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Winner of the 2005 Bed and Breakfast and Inn Recipe Contest – “Best Chocolate Recipe”
A superior and finely textured chocolate frosting. If you’re left with any extra, it makes a good “...
Alex’s recipe for this elegant, smooth cheesecake (more like a torte, Alex says) is the one most...
Rich and sweet, this is a multipurpose cake. For a more pronounced almond flavor, use almond...
This cake is easy enough for novice bakers and tastes as though it comes straight from a French...
The almonds add a welcome fresh flavor to this roll and the airy berry filling gives the whole a...
I use this recipe when I want to make a simple dessert. My family raves about it.
Incredibly moist and flavorful, this is truly a heavenly dessert – not a speck of ginger in the...
I love this recipe because it is simple and easy for a summery meal.
Very light and not overly sweet. The poppy seeds add delicious texture. This is a good choice for a...
“McIntosh apples have a dandy flavor, but Cortlands keep their color best after peeling and are the...
A kuchen is a German yeast-raised cake filled with fruit or cheese. We’ve simplified the recipe by...
Here’s a grown-up’s dessert treat, moist and reminiscent of carrot cake. It can be dressed up very...
This is the third prize winner from the 1991 Old Farmer’s Almanac Recipe Contest using apples.
Our tester called this “incredibly easy for something so good.” We loved the combination of apple-...
This is a simple recipe I received from a friend.
This is a terrific way to make and preserve individual servings of applesauce cake.
A fantastic party dessert. Apricot brandy and jam contribute an appealing tartness. –Edencroft...
Prep Time: varies Cook Time: 1 hour 15 min. Servings 8 Original Recipe Yield 1 loaf Ingredients...
This basic recipe is great for coconut cakes, chocolate cakes, and is easy to fix.
A sweet, fruity glaze that adds distinction to any pie, tart, or coffee cake.
No dessert party worth mentioning is without a delicious cheesecake. This is it!
Serve this moist, flavorful cake to your sweetheart on Valentine's Day, or make it for a special...
A modern twist on the traditional holiday confection, this recipe uses a mixture of dried fruits...
“This two-layer sponge cake filled with chocolate mousse and topped with a bittersweet chocolate...
The name of this cake derives from its pleasant, bluish color.
“This recipe is a special favorite with our guests and is requested over and over.” Alternate...
Another simple-to-prepare Ruth Baird specialty, with a light texture and berries that stay in place...
All New Englanders know that Boston Cream Pie is not a pie at all, but a cake. And this version is...
Still delicious a few days after it is made. Serve with vanilla ice cream. –Boulders Inn, New...
This recipe was perfected by Mother Mary Clare in the monastery kitchen of the St. Scholastica...
This tastes very good, especially with applesauce cake.
Is this a pudding or a cake? As the dessert bakes, the cake rises to the top, leaving a fudgy layer...
Try this easier, lighter version of the traditional chocolate yule log.
Very moist, and great with coffee. This can be made the night before and served the next morning,...
This fabulous cake calls for a rather unique technique that results in a texture somewhere between...
Very rich but not overly sweet. Serve modest portions with whipped cream on top. –The Ram in the...
Serve warm with whipped cream or let cool into hard gingerbread. .
My daughter thinks this cake so good.
Possibly the very best carrot cake you will have ever had - chockfull of nuts, raisins, carrots,...

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