, 2022
I'm Not a Cake Person, but This Banana Cake Just Changed My Mind
One simple trick makes a world of difference.
Jul 17, 2022
The Clever Parchment Paper Hack That Keeps Leftover Cake from Drying Out
Parchment paper is truly a magical tool!
Jul 15, 2022
This Red Velvet Ice Cream Cake Is a Showstopper
Layers and layers of tender cake and homemade no-churn cream cheese ice cream.
Jul 3, 2022