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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Blueberry Muffin Cake

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A delicious breakfast coffee cake that tastes like your favorite blueberry muffins.

Slow Cooker Peach Upside Down Cake

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Peaches caramelize with brown sugar in the bottom of your slow cooker for a warm, gooey upside-down cake.

Grandma's Skillet Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

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This skillet pineapple upside-down cake is baked in a cast iron skillet and served warm. It is wonderful!

Banana Split Cupcakes

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A favorite summer treat interpreted in a cupcake! By layering the distinct banana-split flavors (chocolate, strawberry, and vanilla) over the banana cake base, each bite can be a new flavor experience.

Plum Kuchen

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Moist plum coffee cake with sugar and cinnamon crumble topping.

Red Velvet Strawberry Cake

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I made this strawberry cake for my friend's surprise birthday party. Everybody thought it's from a professional bakery and they absolutely loved it! Hope you all enjoy serving and of course eating this delicious cake! You can decorate with additional strawberries and cake crumbs.

Spiced Orange Olive Oil Cake

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With just a touch of sweetness, this olive oil cake has a hint of orange zest and five-spice powder. If you don't eat it all the first day, cut it into cubes and layer with whipped cream and oranges, or toast and slather with honey.

Nutella® Cream Cheese Pound Cake

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Not your traditional pound cake, but dense and creamy just like the original. This uses cream cheese and yogurt instead of butter for a bit of tang then gets swirled with Nutella® for a rich cocoa and nutty addition. It also contains less sugar.

Microwave Chocolate Mug Cake

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This is my own version of the chocolate microwave mug cake. This chocolaty fudgy treat is truly decadent and great for nights when I need a yummy dessert that is ready in less than 10 minutes! Chocolate chips make this recipe even better.

Simple White Cake

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This cake was sent home from our children's school. It is the simplest, great tasting cake I've ever made. Great to make with the kids, especially for cupcakes.

One Bowl Chocolate Cake III

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This is a rich and moist chocolate cake. It only takes a few minutes to prepare the batter. Frost with your favorite chocolate frosting.

Tres Leches (Milk Cake)

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This cake is made with three layers: Cake, filling, and topping. There are 4 types of milk in the filling and topping (whole milk, condensed milk, evaporated milk, and heavy cream). This is an excellent cake for milk lovers!

Inspiration and Ideas

Our Top Summer Cheesecakes

These cheesecakes taste as fresh and fun as a summer vacation.

Easy Cakes with Summer Fruit

Hello, lazy summer days! Meet these simple from-scratch cakes.

Apple Harvest Pound Cake with Caramel Glaze

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This is a fantastic Bundt cake that my grandmother used to make for Thanksgiving. It has been a family favorite for years!