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From the West Hill House B&B, Warren, VT
Top with ice cream, hot fudge sauce, and whipped cream - then dig in! –Shoreham Inn, Shoreham, ...
Quick, easy and practically fool-proof.
This cake is delicious the first day, but absolutely wonderful on the second or third day–it lasts...
We think you’ll enjoy this classic pound cake, and baking it in the bundt pan makes for an...
This came from my husband’s mother.
Like the Almanac, an Election Day cake is an American institution. The tradition dates from the...
Well before our country gained its independence, colonial housewives were making special cakes to...
A sumptuous caker Only an angel could resist such temptation.
This fudge cake made with brown sugar is another winner.
Use as a filling for small tarts or any white layer cake. When you feel you deserve a special treat...
Not only is this cake so delicious that our tasters gobbled it up in a single sitting, but it's...
Just how this vanilla frosting snuck in among all this delicious chocolate we don’t know, but it’s...
This unique delicacy was for years a closely guarded secret, the recipe being given out only to...
This is a yummy, gooey treat I make around the holidays when time is precious and friends seem to...
Makes a high, light cake that can be presented in so many ways. Serve with chocolate sauce and...
An absolutely magic meringue dish baked by the good fairy.
Lighter than most cheesecakes, this rises and browns slightly while cooking, giving it a very...
by Victoria Doudera. This sophisticated and delicious cake isn’t fussy; it can be made in minutes.
In the 1930s, tomato soup cakes were all the rage, yet they were a mystery because they did not...
“I freeze these before coating with chocolate; thaw them in a closed container, then dip.” First-...
A Pennsylvania Dutch favorite contributed by a Yankee reader.
In many New England households, Christmas means plates full of gingerbread men. This recipe is easy...
For those who just can't get enough ginger … This sophisticated version of an old favorite makes a...
Dark and spicy, with a reputation as the very best ever.
A good, basic gingerbread. The recipe makes a lot, but can be halved and baked in an 8- or 9-inch...
This moist, spicy cake, delicious warm and great cold, was all the rage in San Francisco a few...
Our take on the classic whoopie pie brings the flavors of gingerbread and spiced pear into sandwich...
These beautiful pound cakes are studded with chopped dried cranberries and drizzled with a pretty...
Who wouldn’t love this decadent, mouthwatering dessert?
The orange-chocolate combination gives this old English recipe a very distinguished flavor. Not the...
A popular contribution to church suppers and other potlucks, this is also a special treat for a...
Along with a pig roast with all the fixin’s, Grandma DuRussel’s coffee cake was a big hit at a...
This recipe makes a very large cake. For convenience the ingredients may be cut in half.
An easy and delicious cake that tastes like a blueberry muffin.
It’s really chocolate cake … but don’t tell anyone!
Great Grandma Redfield was born 1820 in Plainfield NH. I have never seen another gingerbread recipe...
This is a light but rich and absolutely delightful way to use fresh pineapple when it is plentiful...
We’re delighted that this pineapple cake made its way to New England. It’s quick, easy, and...
Heavenly Plum Kuchen recipe from The Old Farmer’s Almanac cookbook Readers’ Best Recipes This...
A close-textured cake full of raisins. Sliced thin, it is excellent toasted.
A close-textured cake full of raisins. Sliced thin, it is excellent toasted.
This cake can be plain or fancy, depending on how you decorate it after baking.
This cake can be plain or fancy, depending on how you decorate it after baking.

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