Vintage Cakes Cookbook {giveaway} – History Lesson

Vintage Cakes Cookbook

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Continuing with the theme of “Back to School” for our cookbook giveaway, today we’re giving away a sweet little History lesson with Vintage Cakes, a cookbook of recipes for cakes from recent and sometimes distant past…

How to Enter this Cookbook Giveaway

  1. Leave a comment with your favorite kind of cake! Basic Chocolate Birthday Cake? Airy Angel Food Cake? Pineapple Upside Down Cake?!?! Don’t worry if you don’t eat cake (like me), just make something up. It doesn’t matter what you say, as this is a random drawing, but it does matter that you do comment with something.
  2. Make sure to enter your email address in the box provided so we can contact you
  3. Share this giveaway post with your friends on facebook and twitter! (not required, but we’d love the help!)

You have until Thursday September13, 2012 at 5 PM PST to comment. Everyone is welcome to comment to enter, but we can only ship this stuff in the U.S. (So if you’re outside the US and win, you just need to provide us with a US mailing address to send!)

Good luck!

(And by the way, in case anyone is wondering, even though “I don’t always eat cake,” when I do, it’s always rich chocolate layer cake with chocolate ganache filling and super thick chocolate frosting!)

More Photos of Vintage Cakes:

Lovelight Chocolate Chiffon Cake with Chocolate Whipped Cream

Vintage Cakes - Lovelight Chocolate Chiffon Cake with Chocolate Whipped Cream

Lemon Queen Cupcakes

Vitange Cakes - Lemon Queen Cupcakes

Kentucky Bourbon Bundt Cake (!!!)

Vitange Cakes - Kentucky Bourbon Bundt Cake

Info About the Author (from the publisher):

“Each recipe in Vintage Cakes is a confectionary stroll down memory lane. After sifting through her treasure trove of cookbooks and recipe cards, master baker and author Julie Richardson selected the most inventive, surprising, and just plain delicious cakes she could find. The result is a delightful and delectable time capsule of American baking, with recipes spanning a century.

Each cake has been expertly tested and retooled using the best ingredients and most up-to-date techniques. With precise and careful guidance, Richardson guides home bakers—whether total beginners or seasoned cooks—toward picture-perfect meringues, extra-creamy frostings, and lighter-than-air chiffons.

A few of the dreamy cakes that await: a chocolatey Texas Sheet Cake as large and abundant as its namesake state, the boozy Not for Children Gingerbread Bundt cake, and the sublime Lovelight Chocolate Chiffon Cake with Chocolate Whipped Cream. With recipes to make Betty Crocker proud, these nostalgic and foolproof sweets rekindle our love affair with cakes.”

by Sarah J. Gim on September 11, 2012 · 403 comments

{ 403 comments… read them below or add one }

Stephanie September 11, 2012 at 3:11 pm

I love a good, old fashioned white birthday cake — with an ultra-fluffy buttercream. I want to go and make that right now. While donning a frilly apron.

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Jessica September 11, 2012 at 3:16 pm

When I was a kid, I used to love those vanilla ice cream cakes with strawberry filling and vanilla frosting. They’d have to be refrigerated so when we ate them, they’d be so cold that you can barely tell which part is cake and which is frosting. Thinking of it still brings back memories of childhood. Yum!

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arielle September 11, 2012 at 3:22 pm

as a southern girl,i love a made from scratch HummingBird Cake….its not very figure friendly but its amazingly good and sweet and its the best thing when youre with family

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Kate September 11, 2012 at 3:25 pm

I love German chocolate cake!

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Leslie September 11, 2012 at 3:27 pm

Strawberry shortcake :9

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Diane September 11, 2012 at 3:32 pm

Moi? I’m huge on strawberry chiffon cake, filled with fresh strawberries and iced simply in whipped cream. Heavenly.

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Ann September 11, 2012 at 3:35 pm

just plain yellow or vanilla cake with a classic chocolate frosting will do..

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Average Jane September 11, 2012 at 3:36 pm

My favorite vintage cake is Butternut Pound Cake. It’s hard to get the vanilla butternut flavoring but it’s so worth it!

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judy September 11, 2012 at 3:36 pm

My favor cake is the German Chocolate Cake. The first time I ever have a slice of this wonderful cake, I was about 8 years old. I still remember the day. I am now *~?^&*# and have three grand children. All three of them love German Chocolate cake. Now I have a reason to make it more often.

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Alice September 11, 2012 at 3:42 pm

chocolate cake with ganache icing.

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Lauren Baker September 11, 2012 at 3:44 pm

I’m a sucker for a good carrot cake. I don’t know if it’s the cream cheese frosting or the spicy sweetness of the cake, I just know that I love that combination.

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Sean September 11, 2012 at 3:46 pm

Chocolate

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sara September 11, 2012 at 3:48 pm

My mom’s yogurt cake! :)

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Alyssa September 11, 2012 at 3:49 pm

This is a toss up for me between carrot cake and boozy bundt cakes – rum, whiskey, amaretto, whatever works!

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Kelly Dee September 11, 2012 at 3:49 pm

Chocolate cake with white buttercream!

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Angela September 11, 2012 at 3:52 pm

Carrot Cake!

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Valerie September 11, 2012 at 3:54 pm

Any kind of lemon layer cake!

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Patricia September 11, 2012 at 3:55 pm

My favorite cake for my birthday has always been chocolate cake with chocolate frosting! Yummy!

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Amelia September 11, 2012 at 3:58 pm

Fluffy yellow cake with chocolate frosting and LOTS of pink frosting flowers!

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Trish September 11, 2012 at 3:58 pm

I can’t get enough angel food cake with strawberries and whipped cream…

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Bri Lo Weir September 11, 2012 at 3:59 pm

Coconut Cream Pie Cake!!!! <33

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Alex September 11, 2012 at 4:03 pm

Boston Cream Pie!

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Brian September 11, 2012 at 4:03 pm

Red Velvet EVERYWHERE

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Lizzy September 11, 2012 at 4:04 pm

Milkyway cake. As soon as I found out those existed, I made one and ate it.

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Abigail Raines September 11, 2012 at 4:04 pm

I love Portuguese Orange Cake! Citrusy and delicious!

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Clara September 11, 2012 at 4:06 pm

chocolate torte with ganache with fresh strawberries and cream :)

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Belinda September 11, 2012 at 4:10 pm

Red Velvet!

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Carolina Wong September 11, 2012 at 4:11 pm

red velvet cake with cream cheese frostinggggg

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beth September 11, 2012 at 4:13 pm

cheeeesecaaaake!

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Liying September 11, 2012 at 4:15 pm

Oreo cheesecake!

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Julie U September 11, 2012 at 4:32 pm

mmm…guava cake!

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Louis September 11, 2012 at 4:32 pm

My wife’s homemade Devil’s Food Cake with chocolate ganache.

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Meryl September 11, 2012 at 4:33 pm

Deep dark moist chocolate cake.

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Jennifer Reda September 11, 2012 at 4:35 pm

love strawberry shortcake

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Christina September 11, 2012 at 4:37 pm

I love a chocolate sour-cream cake, bundt style with chocolate chips!!

