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  • Norwegian Rhubarb and Almond Cake

    This Norwegian Rhubarb and Almond Cake is a delicate breakfast cake that features the unusual combination of tart rhubarb with almond. This is an ideal spring brunch cake.…

  • a slice of classic carrot cake with cream cheese frosting

    Classic Carrot Cake

    When you find the perfect carrot cake recipe hold onto it for dear life. If it’s moist and delicious, with just the right amount of spice, and it’s paved with a…

  • Lemon Yogurt Breakfast Cake (Ciambella)

    Lemon Yogurt Breakfast Cake, or Ciambella, is a classic Italian style lemon bundt cake with lots of lemony flavor and a delicate crumb. Pair it with a good cup of coffee…

  • spooning custard sauce on an Irish Apple Cake

    Authentic Irish Apple Cake

    This is an authentic old fashioned Irish apple cake, the kind that would be made throughout the apple harvest season all over Ireland, where every farmhouse has its own prized version…

  • A slice of old fashioned peanut butter cake with fork

    Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cake

    Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cake is a good old Southern potluck staple that’s reached cult status. The hot peanutty frosting gets poured right onto the warm cake, and the whole thing…

  • one banana banana bread cooling in loaf pan on white board

    One Banana Banana Bread!

    One Banana Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips and Walnuts ~ when there’s just one banana left on the counter, this one-banana, one-bowl quick bread recipe steps up to the plate.…

  • an apple crumb bar

    Apple Crumb Bars

    Apple Crumb Bars are an all season treat filled with layers of juicy fruit sandwiched between a light cake base and a buttery crumble topping. They bake up a little bit…

  • slice of chocolate layer cake

    Ina Garten’s Chocolate Cake Recipe

    Ina Garten’s Chocolate Cake recipe ~ it’s a classic! When I hear the word dessert, this homey, rich, chocolatey cake is what springs to mind. Everybody should make it at least once.…

  • Banana Poppy Seed Cake with Lemon Buttercream

    Banana Poppy Seed Cake with Lemon Buttercream ~ snack time just got a whole lot more interesting with this unique combination of bananas, poppy seeds, and lemon ~ you can whip…

  • Sicilian orange cake, sliced

    Sicilian Orange Cake

    If a fresh orange could magically morph into a cake, it would taste just like this Sicilian orange cake; it’s got so much natural citrus flavor!…

  • a glazed old fashioned buttermilk doughnut on a cooling rack

    Doughnut Bundt Cakes

    Doughnut Bundt Cakes are a specialty of the house here at the Great Island kitchen, I’ve got one of these irresistible breakfast cakes to fit every doughnut fantasy……

  • 3 show stopping Christmas Cakes

    3 Show Stopping Christmas Cakes

    3 Show Stopping Christmas Cakes ~ want to win Christmas this year? Make one of these fun holiday layer cakes that are specially formulated for maximum impact with minimum fuss. …

  • buche de noel layer cake on a cake stand with meringue mushrooms - 2

    Bûche de Noël Layer Cake

    A bûche de Noël layer cake is a spectacular but do-able holiday dessert. This woodsy toasted hazelnut cake with chocolate hazelnut frosting tastes divine, and actually gets applause from the table…

  • Taking the first bite of a maple cheesecake

    The Ultimate Maple Cheesecake

    The Ultimate Maple Cheesecake is supremely creamy and so delicious it will outshine any pie on your Thanksgiving dessert table!…

  • slices of pumpkin doughnut cake

    Pumpkin Doughnut Cake

    My Pumpkin Doughnut Cake is a golden, lightly spiced pumpkin cake with a crisp sugar doughnut crust that makes it the ULTIMATE fall coffee cake, snack cake, or dessert ~ you…

  • Praline Pumpkin Snack Cake is the ultimate fall treat, with a moist, slightly spiced pumpkin cake topped with a to-die-for praline caramel frosting ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Pecan Praline Pumpkin Cake

    Pecan Praline Pumpkin Cake is my favorite new pumpkin dessert recipe, and that’s saying a lot. This cake has the perfect tender crumb, a lightly spiced pumpkin flavor, and an out…

  • freshly baked buttermilk pound cake on a rack with knife

    Perfect Buttermilk Pound Cake

    Perfect Buttermilk Pound Cake is that once in a lifetime recipe made with the classic ratio of butter, sugar, eggs and flour. This easy bundt cake always comes out perfect, and…

  • Diving into a slice of apple cake with a fork

    Apple Butter Cake with Brown Sugar Buttercream

    My Apple Butter Cake with Brown Sugar Buttercream is the perfect fall dessert ~ think golden apple spice cake with a plush caramel frosting. It’s got the perfect fall color palette, too;…

  • cranberry breakfast cake with fork

    10 Breakfast Cake Recipes

    I guarantee you’ll find a new favorite in this list of comforting breakfast cake recipes, so you can ring in the new season properly, with a fork and a cup of…

  • taking a bite of a piece of caramel glazed apple cake

    Caramel Apple Sheet Cake

    Caramel Apple Sheet Cake is a moist apple studded cake (almost a blondie) glazed with a thick layer of caramel icing  ~ it’s a favorite fall apple dessert that’s quick and…

  • Vanilla Cake with Raspberry Buttercream

    Vanilla Cake with Raspberry Buttercream ~ a pretty pink raspberry cake recipe for the raspberry lovers in your life! (Tip ~ use frozen berries when fresh aren’t available.)…

  • stack of zucchini bread slices

    Ultimate One Bowl Zucchini Bread!

    The Ultimate One Bowl Zucchini Bread because life is way too short to spend time tracking down the perfect recipe ~ so don’t stress, it’s right here and I’m sharing exactly…

  • no bake strawberry slab cheesecake

    No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake Recipe

    My No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake is a dreamy summer dessert that’s quick and easy to whip up ~ and that’s a good thing because this decadent scoop-able slab cheesecake disappears in…

  • a stack of cinnamon bread slices

    Amish Cinnamon Bread

    This Amish Cinnamon Bread is an easy quick bread version of Amish friendship bread with no yeast or sourdough starter required. It’s a warm and fuzzy loaf cake that exudes comfort,…

  • Mint Chocolate Chip Sheet Cake

    My Mint Chocolate Chip Sheet Cake is a moist chocolate cake recipe topped with an amazing mint chip frosting. Make it for birthdays, cookouts, and potlucks ~ everybody loves this ice…

  • lemon velvet sheet cake

    Lemon Velvet Sheet Cake

    Lemon Velvet Sheet Cake is like a long tall glass of lemonade in a sheet pan…tart and tangy and oh so inviting. This easy vintage inspired lemon cake is a potluck classic!…