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Great-Grandmother Sistrunk's Lightning Layer Cake Recipe

Great-Grandmother Sistrunk enjoyed baking for her family and community in Florida. Her notes date this recipe to 1900.

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No-Bake Fruit Cocktail Graham Layer Cake

Try this simple no-bake fruit cocktail graham layer cake at home. It's so easy to prepare!

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Leila's Pound Cake Recipe

My mama, Leila, taught me how to make this delicious pound cake when I was 10 years old. It is so moist it melts in your mouth. Bon appetit!

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Vintage Divinity Cake Recipe (1911)

This divinity cake comes from my Great Grandmother Sistrunk. She made it for special events, and the recipe was passed down through the generations.

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Recipe for Delicious Chocolate Cake With Floral Tea Notes

This chocolate cake is soft and smooth, and the tea boosts its overall flavor. It's not as strong as a chocolate espresso cake, but it does have a distinct mature flavor. I recommend this cake for anniversaries.

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Grandmother's Vintage Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

During World War II, my grandmother made her pineapple upside-down cake in honor of her only son, who was a POW. This cake was the only one he would eat.

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Grandmother Knight's Vintage English Fruitcake

My grandmother made this fruitcake every year until she was no longer able. So, I became her hands as she told me what to do. We made it together.

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Apple Crisp Cake: A Pennsylvania Dutch Dessert

This apple crisp cake is made without oatmeal. The topping is lighter than the traditional streusel crust; it's more like a cake, moist with a bit of crunch. Try it with a dollop of whipped cream.

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Delightful Orange Spice Cake With Springtime Spices

The orange spice cake is a delightful blend of citrus and spring spices. It has a delightful buttercream with white chocolate and orange flavoring. People will definitely come back for seconds.

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Apple Carrot Cake With Flax Seeds, Walnuts, and Almond Flour

Try this easy, healthy, and tasty cake for a nutritious snack or dessert.

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Wacky Cake With Coconut Frosting: Depression-Era Chocolate Cake

This chocolate cake is made without milk and eggs, two ingredients that were scarce during the Great Depression. Vinegar gives the cake the lift it needs to make it light and airy. The broiled frosting gives a decadent flavor.

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Recipe for Tres Leches Cake (Three Milks Cake)

A tres leches cake is wonderfully decadent. It's a cake with a vanilla sponge infused with three different dairy products: condensed milk, evaporated milk, and heavy whipping cream. This recipe is easy to follow and has the perfect end result.

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Exploring Sacher Torte: Facts, Fables, and Fabulous Recipes

Sacher torte is a classic Austrian chocolate cake. Learn its history (maybe) and how to make the best one ever.

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My Grandmother's Apple Shortcake: Vintage 1930 Recipe

My grandmother was a very large lady who loved her desserts, and we loved visiting her to try them out. One of her favourites (and ours) was her apple shortcake.

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Red Velvet Pudding Poke Cake Recipe

If you're looking for a red velvet cake to impress your friends and family, look no further! This recipe fits the bill of a traditional red velvet cake while also transcending it with pudding, strawberries, chocolate chips, and chocolate granola.

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National Chocolate Cake Day: Original Recipe & Celebration Ideas

January 27th is National Chocolate Cake Day. Celebrate with this delectable recipe with a step-by-step photo tutorial. Bonus: Fun facts about chocolate cake!

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Recipe for Crater Lake Blue Poke Cake

Crater Lake is a well-known destination in Oregon that features a beautiful blue color. The following cake recipe emulates the natural waterscape. This dessert is unlike anything you've ever had!

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"Dream Snow" Book Discussion and Coconut Cupcake Recipe

"Dream Snow" teaches young children about counting to five and animal names using bright, fun colors. I've also included a recipe for coconut cupcakes that look just like snow.

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Exploring Hummingbird Cake: Facts, Folklore, and 8 Fun Recipes

What is a hummingbird cake made of and how did it acquire such an odd name? Let's learn the history of this sweet treat, a basic recipe, and 7 fun spin-off versions.

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Maria's Red Velvet Cake Recipe

A tried and true recipe for a delicious cake has been modernized to reduce the fat and sugar. It is still delicious.

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Exploring Poke Cake: A Brief History + 30 Recipes!

The Poke Cake was originally created in 1970 to promote lagging sales of Jell-O gelatin. This food fad fell out of favor for a time, but imaginative American cooks have developed new fun flavors. How many? Let’s find out.

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Reduced-Fat Cream Cheese Icing Recipe (That Tastes Amazing)

Just one of many variations on the classic recipe for cream cheese icing.

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Chocolate, Coffee, and Orange Pavlova With Fruit Garnish Recipe

Pavlova is a delicious, elegant, and easy dessert, and this version of it brings it to another level with orange, coffee, and chocolate cream on top.

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Mouthwatering Mississippi Cake: Fast and Foolproof Recipe

Mississippi cake is a classic chocolate dessert you must try at least once in your life! My steps are foolproof, so success is guaranteed.

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Brown Butter Almond Cake With Plum Variation

Redolent of toasted nuts and light as a feather, this easy-to-make brown butter almond cake will instantly become a firm favourite with your family and friends!

