Chocolate Banana Sheet Cake

What a delightful, easy cake this is! I was craving cake at the lake house yesterday and had perfectly ripe bananas so I decided to try out my favorite banana sheet cake with my favorite chocolate frosting and it was positively magical. The cake is a one-bowl recipe, perfect for lazy day baking. It’s really…

Triple Berry Cake

What a show-stopping dessert this is! With blackberries, strawberries, and blueberries baked into the batter and frosting that’s light as air, this cake is sure to please a crowd. Make this in the summertime when you can get really, really juicy berries. It will make all the difference! Use the leftover fruit from the cake…

Chocolate Strawberry Torte

Is this not the cutest little cake?! It’s so demure and very German with its single layer and whipped cream in lieu of frosting, hence the name Chocolate Strawberry Torte. I’m going to let you in on a little secret: my Best Ever Chocolate Cake freezes really, really well. I baked two layers and used…

Chocolate Chip Cake

A 9×13 vanilla cake with chocolate chips smothered with chocolate chip cream cheese frosting If you like easy, tender cakes that are sure to please a crowd, keep reading! This recipe is for you. As far as cakes go, this is very easy to bake. The cake is a one-bowl recipe, as is the frosting….

Strawberry Cupcakes

I just adore strawberry cupcakes. They’re so moist and summery! Make these when you can get great, juicy strawberries. It will really make a difference! Can I let you in on a secret? I’m a huge frosting snob and I really dislike buttercream frosting. It’s often too heavy and too sweet for me but this…

Mint Julep Cake Roll

Is there a lovelier cake to serve on Derby Day? This Mint Julep Cake Roll has mint simple syrup brushed on a sponge cake – the same homemade syrup used in my Mint Julep Recipe – and bourbon whipped cream. As far as sponge cakes go, this is a very easy recipe – no separating…

Black Bottom Cupcakes

Decadent chocolate cheesecake cupcakes This is a truly OG Rose Table recipe. I used to make Black Bottom Cupcakes all the time in high school. This is my mom’s recipe from the 1970s (with minor tweaks!) and it’s divine. If you love cheesecake and chocolate, this is a must-have recipe! This recipe is so easy…

Coconut Vanilla Cake, “The Good Cake”

Years ago my brother dubbed this “The Good Cake.” I was nervous when he first tried it because he was so quiet. He took a bite. Then another. And another. I was nervous. I asked what he thought. He said, “I think this is the best cake I’ve ever had.” This cake tastes like a…

Bailey’s Chocolate Cake

Just in time for Saint Patrick’s Day! Love Irish Cream? Same! Especially when Irish Cream frosting is lovingly spread all over a dark chocolate cake. I started baking this cake when I was just twenty-one years old. This cake is a classic at The Rose Table so it’s funny that I’ve never published it before….