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Let Them Eat: Chamomile Pound Cake

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Pound cakes are among the purest flavored cakes; in this version, chamomile adds a subtle twist. More

Let Them Eat: Gluten-Free Carrot Cake

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Your party guests will never guess this cake is gluten-free. Moist and tender with a good bit of bounce, it will put your everyday gluten-y carrot cake to shame. More

Let Them Eat: Pudín Mary (Simple Orange Cake)

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Simple, clean flavors make this orange cake a year-round go-to. More

Let Them Eat: Strawberry Almond Cheesecake

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This strawberry cheesecake is tall and moist, serving up the middle ground between uber-rich and feather light. A whisper of almond flavoring and a simple almond-flour crust round out the berries' assertive personality, making for a great balance of fruity and nutty. More

Let Them Eat: Blackberry-Thyme Crumb Cake

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Blackberry preserves get an unexpected exclamation point with fresh thyme and lemon zest in this crumbly, buttery cake that's a cinch to make. More

Let Them Eat: Meyer Lemon Cake

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This cake is all about adding brightness and color to the dull winter months while celebrating one of the season's favorite citrus fruits: Meyer lemons. More

Let Them Eat: Meringue and Sweet Butter Cake

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Crisp-shelled, marshmallow-chewy meringues are layered with lightly sweetened butter into a cloudy white cake that's an unexpected surprise. More

Let Them Eat: Lavender-Earl Grey Flourless Chocolate Cake

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This dense, brownie-like chocolate concoction is rich, thick, but not saccharine, a simple and pared down dessert that surprises with hints of French florals and proper English stiff-upper-lip sternness. More

Let Them Eat: Almond-Pear Cake

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Tarte amandine aux poires, the classic French almond-pear tart, is ubiquitous in Parisian pâtisseries. This cake is a nod to that tart, whose simple ingredients never cease to achieve quiet perfection. More

Let Them Eat: Pumpkin Spice Cake

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Pillowy, moist, and tender, with autumnal flavors that linger well after the last crumb has been cleaned off the plate, this cake doesn't need to be tricked out. A dusting of confectioners' sugar and a fork is all you need. More

Let Them Eat: Chocolate Mini-Cheesecakes For Halloween

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These mini- dark chocolate cheesecakes are perfect party food anytime of year, but for a season-appropriate topping, decorate them with white chocolate icing in a spider web design or any other spooky decoration that may strike your fancy. More

Let Them Eat: Caramel Cake

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Caramel cake is a Southern comfort, and it's a no-brainer to see why: tender yellow cake is smothered with caramel. This recipe preserves the basic elements of the cake but includes a few twists to balance the sweetness and add nuance to the standard vanilla flavor. More

Let Them Eat: Apple Cider Doughnut Cake

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Fall means buying apple cider doughnuts at the farmers' market. This year, take that great flavor and turn it into a big, buttery cake coated in the requisite cinnamon-sugar. More

Let Them Eat: Honey Cake

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Honey, warm spices, coffee, apple cider, and whiskey--even if you're not celebrating Rosh Hashanah, this cake will put you in a festive mood. More

Let Them Eat: Almond-Chocolate Marble Pound Cake

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Pound cake, in its elegant simplicity, adapts to a number of variations and additions; try this marbled almond and Vahlrona version. More

Let Them Eat: Blueberry Crumb Cake

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This cake has pockets of juicy blueberries and a buttery crumb topping that's brightened with lemon zest and intensified with dried blueberries. More

Let Them Eat: Chocolate-Banana Bundt Cake

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This chocolate cake is rich and dense, punctuated with soft morsels of ripe bananas and the meaty bite of walnuts...and, it can be mixed by hand. More

Let Them Eat: White Chocolate-Macadamia Nut Sheet Cake

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Good quality white chocolate chips melt into this buttery cake, which is spiked with roasted macadamia nuts and a bittersweet-and-salty caramel drizzle. More

Let Them Eat: Yellow Squash Cupcakes with Chocolate Frosting

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By this point of summer, we've all been badgered with a million zucchini and squash recipes, but here's one more, this one with cardamom and orange. Plus chocolate frosting. More

Let Them Eat: Bourbon-Roasted Peach Cheesecake

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Rich but delicate, this cheesecake is perfect for summer, especially when it gets a double-dose of juicy peaches roasted in brown sugar and smoky Bourbon. More

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