Cakes and Frostings Recipes

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These cookies owe their delicate texture to the combination of baking soda and cream of tartar, a...
An old family recipe that yields a dark, very moist, and molassesy gingerbread. Top with sliced...
Great for picnics and reunions. This was formally called Auntie M’s Drop Cake. Reason for this was...
Folding whipped cream into the dry ingredients gives these biscuits a tender, fluffy texture....
This simple recipe comes from the kitchens of Sterling College in Vermont, where chef Anne...
The colors and flavor of this moist cake are a knockout. The recipe is adapted from The Victory...
This is really a cake, but the way the icing appears caused my children (many years ago) to name it...
This recipe is by Dorothy Sibole, a pastry chef living in Austin, Texas. Visit texascooking.com
A useful cake for breakfast, tea, or “anytime.”
This Italian confection translates as “lift me up,” because traditionally it’s made by soaking the...
Dorothy Oliveira’s recipe from September 1978, back by popular demand.
Here is a variation from Ronney Nadile of Lunenburg, Massachusetts; her mother-in-law came across...
Each step is simple to do, but because the gelatin and custard layers have to set up, this is not a...
This recipe was developed to highlight one of the fresh organic herbs we grow in our garden. Anise...
The ancient Greeks made very good cheesecake, the best of all was said to be from the Isle of Samos...
This is a simple and economical chocolate cake made directly in the baking pan. Delicious and very...
From The Family's Guide: Comprising a Choice Variety of Very Useful Recipes in Domestic Economy, ...
An old favorite, rich and good.
A delicate, silvery white layer cake with coconut-lemon filling and fluffy white frosting. Decorate...
This light, moist spice cake makes a lovely dessert, as well as a breakfast or brunch treat. It...
Use either of these recipes on cookies, cakes and pastries.
A recipe adapted from The Ladies’ Friend, June 1864, for Yankee by Hyla Snider, this cake was often...
A very good spice cake that’s easy to make and not overly sweet. This cake is lower in fat than...

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