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Mocha Bubble Cake

Time:5 hours
Ingredients
  • Mocha Buttercream and Mocha Pastry Cream
  • Unsalted butter, for pan and parchment
  • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder, plus more for dusting
  • Mocha Truffles
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon 3 mm pearlized white-sugar pearls, plus 1 tablespoon 4 mm pearlized white-sugar pearls (fancyflours.com)
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • Salt
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups low-fat buttermilk
  • 1 1/2 cups warm water
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
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Ultimate Coconut Cake

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Ultimate Coconut Cake, Part 1

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Chestnut Cake with Chocolate-Armagnac Glaze

Ingredients
  • Vegetable-oil cooking spray
  • 2 cups cake flour (not self-rising), plus more for dusting
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 vanilla bean, halved lengthwise
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 sticks (16 tablespoons) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 4 large eggs, separated, plus 1 large egg white
  • 1 cup Chestnut Puree
  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • Armagnac Simple Syrup
  • Chestnut Pastry Cream
  • Whipped Bittersweet Ganache Frosting
  • Chocolate-Armagnac Glaze
  • Roasted peeled chestnuts (optional), for garnish
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Classic Genoise Cake, Pt. 2

Other Ideas:
Bake, Curd, Dessert, Passion fruit
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Everyone's Favorite Birthday Cake

Ingredients
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 10 tablespoons (1 1/4 sticks) unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch pieces, room temperature, plus more for pans
  • 5 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • All-purpose flour, for pans
  • 2 to 2 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar, sifted
  • 1 3/4 cups cake flour (not self-rising)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 ounces dark chocolate, melted and cooled
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed light-brown sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
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Everyone's Favorite Birthday Cake

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Maple-Walnut Cake with Brown-Sugar Frosting

Time:1 hour 15 mins
Ingredients
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled), plus more for pans
  • 3/4 cup packed dark-brown sugar
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon fine salt
  • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup packed dark-brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups pure maple syrup
  • 3/4 cup whole milk
  • 1 cup chopped walnut halves, toasted
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Monkey Cake

Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened, plus more for pan
  • 3 cups sifted cake flour (not self-rising), plus more for dusting
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 very ripe, large bananas, mashed (about 1 1/3 cups)
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups packed light-brown sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup chopped pecans, optional
  • Fluffy Chocolate and Yellow Buttercreams
  • 2 black-licorice drop candies
  • Black-licorice rope, for decorating
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Vanilla Chiffon Cake with Coconut

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