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Cakes - Coffeecakes

Upside Down Peach Cake

Nothing beats fresh-in-season peaches for this spin on pineapple upside down cake. It features brown-sugar infused peaches as the foundation of a dewy, buttery...

Valentine’s Day Truffle Raspberry Cake

A silky, dark chocolate wonder – somewhere between a cake and a torte, this deep, moist cake features fresh raspberries, raspberry eau de vie...

Vanilla Buttermilk Bundt Cake with Caramel Glaze

This is a very pretty and delicious cake. It’s moist, buttery and resplendent with pure vanilla and crowned in caramel. It’s a great slicer...

Vanilla Coffeecake

Pure vanilla paste makes all the difference...

Vanilla Swirl Buttermilk Pound Cake

Vanilla bean paste is available from specialty stores or via mail order (i.e. Williams-Sonoma). It makes this cake sublime.

Venetian Fruit Cake

James Beard was very fond of this cornmeal and dried fruit cake which is a sophisticated and beautiful holiday cake. I’ve updated the dried...

Vermont Country Inn Pumpkin Cheesecake

Silky smooth and spun with pumpkin pie spices, this beauty is a crowd pleaser. Pumpkin Pie spices come in the spice section of your...

Vinartera or Icelandic Prune Pastry Torte

I saw versions of this unusual, multi-layered pastry like cake for years. When a baking acquaintance gave me her sister’s Rosette’s recipe simply inscribed...

Vintage Fruit Cocktail Cake

Vintage baking at its best. This cake turned up in a supermarket frozen food section. It seemed to be a buttery, low slung pound...

Vintage Pineapple Cake

What a cake! There are tons of pineapple cakes and each is quite different. Year ago, I had a request for this cake. But...