Mini cakes

Make these little bites as gifts, or serve them at your own party

Mini Cakes: Limoncello pine nut upside down cakes

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Limoncello pine nut upside down cakes

Wrap cakes individually, using favor boxes, secondhand teacups, or saucers.

Mini Cakes: Cranberry-vanilla mini Bundts

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Cranberry-vanilla mini Bundts

Use an ice cream scoop to quickly portion out batter into pan cups.

Mini Cakes: Fig gingerbread cakes

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Fig gingerbread cakes

Try using different molds, such as metal aspic ones or oven-safe ceramic mugs. (Fill about two-thirds full, and check cakes early for doneness.)

Mini Cakes: Chocolate espresso cakes

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Chocolate espresso cakes

These batters are goofproof, so feel free to experiment with spices or extracts for other flavor combos.

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