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Angel Food Cake

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Angel Food Cake

Angel Food Cake is one of my favorites because it’s so soft, airy, fluffy, and has a nice subtle sweetness to it. I found this recipe in the America’s Test Kitchen cookbook and decided to give it a try.  

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Betty’s Chocoholic Cake

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Betty’s Chocoholic Cake was the second Tuesdays with Dorie assignment for May. This is definitely a cake for chocolate lovers. Betty’s Chocoholic Cake is comprised of three layers of fudgy brownies that are held together with chocolate ganache, and then covered with more chocolate ganache before finally getting topped off with white chocolate shavings.

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Tarte Tropézienne

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One of this month’s Tuesdays With Dorie assignments is the Tarte Tropézienne from Baking Chez Moi by Dorie Greenspan. It’s like a brioche cake with a delicious cream filling, and topped with pearl sugar. It sounds odd, but it’s really nom-worthy. This is supposed to be a beautiful cake, but mine turned out looking very “rustic.”

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Victoria Sponge Cake

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Victoria Sponge Cake

The Victoria Sponge is a classic British tea-time cake that is said to have been a favorite of Queen Victoria. I have seen a version of the Victoria Sponge Cake that has two layers of sponge cake that sandwich fresh whipped cream and jam, and another that uses fresh fruits instead of jam. Some recipes use raspberries […]

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Perfect Party Cake

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The Perfect Party Cake recipe is one that I had flagged in my copy of Baking from My Home to Yours by Dorie Greenspan; it was one of the first recipes in this book that I made a “must make” note for. I know a lot of October babies, and this cake sounded like the perfect dessert […]

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Malteser Cake (Whoppers Cake)

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This recipe is one that was originally for cupcakes by Cupcake Jemma.  Her Malteser Cupcakes looked so good I wanted to try it out as a full-size cake; I’m glad that I did because these it tasted great! So far, all of the recipes I tried from Cupcake Jemma’s YouTube channel and her cookbook have turned out […]

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Blueberry Crumble Cake

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This Blueberry Crumble Cake recipe comes from Cupcake Jemma.  This cake is definitely a winner; it’s moist, sweet (but not too sweet), tart (but not too tart), and has great crunchy texture (thanks to the streusel topping). This goes great with a cup of coffee and makes for a nice light breakfast treat. The best […]