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Cakes/Cupcakes Recipes

Classic Black Forest Cake

Classic Black Forest Cake is a European layer cake made with chocolate sponge cake layers, sour cherry filling, whipped cream and plenty of Kirschwasser. Black Forest Cake is one of the most famous traditional cakes from Europe and has always been a favorite of mine. You’ve probably noticed that just about any dessert that features …

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Sourdough Bundt Cake with Buttermilk Glaze

Sourdough Bundt Cake with Buttermilk Glaze is a perfect snack cake. The tangy-sweet buttermilk glaze forms an ultra-thin coating. A little sourdough discard transforms an ordinary cake into an extraordinary treat. How to use sourdough discard to make a great Bundt cake: To ensure that the cake doesn’t stick, thoroughly butter and flour the pan. I …

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Brown Butter Flourless Almond Cake

This Flourless Almond cake is perfumed with rum, vanilla and fresh orange zest. Brown butter adds another layer of flavor and a little richness. This cake is so light it simply melts in your mouth. How to make a great Flourless Almond Cake without chocolate: You’ve probably seen flourless cake recipes before. Chances are, those …

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Sourdough Coffee Cake with Walnut Streusel

Sourdough Coffee Cake with walnut streusel is made with active sourdough starter and enriched with butter, milk and eggs. The brown sugar crumb topping and vanilla glaze are the crowning glory of this special breakfast (or dessert) treat. A timeline for making Sourdough Coffee Cake: If your starter needs feeding, do that the night before …

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Chocolate Pound Cake

Chocolate Pound Cake is the “little black dress” of cakes, the epitome of elegant simplicity. This perfect pound cake melts-in-your-mouth with big chocolate flavor! How to make the perfect Chocolate Pound Cake Pound cake got it’s name based on the original formula of 1 pound each of butter, sugar, eggs and flour. It’s called “quatre-quarts” …

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