These beginner-friendly recipes will have you turning out sweet, timeless desserts in a flash.
By Lynn Andriani
Photo: Erin Kunkel
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A Reason to Say, "I Knew You Were Coming, So I Baked This Cake"
This swirly lemon-and-almond confection looks impressive but is actually simple to make—and is just the thing to set out for guests. It consists of a light, moist almond-and-buttermilk cake topped with a layer of lemon custard.