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Cinnamon Sugar-Topped Banana Snack Cake

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Cinnamon Sugar-Topped Banana Snack Cake

There are all kinds of cakes out there, from single-serving cupcakes to towering layer cakes. One of my favorite types of cake is a snack cake, an admittedly less official category than some of the others. Snack cakes should be easy to make and are usually single-layer affairs, with straightforward ingredients that …

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Blueberry Ginger Beer Pound Cake

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Blueberry Ginger Beer Pound Cake

Ginger beer is a delicious ingredient in summer drinks and cocktails, but did you know that you can use it to make other tasty treats? There are actually a surprising number of recipes out there that call for soda as an ingredient because the sweet, fizzy drinks have pronounced flavor that can …

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Espresso Brownie Cake

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Espresso Brownie Cake

Chocolate and coffee are always a good combination and this Espresso Brownie Cake is the perfect dessert if you want to enjoy both together. It is made with a very generous dose of dark chocolate and plenty of espresso, along with a splash of coffee liqueur. The cake evenly delivers intense coffee …

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Chocolate Rum Sheet Cake

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Chocolate Rum Sheet Cake
Baking with spirits is a lot of fun. Like vanilla extract, much of the alcohol burns off during baking, leaving you with a variety of delicious flavors in your baked goods. This is especially true of darker, aged spirits like whiskey and rum, where you get lots of potent flavors that can include …

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Vanilla Whipping Cream Pound Cake

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Whipping Cream Pound Cake
Pound cakes are known for their dense, tight crumb and buttery flavor. While the original recipe called for a pound each of flour, sugar and eggs, there is more than one way to produce a cake with the distinctive texture. This Vanilla Whipping Cream Pound Cake is a fantastic cake for just about …

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Pineapple Upside Down Banana Cake

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Pineapple Upside Down Banana Cake

A traditional pineapple upside down cake has a layer of caramelized pineapple sitting atop a sponge cake or a vanilla cake. These relatively “plain” cakes are a great base to show off other flavors, including pineapple, but you don’t have to limit your upside down desserts to only one type of cake, …

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