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carly September 11, 2012 at 4:38 pm

Something citrus-y…lemon chiffon or flourless orange cake.

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Ashlie September 11, 2012 at 4:40 pm

My favorite of all time is certainly German Chocolate (with carrot cake as a close runner up).

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Nicole September 11, 2012 at 4:40 pm

I love a buttermilk chocolate cake with a chocolate fudge frosting or a Carmel cake with Carmel frosting.

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Joz Lee September 11, 2012 at 4:43 pm

Moist rich ‘Lemon’ cake with whipped icing
any day any time anywhere any place..

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Martin Bernal September 11, 2012 at 4:44 pm

I love me some good old-fashioned dark chocolate cake with dark chocolate ganache. Plot twist: One day I made one and threw in some hazelnut praline in between the layers. It was the happiest day of my life.

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Meegan September 11, 2012 at 4:48 pm

Coconut cake with toasted marshmallow frosting! YUM

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Melanie September 11, 2012 at 4:52 pm

Ice Cream Cake!

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Nalini Vishwanath September 11, 2012 at 4:54 pm

I love chocolate cake. Plain and simple but dense and dark. Thats my kind of cake :)

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E.T. September 11, 2012 at 5:02 pm

Peach and plum cake cockaigne from The Joy of Cooking

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Lynna September 11, 2012 at 5:02 pm

Mint chocolate ice cream cake!

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Karrie September 11, 2012 at 5:04 pm

Victoria sponge.

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susan dennany September 11, 2012 at 5:11 pm

For me it has to be my mom’s Graham Cracker Cake with real vanilla whipped cream!!!!!!!!!!!!
It’s the BEST CAKE EVER!!!!!! It also brings back great memories of days gone by.

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JB September 11, 2012 at 5:15 pm

I love gingerbread! Especially at this time of year.

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Ally September 11, 2012 at 5:17 pm

I love boston creme pie. That totally counts as a cake, right?

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kara September 11, 2012 at 5:34 pm

red velvet, with cream cheese frosting…heck yeah

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Kristi September 11, 2012 at 5:41 pm

My favorite cake is chocolate layer cake with chocolate buttercream frosting.

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Rae September 11, 2012 at 5:49 pm

I adore carrot cake with a thick layer of cream cheese frosting!!!

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Jess September 11, 2012 at 5:49 pm

It’s a tie between pumpkin spice cake with cream cheese frosting and chocolate stout cake with chocolate ganache!

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Maxia Severino September 11, 2012 at 5:50 pm

I absolutely love a good Chocolate Cake filled with a soft Dulce de Leche Cheesecake layer and a light Vanilla Bean Whipped Cream frosting. *.*

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Denise September 11, 2012 at 5:53 pm

I love a good chocolate raspberry cake!

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Emma September 11, 2012 at 5:54 pm

Dark chocolate cake with vanilla coconut frosting….mmm

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Layne September 11, 2012 at 5:57 pm

Jack Daniel’s Pound Cake (with a chocolate swirl if I’m feeling decadent, which is usually) in a bundt pan with a whiskey caramel glaze or chocolate ganache.

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Ronda September 11, 2012 at 5:57 pm

chocolate cake with cream cheese frosting!!!!!!

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Sharon September 11, 2012 at 5:59 pm

I still can’t compete with the basic chocolate/chocolate my grandma would make for birthdays. I know it was from a box, but she always made it special.

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Allie Buxton September 11, 2012 at 6:02 pm

yellow cake. with chocolate icing! Every birthday :)

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Mairin Jean September 11, 2012 at 6:04 pm

I love, love, love my mother’s pumpkin cheesecake! (And I’m also a sucker for a good old-fashioned angel food cake!)

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Sarah Colwell September 11, 2012 at 6:05 pm

Well, I’ll take any type of cake but I love death by chocolate cake or ( a good) red velvet!

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Yo September 11, 2012 at 6:09 pm

I love chocolate pound cake & red velvet Cake with butter cream .

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amie September 11, 2012 at 6:15 pm

Carrot cake with cream cheese frosting.

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105SaintLouis September 11, 2012 at 6:16 pm

Sour Cream Pound Cake – still made by my Mom in the Bundt pan she’s been using since the 1970’s…there’s nothing better.

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Heather September 11, 2012 at 6:19 pm

Cake to me is extra special cuz if you only knew my Cake nightmares 8).
If you did a timeline of my BD cakes from infancy to my old age now what you would see are cakes baked for HOURS and never completely baked, to angel food cakes with so many holes it couldn’t stand up straight. That said my grandpa’s CRUMBY Banana cake, which never made it out of his brain onto paper will always be my favorite. That said Grandma’s Dafodil cake was always a wonderful surprise….

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Angela September 11, 2012 at 6:20 pm

Rainbow cake with buttercream frosting!

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karen September 11, 2012 at 6:22 pm

I am a cake love. German chocolate cake is my number one love.
karenreichmann@hotmail.com

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Candice September 11, 2012 at 6:23 pm

Dark chocolate cake with ganache!

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Christi September 11, 2012 at 6:32 pm

Carrot Cake!

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Christopher September 11, 2012 at 6:39 pm

cheesecake!

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Julia September 11, 2012 at 6:40 pm

I love ice-cream cakes with some kind of berry filling.

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Shereen September 11, 2012 at 6:44 pm

CARROT cake! soooo delish!

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Jen @ Savory Simple September 11, 2012 at 6:45 pm

Yellow cake with chocolate buttercream!

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susan in taos September 11, 2012 at 6:47 pm

I make a chocolate cake with beets that is so delicious and moist. Love it!!

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sneh September 11, 2012 at 6:55 pm

Red Velvet Cake!

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Natalie @RichmondTreatsKansasCityEats September 11, 2012 at 6:57 pm

My favorite is definitely red velvet cake with cream cheese frosting! So delicious!

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Lynn September 11, 2012 at 7:07 pm

Coconut cake!!

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Toyia Hatten September 11, 2012 at 7:07 pm

My very favorite cake is Nigella Lawson’s Chocolate Guinness Cake. I make it every chance I get to!

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Kay P. September 11, 2012 at 7:11 pm

My All Time favorite vintage cake is Almond Crunch Cake. It brings back such warm happy memories :D

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Cindy September 11, 2012 at 7:12 pm

Lemon cake with mascarpone frosting!

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Becky September 11, 2012 at 7:12 pm

Chocolate angel food cake with chocolate whipped cream frosting. Yum :)

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Mish September 11, 2012 at 7:16 pm

Red velvet

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Jackie September 11, 2012 at 7:18 pm

Marble cake is my favorite with cream cheese frosting. Warm from the oven…yum

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HRM September 11, 2012 at 7:25 pm

Dark,spicy and moist Gingerbread!

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Elizabeth B. September 11, 2012 at 7:30 pm

Chocolate with my mom’s homemade fluffy white frosting!

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Donna September 11, 2012 at 7:36 pm

Rum cake! Rum Cake! RUM cake!!!

