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Buttermilk-Lime Mini Cakes with Vanilla-Mascarpone Buttercream Recipe

Rating: 4.5 stars 4
The cakes are brushed twice with a tangy lime syrup easily made with melted frozen limeade concentrate.

Red Velvet Cheesecake-Vanilla Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Red velvet cake is a staple on holiday tables across the South, and this is our favorite take on it: two layers of creamy red velvet cheesecake with moist vanilla cake in the mid- dle, all blanketed in a cream cheese frosting. Don't skip the crumb coat of frosting, which keeps the red velvet layer from showing through the frosting.

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