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Pistachio Cake
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Pistachio Cake

Warning: This is an extremely complicated recipe. Enter only if your skill level in the kitchen is very advanced. You have to forage for native-grown pistachios, then brine them and extract the nutmeat from the shells at just the right time. After that, you have to go through a lengthy process of drawing out the…

Genoise Cake
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Genoise Cake

This image courtesy of Joseph DeLeo Editor’s Note: Ready to make a cake from scratch? Then you’ll love this recipe for Genoise Cake! Light and delicious, this recipe uses only six ingredients — really! — and has instructions that are easy to follow. Put your favorite icing on this cake after it is cooled completely and…

caramel cake
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caramel cake

I know. I know what you’re thinking: this is out of control. This non-stop sugar/butter/egg/flour assault needs to stop. Our hips! Our abs! For the love of all that was once taut and perky, Deb, no more desserts! And I want you to know, I couldn’t agree more. I, too, strive for balance. I, too,…

Butterscotch Layer Cake
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Butterscotch Layer Cake

This image courtesy of Joseph DeLeo This is the sort of cake that people label “very rich” but then go on to have three slices with languorous ease. Yes, it is rich, but the gorgeousness is never palate cluttering or cloying. It makes a comforting dessert after a wintry kitchen supper of something like meatballs…

Warm Strawberry Crumb Cake
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Warm Strawberry Crumb Cake

I found this recipe for crumb cake on a cold Chicago day that made spring seem like a dream that would never come true. I thought about it every day. Strawberries, strawberries, strawberries. I tried other recipes that seemed more appropriate for my climate. Strawberries, Strawberries. I wanted delicious fresh spring berries that were freshly…

Strawberry Layer Cake
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Strawberry Layer Cake

Right before the holiday craziness began, I baked a cake for a coworker’s baby shower. It seemed like a good reason to try out a layer cake recipe from Sky High. I baked this beauty late at night and cursed a lot while putting it together, but folks— this was amazingly delicious. A strawberry butter…

S’mores Layer Cake
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S’mores Layer Cake

Photo by Erin McDowell Test Kitchen-Approved Author Notes This is a big, tall layer cake—worthy of any summer soirée you can dream up. You start with three layers of graham cake, which is slightly concave in the center. The concave cake cavity is perfect for a layer of ganache, making a flat surface for a…