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Trudy September 11, 2012 at 7:36 pm

My moms fresh apple cake or my red velvet cake. Cake is one of the things I can alter easily to meet my food allergy requirements.

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Jennifer September 11, 2012 at 7:42 pm

Carrot cake!

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Maria September 11, 2012 at 7:42 pm

Any cake… But lately I’ve been craving chocolate and fruits, so for my bday I made from scratch chocolate hazelnut apricot cake with whipped cream frosting, so as of a couple of weeks ago, this is my favourite. The best ever.

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Emily S. September 11, 2012 at 7:46 pm

Bill Knapps Celebration cake, without a doubt!

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andrea chang September 11, 2012 at 7:50 pm

Rose Cardamom!

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Jacquie September 11, 2012 at 7:54 pm

Coconut cake with coconut cream filling and meringue frosting!

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diana September 11, 2012 at 7:54 pm

chocolate cake, yummy.

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Diem September 11, 2012 at 7:54 pm

I absolutely love the Sour Cream-Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting and Chocolate-Peanut Butter Glaze from Sky High Cakes. I love making it too; it’s so simple and easy to put it all together :]

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Danielle September 11, 2012 at 7:55 pm

Dark chocolate stout cake with Bailey’s buttercream frosting. Best birthday cake I ever baked for myself :)

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Claire September 11, 2012 at 7:58 pm

i adore carrot!

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Brooke September 11, 2012 at 8:03 pm

I love Apple cake!

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Laura September 11, 2012 at 8:06 pm

I love to mix recipes and one of my favorite combinations is a Death by Chocolate sour cream bundt cake with a Kahlua/creme de cacao glaze!

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Priyanka September 11, 2012 at 8:10 pm

French apple cake!

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Eugenia Lee September 11, 2012 at 8:13 pm

My favourite cake is earl grey tea mousse cake. Soft, fluffy & scrumptious :)

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Nola September 11, 2012 at 8:14 pm

Pound cake with lemon glaze!

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Lia September 11, 2012 at 8:24 pm

Strawberry shortcake OR Angelfood with Raspberry sauce

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CHN September 11, 2012 at 8:28 pm

Flo Braker’s buttermilk cake, hands down.

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Roxanne September 11, 2012 at 8:40 pm

Spice cake with maple frosting.

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Naomi September 11, 2012 at 8:42 pm

Yellow cake with chocolate sour cream frosting!

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Laura Lou September 11, 2012 at 8:44 pm

Moist chocolate chunk cake with creamy, fluffy, white coconut filling, and a coconut 7-minute frosting, completed with flaked coconut covering the outside. Bea-ute-ee-ful.

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Jennifer P. September 11, 2012 at 8:49 pm

Hmm… Can I have twooo favorites? Maybe not technically, but I’m doing it! Angel food cake with strawberries and whipped cream and pound cake with lemon pudding :).

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Danielle September 11, 2012 at 9:04 pm

I like baking my own cake for my birthday (it’s the one day I can bake whatever *I* want) – I love a nice lemon cake with a tart lemon glaze. Maybe a few strawberries on the side.

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Reney September 11, 2012 at 9:12 pm

Really I have to choose 1? I used to like the simplicity of angel food cake, but I have stated that I would marry the man who made me some version of chocolate and bourbon (perhaps an Irish trifecta)

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Mary September 11, 2012 at 9:14 pm

definitely carrot cake with cream cheese frosting.

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Alison September 11, 2012 at 9:19 pm

Chocolate. With Strawberry Swiss Meringue Buttercream.

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Carly Pepin September 11, 2012 at 9:27 pm

Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting :-)

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karen russo September 11, 2012 at 9:31 pm

Italian Whip Cream Cake with Fresh Fruit Filling. Yummmmmmm!

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Emma Ewert September 11, 2012 at 9:35 pm

I love anything lemony or citrusy myself, but my specialty is moist, light, yummy vegan cupcakes of all kinds.

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Sean September 11, 2012 at 9:47 pm

Probably the goat cheese cake my friend made with a fig topping. it was a amazing.

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Angela Hunter Geiss September 11, 2012 at 9:53 pm

Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake

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Viviana September 11, 2012 at 9:57 pm

I love german chocolate cake! <3

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Laura September 11, 2012 at 10:11 pm

Carrot cake with walnuts, cinnamon and cardamom and twice the ordinary amount of lime and vanilla cream cheese icing

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Maureen September 11, 2012 at 10:22 pm

Carrot cake. Thanks!

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Anna W. September 11, 2012 at 10:51 pm

Nothing like a chocolate truffle cake. But I love pancake cake.. I made it once with raspberries and grand marnier whipped cream. It was so good and perfect for a rainy summer day (and we have a lot of those in Denmark :p)

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aissa September 11, 2012 at 11:11 pm

simple but sweet! red velvet rocks!

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SaraC September 11, 2012 at 11:19 pm

My favorite is chocolate cake with a raspberry filling and maybe some ganache as well

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Charlotte Wilson September 11, 2012 at 11:33 pm

My absolute favourite cake is the chocolate mint roll cake they are absolutely amazing i love them every time i make the cake i fall in love with it again and again and again but i also absolutely love the all Lemon cake.

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Rachel September 11, 2012 at 11:35 pm

Oh my, pick one flavor? I do love red velvet, but mostly for its cream cheese frosting. Even better, mush it into a cake ball & coat in white chocolate.

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Kristen C September 12, 2012 at 12:20 am

I love German chocolate cake…even though there is no way coconut has anything to do with Germany…

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Francesca September 12, 2012 at 1:03 am

My favorite cake? Ugh, that’s hard! I had a particularly delicious lemon poppyseed vegan cake at a bakery in NYC that I really liked, but I guess I’d ultimately go for a rich chocolate cake with ganache and chocolate mousse filling. Dreamy.

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Faye September 12, 2012 at 1:33 am

Cheesecake!!!I love cheesecake so much, but I love any buttery cake .

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Kay September 12, 2012 at 1:54 am

Oooh… maybe it’s nostalgia but the thought of fluffy chocolate cake with creamy frosting I got as kid for my birthday has yet to be topped.

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Averie @ Averie Cooks September 12, 2012 at 2:27 am

Fave cake (lately) is banana cake with caramel frosting.

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Tritia Tang September 12, 2012 at 2:32 am

Mango filled vanilla cake with Asian buttercream =]

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Rawyah September 12, 2012 at 3:00 am

Lemon poppy seed cake

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Ashley September 12, 2012 at 3:24 am

A simple, classic, dense Pound cake. Or a Carrot cake with lots of raisins, nuts, coconuts, chunky grated carrots with creamcheese frosting!

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Deborah September 12, 2012 at 3:31 am

Oh my gosh, I’m stuck between choosing a favourite one out of the many much loved cakes on my list!! Hmm, a light, fluffy sponge cake with jam and cream?? Or maybe a Tiramisu sponge cake? Or a moist chocolate cake with smooth, rich, chocolate frosting? Or perhaps a rich, gooey, fudgey, chocolatey brownie….

