Sweet & Salty Millionaire's Layer Cake: Dark moist chocolate cake filled with satiny vanilla bean buttercream, homemade salted caramel, buttery shortbread crumble, dark chocolate ganache and frosted with more ganache and a sprinkling of sea salt.
Recipe~Lemon Delight Cake via Sweetapolita.Three layers of moist lemon sponge cake filled with lemon curd and crisp baked meringue cookies and topped with lemon curd buttercream, more lemon curd and baked meringue swirls.
This dark, deeply moist, gingered beauty was created by Karen DeMasco, the pastry chef at Locanda Verde in New York. Beer and coffee add complexity, and the tangy lemon glaze counters the sweetness. Moist Gingerbread Cake With Lemon Glaze - NYT Cooking
Super-Moist Chocolate Mayo Cake - The cake was superb in its appearance but that pales in comparison to the flavor. the antithesis of a grocery-store-dried-out-stale cake. Recipe dates back to World War II
This recipe meets all my criteria for great coffee cake. It's scratch-made with streusel topping, nutty and fragrant with cinnamon. It's not overly sweet, and it has a ribbon of sweet cream cheese running through its center.