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Caramel Orange Angel Food Cake With Mincemeat Recipe

A deliciously beautiful and springy angel food cake with layers of sweet and spice-infused fruity mincemeat and an orange-caramel glaze, dusted lightly with powdered sugar

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Old-Fashioned Nut Cake Recipe

This nut cake is a deliciously easy treat!

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Red Bean Paste Pancake Layer Cake With Cherry Cream Recipe

This extravagant cake uses layers of red bean paste pancakes, cherry-infused whipped cream, and a chocolate ganache to cover it all to make a delicious and wonderfully rich cake whose contrasting flavors work together perfectly.

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Lord and Lady Baltimore Cakes: History and Recipes

Lord and Lady Baltimore cakes are the fraternal twins of Southern hospitality. Both are cloaked in fluffy white frosting and sandwiched with a boozy fruit filling.

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Aromatic Orange Date Angel Food Cake Recipe

A heady and exotic mixture of date and orange makes a light and elegant angel food cake. Topped with date syrup.

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Lemon Berry Cake With Almond Flour and Chia Seeds

This is a no-guilt treat I make for myself. Lemon and berries! What more could you ask for?

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Delicious Lemon Loaf With Lemon Glaze and Fresh Berries

This lemon loaf is a soft and moist bread. It's bursting with lemon flavor, topped with a sweet lemon glaze and fresh berries. This quick and easy homemade bread is perfect with a cup of coffee or tea.

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Chocolate Sweet Potato Cake (No Sugar or Wheat!)

I also like to call this dessert "shh! don't-tell-my-husband (or kids) there's-vegetables in the cake!" This is such a delicious treat, no one would ever suspect that the main ingredient is a vegetable.

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How to Extend a Boxed Cake Mix: 3 Recipe Options

Sometimes you'll catch yourself in a situation where you need more cake than the box mix has in it. This extender recipe is perfect for times like that.

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Rosy Apple Cake Recipe Discovery

When I found this rosy apple cake in my mother's recipe box, it tickled my curiosity. It was in my grandmother's handwriting on some old motel stationery! I had to make it, and I am glad that I did.

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Retro Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake Recipe

This chocolate mayonnaise cake is quick and easy to make with a few pantry ingredients. If you enjoy eating a moist cake that does not need frosting, then this is the cake for you!

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Luscious Golden Beet Cake Recipe, With Variations

This autumn-colored cake is worthy of being added to your favorite recipe box. Luscious, moist, and vivid, it is a perfect treat, and it is easy to dress up for any party or gathering. It is lovely for any summer or autumn/winter holiday . . . or just because!

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Blueberry Skillet Cake: A Rustic Dessert

This rustic blueberry skillet dessert is super-easy to make and oh so delicious!

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French-Style Orange Cheesecake

This is a deliciously light and fluffy souffle-like cheesecake with delicate hints of orange.

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Mom's Super Moist Banana Cake

Of all my mom's desserts, this banana cake is my favorite. In this article, I'll show you how to make it!

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Honeycomb Cake Recipe (Kek Gula Hangus)

This recipe is inspired by memories of cooking with my mother. In my hometown, honeycomb cake was often served at teatime with a cup of coffee or tea. Let me show you how to make it.

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Simple No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecake With Four Ingredients

This simple and easy no-bake cheesecake calls for just four ingredients and is ready to eat in about four hours.

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Chocolate Red Bean Paste Cheesecake Recipe

Delightfully rich and gorgeously chocolatey, this recipe is one which calls out to be devoured and its lusciously seductive flavors enjoyed to the fullest.

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Traditional Yorkshire Parkin Recipe

Yorkshire parkin is a gingery oat cake made with sticky treacle that is traditionally eaten around a bonfire with friends and family on the night of Guy Falks (November 5th).

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Recipe for Moist and Tasty Chocolate Cake

Recipe for a two-layer moist and tasty chocolate cake with dulce de leche filling. I've included step-by-step instructions with my own photos so you can make this tasty cake from scratch at home.

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Mini Pineapple Upside-Down Cakes

I love to bake and cook and with all of this time on my hands, I bake and cook a lot. I thank God at least we have a lot of food to eat.

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Almost Healthy Maple Carrot Cupcakes

They contain carrots, so they're healthy, right? Not necessarily. But these maple carrot cupcakes are healthier than most. They are the perfect size and freezer-friendly, too—perfect for whenever the sweet tooth strikes.

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Lemon Cake to Warm You Up on a Winter Night

This is an easy recipe that looks inviting and tastes delicious cold—and even better warm. It's perfect for a cold winter evening.

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How to Bake the Perfect Orange Cake

A tasty cake doesn't have to be complicated to make; I've found that the easiest and fastest cakes are often just as delicious as the more complicated ones. My orange cake calls for only a few ingredients and doesn't take much time to make. Plus, you can prepare the entire recipe in just one bowl!

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Exploring Pineapple Upside-Down Cake (With Recipes)

Pineapple upside-down cake originated about 100 years ago in America. Let's explore its origin and learn 16 spin-off recipes.