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Nancy September 12, 2012 at 3:32 am

Chocolate cake with chocolate icing. Every time.

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Stephanie O September 12, 2012 at 3:44 am

I like all cake but I really like Texas Sheet Cake, no nuts.

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Shirley September 12, 2012 at 3:57 am

Love any citrus based cakes. Hard to choose just one but my favorites are lemon and clementine cakes

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Shereen Kang September 12, 2012 at 4:26 am

It’s gotta be a moist chocolate cake (who can resists chocolate?)!

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Bebe September 12, 2012 at 4:50 am

I love pound cake!

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Barney September 12, 2012 at 5:00 am

“Death by Chocolate” Cake *drools* what death should taste like.

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Wabini September 12, 2012 at 5:20 am

i love quince cake and everyone have ever try by me it have the same opinion!
:)

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Kate September 12, 2012 at 5:38 am

For my mum’s last birthday, I made a blueberry lemon curd cake iced with blueberry meyer lemon marmalade icing. It was just divine and has become my new favorite!

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Catie September 12, 2012 at 5:41 am

I love Black Forest Cake!

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Celena Sinko September 12, 2012 at 5:44 am

Philadelphia Style Butter Cake!!!

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Maggie September 12, 2012 at 5:52 am

Lately, it’s been “boy bait” over top any kind of fresh fruit I can lay my hands on–but blueberries are a perennial favorite!

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Rebekah September 12, 2012 at 5:58 am

Yellow cake with chocolate icing!

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C Shea September 12, 2012 at 6:16 am

I LOOOOOOVE GOEY DRIZZLED LEMON ICING ON LEMON CAKE….sooo LIGHT and YUMMY!!!!

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Sami September 12, 2012 at 6:23 am

German Chocolate Cake all the way!

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Annika September 12, 2012 at 6:30 am

love swedish meringue torte topped with strawberries and fresh whipping cream!

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Keyin Lu September 12, 2012 at 6:31 am

Red velvet cake with cream cheese frosting!

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Amy K September 12, 2012 at 6:33 am

vanilla bean angel food cake with buttercream and sprinkles!

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Peaches September 12, 2012 at 6:37 am

Red velvet cake with a really rich cream cheese-based frosting!

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Caio September 12, 2012 at 6:44 am

Oh my, orange chocolate cakes definitely are my favorite!

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JanetinMaine September 12, 2012 at 6:48 am

My own German Chocolate Cake.

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Miche September 12, 2012 at 6:49 am

Japanese-style castella is my current favorite! It’s very good with vanilla ice cream.

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Roxanne B September 12, 2012 at 6:54 am

Vanilla cake with Vanilla Buttercream. Either that or a cranberry coffee cake thing my husband makes me make for him at least once a month.

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Teresa September 12, 2012 at 6:56 am

Basic yellow two layer with vanilla cloudburst frosting.

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Mary September 12, 2012 at 7:00 am

I saw this book at the store after hearing about it before it came out, and I couldn’t help but stand in the cookbook aisle and look through the whole thing. It’s a beautiful book, and the cakes tempt even me, a generally non-cake person.

My favorite cakes have fruit, a thin glaze, maybe a hint of lemon, and little fuss in their appearance.

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Sara September 12, 2012 at 7:04 am

I realize this makes me sound oh so tacky, but my mom always made me strawberry cake from the box for my birthdays (originally I liked it because it’s pink) and it became a sort of tradition. She would hilariously decorate the outside with fresh strawberries and I thought it was the fanciest cake in the world!

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Andrea Schmitz September 12, 2012 at 7:24 am

My favorite has to be homemade carrot cake with cream cheese frosting. Nothing tops it!

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Suchetha September 12, 2012 at 7:31 am

Chocolate Cake!!

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MelodyJ September 12, 2012 at 7:31 am

I love Chocolate Vanilla Swirl Cake.

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Rachel September 12, 2012 at 7:37 am

Ice cream cake! If i have to pick an actual cake, it would be texas sheet cake warm from the oven with chocolate frosting and those round colorful sprinkles on top.

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Jesiel Maxan September 12, 2012 at 7:38 am

I have always loved a rich creamy carrot cake… bunch of nuts,carrots, cream cheese frosting, yummy!!! But after living a few years in NYC, I always think about Red Velvet. On my list as well.

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Rachel Bryan September 12, 2012 at 7:41 am

My favorite is almond cake with butter cream icing and real strawberries for the filling! Yummmy!!

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Collette Dennis September 12, 2012 at 7:53 am

Tres leches cake!

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Debbie September 12, 2012 at 7:54 am

My favorite is a Chocolate Sheet Cake. Chocolate & nuts, yum!

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Julia September 12, 2012 at 8:11 am

Angel Food Cake with Strawberries and Cream

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emily September 12, 2012 at 8:35 am

I love carrot cake with cream cheese frosting!

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Andrea Morales September 12, 2012 at 8:44 am

guinness chocolate cake!

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Heather September 12, 2012 at 8:46 am

As a child it was plain chocolate bundt cake, but as I’ve grown it’s changed to angel food.

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randy September 12, 2012 at 8:50 am

Red Velvet Chocolate Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting!

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Mae September 12, 2012 at 9:02 am

Chocolate souffle cupcakes with espresso buttercream.

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Tori September 12, 2012 at 9:12 am

Hummingbird Cake

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Theresa September 12, 2012 at 9:13 am

Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting… divine!

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Jessica M. September 12, 2012 at 9:15 am

I think I’d have to chose lemon layer cake. Oh man it’s good!

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KittyB September 12, 2012 at 9:30 am

My mom’s applesauce cake.

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Rachael September 12, 2012 at 9:31 am

Lemon cake with cream cheese frosting and raspberry filling!

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Dawn | KitchenTravels September 12, 2012 at 9:35 am

I just love lemon layer cake. No wait, strawberry pink lady cake with real strawberry buttercream. Oh! Or how about chocolate cake with vanilla bean frosting?! Honestly, as long as it’s cake and it’s homemade, it’s all good.

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Chrystie September 12, 2012 at 9:36 am

The birthday cake I request every year from a little bakery in Queens, NY. White cake with cannoli cream filling and chocolate fudge frosting. Heaven.

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Maral September 12, 2012 at 10:00 am

I love all chocolate cakes. Chocolate souffle cake, chocolate cake with chocolate ganache frosting, chocolate lava cake with vanilla bean ice cream. I can’t decide which one I like best!

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Sonia September 12, 2012 at 10:05 am

Apple pie. Simply the best!

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Mike September 12, 2012 at 10:12 am

CARROT CAKE!!! CREAM CHEESE FROSTING and lots of it!

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Cheryl September 12, 2012 at 10:18 am

Dark Chocolate Cake with a Equally Dark Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

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mijin September 12, 2012 at 10:22 am

yellow cake with chocolate frosting– classic!

or, funfetti :)

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Erika Beth, the Messy Chef September 12, 2012 at 10:24 am

I love chocolate cake with sea foam frosting.

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C. Mcdonald September 12, 2012 at 10:31 am

Harvey Wallbanger Orange Bundt Cake.

