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Serving a crowd? Make a really big and easy cake for chocolate lovers

  • 1 box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® devil's food or butter recipe chocolate cake mix
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened baking cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened or vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 container (1-pound) Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy chocolate frosting
  • 3/4 cup pecans, chopped
4.5/5 (53 Votes)

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Ultra-light, tender, moist cupcake studded with pecans that are first sauted in butter

  • HOMEMADE SALTED CARAMEL SAUCE:
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature, cut into pieces
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons coarse sea salt
  • CUPCAKES:
  • 1 tablespoon butter for pecans + 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter for cupcakes, softened
  • 1/2 cup broken pecans, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups White Lily all-purpose flour, or cake flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • SALTED CARAMEL BUTTERCREAM FROSTING:
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, soft
  • 1 cup confectioner's sugar
  • 1/4 cup salted caramel sauce, room temperature
  • 1-2 teaspoons heavy whipping cream or sour cream
4.4/5 (65 Votes)

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The coffee that is added to this easy cake recipe intensifies the flavor of the chocolate

  • CAKE:
  • 1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cups unsweetened cocoa
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup black coffee, cooled (I used a dark roast coffee. You can't taste the coffee, but the chocolate is deeper in flavor and richness with this ingredient)
  • 1 cup buttermilk (or 1 tablespoon lemon juice with milk to equal 1 cup; or 1 tablespoon vinegar with milk to equal 1 cup)
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • FROSTING:
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4.5/5 (52 Votes)

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Jump up and down if you’d like a single-serving carrot cake that takes less than 5 minutes to make and is so heal...

  • 1/4 cup spelt flour (or white flour, or Arrowhead Mills gluten free)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 “egg” of choice (I used 1/2 teaspoon ener-g, but 2 teaspoons flaxmeal would also work. If you must, you can omit completely. It just won’t rise as well.)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons xylitol or brown sugar (coconut or white sugar will also work)
  • 1 packet NuNaturals stevia (or 1 more tablespoon sugar or xylitol)
  • 1/3 cup canned carrots, drained (or steamed carrots, peeled) (for a variation, sub with 1/4 cup pureed pumpkin) (60g)
  • 1 tablespoon milk of choice
  • 1 tablespoon oil or more milk of choice
  • 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Frosting of choice
4.5/5 (57 Votes)

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The perfect fluffy frosting for brownies or chocolate cake

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 3 tablespoons milk, or as needed
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
4.6/5 (48 Votes)

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As a military kid, I lived in Germany and my mother was from Bavaria

  • For the pastry cream (from Joy of Baking):
  • 1-1/4 cups milk (whole or 2%)
  • 1/2 vanilla bean, split lengthwise or 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract or vanilla bean paste
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 1/4 cup ( granulated white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch (corn flour)
  • 1/2 tablespoon liqueur (Grand Marnier, Brandy, Kirsch or Amaretto) (optional)
  • Brioche dough:
  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons bread flour, divided
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • Honey-Almond Topping:
  • 1/4 cup (4 tablespoons) unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • pinch of salt
  • 3/4 cup sliced almonds
4.4/5 (60 Votes)

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This is my favorite Carrot Cake Recipe

  • CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/4 cups oil
  • 1 cup granulated white sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 cups grated carrots
  • 1 cup of pecans or walnuts
  • 1 cup raisins, optional
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4.5/5 (55 Votes)

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As a kid, Cherry Chip Cake was one of my favorites

  • For the Maraschino Cake:
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour (I prefer unbleached flour)
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup maraschino cherry juice
  • 2 teaspoons almond extract
  • 2 tablespoons flour for sprinkling over diced cherries
  • 10 oz bottle maraschino cherries, finely chopped (equals about 8 oz. cherries)
  • 1-2 Tbsp. Cherry Concentrate (optional: I buy this, online, from King Arthur Flour)
  • Drop or two of red food coloring, or Americolor Deep Pink food coloring gel *optional (NOTE: I didn't use this, and the cake turned out a pretty pink)
  • 4 egg whites, beaten to stiff peaks
  • Vanilla Swiss Meringue Buttercream Frosting:
  • 5 egg whites
  • 1 cup sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 pound (4 sticks) unsalted butter, cubed, at room temperature
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp almond extract (optional)
  • TIP: I make a lot of egg custard ice cream, so don't throw away the egg whites after you separate the eggs. I freeze my egg whites. I used thawed egg whites for both recipes, and the results were great!
4.5/5 (53 Votes)

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This Caramel Apple Cake recipe is excellent! Very tasty and enjoyed by all! It's best to bake this cake the day be...

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/3 cups sugar, plus 1/4 cup for the apples
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground apple or pumpkin pie spice blend
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon fine salt
  • 4 large golden delicious apples, peeled, cored, and roughly chopped (about 5-cups)
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • Zest from 1 orange, finely grated
  • Juice of 1 orange (about 1/3 cup)
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 3/4 cup pecans, toasted and roughly chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Pinch salt
  • Special equipment: 10 cup bundt pan
4.5/5 (56 Votes)

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Tres Leches cake is the Hispanic-influenced dessert that is sure to become your new favorite dessert, soaked in thr...

  • 1 box white cake mix
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup mashed bananas, about 2 medium bananas
  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 1 container fluffy white frosting
  • banana slices and/or toasted coconut, to garnish
4.6/5 (48 Votes)

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You will love this easy, quick, and delicious strawberry shortcake recipe!

  • 8 cups (about 2.5-pounds) strawberries, hulled and divided
  • 6 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour (plus more for dusting the work surface and biscuit cutter)
  • 5 tablespoon. sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 stick (8-tablespoons) cold unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 teaspoons half-and-half or whole milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract or vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg white, lightly beaten
  • 2 cups whipped cream, homemade or store-bought
4.6/5 (46 Votes)

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Tart and delicious, this pretty cake roll will tickle any lemon lover's fancy

  • FILLING:
  • 9 egg whites
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 3/4 cup cake flour
  • 1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • Yellow food coloring, optional
  • Additional confectioners' sugar
4.4/5 (60 Votes)

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