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Almond Nougat Cake with Orange

This recipes comes from a Bakepedia community member who runs a small artisanal confectionery company. Thank you for sharing, Sara!

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Mug Cake

Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Mug Cake (Aka Chocolate Crazy Monkey Mug Cake for One)   Want a chocolate fix in a hurry? Does the addition of peanut butter and banana added to the mix sound like your cup of tea? Well, no tea involved here but we do make this quickie cake in a cup […]

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Chocolate Cake

Healthful Chocolate Cake   Robyn Youkilis has brought us a book called Go With Your Gut where she gently and encouragingly takes us thought her journey to wellness. As someone who lives with IBS and related issues I found her approach refreshing and very relatable. Here is her version of  a healthful Chocolate Cake; it is gluten […]

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Grow Your Own Carrot Cake

Grow Your Own Carrot Cake     How’s this for a baking focused cookbook subtitle: “From Plot to Plate“? Love it. if you are a natural gardener and baker, or even if that first skill eludes you, read on. I have to state right here and now that I have long considered myself to have […]

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Green Tea Honeysuckle Cake

Matcha, Milk and Honey Make this Cake Unique What is green and bitter and that we find absolutely irresistible? Matcha, or powdered green tea! We love it brewed or used in baking. And since we are “thinking green” for St. Patrick’s Day, we thought we would re-visit this simple, lovely Bundt cake. By the way, […]

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Choco Raspberry Dream (vegan)

A Decadent Vegan Cake When I first saw the picture of this cake titled Choco Raspberry Dream in Doron Petersan’s book, Sticky Fingers’ SweetsI couldn’t believe it was vegan. It looked incredibly decadent, which is not always the norm with vegan desserts. She has brilliantly combined coconut milk with cocoa and chocolate and fresh raspberries. This would make a […]

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Eli’s Original Plain Cheesecake

Eli’s Original Plain Cheesecake   When I received The Eli’s Cheesecake Cookbook, I had no idea what was in store. Sure, I figured there would be recipes, but I have to tell you that I was floored at the in-depth description of the art and science of making cheesecake presented in the beginning of the book. It […]

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Rose Levy Beranbaum’s The Red Velvet Rose

When is A Rose Not a Rose? Rose and I listen to our fans and so many of you loved reading the Bakepedia Test Kitchen’s experience with her Polish Princess and the Renée Fleming Golden Chiffon that Rose asked us if we could do the same for some Valentine’s Day offerings. Looking through her new […]

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Salted Caramel–Toffee Icebox Cake

Salted Caramel–Toffee Icebox Cake     So according to those that poll these sorts of things, 2015 was the year of salted caramel. And yes, we jumped on the bandwagon, because, well, it is a really delicious combo!: salted caramel pecan pie with pretzel crust, salted caramel macaroons, bacon bourbon salted caramel popcorn (known as crack-corn […]

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Concorde

Concorde   This image and rendition of the classic chocolate-based Concorde absolutely thrilled me. It is a classic pastry invented by Gaston Lenôtre and in fact I created my own chocolate-blueberry rendition in my book, Unforgettable Desserts. The combination of meringue discs and mousse lends itself to interpretation and this one, from Edd Kimber, is stunning. […]

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Mixed Berry Charlotte

Mixed Berry Charlotte     In his new book, Patisserie Made Simple, Edd Kimber takes classic desserts and pastries like the meringue based Concorde and this pretty Charlotte and breaks them down into easy-to-understand steps. If you have never made soft ladyfingers at home before, Edd holds your hand and it is quite fun and exciting […]

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Marmalade Cakes

Marmalade Cakes   These cakes, based on cornmeal as well as flour, are from Samantha Seneviratne‘s new book, The New Sugar & Spice, in which she promises to help us to bake in a bolder way. The “marmalade” is really a candying process of the whole orange slices and takes attention to detail, but you will be rewarded […]

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Zengoula with Lemon Syrup: Iraqi Funnel Cakes

Zengoula with Lemon Syrup: Iraqi Funnel Cakes (Pareve)     These funnel cakes are essentially a fried dough and like doughnuts of all kinds they are one of those sweets that really should be eaten as soon as they come out of the hot oil, so plan accordingly. You will be rewarded with crisp, sweet, […]

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Blood Orange and Olive Oil Polenta Upside Down Cake

Blood Orange and Olive Oil Polenta Upside Down Cake     Amelia Saltsman has brought us a stunningly beautiful and evocative book, The Seasonal Jewish Kitchen. It takes us through the seasons as the name suggests but it also opens us up to a world of lesser-used or known ingredients and recipes such as carob molasses […]

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Roasted Cashew Caramel Cheesecake

Roasted Cashew Caramel Cheesecake     Heather Baird of Sprinklebakes.com has come out with a new book, Sea Salt Sweet, in which she explores that wonderful combo of salty and sweet, showcased so nicely in this Roasted Cashew Caramel Cheesecake. When it comes to cheesecake, I always think more is better – think over-the-top creations – […]

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Glazed Butter Rum Cake

Glazed Butter Rum Cake   Laurie McNamara has brought us her favorite made-from-scratch recipes in the aptly named Simply Scratch. She wasn’t always this way…she recounts her years of processed and canned foods but saw the light. Not only is cooking and baking from scratch more economical and healthy – it can be downright enjoyable! This […]

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Tiger Cake

Tiger Cake   We are partial to these sorts of cakes and you can watch me create one in our Craftsy class (get a discount, here). Sometimes called Marble loaves or cakes, Chocolate Vanilla Swirled or, as in The Nordic Cookbook, where it is called Tiger Cake. Or more specifically Tigerkake in Norway, Marmorkage in Denmark […]

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Chocolate Chip Breakfast Berrycakes

Chocolate Chip Breakfast Berrycakes     Tracey Zabar has brought us a world of delight in Chocolate Chip Sweets, where she presents some of her own creations as well as those from Lidia Bastianich, Nick Malgieri, Florian Bellanger, Jonathan Waxman and Daniel Boulud among others. We are also profiling Boulud’s Chocolate Chip Rocher; don’t miss those! […]

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