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Armagnac Chocolate Almond Tart

This chocolate almond tart is my twist on pecan pie. I use almonds instead of pecans and golden syrup instead of corn syrup. Both chocolate and Armagnac make this tart really special. Don't skip on toasting the almonds since it brings out the nuttiness of the pie. —Phoebe Saad, Framingham, Massachusetts

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Contest-Winning Chocolate Potato Cake

4 reviews

I won grand champion honors in a potato festival baking contest with this moist chocolate cake. The icing recipe can...


Blitz Torte

1 review

"In the 1930s, my three siblings and I always got to select the birthday cake we wanted, and I always...


Coconut Cream Dream Cake

3 reviews

This pretty four-layer cake is easy to make with an instant pudding filling and 7-minute frosting. "It tastes like coconut...


Mocha Nut Torte

My husband doesn't like chocolate cake, but this spectacular three-layer torte is a favorite of his. I've been using this...

Contest-Winning White Chocolate Cheesecake

6 reviews

This is my all-time favorite white chocolate cheesecake recipe! A friend gave it to me years ago and I’ve made...


Chocolate Angel Cake

26 reviews

When I was married in 1944, I could barely boil water. My dear mother-in-law taught me her specialty—making the lightest...

Strawberry Nut Roll

1 review

The oldest of seven children, I did a lot of cooking and baking while I was growing up. Desserts like...


Ice Cream Party Roll

4 reviews

This tempting take on the much-loved cake roll features a from-scratch chocolate cake, vanilla ice cream and a layer of...


Eggnog Cake

3 reviews

With its moist cake layers, creamy filling and chocolate frosting, this cake appeals to all palates! -Edith Disch, Fairview Park,...


Chocolate Sour Cream Torte

2 reviews

This elegant cake is sure to evoke stunned “wows” from guests. Create toppings to fit the occasion; it lends itself...

Praline Chocolate Dessert

9 reviews

A cookie crumb crust, lusciouslayers of praline and cream cheese, and a chocolate glaze make this rich dessert a showstopper....


Almost a Candy Bar

22 reviews

Says Barb Wyman from her kitchen in Hankinson, North Dakota: "Because I love candy bars and marshmallows, this recipe was...


Special Pleasure Chocolate Cheesecake

5 reviews

When I have time, I enjoy making cheesecakes. In fact, I’ve come up with a couple of my own recipes,...


Cherry Gingerbread Cupcakes

4 reviews

A sweet frosting with a hint of lemon complements these little spice cakes, each with a maraschino cherry in the...


Swirled Raspberry & Chocolate Cheesecake

10 reviews

One secret to a lighter, fluffier cheesecake? Use the foaming power of eggs. When you beat egg whites to stiff...

Elegant Chocolate Torte

8 reviews

When I want to serve a really special dessert, I turn to this recipe. The tender, four-layer chocolate cake has...


Susan’s Favorite Mocha Cake

10 reviews

My family insists on this mocha cake for our Christmas dinner. They refer it to as "the best cake in...


Thick Sugar Cookies

9 reviews

A bit thicker than the norm, this sugar cookie is just like one you might find at a good bakery....


Pumpkin-Pecan Spice Cake

13 reviews

I'm a wife and mother of eight children. I like baking more than cooking, so I enjoy dressing up a...


Chocolate Toffee Cake

13 reviews

“I’ve been making this cake for years, and it’s the most requested cake from my family and friends for coffee...


Contest-Winning Raspberry Chocolate Torte

4 reviews

Wow holiday guests with this striking cake that looks fancy but is easy to decorate. The fresh raspberries and chocolate...


Dark Chocolate Carrot Cake

8 reviews

Carrot cake has a dark side—and it’s divine! Cream cheese and shredded carrots in the batter keep the cake moist,...


Fudgy Peppermint Stick Torte

9 reviews

I created this recipe based on a chocolate cake a friend made for me several years ago. It's a favorite...

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Coconut Cream Yummy Cake

28 reviews

"I found this recipe as a kid in one of my mother's cookbooks. I didn't make it until I was...


Chocolate-Strawberry Celebration Cake

119 reviews

Although I have some wonderful from-scratch recipes, this one uses a boxed mix with plenty of doctoring. It has become...


Triple-Layer Banana Cake

2 reviews

A year-round family favorite, the recipe for this moist layer cake was passed on to me by my mother. My...


Chocolate Espresso-Nut Torte

2 reviews

I love chocolate and nuts, and they come together deliciously in this torte. Serve it with sweetened whipped cream or...


Cranberry-Carrot Layer Cake

3 reviews

This moist cake smothered with rich cream cheese frosting makes any dinner festive. Every autumn, I go to a cranberry...


Lemon-Rosemary Layer Cake

24 reviews

Tall and impressive, this unique dessert is a treat for the senses with flecks of lemon zest and fresh rosemary....