Pound cake is a classic dessert that has stood the test of time, bringing joy to countless gatherings and sweetening moments for centuries. Known for its simplicity and delightful taste, this cake is a versatile treat suitable for birthdays, family get-togethers, or a delightful after-dinner dessert. The name "pound cake" stems from its traditional recipe, which typically calls for a pound each of flour, sugar, eggs, and butter. However, modern variations have emerged, adding a touch of flair with ingredients like vanilla extract, baking
Carrot cake is an all-time favorite cake flavor and it’s timeless, so to substitute white sugar with a natural sweetener like honey it was very important to keep the recipe simple and delicious so it can be easy to follow and give great results. By following this recipe, you will decrease the amount of sugar in the cake by 50%! In this recipe, I even swapped the icing sugar in the frosting with honey, and the result was overwhelming. But do not expect to pipe
Hershey's "Perfectly Chocolate" chocolate cake is an old classic, which I can't recommend enough. However, I always say that this recipe doesn't take the credit it deserves because it's probably sitting in your kitchen cupboard as you read this, and you didn't even know it's there. So if you have a box of Hershey's cocoa powder, go ahead and check the back side of the container, and you will find it there. This chocolate cake recipe is super easy, requires your basic cake ingredients,
I recently posted a Swiss meringue buttercream recipe and showed a video using it with a light and fluffy vanilla cake. After that, I received a lot of comments about that cake. Everyone wanted the recipe. The thing is, it’s hard to find a great vanilla cake recipe. For some reason, chocolate is easy because it uses a ton of cocoa powder for great flavor, and it uses oil for moisture. But a vanilla cake is pure in its form and has nothing to
If you are looking for low-sugar baking, then this Bundt cake is for you. It's low in sugar because it contains raw cane sugar rather than refined white sugar. You can also use ground coconut sugar if cane sugar is not available. This recipe will give you a tall cake with a tender crumb and rich citrus flavor. I added a hefty amount of orange juice and zest to the cake batter to make the citrus flavor loud and clear and rounded it off
If you love chocolate drip on cakes and want to learn how to make it, read along for the recipe and all my tips. All you need is whipping cream and baking chocolate for this recipe. This chocolate drip recipe is the ultimate in simplicity, just heat up the whipping cream until it begins to simmer, then pour over chopped chocolates and stir together until completely melted. To give the drip an extra shine, you can add 1 teaspoon of butter or corn syrup.
Marble cake is a common vanilla and chocolate cake batter swirled together to give you the best of both worlds, but in most cases either one or the other flavor doesn’t work in terms of taste or texture, and it may take a lot of time and plenty of dishes to make. Let’s avoid all that with this delightfully delicious and light marble cake recipe. You will start with the vanilla cake batter, then take 1 1/2 cups of that to create the chocolate batter.
If you love lemon desserts, then you will fall in love with this lemon loaf cake. I first made this cake two years ago while staying in our summer home with my siblings and their kids. It was a winner and vanished as soon as it was served, so I knew this recipe was a keeper! This lemon loaf is buttery, tender, moist, and it bursts with lemon flavor. I've added lemon juice and zest to the cake and a sweet lemon drizzle on
I'm obsessed with finding the best of every recipe, so as you can imagine, I've researched, tried, and tested hundreds of recipes. Chocolate and vanilla cakes, the best carrot cake and, of course, banana bread. Some of the recipes I keep, I believe, are truly "The best" out there, and others I consider my personal favorite, and as you know, opinions vary. But this recipe has been voted "the best" banana bread by several sources like The Food Network and The Kitchn. It is
Chocolate Ganache is a versatile frosting because there are many ways you can use it. It is made up of only two ingredients: chocolate and whipping cream, and it can be used to make glazes, cake fillings, icings, and whipped frostings. You can change the ratio of chocolate to cream and end up with a totally different consistency and texture. I’ll be sharing how to make it for pouring over desserts, spreading on cakes, and whipping up for decorations. You can use dark chocolate, milk