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Let Them Eat Cake: 5 Simple Cake Recipes


Cake shouldn’t always require a special occasion, and it certainly should not take all afternoon to bake. Here are 5 simple cake recipes that are great for anytime, just because!

Blueberry Clafouti—This classic dessert with the sophisticated French name will have everyone thinking you just returned from a weekend in Paris. Twenty minutes is all it takes to whisk this together and about 35 minutes to bake. This recipe lends itself to many fresh fruits and berries as they come into season all summer.

Hazelnut Dacquoise With Chocolate Ganache Filling—Here is a meringue-lover’s dream and a gluten-free favourite. All four layers of meringue bake at once, and when cooled, are ready to be covered and layered with a mouth-watering chocolate ganache filling.

Chocolate Zucchini Cake—Courtesy of our friends, Manitoba Egg Farmers, this chocolate zucchini cake has very few steps and contains a vegetable making it "healthy"! This moist cake will be a family favourite in no time.

Angel Food Cake—Angel Food Cake is one of those guilt-free pleasures. This recipe is a classic, and surprisingly simple, requiring only 30 minutes to bake! Add berries or other fruits as they come into season, and enjoy with just a dollop of whipped cream.

Lemon Cheesecake—A light and lovely springtime dessert that comes together in just 15 minutes. Topped with berries from the market, this cheesecake is a splendid finish to any meal.