North America

From Canada to the U.S. to Mexico, we have new and traditional North American recipes from regions across the entire continent.

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Homemade Boston Cream Pie

This elegant-looking Boston cream pie is so easy to prepare. Our dinner guests always seem to enjoy it. —Jane Uphoff, Cunningham, Kansas

Sweet Cherry Upside-Down Cake

This cherry upside-down cake is a summer staple in our house, and it's always welcomed at neighborhood and family barbecues....


Dr Pepper Sheet Cake

When we visited the Dr Pepper museum in Dublin, Texas, I bought a Dr Pepper cake mix. It was so...


Cinnamon Chocolate Cake

A healthy hint of cinnamon gives this chocolate cake an extra step up over the expected sheet cake. Its sweet...


Favorite Tres Leches Cake

During our extensive travels to Central America, my husband and I have sampled many kinds of the popular tres leches...

Apple-Pumpkin Upside-Down Cake

We love the combination of classic fall fruits in this cake. I bake the apples on the bottom to keep...


Three Milk Cake

With a large Hispanic population here, I have found the best recipes for Mexican food. This traditional Tres Leches Cake...

Tres Leches Cake

Finish off a fiesta with a piece of this moist and refreshing cake from Anna Yeatts of Pinehurst, North Carolina....


King Cake with Cream Cheese Filling

Round out your Mardi Gras celebration with a King Cake—a colorful ring-shaped pastry drizzled with green, gold and purple icing....


Mini Pumpkin Cakes with Praline Sauce

My family’s favorite holiday dessert is a real Southern treat. A warm praline sauce and sprinkling of pecans make each...


Tres Leches Cupcakes

This cupcake version of tres leches cake actually uses four types of milk, including the cream, but "quatro leches cake"...

Classic Tres Leches Cake

Tres leches means "three milks." This cake gets its name because it uses three kinds of milk—evaporated, condensed and cream....


German Chocolate Tres Leches Cake

I first tried tres leches cake while in Ecuador several years ago. Since then, I’ve changed it up by adding...


Jalapeno Popper Corn Cupcakes

Cream cheese frosting may seem like an unlikely partner for a jalapeno and cornmeal cupcake, but we guarantee the treats...


Mardi Gras Cupcakes

Take these simple Mardi Gras cupcakes to a get-together and watch them disappear. Kids will love to help decorate them...


Buttermilk Pound Cake

Now that I've retired from teaching, I have more time to bake. This buttermilk pound cake is the one I...

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Hot Milk Cake

This simple, old-fashioned milk cake tastes so good it will surprise you! As I remember my mom's delicious meals, this...


Traditional New Orleans King Cake

Get in on the fun of traditional king cake by hiding a little toy baby in the cake. Whoever finds...


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Shortcut Tres Leches Cake

My mom's favorite cake is tres leches, a butter cake soaked in three kinds of milk. I developed a no-fuss...


Margarita Tres Leches Cake

The first time I ever had Tres Leches cake I felt like I was in Heaven. I have made it...


Eggnog Tres Leches Cake

When the holidays roll around, my family eagerly anticipates sampling this cake. Its rich eggnog flavor is delightful. —Jan Valdez,...