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Dessert

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Caramel Cake

Other Ideas:
Layer cake
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Chocolate Cake Recipe

Time:45 mins
Ingredients
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, plus more for pans
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled), plus more for pans
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 large eggs plus 3 large egg yolks
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • Whipped Frosting
  • Shaved dark chocolate
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Caramelized-Apple Spice Cake

Ingredients
  • 2 1/2 sticks (20 tablespoons) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pans
  • 1 vanilla bean, halved lengthwise
  • 2 pounds Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, and grated on the large holes of a box grater (4 cups)
  • 1/2 cup apple cider
  • 2 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 3/4 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 cup packed dark-brown sugar
  • 4 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 1/4 cups pecan halves (5 ounces), toasted dark and finely ground in a food processor
  • Brown Sugar Swiss Meringue Buttercream
  • Gold Marzipan Pumpkins, Leaves, and Acorns
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Old-Fashioned Chocolate Cake

Other Ideas:
Egg whites, Fillings, Layer cake
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John Barricelli's Carrot Cake

Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) unsalted butter, melted plus more for pans
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for pans
  • 1 cup (3 ounces) pecan halves
  • 1 pound large carrots, peeled
  • 3 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1/3 cup nonfat buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 tablespoons freshly grated ginger
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Orange Cream Cheese Frosting
  • Candied Carrot Strips
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Coconut Cake

Other Ideas:
Cakes
Ingredients
  • Nonstick cooking spray with flour
  • 1 pound unsalted butter, preferably European-style
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 6 large eggs
  • 4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon coconut extract
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Hummingbird Cupcakes

Other Ideas:
Bananas, Cupcakes, Pineapple
Ingredients
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for pan
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 cups mashed ripe banana (about 3 large)
  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 1 cup unsweetened desiccated coconut
  • Cream Cheese Frosting Cream Cheese Frosting
  • Dried Pineapple Flowers
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Orange Almond Cake with Swiss Meringue Buttercream

Ingredients
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, melted and cooled, plus more for pans
  • 1 1/2 cups sifted cake flour (not self-rising), plus more for pans
  • 1 cup plus 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 6 large eggs, separated
  • Grated zest of 2 oranges
  • 2/3 cup strained, freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure almond extract
  • 1 1/2 cups finely ground blanched almonds
  • Pinch of salt
  • Swiss Meringue Buttercream
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Carrot Cake Sandwich Cookies

Other Ideas:
American, Carrots, Cookies, Oatmeal
Ingredients
  • 1 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 pound (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 1/2 cups finely grated carrots, (about 3 large carrots)
  • 1 cup raisins
  • Cream Cheese Frosting Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe
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Carrot Cake with Lime Mascarpone Icing

Ingredients
  • 1 1/4 cups unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan
  • 2 cups light-brown sugar
  • 5 large eggs, separated
  • Zest and juice of 1 orange
  • 1 slightly heaped teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 heaped teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Pinch of ground cloves
  • Pinch of ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 cup ground almonds
  • 4 ounces shelled walnuts, chopped, plus more for garnish
  • 1 1/2 cups self-rising flour, sifted
  • 10 ounces carrots, peeled and coarsely grated
  • Sea salt
  • 4 ounces mascarpone cheese
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 scant cup confectioners' sugar, sifted
  • Zest and juice of two limes
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