Our easy cake recipes include one-pan cake recipes and how to decorate a cake, but also include favorites like: chocolate cake recipes, red velvet cake recipes, carrot cake recipes, sponge cake recipes, pound cake recipes, angel food cake, bundt cake recipes as well as coffee cake recipes.
How to Make Cheesecake, Step-by-Step
New York-style cheesecake is our hands-down favorite. Here's how to make it.AdvertisementAdvertisementRecipe
Orange Chiffon Cake with Vanilla Whipped CreamA plain-Jane cake gets dolled up with aromatic orange juice and zest in the batter.
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6 Classic Chocolate Cake Recipes That Are Easy to Make and Totally DeliciousIn the mood for a dark, rich, irresistible dessert? Here are our new must-have chocolate cake recipes, from Texas sheet cake to Bundt to torte to Swiss roll.
24 Easy Cake RecipesEasy cake recipes for casual desserts, brunches, and mid-morning or afternoon breaks -- times when you want something sweet but unfussy. Our collection includes chocolate pound cake, lemon Bundt cake, spiced carrot cake, cinnamon coffee cake, buttery apple cake, and more.
Chocolate Chip Cake and Cupcake Recipes for Every Sweet ToothChocolate chips are a childhood favorite, and is it any wonder why? They make everything better: decadent cakes, bite-size cupcakes, and soft, chewy cookies.
Favorite Pound Cake RecipesPound cake gets its name from a traditional recipe that includes a pound each of flour, butter, eggs, and sugar. Check out our collection of recipes -- from the classic vanilla to ones spiced with cinnamon, cardamom, flavored with berries, and yes we have several super chocolatey loaves here.
Our Best Layer Cake Recipes
From old-fashioned chocolate layer cake to carmelized-apple spice cake to the ultimate coconut cake, choose from more than 40 of our best layer cake recipes.
Upside-Down Cake Recipes
Turn your fresh, seasonal fruit into a showstopping dessert with these takes on upside-down cake. Besides the traditional pineapple, there's peach, blueberry, plum, pear, and more.
Crave-Worthy Carrot Cake RecipesCarrot cake is an all-time favorite, a total crowd-pleaser too. There’s something about the addition of shredded carrots that makes this classic feel less decadent than other cakes -- though with a rich, spiced batter and cream cheese frosting it's certainly a treat.
Angel Food Cake Recipes
Angel food cake is made with egg whites and no butter, which makes it low in cholesterol and virtually fat-free. Looking for something a little less angelic? Try it with bourbon creme anglaise, chocolate sauce, or any of the other toppings featured here.
Our Favorite Cheesecake RecipesWhether you're seeking New York-style tradition or holiday whimsy, there's a cheesecake recipe for every occasion.
Must-Make Ice Cream Cake RecipesWe all scream for ice cream…cakes! They’re spectacular make-ahead desserts and can be as simple or as fancy as you please. Use homemade or store-bought ice cream, show off the layers in a terrine, add meringue to make baked Alaska, and more. Whatever you choose, they’ll appeal to adults and kids alike and are a delightful way to celebrate a birthday or end a dinner party.
Crumb and Coffee Cake Recipes
These satisfying recipes are perfect for breakfast, brunch, or snacking; included in this collection are classic cinnamon coffee cake, blueberry crumb cake, and much more.
Rolled Cake Recipes
After following our tips on how to make a great genoise, try one of these heavenly recipes for jelly rolls, chocolate-rum Swiss rolls, and more.
Comfort Cakes: The Allure of the Hummingbird CakeOh, how could you not love a tall, thickly-frosted cake, especially when its layers are a luscious combination of banana, pineapple, and coconut?
Best-Ever Bundt Cake Recipes
We love the humble Bundt cake for its versatility, broad appeal, and delicious taste. Here are a dozen of our favorite easy Bundt recipes, including chocolate, lemon-blueberry, maple, sour cream-mocha, and more. These beautifully shaped cakes are guaranteed showstoppers whether you serve them at day or night.
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Jam Crumb Cake
Join Sarah Carey as she makes a quick and easy Jam Crumb Cake recipe that includes a flavorful homemade plum-peach jam.Recipe
Pecan TorteThis torte is both dairy- and gluten-free.Recipe
Six-Layer Chocolate CakeWhen it comes to all-American desserts, this towering chocolate cake takes, well, the cake. For best effect, set the whole cake on the table, and slice it in front of your guests.Recipe
Homemade Yellow CakeDecorate this cake with either our Vanilla- or Chocolate-Buttercream frosting.Recipe
Citrus-Ricotta CheesecakeLight in texture, traditional Italian cheesecakes are made with ricotta cheese. Here, citrus adds depth to the ricotta; the compote of orange, grapefruit, and vanilla plays off the cake's mellow flavor.Recipe
New York-Style Cheesecake with Cookie CrustA picture of smooth, creamy perfection, the New York cheesecake made its debut in the 1920s. Ours, with a cream cheese and sour cream mixture over a cookie crust, is sure to become ever popular, too.Recipe
Chocolate Mousse CakeThis rich chocolate mousse cake is made with chocolate ganache, which includes finely chopped bittersweet chocolate.Recipe
Chocolate Genoise for Chocolate Mousse CakeMake this for our Chocolate Mousse Cake.Recipe
Almond Custard CakeThis cake reveals a moist and creamy filling and is topped with a sweet fruit compote.Recipe
Dobos TorteA rich Dobos Torte -- which has alternating layers of yellow genoise cake and Caramel Buttercream -- is topped with coarsely chopped caramelized sugar. The original recipe was created in 1887 by the Hungarian chef whose name it bears.Recipe
Chestnut Chocolate Layer CakeThis rich, chocolatey cake is best when served the day it is made. You can bake the cake in the morning and finish it later in the day. It can stand in a cool place for about three hours before serving. Marrons glaces, whole candied chestnuts, are available in specialty food stores.Recipe
Gingerbread For HousesAfter much experimentation, we've discovered that this recipe for intensely-scented and sturdy gingerbread makes the finest building blocks your gingerbread house could hope for.Recipe
Individual No-Bake CheesecakesPomegranate jelly and seeds provide a ruby-red glaze for these easy, no-bake cheesecake treats.Recipe
Cornmeal Cake with Cream and BerriesDollops of whipped cream and fresh blackberries are sandwiched between sweet cake made with cornmeal.AdvertisementAdvertisementRecipe
Chocolate Hazelnut TorteTortes are rich and dense, so a thin wedge is a perfect portion. Dip a long, sharp knife into warm water, slice, and wipe the blade with a dish towel.Recipe
Poppy-Seed TorteA poppy-seed torte, also called a Mohntorte, is flavored by poppy seeds and ground walnuts.Recipe
Easy LinzertorteRaspberry jam is traditional for a linzertorte, but any seedless jam works well.