Who Knew Real Red Velvet Cake Was Not Even Red #waitwhat

Vintage natural brown red velvet cake with no red food coloring by bakethiscake

If you’re looking for red, you won’t find it here. But if you’re looking for old-fashioned cocoa cake flavor in a moist (brown) red velvet cake layered with classic vanilla custard frosting, well then, you’ve come to the right place! Continue reading

Boozy Top Tier Dinner Party Cake

Chocolate Wine Cake by bake this cake

Presenting our trending top-tier cake for your next dinner party! It’s not actually boozy or even boozy tasting. It’s just that its made with wine (and the boozy word looks good in the title). Okay, it does have a splash … Continue reading

Grandma’s Heavenly Heart Cake

Homemade Gingerbread on a silver fork with raspberry and creme fraiche by bake this cake

Everyone should have a Mother’s Gingerbread Cake recipe on hand, don’t you think?  And there are a lot of them out there. I know because we’ve tried nearly every one we can lay a hand on, starting from recipes created … Continue reading

Easy Homemade Almond Coffee Biscotti Recipe

Homemade mini biscotti recipe dipped in dark chocolate by bake this cake

We’re kicking up the flavor and texture quotient of this classic little coffee snack by throwing our brittle biscotto to the wind!  Cause this here’s a buttery and brunchy biscuit cookie (not a dry or crusty breadstick). And it’s loaded full-bore … Continue reading

Real Deal Easy Homemade Holiday Almonds

Homemade Holiday Nuts in Wooden Nut Bowl with jar gifts by bake this cake

Home-roasted almonds are a fun DIY kitchen project that is super easy from start to finish. And when they’re all roasted up in your home oven and packed into adorable jars, somehow these healthy California beauties just get super-cool with that old-fashioned charm. Continue reading

Heavenly Flourless Chocolate Almond Torte for Culinary Historians and YOU

Italian Chocolate Almond Torte Caprese blue patio background by bakethiscake

Otherwise known as the Torte Caprese, this classic make-ahead Italian Chocolate Almond Torte is loaded up with almonds and dark bittersweet chocolate and arrives tableside with a flaky chocolate meringue top crust bursting with flavor! Continue reading

Dreamy Creamy Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream Using Fresh Ginger Root

Easy Homemade Creamy Fresh Pumpkin Ice Cream Recipe by bakethiscake

Creamy homemade pumpkin ice cream gets a kick of fresh ginger and orange juice and some intriguing spices. Even our college hipsters give this dessert a unanimous thumbs up! Continue reading

Rediscovering St. Andrew’s Secret to Harvest Gold Pumpkin Cake

Harvest Gold Pumpkin Cake with oranges sliced for Guests by bake this cake

The retro Harvest Gold Pumpkin Cake is a golden beauty served warm from the oven or with a nice cream cheese frosting (or a side dollop of whipped cream) and this little vintage darling brings you all the warm flavors of autumn without an overload of heavy pumpkin spices. Just enough to ring in the season in bright style! Continue reading