Cake Recipes That Make Our Hearts Flutter

on January 31, 2012
Mark Boughton/styling: Teresa Blackburn

Halekulani Hotel Coconut Cake

What could be more paradise-inducing than a light sponge cake from the beaches of Waikiki? Take a honeymoon with our fabulous recipe starring a pastry cream filling and whipped cream icing. Recipe: Halekulani Hotel Coconut Cake

Mark Boughton/styling: Teresa Blackburn

Lady Baltimore Cake

Lady Baltimore is quite the little heart-breaker with her tender cake, creamy filling and simple frosting. When topped with a ring of chopped walnuts this traditional Southern belle is an absolute vision. Recipe: Lady Baltimore Cake

Mark Boughton/styling: Teresa Blackburn

Red Velvet Cake

The ultimate Casanova of cakes, Red Velvet is a lusciously layered tradition sure to send hearts aflutter on Valentine's Day with its rich color and dreamy icing. Recipe: Red Velvet Cake

Mark Boughton/styling: Teresa Blackburn

Lemon-Raspberry Icebox Cake

Calling for just six ingredients and less than 30 minutes of prep time, this chilly cake is simple to make and even easier to devour. Recipe: Lemon-Raspberry Icebox Cake

Mark Boughton/styling: Teresa Blackburn

Tres Leches Cake

For an unbelievably moist dessert, look no further than our Tres Leches cake. A Mexican favorite, this lovely cake is drenched in three types of milk, creating a delicious cross between cake and custard. Recipe: Tres Leches Cake

Mark Boughton/styling: Teresa Blackburn

Kory’s Carrot Cake

It's easy to fall in love with our glammed-up carrot cake thanks to its white chocolate cream cheese icing and medley of warm spices. Recipe: Kory’s Carrot Cake

Mark Boughton/styling: Teresa Blackburn

Le Marquis

The late and great Julia Child knew a thing or two about baking a cake. Her Le Marquis (chocolate spongecake) is quintessentially French and iced with a lovely creme au beurre frosting. Recipe: Le Marquis

Mark Boughton/styling: Teresa Blackburn

Coca-Cola Cake

Fizzy Coca-Cola, chocolate and marshmallows converge in a cake that reaches higher than the heavens and features ingredients certain to entice every sweet-tooth in the bunch. Recipe: Coca-Cola Cake

Mark Boughton/styling: Teresa Blackburn

Tunnel of Fudge Cake

For the love of chocolate! This fudgy and supremely decadent Tunnel of Fudge Cake has an oogey-gooey chocolaty center and is topped with divine glaze, making it a chocoholic's dream come true. Recipe: Tunnel of Fudge Cake

Mark Boughton/styling: Teresa Blackburn

Chocolate Walnut Cake

A cake without flour? You better believe it. This nutty masterpiece substitutes fine breadcrumbs, ground almonds, and walnuts for flour. The result is a wonderfully textured cake with a sensational buttercream frosting. Recipe: Chocolate Walnut Cake

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