Cake Recipes

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12 Mini Cheesecakes With Big Flavor

Cheesecakes in miniature are sure to steal the show at any gathering. Here are 12 deliciously decadent ways to enjoy these mini treats.

Smith Island Cake

Really tender cake layers with buttery vanilla flavor. A lightly sweet ganache icing helps balance out the whole thing. Prepare this showstopper for a special occasion and receive rave reviews. Using aluminum pans really speeds up the assembly and cooking process. The batter holds well while the other layers cook.

Apple Frangipane Cake

This is a dense, moist, and very flavorful apple frangipane cake that is very almond-forward in a yummy way. The apples complement it nicely and I loved the crunch of the toasted almonds on top.

9 Rainbow Cake Recipes Worth a Pot of Gold

When life calls for a rainbow cake, this collection of top-rated recipes has you covered.

Inspiration and Ideas

20 Best New Cake Recipes of 2020

These are the most visited, most reviewed, and most popular new cake recipes of the last 12 months.

Memorial Day Cakes

Perfect for picnics or backyard cookouts, these cakes will spark fireworks in your mouth.

Carrot Cake III

Rating: 4.69 stars

I've tried many carrot cakes, and this is my favorite recipe. If you don't like pecans, feel free to leave them out.