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Lemon Cake

Other Ideas:
Eggs, Frosting, Lemons, Milk
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Chocolate-Peppermint Cake

Ingredients
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 3/4 cup Dutch-process cocoa powder, sifted
  • 3/4 cup hot water
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 3 cups cake flour (not self-rising), sifted
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 1/4 cups sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • Swiss Meringue Buttercream
  • 30 to 40 hard peppermint candies, finely crushed
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Secret Garden Cake

Other Ideas:
Dessert
Ingredients
  • Old-Fashioned Vanilla Cake
  • 10 cups Swiss Meringue Buttercream
  • One 11 1/2-ounce package milk chocolate morsels
  • 40 chocolate wafer cookies
  • Two 2-ounce packages pretzel sticks, at least 4-inches long (about 100)
  • 1 cup candy pebbles
  • Marzipan Flowers
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
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Four-Layer Appalachian Stack Cake

Other Ideas:
Apples, Cider, Dessert
Ingredients
  • 5 cups dried apples (about 3/4 pound)
  • 5 cups apple cider
  • 1 2/3 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened, plus more for pans
  • 3 cups sifted all-purpose flour, plus more for pans
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup unsulfured molasses
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Confectioners' sugar, for dusting
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Collecting: Vintage Baking Pamphlets

Between recipes for Jell-O molds and rainbow cakes, vintage baking pamphlets provide a ...
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Frozen Rainbow Chiffon Cake

Time:9 hours
Ingredients
  • Vegetable oil cooking spray
  • 1 1/2 cups blackberries (6 ounces)
  • 1 1/4 cups blueberries (6 ounces)
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (from 4 to 5 lemons)
  • 10 large egg whites, room temperature
  • Salt
  • 2 3/4 cups plus 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 3/4 cup plus 3 tablespoons water
  • 2 ripe papayas, peeled and seeded
  • 3 kiwifruits, peeled
  • 1 cup strawberries (6 ounces), hulled
  • 1 1/4 cups raspberries (6 ounces)
  • 1 can (15 ounces) apricots in juice, drained
  • Seven-Minute Frosting (recipe follows) Seven-Minute Frosting
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Chocolate Cake with Snowy Meringue

Ingredients
  • 1 1/4 cups (2 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened, plus more for pans
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for pans
  • 8 ounces best-quality bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 6 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3 cups heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 pounds best-quality semisweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 2 cups blanched almonds, toasted, coarsely chopped
  • 3 cups heavy cream
  • 1 pound best-quality semisweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 4 large egg whites
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
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Martha's Meyer Lemon Anniversary Cake

Other Ideas:
Cakes, Dessert, Meyer lemons
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Pastel Layer Cake

Time:3 hours 15 mins
Other Ideas:
Dessert, Egg whites
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Chocolate Caramel Layer Cake

Ingredients
  • 10 tablespoons (1 1/4 sticks) unsalted butter, softened, plus more for sheet
  • 2 cups plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons instant coffee or espresso powder
  • 1 1/4 cups boiling water
  • 2 1/2 cups packed light-brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup sour cream
  • 2 large eggs
  • Caramel Buttercream
  • Caramelized Cobwebs and Licorice Spiders
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