The Year in Cake
Your 9 favorite cakes of 2016.
Cake is one of the ultimate unifiers. And it’s appropriate to serve in almost any situation—for breakfast, afternoon coffee, or as a dessert.
So we’ve rounded up the most popular cake recipes of the year for you to ensure that 2017 is filled with it—because a year that begins with cake is bound to be a good one.
Layers of chocolate chips cookies sandwiched with espresso-mascarpone whipped cream—it’s not hard to guess why you loved this cake at first sight.
We love the look of this cake almost as much as its taste. Light and fruit-filled, it’s perfect for any occasion.
A wonderful combination of lavender and lemon, plus the lightness of yogurt, make for a perfect snacking cake.
The ultimate birthday cake for kids—and the young at heart.
Elegant and unexpected—everything you want in a dessert when entertaining.
This cake takes a bit of time and effort, but the result is worth it for layer upon layer of delicate crêpes and pastry cream.
You’ll look forward to plum season all year long just to make this cake.
A classic, done right. An ideal cake to serve for company in the spring and early summer months.
Okay, so not technically a cake—but this apple tarte is so delicious and stunning that it deserves a spot on the list.
Published on January 1, 2017