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14 Summer Desserts Starring All That Awesome Seasonal Fruit

Popsicles, sorbets, cakes, pies, cobblers and more!
Jun 25, 2014 2:00 pm

Look at all that fruit! The farmers market is officially a bonanza of natural goodness, but while there's nothing quite like biting into a perfectly ripe strawberry...well, we invented pies, cakes and pudding for a reason. Check out our favorite dessert recipe for stone fruits, melons and berries — some especially for the freezer when the temperature spikes.

Banana Upside-Down Cake Recipe

A sweet, sticky banana dessert straight from Brazil
Jun 12, 2014 3:00 pm

We're gearing up for the World Cup with classic recipes from Brazilian Barbecue & Beyond, by the restaurateurs behind London's Cabana restaurants. Like the French tarte tatin, this indulgent cake is cooked with a layer of caramelized bananas at the bottom, then turned upside-down to show its sticky-sweet banana topping. The recipe, after the jump.

Bleachers Reveals New Album Art Via Birthday Cake Delivery

Jack Antonoff's solo project kicks off with dessert
Jun 6, 2014 4:00 pm

Jack Antonoff's new solo venture, Bleachers, is an indie pop fan's dream come true. To stay creative during the album release process (Bleachers' Strange Desire goes live next month) Antonoff devised a better way to connect with his fans — a lucky handful got birthday cakes sporting the first view of Bleachers' album art. I talked to Antonoff to see why he didn't get any cake but DID get a bunch of seaweed. I also needed some advice.

Blueberry And Limoncello Drizzle Cake Recipe

A sweet, tangy cake full of seasonal blueberries
Jun 4, 2014 3:00 pm
limoncello cake recipe
Photo: Miles New

We're working our way through British chef and baking empress Lorraine Pascale's new book, A Lighter Way To Bake. If you're itching to break out the stand mixer, go forth without guilt. This blueberry and limoncello drizzle cake is the perfect partner for your cold drink of choice.

Peach & Pine Nut Cake Recipe

Baking + stone fruit season = perfect dessert
May 30, 2014 2:00 pm
Photo: Ali Allen

Food stylist Amber Rose, called "Britain's most glamorous baker" has every dessert-worthy occasion covered with her new book, Love Bake Nourish. Experiment with heritage flours, seasonal fruits and the lighter side of sweet fare with Rose's expertly tested recipes. This peach and pine nut cake is as simple to make as it is easy to eat. Maybe too easy. 

Lemon Drizzle Cake Recipe

Celebrate spring with a moist lemon loaf
Apr 17, 2014 3:00 pm
Photo: Ali Allen

Food stylist Amber Rose, called "Britain's most glamorous baker" has every dessert-worthy occasion covered with her new book, Love Bake Nourish. Experiment with heritage flours, seasonal fruits and the lighter side of sweet fare with Rose's expertly tested recipes. This lemon drizzle cake is as simple to make as it is easy to eat. Maybe too easy. 

Video: Fashion Week Is Coming. Better Eat Your Chanel Bag Cake Now.

Hop on the NYC subway for a très chic dessert
Feb 6, 2014 12:00 pm

Fashion Week is almost here! Check out this model with a fabulous Chanel purse baked and bedazzled by the pastry professionals at Soho's International Culinary Center, snacking for a captivated audience.  

Weekend Project: Bake A Cake For A Friend, Friend Loves You Forever.

Plus, hey, we all survived the polar vortex thing!
Jan 11, 2014 3:30 pm

If you're among the tens of millions mildly affected by Polar Vortex Cthulu, do your loved ones (or roommates) a favor and bake a celebration cake. We've got 10 great recipes from caramel-covered caramel cake and Jack Daniels-infused cake and frosting to a light, moist French yogurt cake that just screams classy. You've got options. And then you've got cake.

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