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Taylor September 12, 2012 at 10:34 am

I love love coconut cake. It’s unfailingly delicious, provides opportunities to try out many different frosting variations, AND the shredded coconut hides any flaws in my frosting application.

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Maya September 12, 2012 at 10:41 am

Lemon Curd Cake. Oh so yum in the tum.

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Sokha McCarthy September 12, 2012 at 10:46 am

My favorite cake is old fashion chocolate cake.

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Yooly September 12, 2012 at 10:46 am

chocolate cake with fresh whip cream!

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ellen mcneill September 12, 2012 at 11:05 am

my favorite cake by far is my mama’s red velvet cake!

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JC September 12, 2012 at 11:22 am

chocolate cake – chocolate icing – what more do you need?

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Andrea Aquino September 12, 2012 at 11:54 am

Homemade Funfetti birthday cake!

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Margaret September 12, 2012 at 11:59 am

This book looks delightful! I love tiramisu… best cake hands down!

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Leslie September 12, 2012 at 12:06 pm

I <3 mocha chiffon cake. Done right, it never gets dry, texture is light yet moist and the flavor is strong =)

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Amy Molitor September 12, 2012 at 12:10 pm

I love German Chocolate Cake! the best!

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Aliki September 12, 2012 at 12:11 pm

Chocolate cake with salted caramel buttercream!

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margarida v September 12, 2012 at 12:14 pm

carrot cake

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Linnea September 12, 2012 at 12:15 pm

ice cream cake!

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Christina Børding September 12, 2012 at 12:15 pm

Red velvet cake!

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elissar September 12, 2012 at 12:15 pm

german chocolate

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Rachel September 12, 2012 at 12:16 pm

I love Jell-O poke cake. Doesn’t get much better than that and you can play with the different flavors and colors

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Maeghan September 12, 2012 at 12:16 pm

Chiffon cake!

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Evridiki September 12, 2012 at 12:16 pm

chocolate and banana cake!

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sweetpear September 12, 2012 at 12:16 pm

rich chocolate cake with peanut butter frosting:)

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Emily September 12, 2012 at 12:16 pm

My favorite cake is an Ugly Duckling Pudding Cake. So good!

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Sarah September 12, 2012 at 12:17 pm

Texas chocolate cake with ooey gooey frosting!!

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Linda Miller September 12, 2012 at 12:17 pm

Waldorf Astoria Cake (a/k/a Red Velvet Cake). My aunt, who was a wonderful baker, gave me the recipe 52 years ago ! And it’s still my favorite !!!

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Janice De la Cruz September 12, 2012 at 12:17 pm

My best friends carrot cake <3

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Irma Hicks September 12, 2012 at 12:17 pm

Lemon Pound Cake is my favorite. Now I’m salivating.

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Natalie McNichols September 12, 2012 at 12:17 pm

I love a good ole’ chocolate cake with chocolate frosting!

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Kate C September 12, 2012 at 12:17 pm

Carrot Cake!

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Vanessa Smiley September 12, 2012 at 12:17 pm

I love chocolate cake with a cream ganache but after seeing the beautiful bundt pan cake in the cook book, I remembered my love for a good sour cream pound cake also!

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Tera September 12, 2012 at 12:18 pm

lemond pound cake. yum!

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Heather September 12, 2012 at 12:18 pm

Carrot Cake with Creme Cheese Frosting!!!

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Sarah September 12, 2012 at 12:18 pm

Icebox cake!

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Holly September 12, 2012 at 12:19 pm

I love Ice Cream cake!!!

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Dawn H September 12, 2012 at 12:19 pm

Amaretto Pound Cake!

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Farrah September 12, 2012 at 12:19 pm

I’m a Celiac, so for years cake was a tough one for me. Recently I’ve gotten quite good at converting recipes from glutenful to gluten-free, so it’s been less of a problem. However I really don’t know the first thing about these vintage cake recipes and would love love love to be able to make my favorites, which include the GORGEOUS chocolate chiffon pictured above, and tiramisu.

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Maura September 12, 2012 at 12:19 pm

Carrot cake with cream cheese frosting

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Cat September 12, 2012 at 12:19 pm

This is silly, but my absolute FAVORITE cake is Pilsbury Funfetti cake!! I’d eat that over most gourmet cakes any day of the week : )

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Corey Tortora September 12, 2012 at 12:20 pm

My favorite cake is carrot cake… With a huge cream cheese frosting layer of course :D

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Jennifer September 12, 2012 at 12:21 pm

Cookies ‘n Cream Ice Cream Cake –what I always have as my birthday cake!

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Melody Eaton September 12, 2012 at 12:21 pm

I love German Chocolate cake

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Maddy September 12, 2012 at 12:21 pm

Chocolate cake with coffee buttercream. Can’t be beat!

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Tanitra partivit September 12, 2012 at 12:21 pm

Chocolate Guinness cake

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nagi September 12, 2012 at 12:22 pm

my mom’s red velvet cake made with buttercream frosting, kastella and the mugwort cake at the Korean market

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Weronika September 12, 2012 at 12:22 pm

chocolate cake

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Renee September 12, 2012 at 12:22 pm

My mom’s ring of coconut fudge!! :)

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Carley Hatt September 12, 2012 at 12:23 pm

chocolate lava cake

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Beth S. September 12, 2012 at 12:23 pm

Mmmm… pineapple upside down cake… or maybe our family favorite: “Happy Cake” (yellow cake, vanilla pudding b/w the layers, chocolate frosting.)

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Julie September 12, 2012 at 12:24 pm

Carrot cake made with walnuts and crushed pineapple (and without raisins) + cream cheese frosting = Breakfast, lunch, AND dinner

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Leslie Fuquinay Miller September 12, 2012 at 12:25 pm

WHAT?!?! You don’t like cake?!?! I wrote the book on it. My favorite is the sheet cake from the grocery store. Yeah, I suck. But if I have to pick a real homemade cake, it’s the Silver Palate’s carrot cake. And if I pick a cake someone else made homemade, it’s the peanut butter chocolate layer cake at Clementine in Baltimore.

I LOVE CAKE!

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Shumaila September 12, 2012 at 12:25 pm

Pound cake!

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Jacki C September 12, 2012 at 12:27 pm

Rich, dense flourless chocolate cake or a super-tart lemon chiffon! My mouth is watering reading these responses!

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Monica W September 12, 2012 at 12:27 pm

Carrot Cake!

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Abhilasha Singh September 12, 2012 at 12:27 pm

My favourite kind of cake is ‘zesty orange sponge’ with a bit of orange icing on top.

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Jennifer September 12, 2012 at 12:27 pm

jello cake!

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Ruth A. September 12, 2012 at 12:28 pm

Rhubarb Cake is my favorite!

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Aleksandra September 12, 2012 at 12:29 pm

Sachertorte…always!

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Gail September 12, 2012 at 12:30 pm

yummy angel food cake with strawberries and whip cream – my birthday cake growing up!

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brian September 12, 2012 at 12:31 pm

Humming Bird Cake!

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latricia September 12, 2012 at 12:31 pm

I love chocolate cake!!!

