A classic cake from the Mid-Atlantic
Another entry in the “mystery” ingredient category; this cake uses egg-rich mayonnaise instead of fresh eggs and oil to yield a moist, chocolatey cake.
Everyone should have a single-layer cake recipe ready for times when you need a little something sweet. This one is quick to make, vegan, and has a secret, healthful ingredient–prune juice.
This is a simple, potato and yeast-based cake that’s popular in areas in NC and PA where Czech members of the Moravian church settled.
Yorkshire parkin is the Northern English form of gingerbread made with oats and black treacle.
Fresh mint and a subtle touch of vanilla butter make this simple but delicious drizzle cake stand out.
A chocolate cake that has a secret.
This is a moist, rich. deeply chocolate cake with a surprising ingredient–Coca-Cola. The icing is a nod to the tradition of adding peanuts to a bottle of coke.
Ingredients: for the cake: 2 cups flour 3/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda pinch salt 1/2 cup olive oil (or canola or vegetable) 1 1/2 teaspoons white vinegar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup water 1 tablespoon cocoa for the icing (optional) 4 oz brick cream cheese, at room temperature […]
Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups flour 1 cup light brown sugar (can sub regular or dark) 1/3 cup cocoa 1 teaspoon baking soda pinch salt 1/2 cup olive oil (or canola or vegetable) 1 1/2 teaspoons white vinegar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup water 2 tablespoons cold brew coffee […]