Upside Down Cake Recipes That Make Summer Baking a Breeze

You can’t beat a classic pineapple upside-down cake, but juicy peaches, plums, berries and even bananas are just waiting to step in, Melissa Clark writes.

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This Cake Gives You a Moment of Warmth in the Middle of the Day

Chamomile cake is just right at teatime, an excuse to give yourself and friends an hour to sit down and linger.

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The Milk and Cookies Cake Roxane Gay Swears By

Frosted with buttercream and finished with chocolate chips, this confection is so good you don’t need a special occasion to bake it, the writer says.

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Behind the Entenmann’s Cellophane, a Slice of Long Island Life

The passing of a founding baker reminds our writer of what the brand meant, and still does, in its birthplace — banana crunch, polysorbate 60 and all.

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What’s the Right Crumb Cake Ratio? This Recipe Tries to Find Out

Melissa Clark argues the secret is in a base layer of cake that’s delicious enough to eat on its own.

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A Brand-New Cake From a Pastry Paradise

Paris’s Left Bank is brimming with sweets, including the financiers that inspired this elegant and easygoing dessert.

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10 Miami Bakeries That Showcase a World of Flavors

The area’s culture revolves around a good pastry and coffee from the diverse selection of bakeries, many of which draw inspiration from the Caribbean and Latin America.

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In New Orleans, King Cake Is a Way to Make Joy

The colorful cake is more than a dessert — it’s the flavor of the city. And a diverse community of bakers is adapting the Carnival specialty to their own tastes.

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This Cake Is a Taste of a Vanishing New York

Dorie Greenspan’s poppy-seed cake is a call back to her childhood and shops that are mostly gone.

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A Panettone Baked in Prison, and It’s One of Italy’s Best

An employment program near the city of Padua helps inmates develop life skills and earn a substantial wage.

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A Devilish Chocolate Cake You Can Sink Your Teeth Into

This season, Yotam Ottolenghi thinks you should have your cake, and eat it, too, even (or especially) if it’s rich, dark and topped with praline.

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Remembering Sylvia Weinstock, the ‘Queen of Cake’

Sylvia Weinstock, who died Nov. 22, created thousands of wedding cakes over the years. Four couples share what her confections meant to them.

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Sylvia Weinstock, the ‘da Vinci of Wedding Cakes,’ Dies at 91

She produced floral-draped architectural works in the shape of rose-studded topiaries, baskets of speckled lilies and bouquets of anemones.

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Best Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes

Here’s what you need to make the end of the meal shine.

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Cozy Fall Menu: Lamb Shank, Carrot Salad and Molasses Ginger Cake

Braised shanks, a carrot salad and a molasses ginger cake: This cozy menu from David Tanis, drawing from North Africa, is sure to warm.

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The Haunting Power of Miso-Maple Loaf Cake

Sweet enough to be called cake but savory enough to be as good with a slice of Cheddar as it is with the gloss of warm jam spread over its top.

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Let Them Eat Fakes

Trompe l’oeil cakes, which imitate mundane objects, serve not only as uncanny tricks, but also as sly commentaries on commodification and consumption.

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Even the Sheet Cakes Are Bigger in Texas

Covered in fudge frosting and dotted with pecans, Texas sheet cake is a ubiquitous dessert in the Lone Star state.

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The Best Party Dessert Comes From Hawaii

What’s not to love about butter mochi? It’s simple to make, fun to eat and easy to customize.

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A Light Lemon Cake for Summer

The poundcake, from the chef Benjamin Vaschetti, is available nationwide.

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Is Baked Alaska the Secret to a Long Life?

A 117-year-old nun in France made me think it might be.

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Layer Cakes for Any Occasion

Mini Melanie in Brooklyn ships colorful layer cakes nationwide.

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These Lemony Pudding Cakes Are Magic in a Ramekin

Sweet and tangy, these easy desserts yield two textures — puffy and custardy — from one straightforward batter.

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A Luscious Peanut-Butter Wafer Cake That Won’t Give You a Toothache

All the pleasure of the Nutty Buddy without the sugar overload.

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A Greek Olive Oil Cake in Time for Easter

Kosterina’s new cake is festive for spring, covered with a layer of confectioners’ sugar or gussied up with sorbet.

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Treat Yourself to a Parisian Aperitif That Is Easy to Make at Home

In France, savory cakes salé are served as a light nibble before dinner. They’re remarkably versatile and come together in a snap.

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A New Year’s Treat to Close Out a Difficult Year

Dorie Greenspan is baking this layer cake, a cousin to gingerbread with plenty of frosting, hoping it will make 2021 a bit sweeter.

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Betty Campbell-Adams, Bronx Evangelist of Carrot Cake, Dies at 65

The bakery Ms. Campbell-Adams founded with her husband has won legions of fans all over the world for the Caribbean-infused delicacy that is its specialty.

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How to Make a Spectacular Holiday Trifle

Flamboyant, fruity and exceedingly merry, trifles are a show-off dessert with a self-effacing name.

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4 Festive Dishes to Make You Happy to Be Home

This is the holiday season for staying in with lazy-day recipes that feel like cooking self-care and taste like celebration.

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12 Thanksgiving Desserts Worth Saving Room For

Here’s what you need to make the end of the meal shine.

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Election Cake, a Forgotten Recipe, Rises Online

Searches for this cake, which dates to colonial times, are gaining steam ahead of Election Day.

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Pandemic Baking Just Got Weirder

Artists are crafting kooky, made-from-scratch cakes to exhibit on Instagram.

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The Perfect Afternoon Snack Has Arrived

With its sunny lemon glaze, this one-bowl carrot loaf cake is as easy to eat as it is to make.

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The Poundcake of Your Dreams

This buttery loaf has a moist, golden crumb, a crème fraîche tang and a texture just as light (or dense) as you like.

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Let This Blueberry Bundt Cake Pull You Out of Your Baking Rut

You don’t need a special occasion for this showstopping treat, finished with a jewel-toned glaze.

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Do You Really Want That Wedding Cake a Year Later?

Experts weigh in on how to freeze your cake and have some other suggestions for commemorative treats to savor on your one-year anniversary.

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Taylor Lorenz Explains the Cake Meme

Welcome to the viral world of hyper-realistic cake slicing videos.

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A Strawberry Cake That’s a Combination of Spoonbread and Pudding Cake

This cousin to spoonbread and pudding cake is best served warm, with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

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This One-Bowl Cake Is Worthy of Its Own Celebration

Whether it’s for a birthday, or just the long weekend, this classic recipe doesn’t need much to shine.

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A Special Dessert No Matter What’s in Your Pantry

This delicious and simple icebox cake uses French biscuits dipped in espresso. But you can use whatever cookies you have on hand.

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How to Substitute Flours

Can’t find all-purpose flour? Out of whole-wheat? Here’s what you can use instead.

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