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Cakes

So you want to make a cake? Try one of these recipes for favorite sweet treats like chocolate cake, Bundt cake, red velvet cake, pound cake, tortes and more classic cake recipes.

Recipe Spotlight

Here’s a cake that gets its rosy hue from the rhubarb topping. It’s moist on top and light as a feather on the bottom. — Dawn Lowenstein, Hatboro, Pennsylvania
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Raisin Carrot Cake

Raisin Carrot Cake

Raisin Carrot Cake

This lightened-up moist cake is a favorite with my husband and son.—Joyce Donald, Star City, Saskatchewan

Walnut Raspberry Torte

Walnut Raspberry Torte

Walnut Raspberry Torte

This lovely three-layered cake is moist, tender and light. It rivals any cake from the finest bakery. I use black walnuts to add a more distinctive flavor.

Cranberry-Orange Pound Cake

Cranberry-Orange Pound Cake

Cranberry-Orange Pound Cake

Meet the Cook: At the summer tourist resort in Ontario my husband and I operate, we prepare all the meals for our guests. So I'm always trying out new recipes. Some of my favorites are from my CW issues. We have two children, 22 and 18. -Sheree Swistun, Winnipeg, Manitoba
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Chocolate Hazelnut Gateau

Chocolate Hazelnut Gateau

Chocolate Hazelnut Gateau

Gateau (pronounces ga-tow) is the French word for any rich and fancy cake. I think you'll agree this dense chocolate dessert has just the right amount of sweetness. —Michelle Krzmarzick, Torrance, California

Company Chocolate Cake

Company Chocolate Cake

Company Chocolate Cake

Chocoholics will love this moist, brownie-like cake. Its sweet chocolate sauce is a pleasant change from frosting, Served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, this dessert will go over big with everyone at the table. —Susan Hansen Auburn, Alabama

Sugarless Spice Cake

Sugarless Spice Cake

Sugarless Spice Cake

If you don't know what dessert to make for family members or friends who are diabetic, try this cake. It's very easy to make, and it's delicious!

Toasted Angel Food Cake

Toasted Angel Food Cake

Toasted Angel Food Cake

"A scrumptious dessert just for one is even more satisfying if it's quick and easy like this fun treat," says Tammy Clark from Duvall, Washington. "I love the crusty chewy cake and warm raspberry filling."

Chocolate Almond Cake

Chocolate Almond Cake

Chocolate Almond Cake

"First time I tried this recipe, I took the cake to a friend. She raved about it so much that I made one for us," recalls Sherri Gentry of Dallas, Oregon.

Homemade Makeover Italian Cream Cake

Homemade Makeover Italian Cream Cake

Homemade Makeover Italian Cream Cake

Toasted pecans and coconut take this moist cake from good to great, but it's the cream cheese frosting that makes it truly extraordinary. Thank goodness it's a makeover, because you'll definitely want seconds! —Christy White, Oxford, Mississippi

Almond Good Luck Cake

Almond Good Luck Cake

Almond Good Luck Cake

I make this cake for every New Year's Eve dinner. It's said that the person who finds the one whole almond inside will have good luck during the upcoming year. —Vivian Nikanow, Chicago, Illinois

Butterscotch Applesauce Cake

Butterscotch Applesauce Cake

Butterscotch Applesauce Cake

"The Butterscotch Applesauce Cake goes into the oven first," Evelyn notes. "Its pretty golden topping is loaded with goodies, including pecans and butterscotch chips."

Streusel Nut Coffee Cake

Streusel Nut Coffee Cake

Streusel Nut Coffee Cake

Wherever I take this delicious coffee cake, everyone loves it. I've been making it for about 30 years. I work as a cook at a county jail and enjoy preparing food for a lot of people. —;Carol Roth,Uhrichsville, Ohio

Super Strawberry Shortcake

Super Strawberry Shortcake

Super Strawberry Shortcake

"Wow!" is what people say when I set this dessert on the table. It's fun to serve since it's attractive, not overly sweet and bursting with the wondrous flavor of field-fresh strawberries. -Renee Bisch, Wellesley, Ontario

Molly's Sweet and Spicy Tzimmes Cake

Molly's Sweet and Spicy Tzimmes Cake

Molly's Sweet and Spicy Tzimmes Cake

My husband and I are always on the lookout for new ways to incorporate Jewish traditions into our interfaith home. Rich with apples, carrots and sweet potato, this sweet and spicy cake is perfect for Rosh Hashana or any fall holiday.—Molly Haendler, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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