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Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 11/08/2011

Key Ingredient: Cake

We dare you not to be charmed by our colleague Ellen McCarthy’s profile this week of local wedding cake designer Maggie LaBaugh (a.k.a. Maggie Austin).

Miss Essie Brazil's Three-Layer Coconut Cake (Julia Ewan/The Washington Post)
Not many people can claim the kind of skill LaBaugh has to sculpt paper-thin fondant into delicate frills and flowers. But that doesn’t mean you can’t bake a delicious cake worthy of your next special occasion. Here are some suggestions from our Recipe Finder:

Buttery and Soft Chocolate Cake for a Crowd, which provides you with a 13-by-9-inch palette for any frosting.

Miss Essie Brazil's Three-Layer Coconut Cake, because we just can’t resist this snowball of a confection.

Pumpkin Pecan Pudding Cake, a dense, egg-free cake perfectly suited for fall.

Victoria Sandwich Cake, a classic British dessert.

Who doesn’t love cake? Tell us what your favorite kind is.

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