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A plain, light cake that goes very well with ice cream and sauces.
Carrot cake par excellence. Crushed pineapple makes this a moist cake, complemented by a lemon-...
When they say chocolate in Alexander and Crawford, Maine, they mean CHOCOLATE – and they also mean...
A good recipe to help use up at least some of the hundreds of jars of jelly and jam Ruth puts up...
Another pure delight! The texture is a little grainy – as cheesecakes are – but still very light....
Another vanilla frosting – this one a buttercream. It has nice flavor and spreads easily.
This is just one of my many cheesecake desserts. It is sweet and tangy just like its more familiar...
This cake eliminates waiting turns for pieces to be cut from the birthday cake at a high-energy...
This is a French Canadian recipe, Gateau des Rois, which Acadians traditionally serve from Epiphany...
This fudge icing recipe is meant to accompany the “King Cake” recipe.
With a supply of these on hand, you’ll always have the makings of an elegant dessert.
“Very easy. We serve it with whipped cream and grated walnuts.” Looks as if it should be front and...
A deliciously simple dessert that tastes like ice cream. –The Bethel Inn, Bethel, Maine
A wonderful recipe! Extremely easy and inexpensive to make (most of the ingredients are already on...
Everyone loves cream cheese pound cake, this recipe takes it one step further with the exotic and...
The unusual feature of this recipe is that the coconut mixture forms a soft topping when baked and...
This towering cake is a real old-fashioned treat, as delicious as it is charming. Sour cream and...
From 1966 to 1994, Sylvia Hocking of Thomaston, Maine, ran a small home-based bakery that brought...
The sauerkraut gives this pleasantly moist cake a slightly crunchy texture similar to coconut, but...
“This recipe comes from an old college friend and is probably the most-asked-for recipe at the inn...
Here's Martha Washington's “Great Cake” recipe in the exact words in which it was written for...
I have found this to be a very moist chocolate cake very similar my grandmother used to make. She...
Melissa is the daughter of Joan and Jim Lippke, innkeepers of Breezemere Farm. She has won several...
A luscious layered cake, with whipped cream and pineapple filling in between.
These nutty, shortbread-like beauties are popular around the globe—they’re also known as Russian...
“I’ve been making this cobbler for a long time, so I usually just eyeball how much needs to go in...
This isn’t really a cake but rather an unusual egg dish with lots of surprises. The recipe was...
A traditional shortcake recipe that the parishioners of All Saints Church use at their annual...
This recipe won first prize in Coffee Recipe Contest featured in The 2011 Old Farmer's Almanac.
This is a great dessert – even better served warm with whipped cream.
“This is my grandmother’s recipe. I think it’s out of this world.”
High-energy food, one of these muffins will get you off to a good start in the morning or give you...
I found this recipe in my grandmother’s effects when she passed away. It is delicious and moist,...
So called because nobody can ever guess what’s in it. Could your
Very nutty, very dense, but moist – with just a hint of rum flavoring. A fancy dessert that is not...
Sometime in November, prepare this sumptuous Christmas cake. Easy and interesting to assemble, it...
This is an authentic, hundred-year-old recipe that’s wonderful served warm with a scoop of French...
A refreshing summer dessert that starts with either a homemade or store-bought cake, which is then...
A great summer dessert that’s especially popular with the younger set.
Australians and New Zealanders have an on going debate about who first created this gorgeous...
This recipe has been in our family since I can remember and has always been devoured by all who...
This is a “peachy” change-of-pace summer dessert. Make a shortcake mixture as outlined in...
Easy to make.
My family and friends love this cake. It was handed down from my Aunt Marie.
Second Prize: Peanut Butter Recipe Contest Winner -2008 Old Farmer’s Almanac
This is one of my favorite vegetable cakes. It is tender, faintly spicy, and has a light orange...
Since the morning coffee hour is a popular time for informal meetings – and even tours (with...
Moist, tropical tasting cake. You could almost drink it!

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