Rum Glazed Banana Bundt Cake
Ripe bananas are right at home in this moist cashew and coconut laden cake. Top it off with a rum spiked glaze.
Little Debbie-Style Christmas Tree Cakes
This recipe will give you a fluffy yellow cake with a silky whipped filling, and a coating of chocolate resilient enough to let you carry the whole thing around in the palm of your hand.
Pío V (Nicaraguan Christmas Cake)
Pío V—allegedly named for 16th century Pope Pius V—is a Nicarguan rum syrup-soaked dessert typically served around Christmastime.
Hot Chocolate and Marshmallow Cake Roll
Hot chocolate becomes cake in this recipe that incorporates moist chocolate cake, marshmallow whipped cream, and hot chocolate sauce.
Chocolate and Salted Caramel Bûche de Nöel
This traditional cake will tickle your pallette with the favorite holiday pairing of chocolate and salted caramel.
Ginger Cake with Spiked Custard
Molasses and dark brown sugar quietly set the stage for this cake, with a blend of dried ginger, allspice, cloves and assertive fresh ginger taking the spotlight. This is not a shy cake; it's bold, spicy and, served with a silky custard that's also no wallflower.
Rosemary, Honey, and Fig Cake
Serve this cake while the figs are still warm, perhaps with a scoop of ice cream or a dollop of mascarpone.
Chocolate-Hazelnut Layer Cake
This cake has tiers of moist chocolate cake refreshed with hazelnut liqueur and airy drifts of chocolate, Nutella, and toasted hazelnut mousse.
Chocolate Ginger Peach Icebox Cake
The cake is a chocolate sponge that's light and gently spiced with ginger, with a peach and ginger semifreddo sandwiched between the layers,
The Dark Knight Cake (Triple Chocolate Layer Cake)
This chocolate cake offers a generous blast of dark roast coffee and a touch of milk that makes for a gently bitter tone, while a smidge of cayenne adds mystique without turning up the heat.
Spiced Prune Cake with Cream Cheese Icing
Moist dried plums, warm spice, and crunchy walnuts flavor this cream cheese drizzled cake.
Pudín Mary (Simple Orange Cake)
Simple, clean flavors make this orange cake a relief if you're sick of over-fussy cakes. Serve it for Christmas breakfast or for dessert with a side of homemade whipped cream.
Flourless Chocolate Cake with Spiced Pears
The recipe is dense with vibrant egg yolks, lightened with meringue, and saturated with bittersweet chocolate. The ginger-and-pepper spiced wine-poached pears that top this cake are beautiful and delicious.
Gingerbread Icebox Cake with Mascarpone Mousse
The term "cake" is used loosely here, but we doubt you'll mind. Part elegant holiday centerpiece, part little-kid fantasy, this tower of cream and cookies is as delicious as it is stunning.
Pumpkin Roll with White Chocolate Cream Cheese
Creamy white chocolate-lemon cream cheese fills a moist spiced pumpkin cake. The pretty presentation makes it perfect for the holidays.
Chocolate Hazelnut Torte
This torte is a classically dense, rich dessert. The darker the chocolate you use, the more intense it will be.
Orange Olive Oil Cake With Candied Walnuts
This dairy-free cake is nutty with a subtle brightness of orange. A topping of candied walnuts adds a festive crunch.
Graham Cracker Figgy Pudding
This baked pudding is really more like a cake. Rich in diced figs and spices, it gives a hint of fruitcakey-ness, but with a flavor that is far superior. The figs give it a mellow, almost honey-like sweetness, and keep it just moist enough to be slightly sticky, but not so sticky that it sticks to your teeth.
Triple Gingerbread Cake
This spiced sheet cake has ground ginger, fresh ginger, and candied ginger for a triple hit of flavor. It's also a great make-ahead sweet as it tastes better the next day.
Individual Spiced Fruitcakes
Fruitcake is great, but often in smaller portions. These individual loaves have a soft, spiced crumb and lots of candied fruit. They make the perfect size for gifting.
Pumpkin Spice Cake
This spice cake gets revamped with pumpkin, bold spices, molasses, and bold fresh ginger.