Cake Recipes

See the best cake recipes. Trusted recipes for chocolate cake, white cake, banana cakes, and carrot cakes with photos and tips from home cooks.

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One Bowl Chocolate Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 4029
This simple one bowl chocolate cake takes only minutes to prepare.
By shirleyo

Our 15 Best Carrot Cake Recipes

Whether you're making a cake for a potluck, dinner party, birthday, or holiday, these carrot cakes are sure to impress your guests.
By Bailey Fink

Toasted Marshmallow Cake

Any marshmallow fan will love this toasted marshmallow cake!

Lemon Meringue Cheesecake

Rating: 5 stars 167
Love lemon meringue pie and cheesecake? Well this is the best of both worlds. Great any time of year and sure to impress your guests.

Orange Fluff Cake

Rating: 4 stars 17
Wonderful cake with a true orangey flavor.
By S Hussy

Chef John's Hummingbird Cake

Rating: 5 stars 1
Depending on where you're from, this hummingbird cake is either your favorite cake, or you've either never heard of it! But it only takes making it one time to love it. This proven crowd-pleaser is pretty sweet but thanks to bananas, pineapples, and pecans, it's a much more interesting, tropical sweetness, and paired with an extra-light version of cream cheese frosting, it's really a perfect combination.

16 Classic Italian Cake Recipes

These amazing Italian cakes are divine served with an espresso or a glass of sweet dessert wine at the end of a meal.
By Ita Mac Airt

Strawberry Cream Roll

Rating: 4.5 stars 119
An easy Swiss roll cake that's perfect for spring.
By JJOHN32

Pistachio Layer Cake with Cream Cheese Buttercream

Rating: 4 stars 2
This pistachio layer cake with cream cheese buttercream is really special. The layers are light, moist, and not too sweet, with plenty of pistachio flavor. The presentation with the swirled top and pistachio-coated sides make it a real showpiece. Layers can be made, wrapped well, and frozen up to a month in advance.

20 Kids' Birthday Cakes Worth Celebrating

Make your child's next birthday the best one yet with a delicious homemade birthday cake.
By Corey Williams

10 Texas Sheet Cake Recipes

No matter who you share these Texas sheet cakes with, you're gonna make 'em happy.
By Sarra Sedghi

16 Classic Italian Cake Recipes

These amazing Italian cakes are divine served with an espresso or a glass of sweet dessert wine at the end of a meal.
By Ita Mac Airt
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Inspiration and Ideas

Microwave Chocolate Mug Cake
Rating: 4.5 stars 1533

Make an individual-size dessert using this decadent recipe for microwave chocolate mug cake.