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.

Community Picks

One Bowl Chocolate Cake III

Rating: 4.68 stars 4017
This is a rich and moist chocolate cake. It only takes a few minutes to prepare the batter. Frost with your favorite chocolate frosting.

9 King Cake Recipes That Reign Over Mardi Gras

These sweet frosted yeast-raised loaves are an essential Mardi Gras treat!
By Mary Claire Lagroue

Baileys® Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

Rating: 5 stars 1
I received this Baileys® cheesecake recipe over 20 years ago from a local caterer. I have made it several times over the years and everyone who tasted it enjoyed it. Remember this is not for the diet conscious!

Orange Fluff Cake

Rating: 3.94 stars 17
Wonderful cake with a true orangey flavor.

King Cake Cupcakes

Rating: 4.62 stars 12
Less yeasty and more cake-like than king cake, these quick cakes get you the vanilla-nutmeg-lemon-buttermilk flavor and fun colors of a traditional king cake - without waiting around for a yeasted dough to rise.

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

Chocolate Cupcakes with Bailey's Creme Frosting

Rating: 4.42 stars 37
Perfect for that St. Patrick's Day party or if you want something chocolatey and delicious!

Pistachio Layer Cake with Cream Cheese Buttercream

Rating: 5 stars 1
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

Hummingbird Cake

Rating: 4.6 stars 198
Impress your friends with this Hummingbird Cake--a recipe that has been passed down through many generations. If desired, crush additional nuts and press them into the sides of the frosting, and put sliced maraschino cherries on top of the cake to gild the lily.

Inspiration and Ideas

Microwave Chocolate Mug Cake
Rating: 4.47 stars

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