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Cakes - Coffeecakes

BB’s Original Carrot Cake Fruitcake (c)

Everything you love about carrot cake, re-configured in a fruitcake texture and longevity. No candied fruits but just the right balance of good things,...

Belgium Sugar Yeast Apricot Tart

A light, sweet and buttery, easy yeast pastry dough that looks European gorgeous and isn't detained by a trans Atlantic flight stall. All you...

Ben’s Bistro Chocolate Fudge Cake

This is named for my youngest son Benjamin. He is an avid chocolate cake tester, and eater.

Best Chocolate, Cinnamon, or Poppy Babka

From my first book ("A Treasury of Jewish Holiday Baking")

Best Cinnamon Bubka With Crumb Topping

Bubka is pure heaven - because it strikes just the right note of sweetness, being neither pastry nor bread. It is relatively easy to...

Best Deep Dish Apple Cake

For years, my (once) mother-in-law made an incredible deep dish apple cake. She gave me the recipe and although I followed it to the...

Best Ever Buttermilk Banana Bread

14.00 A mellow and classic banana bread with just enough sweetness, moistness and warm...’s Perfect Birthday Cake

The quest for the perfect birthday-style "yellow cake" is up there with the quest for the perfect pie crust and the perfect sourdough. If...

Biggest Best Ever Sour Cream Coffee Cake

 This is a sumptuous, golden, moist sour cream coffeecake to beat the band. If you collect sour cream coffeecakes, you have to try this...

Black and White Blowout Cake

A combination of a moist yellow cake and nuggets of brownie throughout, results in a wonderful and tasty effect. This is an unusual cake...