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Sweet Treat Coffee Cake

Sweet Treat Coffee Cake C PFTE The base of this hearty cake may remind you of gingerbread at first bite, but it’s the exotic topping, a somewhat crunchy, somewhat gooey layer of maple syrup melded with dried fruit, seeds and nuts, that really distinguishes it as a breakfast indulgence. That said, it’s simple to make for quick morning meals and …

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Fruit Cake

Fruit Cake C PFTE This is a fruit- and nut-filled cake that’s tender, high-rising, and a real treat for those of you who don’t really like “fruitcake,” but who absolutely like dried fruit in their baked treats (think cranberry-orange muffins, panettone, oatmeal-raisin cookies…) The extra dried fruit helps to keep it moist. At a glance Prep 25 mins. Bake 1 …

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Quesadilla “Coffeecake”

Quesadilla “Coffeecake” C PFTE In Central America — particularly El Salvador and Guatemala — a quesadilla can be a flat, golden, sesame-topped cake, which interestingly is flavored with aged sharp cheese (the “queso” part). The folks at Panaderia Rincon Guatamalteco, a bakery in Waltham, Massachusetts, say it’s enjoyed as a breakfast or afternoon snack in their native Guatemala. Looking for …

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Aunt Betty’s Cheesecake

Aunt Betty’s Cheesecake C PFTE What can compare in taste, texture, and just plain sinful richness to a cheesecake? Some people prefer their cheesecake plain; some like it marbled with chocolate. But most people seem to like it topped with fruit, which teams perfectly with the cake: the fruit’s tart flavor is a great foil for the smooth sweetness of …

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Irish Soda Bread Cake

Irish Soda Bread Cake C PFTE This sweet loaf, redolent of caraway and studded with raisins, is a delicious takeoff on Irish soda bread. Using pastry flour makes for a lighter, more tender cake. At a glance Prep 15 mins. Bake 1 hrs 10 mins. to 1 hrs 15 mins. Total 1 hrs 25 mins. to 1 hrs 30 mins. …

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Banana Split Cake

Banana Split Cake C PFTE Not for the faint of heart, this confection reinterprets the classic banana split in a cake form. At a glance Prep 50 mins. Bake 14 mins. to 16 mins. Total 1 hrs 4 mins. to 1 hrs 6 mins. Yield one 5″ x 15″ four-layer cake, about 10 servings Ingredients Cake 1 1/2 cups Baker’s …

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Cake Cookie Cutouts

Cake Cookie Cutouts C PFTE There’s more than one way to make cutout cookies… and who says they have to be crisp, anyway? A thin layer of cake-like batter is poured into a pan, baked, then cut into any fanciful shapes you like. Frost with a complementary icing — we suggest chocolate, of course. Children love these baby-soft cookies. At …

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Cheesecake Your Way

Cheesecake Your Way C PFTE Elegant and rich in its own right, this white-chocolate laced cheesecake will support any combination of flavors. At a glance Prep 30 mins. Bake 1 hrs 15 mins. to 1 hrs 28 mins. Total 2 hrs 45 mins. to 2 hrs 58 mins. Yield 16 servings Ingredients Crust your favorite graham cracker or cookie crust, …

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Triple Treat Hot Chocolate Cake

Triple Treat Hot Chocolate Cake C PFTE Hot fudge sauce on the bottom; deep, rich chocolate cake in the middle; gooey marshmallows on top! That’s the triple treat in this decadent riff on a mug of hot chocolate. Like lava cake, this dessert is at its best served hot from the oven. The nice part is, it bakes for about …

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Buttermilk Dulce de Leche Cheesecake

Buttermilk Dulce de Leche Cheesecake C PFTE Diane St. Clair of Orwell, Vermont, is famous for this cheesecake, and after one bite you’ll understand why. Appearing in her cookbook, The Animal Farm Cookbook, it’s not to be missed. Ultra-rich, it has an intense dulce de leche flavor that adds enticing caramel tone to each slice. Make it for a party …

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