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Banana Cake

Buttermilk is best for this banana cake recipe, but feel free to substitute a combination of milk and plain yogurt, or milk alone in this dessert.From...

Author: Martha Stewart

Easy Chocolate Cake

If the sides aren't perfectly glazed, press in chocolate shavings for an easy cover-up.

Author: Martha Stewart

Chocolate Raspberry Cake

This beauty is baked with a splash of Chambord and layered with a sweet raspberry filling, both of which offer bright counterpoints to the thick layer...

Author: Martha Stewart

Swiss Meringue Buttercream

This all-purpose buttercream has an ultra-silky, stable texture that spreads beautifully over cakes and cupcakes, and can be piped into perfect peaks and...

Author: Martha Stewart

No Bake Cheesecake

There are certain days during the summer when the last place anyone wants to be is in a hot kitchen. But that's when kids can come to the rescue, making...

Author: Martha Stewart

New York Crumb Cake

New York Crumb Cake is quite a popular dessert at Foster's Markets in the Raleigh-Durham area of North Carolina. Owner Sara Foster estimates that her shops...

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Strawberry Shortcakes

These classic sweets aren't fancy; they're just plain good and full of memories. Flaky biscuits are filled with our macerated sweetened strawberries and...

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Cranberry Upside Down Cake

Sweetened whipped cream is the perfect accompaniment to this slightly spicy dessert. The topping is made by simply baking cranberries placed in a layer...

Author: Martha Stewart

Applesauce Cake

Applesauce makes this cake exceptionally moist. It's delicious on its own or served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. If you decide to use store-bought...

Author: Martha Stewart

Chocolate Bundt Cake

Guaranteed to satisfy any chocolate craving, this is an excellent cake to keep in mind when you have a houseful of guests. The ganache glaze makes it dressy...

Author: Martha Stewart

Vanilla Pound Cake

How sweet it is-pound cake from scratch in three simple steps! We've added vanilla to our recipe for an extra hint of flavor!

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Pear Upside Down Cake

Introduced in the 1930s, when cast-iron skillets were more commonly found in kitchens than baking pans, the upside-down, or skillet, cake has survived...

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Moist Devil's Food Cake

Great swoops of glossy frosting make this a wonderfully exuberant cake with a dark backdrop for birthday candles. But this cake is just as suitable for...

Author: Martha Stewart

Angel Food Cake

There's a reason angel food cake is a favorite dessert-it's tender, light as air, and tastes, well, divine. What's more, it's virtually fat-free and uses...

Author: Martha Stewart

Devil's Food Cake with Fluffy Frosting

The devil is in the details -- it's also in this sinfully chocolatey cake with fluffy frosting that is sure to be a hit.

Author: Martha Stewart

Cream Cheese Buttercream Frosting

The delicious cream cheese buttercream frosting recipe is a great addition to Angie Dudley's Cupcake Pops.

Author: Martha Stewart

Strawberry Cream Cake

Cake, cream, and berries combine in a treat that's twice as delectable as the sum of its parts. The buttery cake soaks up the strawberry juices, while...

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Fudgy Devil's Food Cake with Chocolate Ganache Frosting

For the ultimate chocolate lover, make this rich, dense chocolate cake with an equally intense, chocolatey frosting.

Author: Martha Stewart

Cream Cheese Pound Cakes

For best results, bake these cakes at least a day before serving. Store, wrapped in plastic, for up to three days at room temperature, or freeze for up...

Author: Martha Stewart

Basic Vanilla Buttercream

Ask any pastry chef about frostings and they'll tell you that there's nothing like a good basic vanilla buttercream. This American-style vanilla buttercream...

Author: Martha Stewart

Chocolate Angel Food Cake with Double Chocolate Frosting

Four types of chocolate are called for in this decadent dessert: cocoa powder for the cake batter, bittersweet chocolate and milk chocolate for the frosting,...

Author: Martha Stewart

Lemony Angel Food Cake

Remember Mom's heavenly angel food cake? Ours has the same ethereal texture (due to egg whites) but with a bright burst of lemon flavor, thanks to fresh...

Author: Martha Stewart

Chocolate Beet Cake

You won't taste the pureed beets, but they make this cake extra moist and play up its deep chocolate flavor.

Author: Martha Stewart

Classic Cheesecake

A crumbly graham cracker crust and silky cream cheese filling make this New York-style cheesecake a winner.

Author: Martha Stewart

Strawberry Shortcake

To prevent the baked biscuits from crumbling when you cut them, wait until they are cool, and use a serrated bread knife to slice them in half very gently....

