An addition of goat cheese makes for a cheesecake that tastes perfectly authentic, but without the gumminess that can plague some recipes. Thanks to an initial burst of high heat, it puffs gently in the oven, creating a uniquely light but creamy consistency.
Double Chocolate Cake with Peppermint-Chocolate Frosting
Made without eggs or butter, this pretty layer cake uses a combination of applesauce and baking powder to leaven the layers, and mayo for luxurious richness.
Make Your Instagram Friends Go Crazy With This Drip Cake
Learn how to make a drip cake with step-by-step instruction and process photos, plus tips from a pastry pro.
Thin Mints Girl Scout Cookie Cheesecake
To create this Girl Scout cookie–inspired dessert, grind Thin Mints and use them to make the cookie crust for a luscious mint chocolate cheesecake.
Brown Butter-Polenta Cake with Maple Caramel
For a moist cake, be sure to use finely ground polenta labeled "quick-cooking" or "instant"; cooking times listed on the package will be five minutes or less.
Caramel-Fleur de Sel Mug Cake
This salty-sweet phenomenon is well established, and salted caramels are now everywhere. Fleur de sel is a fancy sea salt, hand harvested from evaporating pools along the coast of Brittany in France. Similar "gourmet" salts can be found from just about everywhere on the planet, and they are definitely worth a few taste tests. You may discover something wonderful! If you don't have sea salt caramel candies on hand, it's fine to use generic caramel candies.
All You Need Is a Spoon to Make an IG-Worthy Cake
Learn easy cake decorating ideas using a spoon, including four different techniques, step-by-step instruction and process photos, and tips from a pastry pro.
Pancake Cake with Maple Cream Frosting
We admit that we have had cake for breakfast before. Who hasn't? But how about breakfast for dessert? This recipe came about when we accidentally made too much pancake batter on Sunday morning. It's our take on a thousand-layer cake. The pancakes can be made up to a day ahead and refrigerated. The cake can be assembled up to 2 hours ahead. Not feeling like dessert? Prepare the pancakes using only 2 tablespoons of sugar and have them for breakfast.
Cinnamon Bun Bundt Cake
Why not make cinnamon buns into a coffee cake that can be pulled apart when ready to serve. It's a dessert that is just meant to make it to the breakfast table the next morning (if there's any left).
Original New York Cheesecake
There will never be a better cheesecake than Junior's famous original. Here's the recipe for the New York-style cheesecake.
Region: Emilia-Romagna and popular throughout nothern Italy This cake, which looks like a bouquet of mimosa flowers, is eaten on March 8th in celebration of International Women's DayFesta della Donnaa sort of BFF day celebrating womanhood and female friendships. The cake is made from two basic recipes: sponge cake and pastry cream. Each is worth learning, as with them you can make myriad classic Italian desserts. This lovely cake is better if eaten a day or two after its…
Orange-Spiced Rye Honey Cake
Honey cake emerges from its hibernation around the High Holidays in the fall, when honey and other sweet foods are eaten to usher in a sweet new year. But as much as this is an early fall cake for the holidays, its warming spices make it a perfect winter cake that works both for dessert and in the morning with a cup of coffee.
Vanilla-Buttermilk Cake With Raspberries and Orange Cream-Cheese Frosting
This tender buttermilk cake with rich orange cream-cheese frosting is sure to become your go-to for any festive occasion. The recipe can easily be adjusted to suit any party need: Make this single layer cake for birthdays, bake it as a sheet cake for backyard barbecues, or as a double-layer cake for even bigger celebrations.
Lemon-Blueberry Poke Cake
Slice into this no-mixer-required, lemony cake and you’ll be greeted with a surprise: bold stripes of bright blueberry filling. The rich glaze adds an extra boost of sweet, lemon flavor.