Top 5 Cake Recipes on (updated October 2010)

1. Trinidad Black Cake (recipe)
Black Cake in Trinidad is a Christmas tradition. Made predominantly of alcohol drenched prunes, currants and raisins, variations abound
2. Mango Cake (recipe)
This mango cake is very light and elegant in appearance, especially when topped with a dash of icing sugar. The batter is topped with brown sugar and butter which crystallizes to form a delicate streusel topping and the slivers of ripe mango settle themselves throughout the batter forming succulent counterpoints of sweetness.
3. Espresso Cake (recipe)
Light, moist and incredibly intense in flavour this recipe for Espresso Cake hides one little ’secret’, wholewheat flour! If you’ve never tried wholewheat flour in a dessert recipe I strongly suggest that you give it a try. It adds a whole other level of richness without any of the heaviness that you might expect.
4. Upside Down Chocolate Pudding (recipe)
The recipe was a cinch to put together and seems to be practically foolproof in nature with results that are so decadent and beautiful that no one has to be any the wiser. The pudding had a thin biscuit crust that covered a cake like fluffy layer that gradually got denser as it reached the thick creamy fudge like frosting on the bottom… YUM!
5. Fudgy Chocolate Cake ‘Brownies’ (recipe)
This recipe wins on every front. It calls for very simple basic ingredients (most of which should already be in your pantry), it takes no time to put together, cleanup is minimal and the taste is OUT OF THIS WORLD. Amazingly enough, these brownies only get better the longer they sit. Fresh out of the oven they are light, airy, and oh so chocolatey… but as they sit they slowly get moister and fudgier… oh the decadence.

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  • Skylandscutlery

    Both the Trinidad Black Cake and the Fudgy Chocolate Cake Brownies appear to be too good to be left without doing anything about them. Thank you for the inspiration to get busy this weekend with my pots and pans and appliances. Thanks!

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  • pam

    My goodness, what a lovely recap of cake recipes. There are one or two, or maybe three or four…that I definitely have to try!

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