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Triple-Layer Chocolate Cake

Crunchy pecans and coconut fill each layer of this tempting cake spread with a homemade cream cheese frosting. Big slices are guaranteed to make eyes light up! —Abigail Rider, East Point, Kentucky

Favorite Italian Cake

Marilyn Morel
KEENE, NEW HAMPSHIRE

Here’s a scrumptious cake that melts in your mouth and makes you say, “Mil...


Homemade Makeover Italian Cream Cake

Toasted pecans and coconut take this moist cake from good to great, but it’s the cream cheese frosting that makes...


Berry Tiramisu Cake

"I love traditional tiramisu," notes Diane Way of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, "but my husband was never crazy about the coffee flavor....


Ricotta Nut Torte

This pretty layered Italian cake is called cassata. It takes some time to prepare this eye-catching dessert but it conveniently...

Lovely Cherry Layer Cake

"This delicious eye-catching cake is a variation of an Italian dessert recipe that's been in my family for years," says...


Apricot Almond Torte

This pretty cake takes a bit of time, so I like to make the layers ahead of time and assemble...

Makeover Ricotta Nut Torte

Looking for a special, lightened-up treat? Lots of thin layers and a luscious frosting make this cake a winner that's...


Italian Torte

This is one of my favorite dessert recipes because it's easily and quickly prepared, yet it's very different and delicious,...


Green Tea Tiramisu

Put a creative spin on a classic dessert from our Test Kitchen! Orange and green tea add special taste to...


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Coconut Italian Cream Cake

I’d never tasted an Italian cream cake before moving to Colorado. Now I bake for people in the area, and...

Tiramisu Toffee Torte

Tiramisu is Italian for "pick-me-up," and this treat truly lives up to its name. The torte is truly worth every...


Delightful Devil’s Food Cake

There's more than chocolate in this luscious layer cake. The creamy ricotta cheese frosting is flavored with orange juice, mini...


Spumoni Torte

I made up this recipe to end a big Italian Christmas Eve dinner. I thought it would be nice and...


Lemon Cream Cake

Drizzling limoncello liqueur over the layers before frosting adds a puckery punch to this refreshing confection. —Amy Frederick, Island City,...


Pumpkin Cream Tiramisu

Pumpkin isn’t only for pies. Now you can take the classic fall vegetable and enjoy it in a tiramisu-style dessert....