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Jenny September 12, 2012 at 12:32 pm

From scratch Pineapple Upside Down Cake — my grandmother always made me one for my birthday and it was delicious!

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Adam September 12, 2012 at 12:33 pm

Ice Cream Cake!

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Greatchalynne Hunsaker September 12, 2012 at 12:34 pm

My favorite cake is German chocolate with Marachino cherries on top. I like it hot out of the oven!

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Kel September 12, 2012 at 12:34 pm

Chocolate, chocolate, chocolate!

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Lee S. September 12, 2012 at 12:34 pm

Fruit cake. No, not the 1/2 ton bricks that are regifted every holiday season (although do like those, too), but a white cake with real fruit between the layers and gently pressed into a light frosting. Any kind of soft fruit will do … bananas, kiwis, cherries, strawberries, and etc. Toss on a few shaved almonds for good measure and texture.

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Yvonne September 12, 2012 at 12:34 pm

I have a special place in my heart for carrot cake (with cream cheese frosting, of course!) but lately I’ve been loving cakes with fresh fruit, like yeasted German plum cake, or apple cake.

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Patricia Crowley September 12, 2012 at 12:35 pm

I love angel food cake with strawberries and whipped cream!

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Katie September 12, 2012 at 12:35 pm

Chocolate chip cookie dough cheesecake ! :)

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leanna September 12, 2012 at 12:36 pm

Chocolate cake with peanut butter frosting

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Joanne September 12, 2012 at 12:37 pm

I’m a pineapple upside down cake fan made in a good old fashioned cast iron skillet. It’s gotta have the maraschino cherry inside the pineapple ring. Nothing better!

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Nicole September 12, 2012 at 12:39 pm

Old fashion white wedding cake. Oooooooh.

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Stephanie B. September 12, 2012 at 12:39 pm

Any kind of cake with a layer of fruit and/or marzipan. YUMMMMMMM.

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Genevieve September 12, 2012 at 12:39 pm

I adore german chocolate cake, the coconut pecan frosting is so rich and luscious!

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Emily Sue September 12, 2012 at 12:40 pm

Carrot Cake!

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Sansan September 12, 2012 at 12:40 pm

Ice cream cake — chocolate cake and strawberry ice cream.

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Ashleigh Richards September 12, 2012 at 12:41 pm

BLACK FOREST CAKE.
When I was little I required one for every birthday. My mother thinks it’s hilarious that while all the other kids wanted ice cream cakes, I demanded a cake loaded with rum. But I like it for the cherries…and I freeze it a little bit so they’re crunchy :).

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Kali bliss September 12, 2012 at 12:41 pm

Strawberry shortcake!!! Yummmmmmm

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Susan September 12, 2012 at 12:43 pm

Does cheesecake count?!

But the cake that has the most nostalgia with me is German chocolate. My mom’s favourite cake, and one that will always make me think of her.

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Amber September 12, 2012 at 12:43 pm

I love homemade carrot cake with fresh grated ginger mixed in!

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Jessica Lofton Drews September 12, 2012 at 12:49 pm

A Black Forest Cake all the way! I like to use some of the cherry juice when I bake items with cherries in it anyway and it makes it takes awesome! I am excited just to talk about cake :)

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Regina September 12, 2012 at 12:49 pm

Mississippi Mud Cake!!

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Salma September 12, 2012 at 12:50 pm

I love Red velvet cake,not the dry crumbly kind but soft moist kind,I can eat for breakfast,tea time and dinner too!

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Ashley Hayes September 12, 2012 at 12:51 pm

My husbands Grandmothers recipe for your basic pound cake. It reminds me of family reunions and cook outs.

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Katie W. September 12, 2012 at 12:54 pm

My all time favorite cake is my Mum’s Banana Spice Cake. It is most and delicious with just the right balance of bananas, cinnamon, and cloves. And there is a yummy orange glaze which gets drizzled over the top. I always end up overeating with this cake, it is to die for!

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Katie W. September 12, 2012 at 12:55 pm

*moist

Jessica September 12, 2012 at 12:56 pm

I love a basic white or yellow cake with vanilla ice cream on top :)

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Tina N. September 12, 2012 at 12:56 pm

Death by Chocolate. Because.. come on.. it’s chocolate!

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Joslyn Rozema September 12, 2012 at 12:56 pm

My favorite is coconut cake!

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Sarah Monahan September 12, 2012 at 12:59 pm

German chocolate

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Jill September 12, 2012 at 1:03 pm

Never met a cake I didn’t like!

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Ashley September 12, 2012 at 1:03 pm

Yellow layer cake with chocolate fudge icing.

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Emma Leigh Hunsaker September 12, 2012 at 1:05 pm

German Chocolate bunt cake!

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Chelsey September 12, 2012 at 1:06 pm

My grandma’s vanilla chiffon bundt cake, no frosting required!

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Jessica L September 12, 2012 at 1:06 pm

My favorite kind of cake is vanilla with vanilla buttercream frosting!

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Ashley Pustay September 12, 2012 at 1:08 pm

Boston cream pie…I just love anything that has ganache involved !

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Janine B. September 12, 2012 at 1:13 pm

My favorite is definitely my mom’s southern caramel cake. Yum!!

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Rhonda September 12, 2012 at 1:15 pm

My whole family loves a basic chocolate bundt cake w/ chocolate ganache!

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elan September 12, 2012 at 1:15 pm

i’m feeling like gingerbread right now…with vanilla bean whipped cream..yep

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Caroline September 12, 2012 at 1:16 pm

German Chocolate Cake!

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Ardala Evans September 12, 2012 at 1:17 pm

Pineapple upside down cake. Mmmmm.

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Jessica Hicks September 12, 2012 at 1:19 pm

I love a good chocolate chiffon cake with whipped mouse frosting or chocolate ganache!

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Carlos Santiago September 12, 2012 at 1:20 pm

Red velvet cake

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Regan September 12, 2012 at 1:20 pm

Flourless Chocolate Cake!

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natalie September 12, 2012 at 1:24 pm

I LOVE devil’s food cake… it’s great with ANY frosting! (or no frosting at all!)

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Tayler September 12, 2012 at 1:24 pm

Red velvet cake!

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Michelle September 12, 2012 at 1:26 pm

Tres Leches Cake or Coconut Cake

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Tanya September 12, 2012 at 1:29 pm

My favorite type of cake is my mom’s citrus rum cake with fresh whipped cream! Usually she won’t make it except at Christmas, but I have the recipe now so I might start making it every month. Mmmmmm!

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sarah September 12, 2012 at 1:29 pm

Chocolate cake with fudge frosting!

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Dara Beer September 12, 2012 at 1:30 pm

peanut butter ice box cake

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Rachael Martin September 12, 2012 at 1:32 pm

Vanilla cake with Vanilla Buttercream frosting topped with berries!!

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Katherine Di Mambro September 12, 2012 at 1:39 pm

I am not sure if it is my FAVORITE cake, or not, but white cake with fluffy frosting, showered in coconut, definitely brings back a lot of memories. Every Easter we make one just as simple (and yet just as utterly delightful) as the year before–I am sure many can remember the stand-up bunny cake made from one, simple 8″ round pan! We reserve that recipe (white cake, fluffy frosting, and coconut) for this design, and this design only!

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Jenna September 12, 2012 at 1:42 pm

I love me some strawberry shortcake!

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Ellen Yang September 12, 2012 at 1:50 pm

Cleveland Cassata cake!!!! white sponge cake filled with strawberries and custard!! :)

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Kate September 12, 2012 at 1:51 pm

I have to say, strawberry cake with a lemon cream cheese icing sounds delicious right now. Especially if it was in bitesize form (aka mini cupcakes).

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M. September 12, 2012 at 1:52 pm

My great grandmother’s pound cake!

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Meg F. September 12, 2012 at 1:52 pm

My favorite kind of cake is any bunt cake! I love the bunt cake pans, they are all so beautiful and unique and make the cakes look like a piece of tasty art.

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Sarah R. September 12, 2012 at 1:53 pm

Black Forest Cake!!

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Emily September 12, 2012 at 1:55 pm

Mmm…can’t beat a perfect piece of creamy cheesecake with a salty graham cracker crust!

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JenMc September 12, 2012 at 1:58 pm

my favorite cake was my wedding cake: classic white, with a (real) white chocolate/whipped cream icing, layered with fresh berries – deeeeelish!

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Lauren Bellamy September 12, 2012 at 1:58 pm

I love apricot pound cake. It’s especially good for dipping into fondue!

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Lizz September 12, 2012 at 1:59 pm

My favorite cake has to be my mother’s Flourless Chocolate Sin Cake! Oh. my. goodness.

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Sara September 12, 2012 at 2:01 pm

Red velvet cake with cream cheese frosting!

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Shikha September 12, 2012 at 2:04 pm

Fruit cake. Not fruitcake.

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Marie M September 12, 2012 at 2:05 pm

There’s something about a chocolate cake that feels like a treat – dark and moist please! If I’m making it myself, then there will be chocolate whipped cream filling and a dark chocolate ganache “seal”poured over the top and if it’s purchased, black forest is always a winner! (A little voice in my head is asking “what about brown sugar pound cake with maple glaze and choco chips?”) Sweet dilemmas :)

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Deanna September 12, 2012 at 2:07 pm

My favorite is pound cake with fresh strawberries and cream!

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Sally C. September 12, 2012 at 2:07 pm

Love classic strawberry shortcake!

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Lana B. September 12, 2012 at 2:19 pm

Pineapple upside down cake…like my great aunt used to make! :)

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Ashley September 12, 2012 at 2:20 pm

Yellow cake with chocolate frosting

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Sunny Atchison September 12, 2012 at 2:23 pm

Zucchini cake with chocolate frosting.

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Carmen September 12, 2012 at 2:23 pm

I am a sucker for any kind of chocolate cake but my favorite is chocolate fudge cake.

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Sam H September 12, 2012 at 2:27 pm

I love German Sweet Chocolate Cake!

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Angel September 12, 2012 at 2:35 pm

butter cake with strawberry creme fraiche!

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Angela September 12, 2012 at 2:37 pm

A light and fluffy vanilla chiffon with strawberries and whipped cream, perfection.

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Robin C September 12, 2012 at 2:55 pm

Chocolate cake with either chocolate buttercream or cream cheese icing.

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Hannah September 12, 2012 at 3:00 pm

Lemon cake with lemon curd filling and lemon buttercream!

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Lauren September 12, 2012 at 3:16 pm

My mom’s sour cream chocolate chip cake! Probably counts as vintage too, given the appearance of the recipe card.

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sugarfairy September 12, 2012 at 3:21 pm

My favourite cake.. definitely cookies&cream cheesecake! And all white chocolate stuff.. :D

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AshW September 12, 2012 at 3:26 pm

I love me some German Chocolate Cake, but my fiance doesn’t like coconut! :(

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Jee Ahn September 12, 2012 at 3:32 pm

I used to hate carrot cake because it has “carrot” in the name…
As an adult I grew to love vegetables but still never gave carrot cake a fair try until our wedding when we had to choose the favors for our 4-tiered cake. My husband urged me to try a piece of carrot cake when we went in for cake tastings and it blew my mind.
I love carrot cake.

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Lori September 12, 2012 at 3:38 pm

My favorite cake is carrot cake with cream cheese icing.

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Anne September 12, 2012 at 3:39 pm

Always end up going back to Sponge cake!

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Jenniffer Hernandez September 12, 2012 at 3:55 pm

I’d have to say Tres Leches. I LOVE the milky sweet goodness inside the cake. So yummy!

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Leah September 12, 2012 at 3:57 pm

Brown sugar pound cake!!

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Liz Joo September 12, 2012 at 3:59 pm

Apple cake

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Ashley September 12, 2012 at 4:05 pm

orange tequila cake!

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Michael J. McCoy September 12, 2012 at 4:17 pm

Chocolate banana cake!!!!!!!!!

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Cheryl September 12, 2012 at 4:17 pm

Coconut macadamia nut cake. Yum!

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Christine Catoera September 12, 2012 at 4:26 pm

I love chiffon cake, esp. lemon flavor.

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Kris September 12, 2012 at 4:32 pm

Chocolate stout cake with chocolate buttercream. I make it for my fiance’s birthday every year.

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Lara September 12, 2012 at 4:56 pm

My best friend’s version of deep dark chocolate cake. So moist and rich and really easy to whip together. It’s what everyone wants for their birthday cake!

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sophie September 12, 2012 at 5:02 pm

My favourite cake is my grandmother’s cake…it’s one that she makes for birthdays…sponge cake sandwiches together with cream and topped with jell-o and fruit. Polish grandmothers are the best <3

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Shea September 12, 2012 at 5:02 pm

I love carrot cake with pineapple instead of raisins.

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Angela September 12, 2012 at 5:09 pm

Strawberry cake!

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sylvatron September 12, 2012 at 5:15 pm

My grandmother’s apple cake. Mmmmm……

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Debbie Cantales September 12, 2012 at 5:25 pm

Carrot Cake with no raisins, and LOTS of creme cheese frosting!

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Nick September 12, 2012 at 5:30 pm

Another vote for carrot cake here.

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Virginia Reese September 12, 2012 at 6:07 pm

I love Banana Cake.

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Lindsay September 12, 2012 at 6:13 pm

I love classic yellow cake with chocolate frosting!

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Anna September 12, 2012 at 6:13 pm

Chocolate cake with mocha frosting.

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COLEEN September 12, 2012 at 6:16 pm

STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE!!! XD

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Jodi Calhoun September 12, 2012 at 6:20 pm

Classic vanilla pound cake for me, thanks

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Chicca September 12, 2012 at 6:22 pm

I absolutely love my nana’s recipe for chocolate sour cream cake… without the chocolate! I am too old for birthday cakes, I think, but my mom still makes me one every year with homemade whipped cream and fresh strawberries in the middle. Yum!

