Category: Cakes

There are countless cake recipes; some are bread-like, some rich and elaborate, and many are centuries old. Cake making is no longer a complicated procedure; while at one time considerable labour went into cake making (particularly the whisking of egg foams), baking equipment and directions have been simplified so that even the most amateur cook may bake a cake.

Armenian Nutmeg and Walnut Cake

Nutmeg and walnuts pair nicely in this warm spicy cake which is quite easy to make. Try spreading a few dollops of whipped cream on top and serve with a nice hot coffee.

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Banana and Date Bread

This wonderful Readers Recipe contains minimal sugar and uses banana flour. It is definitely a great recipe to try if you want a healthier treat with your next coffee.

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Banana Cake with Creamy Maple Glaze

Banana Cake with Creamy Maple Glaze

A great way to use up those over-ripened bananas is in this moist banana cake. Add a glaze of maple syrup and cream to create a treat that is hard to resist.

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Bibikkan Sri Lankan Coconut Cake

Bibikkan – Sri Lankan Coconut Cake

The queen of Christmas coconut treats is undoubtedly bibikkan, a rich, dark moist cake made of shredded coconut, jaggery and semolina that drives the sweet tooth wild. Bibikkan takes pride of place alongside other loved seasonal preparations such as Dutch Breudher and Poffertjes.

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Bien Me Sabe

Bienmesabe de Coco – Venezuelan Coconut Cream Cake

This recipe is for bienmesabe as it’s made in Venezuela. Sponge cake or fingers are layered with coconut cream and topped with meringue for a decadently rich and sweet treat.

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Black Forest Cake

Black Forest Cake

Typically, Black Forest gateau consists of several layers of chocolate sponge cake sandwiched with whipped cream and cherries. It is decorated with additional whipped cream, maraschino cherries, and chocolate shavings.

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Blue Lamingtons

Blue Lamingtons

 

Blue Lamingtons .wprm-recipe-rating .wprm-rating-star.wprm-rating-star-full svg * { fill: #f5a623; }5 from 1 vote Print Recipe Pin Recipe Rate This Recipe Course: CakesCuisine: Modern Australian Servings: 15 Blue Lamingtons Calories: 376kcal Author: The Cook IngredientsAus Metric – US Imperial125 g butter, softened1 cup caster sugar½ teaspoon vanilla extract3 eggs1¾ cups self-raising flour, sifted½ cup milk2 …

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Brazilian Passionfruit Cake

Bolo de Maracujá – Brazilian Passionfruit Cake

This simple sponge cake is not only laced with passionfruit, it is then drizzled in a rich passionfruit syrup for a double dose of tangy sweetness.

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Buttercream Frosting

This is a simple and easy recipe for a basic buttercream frosting.

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Butternut Roll

Don’t limit your thinking to using a butternut squash as a vegetable – Add a few simple ingredients and you have a lovely cake or dessert recipe.

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Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Fluffy cream cheese frosting sprinkled with chopped walnuts make the ultimate topping for this moist and classically flavoured carrot cake.

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Castagnaccio - Tuscan Chestnut Cake

Castagnaccio – Tuscan Chestnut Cake

Castagnaccio is a baked cake made with a dough of chestnut flour, water, olive oil, pine nuts, rosemary, and raisins, typically found in the Tuscany region of Italy.

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Chai Banana Bread

Chai Banana Bread

The delicious spices of Chai tea work really well together and are a good contrast with the sweetness of the banana in this melt-in-your-mouth loaf of Chai Banana Bread

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Chocolate Cinnamon Marble Cake

This simple yet reliable chocolate marble cake has a lovely warm and aromatic cinnamon flavour that is hard to resist.

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Chocolate Lamingtons

Chocolate Lamingtons

A lamington is an Australian cake, made from squares of sponge cake coated in an outer layer of chocolate (or sometimes raspberry) sauce and rolled in desiccated coconut.

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