Throw an elegant end-of-summer party with one of these gorgeous, fruit-forward cakes as the centerpiece. Be it peaches, cherries or berries, these colorful, juicy fruits are all you need to turn a cake into something striking and special
“Pistachio is an underrated dessert flavor. Is it because of the green? Or because it’s a nut? More people should give pistachio a chance. Pistachios pair wonderfully with almond and vanilla flavors, not to mention butter and sugar.”
Print Recipe Strawberry-Almond Cornmeal Cake “Equal parts fruit crumble and coffee cake, this not-too-sweet dessert starts out bright pink but bakes to a toasty golden brown.” Votes: 0 Rating: 0 You: Rate this recipe! Course Desserts Occasion Casual, Summer Servings MetricUS Imperial Ingredients Strawberry Crumble ½ cup raw skin-on almonds2 ounces freeze-dried strawberriescup ¾all-purpose flour½ […]
“A dense sponge cake is ideal to soak up plenty of the Prosecco’s boozy goodness.”
“The cake itself is a ginger-pecan cake, with the perfect balance of freshly grated ginger to add a bit of spice and toasted pecans to add a bite of nuttiness. The frosting is a simple affair–basically a creamy, sweet bed on which to rest peaches, with the dark, rich undertones of brown sugar instead of white sugar.”
Layers of lemon cream with softened graham crackers make a perfectly moist cheesecake. The lemon and blueberries at a tartness that keeps this treat perfectly summery.
This crowd-pleasing icebox cake uses store-bought cookies; the only challenge you’ll face during the assembly of this treat is having to share with friends and family.
This creamy, dreamy icebox cake—built in a bowl for maximum ease—is the no-bake dessert you’ll be making all summer.
Cookies and cream: you may know it as an ice cream flavor, but the place they shine — the place they belong — is in an icebox cake.
This recipe dates back to the 1970’s, when the Heritage Society of Austin operated the 1886 Lunchroom (now 1886 Café & Bakery). The chocolate cake is a beloved confectionary – definitely a must-have for guests and diners.
This financiers-inspired cake from Chef Greg Martin of Bistro Menil in Houston is chock-full of fresh blackberries, topped with whipped cream. A tart, sweet seasonal treat!
A simple cake, moist and dense, with fresh strawberries and ricotta to celebrate spring. Thanks to Liz the Chef!
If you love dark chocolate, this cake is for you. My good friend Rosie served us this cake at a dinner party, and I was hooked. The original recipe is in Bon Appetit, but I made a few changes…
A specialty cake from Walton’s Fancy and Staple is loaded with dark chocolate mousse and spread in a delectable scratch-made Italian buttercream…
Get a good look at this gluten-free dark chocolate chestnut cake before it’s all gone! This perfect holiday dessert comes from Pastry Chef Catherine Rodriguez of The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa.