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Gluten-Free Buche De Noel

A classic French holiday cake is the Buche de Noel, a cake roll that is decorated to resemble a yule log. The traditional recipe is a sponge cake or genoise made with flour.  This cake is gluten-free. The combination of … Continue reading

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Perfect Cheesecake

Cheesecake is a top ten  favorite  American dessert,  always drawing oohs and aahs when served.  The origins of cheesecake, European or American?  That is up for debate. The main ingredient is cream cheese, and the big maker of the cheese … Continue reading

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Serve It Up

What It Is: Where’s the cake/dessert stand when you need one? Right here. This clever porcelain stand has a special suction cup on top to let you create a pedestal plate using one of your own dinner plates.

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Oh, Baby! Berry Shortcakes

This homemade shortcake recipe is easier than most and just as tender. Instead of cutting in butter or shortening, you just stir in heavy cream. With petite desserts  all the rage, the cakes are baked in mini-muffin pans. Fresh lemon … Continue reading

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Layer Cake Slicing Kit

What Is It: The Zenker Layer Cake Slicing Kit helps you create an impressive multi-layer cake (up to 8 layers!) like you see in professional bakeries.

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How To: Make an 8-Layer Cake

The Zenker Cake Slicing Kit makes it easy to make an elegant multi-layer cake in up to 8 layers. The kit consists of a stainless steel cake slicing mold, a baker’s knife, and a cake lifter.

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Old-Fashion Buttermilk Pound Cake

This cake keeps well and tastes even better tha day after baking. It is perfect for a large crowd. Serves 24!

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Peppermint Ice Box Cake

Transform the classic Icebox Cake into a holiday treat using a springform pan and the simple addition of crushed peppermint.

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EAST 62ND STREET LEMON CAKE

3 cups sifted all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 8 ounces unsalted butter (1 cup)

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GadgetGals 12 Cookbook Picks

For the cooking and cookbook-reading enthusiasts on your holiday shopping list, GadgetGals offers our top cookbook picks to make your gift recipients smile and ready to hit the kitchen. All are available at amazon.com.

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