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Tres Leches Cake

Tres Leches Cake

Tres Leches cake can be a sponge cake in some recipes or a butter cake soaked in three kinds of milk: evaporated milk, condensed milk, and heavy cream. The cake is usually topped with whipped cream or meringue. Nestle popularized the recipe by adding it to its condensed milk can labels in the 1940’s. Tres …

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

The pineapple upside down cake is an American classic cake. The earliest printings of the recipe for Pineapple Upside down cake was in the 1920’s, although the original creation of it is unknown. A pineapple upside down cake is baked upside down with fruit toppings baked at the bottom of the cake pan. It is …

Red Velvet Cake

Red Velvet Cake

Red velvet cake is traditionally a red, red-brown, crimson, or scarlet-colored chocolate layer cake. The red coloring in the chocolate is created by using non-dutched anthocyanin-rich cocoa. Anthocyanin is a reddish-purple antioxidant that is found in foods like pomegranates, cabbage, and even wine. Anthocyanin turns red when it mixes with acid, so when this type …

German Chocolate Cake

German Chocolate Cake

German chocolate cake was originally German’s chocolate cake. It is a layered chocolate cake with both the filling and topping of coconut-pecan custard-like frosting. German chocolate cake originated in the United States in 1852. It was named “German” after the American Baker, Samuel German, who developed a dark baking chocolate that would be used in …