Cake Recipes

Our best 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.

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Classic Yellow Cake Batter

Rating: 3.5 stars 628
Layer cake, cupcakes, or loaf cake? One basic batter makes all these and more. Raspberry-Cream Layer Cake, Cappuccino-Chocolate Cupcakes, and Chocolate-Vanilla Marble Cakes each use this entire batch of batter. For the Pineapple Buckle, halve the recipe -- leftover batter would deflate if stored.

25 Easy Cake Recipes That Every Home Baker Should Master

Classics for a reason, these easy cake recipes are just that good. We recommend you give them all a try.
By Jennifer Anderson

Lemon Cake

Rating: 3.5 stars 1804
This cheery lemon cake is perfect for festive occasions. Top it off with our Whipped Frosting that's the perfect light and fluffy complement to this moist cake.

These Beautiful Bundt Cakes Are Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Serve these gorgeously shaped cakes at brunch or for dessert—either way, they're guaranteed showstoppers.
By Jennifer Anderson

Truly, Madly, Deeply: 12 Chocolate Cake Recipes to Fall in Love With

Get your fix of rich and intense chocolate with a dozen of our top treats.
By Lynn Andriani

Our 25 Favorite Cheesecake Recipes

From New York-style to no-bake styles and seasonal spins, you'll find there's a cheesecake here for everyone.
By Kelly Vaughan

No-Bake Cheesecake

Rating: 3.5 stars 1833
There are certain days during the summer when the last place anyone wants to be is in a hot kitchen. But that's when kids can come to the rescue, making a delicious dessert for the whole family without ever having to ask their parents to turn on the oven. This no-bake cheesecake is sure to please with its creamy center. 

Coconut Cloud Cake

Rating: 4 stars 565
This light, flavorful dessert, filled and topped with seven-minute frosting and coconut, is a little slice of heaven.

Coconut Lemon Cake

Brushing lemon simple syrup onto the cake helps keep it moist. Martha made this bundt cake recipe on episode 506 of Martha Bakes.

Lemony Angel Food Cake

Rating: 3.5 stars 136
Remember Mom's heavenly angel food cake? Ours has the same ethereal texture (due to egg whites) but with a bright burst of lemon flavor, thanks to fresh juice and zest. Fluffy citrus cream frosting and pretty candied lemon "daffodils" make it an even more memorable dessert.

Gooey Butter Cake

This sticky-sweet cake is a St. Louis specialty -- every bakery in Missouri has its own version. Martha made this recipe on episode 703 of Martha Bakes.

Lucinda's New York-Style Cheesecake

Rating: 3.5 stars 307
Creamy, tangy, and oh so sweet, this New York-Style Cheesecake will become an instant favorite. 
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Our Best Recipes for Sheet Cakes, the Easy, Crowd-Pleasing Desserts for Any Occasion
Birthdays, graduations, and other big-time celebrations call for extra-large cakes. These single-layer stunners come together quickly, which means minimal effort for major wow.
Strawberry Cake
Rating: 3.5 stars 733

A buttery-vanilla batter is the base of a cake that brims with a pound of strawberries. We promise that you'll want to eat this berry dessert all summer long.