Funfetti is important, but there’s more to life.
Faith Durand's Dark Molasses Gingerbread Cake
Blackstrap molasses makes this rich and complex — like gingerbread should be.
Spiced Dulce de Leche Banana Icebox Cake
Our old favorite has gussied herself up with dulce de leche and bananas and now she’s ready to party. This fancified icebox cake is ready for your weeknight celebrations.
Sufganiyot (Jelly Donut) Cake
What do you get when you take a jelly donut and make it huge? This.
Carrot Cake with Cardamom
The yogurt and carrots give the cake moisture, and the hint of cardamom makes it shine. We ended up adding the sugar in the frosting to taste; if you prefer your frosting on the not-so-sweet side, you should do the same.