Cake Recipes

“Whenever possible, I like to have moi’s cake.” – Miss Piggy

Sponge Cake

Sponge Cake from New York Times Cooking ¼ cup olive or vegetable oil (plus more for greasing if baking in a jelly roll pan)4 large eggs (separated, at room temperature)½ cup granulated sugar½ teaspoon kosher salt¼ teaspoon cream of tartar⅔ cup cake flour2 teaspoons...

Gateau Breton

Gateau Breton From Germaine Latonis' recipe collection. This cake is dense and buttery with a big crumb, more like a shortbread than a cake 1 pound all-purpose flour½ pound powdered sugar½ pound granulated sugar10 egg yolks1 tbsp dark rum1 tsp vanilla powder1...

Chocolate Sponge Cake

Chocolate Sponge Cake Chocolate Sponge Cake:6 large eggs (separated)4 ounces 120 grams semisweet chocolate, chopped1/4 cup 50 grams plus 2 tablespoons (30 grams) granulated white sugar1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract3/4 teaspoon cream of tartarRaspberry Whipped Cream:1...

Chocolate Fudge Ganache Buttercream

Chocolate Fudge Ganache Buttercream (Pipe with 1M tip) 3/4 - 1 cup heavy whipping cream1/4 cup corn syrup (light)2 sticks (1 cup unsalted butter)2 12 oz bags Nestle's or Ghirardeli's Brand semi-sweet chocolate chips or 24-ounces bittersweet or semi-sweet...

Lava Cakes

Easy Chocolate Lava Cakes - Makes 2 4 ounces semisweet baking chocolate (chopped)2 tablespoons unsalted butter (at room temperature, plus more for greasing custard cups)2 tablespoons sugar (plus more for the custard cups)2 large eggs2 tablespoons all-purpose flour1/8...

Cake Mix Doctor Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Cake From Cake Mix Doctor. 1 15.25 ounce box chocolate cake mix1 3.9 ounce box instant chocolate pudding1 8 ounce container sour cream4 eggs1/2 cup vegetable oil1/2 cup water1 1/2 cups semi-sweet mini chocolate chips Preheat oven to 350°F. Liberally grease a...

Apple Walnut Cake

Apple Walnut Cake From Germaine Latonis' recipe collection 2 cups sugar3 cups all-purpose flour1 tsp baking soda1 tsp cinnamon1 tsp salt1 ½ cups oil3 large eggs1 tsp vanilla extract3 cups apples (chopped, unpeeled)1 cup walnuts (chopped) Preheat oven to 350....

Pat Russell’s Apple Cake

Pat Russell's Apple Cake From Germaine Latonis' recipe collection, originally from Mary Kay Willis. ½ cup shortening/butter3 eggs8 apples (chopped)1 cup sugar1 ½ cups flour¼ tsp salt1 tsp vanilla1 ½ tsp baking powder1/2 cup golden raisins (optional) Cream...

Debbie’s Mum’s Christmas Cake

Debbie’s Mum’s Christmas Cake (and who knows where she got it from ) 275 gms butter1 tsp cinnamon10 oz brown sugar6 well beaten eggs12 oz flour1 tsp mixed spice3 lb’s fruit Almond (vanilla & lemon essence)1 ¼ tsp baking soda dissolved in 2 tsp milk Beat butter and...

Mini Spice Bundt® Cakes

Mini Spice Bundt® Cakes mbued with warming spices, these little cakes make a lovely addition to an autumn dessert buffet. They're also perfect for gift-giving during the winter holidays. Using fresh, flavorful spices is key. If possible, buy them in small quantities,...

French Buttercream Frosting

French Buttercream Frosting 1 cup Butter (without salt)½ cup Shortening (household, soybean (hydrogenated)-cottonseed (hydrogenated))2 cups Sugars (powdered)1 teaspoon Vanilla extract¼ teaspoon butter flavored extract½ cup Cream (fluid, heavy whipping)4 tablespoons...

Joanne Conner’s Apple Cake

Joanne Conner's Apple Cake 2 cups chopped apples½ cup margarine1 cup brown sugar1 cup white sugar2 eggs½ tsp salt2½ cups flour1 tsp baking soda1 tsp baking powder½ tsp cinnamon1 cup whole milk Beat together margarine and sugars.Mix in eggsIn a separate bowl, stir...

Lemon Blueberry Pound Cake

Lemon Blueberry Pound Cake FOR THE CAKE1/2 cup milk1 tablespoon grated lemon zest (packed (see note))2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice2 cups + 1 teaspoon all-purpose flour (spooned into measuring cup and leveled-off with a knife)1/4 teaspoon baking soda1/4 teaspoon...

Black Tie Mousse Cake

*THE REAL* BLACK TIE MOUSSE CAKE BY OLIVE GARDEN BOTTOM LAYER1 18 ounce box of ordinary cake mix (devil's food)SECOND LAYER1 teaspoon knox unflavored gelatin1 tablespoon cold water2 tablespoons boiling water4 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips4 ounces cream cheese...

Strawberry Cake

Heavenly Strawberry Cream Cake For the cake:2 3/4 cups cake flour (sifted)3 teaspoons baking powder3/4 teaspoon salt4 egg whites1 1/2 cup sugar3/4 cup butter or margarine1 cup plus 2 Tbsp milk1 teaspoon vanilla extract1/2 teaspoon almond extractFor the custard:1/2 cup...

Grandma Snyder’s Oatmeal Cake

Grandma Snyder's Oatmeal Cake 1 cup rolled oats1 ¼ cups boiling water½ cup butter1 cup white sugar1 cup packed brown sugar2 eggs1 ⅓ cups all-purpose flour1 teaspoon baking soda½ teaspoon salt1 teaspoon ground cinnamon½ teaspoon ground nutmeg1 teaspoon vanilla extract6...