Coconut-Lime Icebox Cake
To toast coconut, stir in a dry pan and heat over medium heat for 3 to 5 minutes.
Spam Musubirthday Cake
If you like your savory with a little sweet, dig into this artful party food based on a Hawaiian classic.
Itty Bitty Babkas
Nutty, slightly bitter tahini (sesame seed paste) keeps these little pastries from getting too sweet.
Mary Giuliani's Favorite Cake for Last-Minute Parties
This recipe (from Mary's mom's friend Rita) starts with boxed cake mix, so it's easy to whip up in case company stops by.
Peach Tea Upside-Down Cake
Serve a slice of this with some afternoon tea for peach perfection.