The Fall Cookbook Cake Parade

Pink Champagne Cake & 4 Others from Week 1 of The Fall Cookbook Cake Parade

October  8, 2016

Tra la la, the Fall Cookbook Cake Parade is off to a sweet start. Catch up on what cakes have paraded so far, and tune in next week for more! If you're worried about missing a cake, don't you worry: Sign up for the parade's weekly email digest.

Monday: Pink Champagne Cake

The blushing belle of the ball, from American Cake by Anne Bryn.

Tuesday: Lemon Lavender Cake

A lemon first, lavender second cake from Simple, Diana Henry's latest book.

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Wednesday: Cornbread Coffee Cake with Fresh Figs & Walnut Streusel

In her book Deep Run Roots, Vivian Howard takes cornbread and coffee cake where they haven't gone before: all together now, with figs on top!

Thursday: Gooey Butter Cake

Mark Bittman dishes out the St. Louis classic—an oozing toffee-ish cake over a sturdy, bready crumb—in his latest book, How to Bake Everything.

Friday: Sweet Potato Hummingbird Cake

Leave it to Ashley Christensen, the chef-owner of Poole's and author of a cookbook by the same name, to rev up a Southern classic cake—with sweet potatoes, roasted bananas, and "green" peanuts.

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  • Ann
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Editor/writer/stylist. Author of I Dream of Dinner (so You Don't Have To). Last name rhymes with bagel.


Ann October 10, 2016
Anyone out there made these recipes? If so, what was outcome?
frecklywench October 9, 2016
YUM. I am all about this cake series. I hope you'll do more of these cookbook parades in the future too!