Author: Martha Stewart

Perfect White Cake

A white cake is an all-American classic recipe. This white cake recipe will become your favorite for celebrations and holidays -- and it tastes just like...

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Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake

Marbling cheesecake is an easy way to elicit oohs and aahs. This one has a raspberry puree swirled in.

Author: Martha Stewart

Simple Lemon Cake

Whole lemons are the base of this rich, citrusy simple lemon cake batter. Precooking the fruit removes the pucker and makes for an intensely flavored cake...

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Carrot Cake

Beneath this towering yet unpretentious appearance lies multiple layers of moist, mildly spiced cake that are flecked with carrots and pecans and enveloped...

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Flourless Chocolate Cake

Chocolate lovers will adore this dessert. The edges and top develop a delicately crisp crust while the center remains moist and fudgy.

Author: Martha Stewart

Apple Spice Cake

Viewer Dorothy Mae Brown's recipe for Apple Spice Cake continues to be one of the most popular cakes featured on marthastewart.com.

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German Apple Cake

This is a great cake to make if you have extra apples in the house. If you don't have any apples, you can substitute peaches or plums.From the book "Mad...

Author: Martha Stewart

Lucinda's New York Style Cheesecake

Creamy, tangy, and oh so sweet, this New York-Style Cheesecake will become an instant favorite.

Author: Martha Stewart

Lemon Cake

This cheery lemon cake is perfect for festive occasions. Top it off with our Whipped Frosting that's the perfect light and fluffy complement to this moist...

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Italian Meringue Buttercream

Use this recipe to frost your favorite layer cake.

Author: Martha Stewart

Chocolate Cherry Cake

Chocolate and cherries are a match made in sweets heaven. A touch of kirsch -- brandy made from cherries -- enhances the filling for a more pronounced...

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Baked Alaska

This old-fashioned dessert, which originated at New York City's Delmonico's restaurant to commemorate the purchase of Alaska in 1867, has become popular...

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Dark Chocolate Cake with Ganache Frosting

This dense cake offers an intense chocolate experience, complete with fudgy frosting.

Author: Martha Stewart

Sponge Cake

"After baking countless cakes over the past 11 years for our pages, I've come back around to appreciating the versatility of a sponge cake," says Jennifer...

Author: Martha Stewart

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

The combination of rich, buttery cake and caramelized pineapples in this classic dessert will transport guests to the good ol' days. It's traditionally...

Author: Martha Stewart

Coconut Pineapple Loaf Cake

Toasted coconut balances the tart sweetness of pineapple and provides a crunchy topping for this buttery cake. Not too delicate, it's a treat just right...

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Classic Pound Cake

Light on effort, heavy on flavor, pound cake has earned its centuries-long popularity. Learn how to make this traditional, crowd-pleasing dessert.

Author: Martha Stewart

Versatile Vanilla Cake

Skip the store-bought cake mix and impress guests with a vanilla-flavored cake recipe that's easier than it looks. Top off this cake with our Whipped Frosting....

Author: Martha Stewart

Glazed Lemon Pound Cake

Get the most lemon flavor into this pound cake by grating the lemon zest first, then squeezing out the juice. Lemon zest, juice, and glaze give you triple...

Author: Martha Stewart

The Ultimate Devil's Food Cake

Not for the faint of heart, our version of devil's food cake is infused with melted chocolate (in addition to the usual cocoa powder) and sour cream to...

Author: Martha Stewart

Boston Cream Pie

Don't let the name fool you-this classic dessert is in fact a cake layered with custard and topped with chocolate glaze. We replaced the custard with our...

Author: Martha Stewart

Tres Leches Cake

We added whipped cream and fruit to a classic tres leches cake recipe to make it undeniably delicious. You can use any fruit in season, alone or in combination....

Author: Martha Stewart

Strawberry Cake

A buttery-vanilla batter is the base of a cake that brims with a pound of strawberries. We promise that you'll want to eat this berry dessert all summer...

Author: Martha Stewart

Devil's Food Cake with Milk Chocolate Frosting

This devilishly delicious, light and airy, all-occasion cake recipe was adapted from "Martha Stewart's Baking Handbook," and the frosting recipe is courtesy...

Author: Martha Stewart

No Bake Key Lime Cheesecake

This easy mousse-like treat blends the tartness of Key lime pie with the richness of cheesecake. Its graham-cracker crust sets in the freezer rather than...

Author: Martha Stewart