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The Best Wedding Cakes Of 2014

The Knot | Posted 01.18.2015 | Weddings
The Knot

Even though we saw the rise of creatively displayed alternative wedding desserts like doughnuts, cake push-pops and good ol' fashion milk and cookies, the wedding cake proved it's staying power.

Chocolate Birthday Cake for Rosh Hashanah

Rabbi Deborah R. Prinz | Posted 11.25.2014 | Taste
Rabbi Deborah R. Prinz

Even if most Jews do not take the world's age literally, Rosh Hashanah's sweet themes of personal and communal renewal and re-creation, deserve this delicacy.

Why You Should Put A Can Of Milk Into Your Chocolate Frosting

Epicurious | Posted 11.10.2014 | Taste

Sometimes we want the bitterness of chocolate to be lightened up by silky creaminess.

Incredible Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes

Food Fanatic | Posted 10.18.2014 | Taste
Food Fanatic

Classics never go out of style, and neither do these guys.

How To Make A Flag Cake For The Fourth Of July

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2014 | Taste

This patriotic cake requires a little extra effort (you do need to bake five cakes). But after that, it's as simple as cutting circles.

How To Make Banana Pineapple Cake With Ginger Milk Frosting

Ken Leung | Posted 08.12.2014 | Taste
Ken Leung

I have made banana desserts and many pineapple ones as well, but never have I put them together.

16 Foods That Taste Even Better With Cream Cheese Frosting

Posted 06.02.2014 | OWN

The luscious blend of cream cheese, butter, sugar and vanilla isn't just for carrot and red-velvet cakes. Here are some brand-new ways to enjoy the de...

Mini Black And White Cookies

Food52 | Posted 05.20.2014 | Taste

They are the kind of thing just asking to be made at home and enjoyed super fresh.

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls with Orange Cream Cheese Icing

Food52 | Posted 02.04.2014 | Taste

Cinnamon rolls like you have never seen them before: with pumpkin, cream cheese, and more cream cheese.

The Best Ways to Frost a Cake

Sara Cann | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings
Sara Cann

There are a lot of theories to frosting a cake. I tried them all. I needed every trick a baker has to make my frosting skills look pro. And I got close -- sort of.

How to Frost a Cake

Food52 | Posted 10.21.2013 | Taste

Tips for smooth, stress-free cake frosting.


Ken Leung | Posted 10.13.2013 | Taste
Ken Leung

When you find out what this stands for, you'll kneel down before this recipe.

The 100-Percent Frosting Cupcake

Posted 05.24.2013 | Taste

This dessert gets right to the point.

Frosting Bakeshop: Chevy Chase's Solution to Sweet Cravings

Tyne Darke | Posted 05.25.2013 | DC
Tyne Darke

Frosting is a family-owned business that prides itself on its cupcakes made from scratch on a daily basis. If you take a look at the shop's Facebook page, you'll see that some even believe it -- gasp -- "rivals" Georgetown Cupcake. Could it be?

Stroopwafel Caramel Cupcakes

Caroline Edwards | Posted 04.02.2013 | Taste
Caroline Edwards

If you have never had a stroopwafel, stop right now and run to the store. You need to enjoy the amazing flavor and chewiness of this foreign treat.

A Delicious Cranberry Cake Recipe

Ken Leung | Posted 02.20.2013 | Taste
Ken Leung

With limited amount of time on hand, I used the seasonal cranberries for both flavors and color.

A Quick and Painless Christmas Cake Log

Jordan D'Amico | Posted 02.19.2013 | Taste
Jordan D'Amico

The Holidays are a perfect time to start thinking about new traditions; things that you want to do differently. So often we're caught up in sticking with our traditions from years past that we don't allow ourselves to try anything new, whether it's what we eat, who we see, or how we decorate.

Spice Travel: Chai Saffron-Plum Cake

Ken Leung | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Ken Leung

Making this recipe is a broader sensory experience than most others. Plums with brandy and cinnamon glisten as you sauté them on the stove top. Not long after your start baking the cake, the vibrant notes of saffron permeate the kitchen.

Nuts About It: Peanut Butter And Jelly Cake

Ken Leung | Posted 12.15.2012 | Taste
Ken Leung

With fall settling in for a stay, there's no shortage of good, local, fresh ingredients for creative baking, but I can't stop thinking of peanut butter, specifically Crunchy Peanut Butter Banana Pudding and now Peanut Butter & Jelly Cake.

Burst Of Passion: Coconut-Passion Fruit Cookies

Ken Leung | Posted 11.26.2012 | Taste
Ken Leung

The creamy mild essence of these coconut cookies is reinforced with a coconut frosting. As one bites into the cookie, the hidden passion fruit curd in the center bursts forth with a vivid contrasting tartness.

Crazy Cupcake Recipes

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Cupcakes have definitely had their moment in the spotlight, and some say their moment has passed, but we were able to find some of the more exciting and over-the-top recipes on the web.

Frosting Recipes You'll Want All Over Your Face

Posted 10.31.2013 | Taste

Be honest -- sometimes you make cupcakes just to eat the frosting.

The Faster Way To Frost Cupcakes

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Question: I can't figure out how to make frosting for cupcakes that I can pipe/decorate high on cupcakes. I tried buttercream, but maybe I didn't do i...

Icings On The Cake

Martha Stewart Living | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Martha Stewart Living

This month, Martha Stewart Living is making everybody very hungry. The Icing on the Cake story is lick-your-fingers luscious, each and every creamy, g...

Apple "Fries" Versus Frosting Shot: Which is the Better Invention?

Leslie Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leslie Goldman

Which is better? Taking my favorite dessert, distilling it down to the very essence of its being and serving it in a shot glass, or a mass-produced fast food snack that gets children psyched about eating fruit?