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Barbra September 12, 2012 at 6:30 pm

lemon chiffon cake with meringue frosting :)

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Diana September 12, 2012 at 6:31 pm

I adore a good chocolate raspberry cake. Mmmm.

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Kelly September 12, 2012 at 6:39 pm

Dark chocolate cake with peanut butter buttercream frosting.

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Kathleen September 12, 2012 at 6:43 pm

Definitely a tie between an amazing angel food cake my mother used to make with ultra Light Mocha icing. Delicious! AND Red Velvet cake. Need I say more???? :-)

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Yudith @ Blissfully Delicious September 12, 2012 at 6:44 pm

A white cake with whipped cream filling and homemade strawberry jam, frosted with strawberry meringue butter-cream.

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Mike September 12, 2012 at 6:49 pm

White cake

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Yvonne September 12, 2012 at 6:58 pm

I used to get an angel food cake with cream and peach slices between the slices every year for my birthday. The cake is covered with cream and the top are laid with a variety of glazed fruits. Ah~ memories.

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Claire September 12, 2012 at 7:13 pm

cheesecake

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angela September 12, 2012 at 7:17 pm

Chocolate cake with cream cheese frosting

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Laine September 12, 2012 at 7:35 pm

Chocolate Cake !

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Kait September 12, 2012 at 7:35 pm

My birthday is tomorrow and I’ve been dreaming of a lemon cake with fresh raspberries and whipped cream! I’ll just have to wait until I get back home in October…

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mary September 12, 2012 at 7:45 pm

Love love love this book!

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Betsy September 12, 2012 at 7:55 pm

Chocolate beet cake is my newest favorite. But I’m always a sucker for limoncello cake with mascarpone lemon frosting

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angela September 12, 2012 at 7:56 pm

black forest cake!

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Jessica September 12, 2012 at 7:58 pm

I adore a red velvet cake with a bit of frosting or a classic chocolate cake with raspberry preserves in the middle!

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Jessica September 12, 2012 at 7:58 pm

I can’t decide between tiramisu and mocha cake — both are so delicious!

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Iris Kuo September 12, 2012 at 8:13 pm

Tiramisu or Japanese Honey Castella Cake!

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marlies September 12, 2012 at 8:31 pm

Ad Hoc at Home has an amazing grapefruit cake recipe that definitely tops my chart!

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Sarah R. September 12, 2012 at 9:15 pm

I think I’m starting to fall in love (again) with plain old vanilla with buttercream icing. But only good vanilla cake. And great icing.

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Cindy September 12, 2012 at 9:20 pm

Best cake combo, Devil’s food cake and cream cheese frosting! MMMMM…..Goood!

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Kitty Kat September 12, 2012 at 9:42 pm

I was craving moon cakes for past week!! Immensely!!!

Now there is a cake cookbook giveaway contest!?!?!?! Can you say destiny??? ;D

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Sigrid R. September 12, 2012 at 9:53 pm

I love both the lucious lemon cake with chocolate frosting and delectable coconut cake (called the “white mountain” cake in days gone by)!

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Jenny (VintageSugarcube) September 12, 2012 at 10:53 pm

Carrot Cake! And I soooo need that book.

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Joan September 12, 2012 at 10:55 pm

Nothing for me but ice cream cake, thx

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Anne September 12, 2012 at 10:56 pm

I do love a big slice of dark forest cake!

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Matt September 12, 2012 at 11:02 pm

Pumpkin Spice cake with maple cream cheese frosting!

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Ramya September 12, 2012 at 11:24 pm

I love Marble cakes!

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Justin September 12, 2012 at 11:50 pm

The kinds with minimal frosting :x

yum… pound cake [for example].

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Pinky September 13, 2012 at 12:30 am

1st time on ur blog and so fell in love with it…A simple chocolate cake anyday :D

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Anh Le September 13, 2012 at 12:56 am

i would love tiramisu :)

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J September 13, 2012 at 5:02 am

Mississippi mud….not sure if that counts as vintage…

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Katrina September 13, 2012 at 6:17 am

I love a lazy day cake. Plain white cake, a little dense, with a caramelized coconut topping. I think I’ll be making one today now, lol.

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Lily September 13, 2012 at 6:35 am

My favorite cake is yellow cake with a rich chocolate frosting…it tastes like being a kid.

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Jessica September 13, 2012 at 7:05 am

I love simple yet classic yellow cake with chocolate frosting!

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Kerry September 13, 2012 at 7:07 am

chocolate and yellow checkerboard cake with chocolate icing !

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David September 13, 2012 at 8:51 am

Gateau Africaine, every time.

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jan September 13, 2012 at 9:22 am

chocolate

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Karen September 13, 2012 at 9:42 am

Buttermilk Cake with fresh berries :)

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Jeremy September 13, 2012 at 9:43 am

Chocolate with Peanut Butter frosting.

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Marlana September 13, 2012 at 9:43 am

I have always loved a white cake with raspberry filling and topped with buttercream frosting mmm ^.^

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Amanda C September 13, 2012 at 9:47 am

coconut creme cake! j’aime les gateaus!

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Sarah S. September 13, 2012 at 9:52 am

My current favorite is nutmeg spice cake with brown sugar buttercream– the cake I made for my wedding!

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Carrie September 13, 2012 at 10:07 am

I love a chocolate praline cake with whipped cream.

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Meghan September 13, 2012 at 10:26 am

Yellow cake with dark chocolate icing

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Carrie F September 13, 2012 at 10:30 am

Coconut pecan Cake , or Dark chocolate

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Gina Santiago September 13, 2012 at 11:13 am

I’ve always loved a simple yellow cake with chocolate frosting. When I was a kid my mother used to make it all the time. Simple and now I know affordable as well. Sometimes it would be in a Bundt cake or just sheet. Whichever way it was served…I loved it and still do. Oh and of course I loved licking the bowl :-)

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Lily Sheng September 13, 2012 at 11:17 am

I like any flavors of cake as long as the base is a sponge cake!

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Kassie Olivier September 13, 2012 at 11:39 am

Cinnamon Roll Cake!

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Jennifer September 13, 2012 at 11:44 am

I die for an authentic Italian Cheesecake made with ricotta (no cream cheese) and a good liqueur baked into the mix.

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Aly September 13, 2012 at 11:44 am

Chocolate cake–the more moist, the better!

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Ali September 13, 2012 at 12:02 pm

I love butter cake with buttercream frosting!
Thanks for the giveaway!

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Kelly September 13, 2012 at 2:43 pm

Flour-less Chocolate with raspberry truffle filling!

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Sophia September 13, 2012 at 6:26 pm

Definitely grapefruit cake.

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Cat September 14, 2012 at 12:35 pm

OOooOoo… old cakes! Count me in.

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gabriella September 17, 2012 at 5:10 am

caramel/chocolate cake… ohhh, i could have that with my coffee now

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Amber L September 24, 2012 at 10:19 am

I love all kinds of cakes I’am a home baker

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Maria April 24, 2013 at 8:54 pm

Vanilla cake with a super fluffy chocolate cream cheese frosting. Yumm!

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