Vanilla Sheet Cake with Chocolate-Ganache Buttercream
The quintessential birthday cake is reborn as an ultra-moist sheet cake. Rather than the usual cocoa powder–confectioners' sugar combo, the state-of-the-art frosting is a chocolate ganache that gets whipped with plenty of butter into glossy swoops.
Basic White Cake
Forget the boxed mix! Making a white cake from scratch is so worth it. Our easy version has a moist, tender crumb and pairs well with any frosting.
Rocket Ship Cake
Take your children to infinity and beyond! Or just offer them a piece of this rocket cake.
Baby Bootie Cakes
Unlike bronzed booties, these sugary little shoes won't last long at baby showers and first birthday parties.
Pocketbook Birthday Cake
Like many girls her age, Zoe from "Sesame Street" loves playing dress up, so today she and Martha bake a delicious birthday cake inspired by a pink fashion accessory. Dutch cocoa and Swiss buttercream icing make this pocketbook particularly a rich one.