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Deep Down Orange Cake

 This is a gem of a cake. It’s a rich, buttery cake with an orange and Grand Marnier glaze, a perfect completion to a lovely

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Snowy White Chocolate Ganache

Courtesy of Ed Engoron and Mary Peabody, from Chocolatique (Perseus; 2011) Ed says that white chocolate ganache is perfect for putting in his recipe for

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Norwegian Toscakake

Courtesy of Pat Sinclair, Classic Scandinavian Baking Pat says, “To Scandinavians, “tosca” means a layer of sliced almonds covered with a buttery caramel topping.  The

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Gift of the Gods Cake

Courtesy of Susie Norris, author of Chocolate Bliss Susie says, This is my favorite fudge cake. It is light, but also buttery, chocolaty, soft, and

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Baby Lemon Cheesecakes

Courtesy of Rose Levy Beranbaum from Rose’s Heavenly Cakes Real Baking With Rose Creamy cheesecakes set on a gossamer base of thin sponge cake (biscuit)

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Raspberry Kuchen

Courtesy of Annaliese Keller: www.malabartradingco.com This recipe recently won first place in a baking contest. It’s a favorite of mine for brunch or to serve

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Churros

If you have never had real churros, you are in for a treat!  First, lightly sweetened fried dough is hard to beat as long as

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Pumpkin Tower

Courtesy of Chef Tony Nigro Note: This is a multi-level project. It’s not difficult, but it is time-consuming. It’s also impressive and delicious. It comes

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White Cake With Butter Cream

Courtesy of Chef Stephany Buswell: www.chefany.com This is a good, basic vanilla cake. It becomes spectacular with the butter cream recipe that follows. Stephany says:

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Pineapple Cheese Crumbcake

Courtesy of Beth Hensperger Most coffee cake recipes, especially ones for winter, call for canned pineapple, but here the glistening fresh fruit layer is made

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Mom’s Best Cheesecake

Courtesy of Chef Stephany Buswell: www.chefany.com Stephany says about this recipe: “When I was a child my mom made this cheesecake for every holiday or

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