For this cake made in the style of a tarte Tatin, rhubarb is caramelized until soft before being topped with batter and baked.
Our recipe for this towering dessert, featuring eight layers of buttery yellow cake with chocolate-fudge icing, was inspired by a decadent version served at Becca's Smith Island Cakes in Tasley, Virgina.
This simple sour cream cake is brightened by lemon zest and dotted with ripe apricot halves that cook down to intense tangy sweetness in the oven.
Though cream cheese frosting is typically used nowadays on red velvet cake, classic whipped cream frosting makes for a more balanced sweetness.
Lemon infuses this layered masterpiece in three ways: zested into the batter, in a tart syrup that gets drizzled over the cakes, and in a thick lemon curd frosting.
Fabrizia Lanza taught us to make this classic Sicilian cake, rimmed in pistachio marzipan.
The recipe for these crunchy fritters called Zeppole di San Giuseppe, courtesy of Malgieri, are topped with a cinnamon-ricotta filling.
Use a good salted butter with a high butterfat content, such as Kerrygold, to make these shortbread cookies. This recipe is based on one in Dorie Greenspan's Paris Sweets (Broadway Books, 2002).
This recipe is based on one in Please to the Table (Workman, 1990) by Anya von Bremzen.
This recipe comes from the chief of the Arcata Fire Department in Humboldt County, California and is considered an all-time favorite among the fireman.
Loaded with ripe fruit, this moist cake is a cross between two classic English desserts, sponge cake and summer pudding.
Lavender adds a delightful twist to this classic French dessert.
This decadent cake has eight layers—each with a sprinkling of powdered peanut butter cups.
This lovely pie benefits from both a terrific crust and a fantastic custard filling.
This delicious cake, popular at afternoon teas in England, was named in honor of Queen Victoria.
This recipe is based on one from Betty Crocker’s Picture Cookbook, and even after all these years, it’s still delicious.
This scrumptious coffee cake is made with medjool dates, which are prized for their rich caramel flavor.