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Cake Topping Recipes

Looking for recipes for cake toppings? Taste of Home has the best cake topping recipes from real cooks like you, featuring reviews, ratings, how-to videos and tips.

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

Pineapple-Caramel Sponge Cakes

Pineapple-Caramel Sponge Cakes

Pineapple-Caramel Sponge Cakes

Want the flavor of pineapple-upside-down cake without the heat and hassle of turning on the oven? Whip up Lynn Mahle’s delicious no-bake dessert. Only four ingredients make it a fuss-free winner for the Quincy, Florida reader!

Chocolate Angel Food Cake with Raspberry Sauce

Chocolate Angel Food Cake with Raspberry Sauce

Chocolate Angel Food Cake with Raspberry Sauce

"When I needed a light dessert for guests who were on a restricted diet, I combined two of my favorite recipes to create this chocolate cake with berry sauce," says Lana Drum, Maryville, Tennessee.
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Saucy Cranberry Cake

Saucy Cranberry Cake

Saucy Cranberry Cake

The fresh cranberries in this dessert add a little zing! “I ask my mom to bake this cake for me every year on my birthday,” says Lisa Seehafer of Appleton, Wisconsin. “I also love to make it at Christmastime.”

Gingerbread With Raisin Sauce

Gingerbread With Raisin Sauce

Gingerbread With Raisin Sauce

What's nicer on a cold winter day than the spicy aroma of warm gingerbread filling the house? Drizzled with a rich raisin sauce, the wonderfully moist texture of this old-time favorite is good any time of year. Folks can't get enough! -Julia Livingston Frostproof, Florida

Celebration Cranberry Cake

Celebration Cranberry Cake

Celebration Cranberry Cake

After I've served this cake, guests never leave my house without requesting the recipe. The sweetness of the butter cream sauce balances beautifully with the cake's tart cranberries. —Jeri Clayton, Sandy, Utah

Almond-Lemon Pound Cake

Almond-Lemon Pound Cake

Almond-Lemon Pound Cake

“This is the first cake I learned to make more than 30 years ago, and it’s still a favorite of mine,” Michaela Rosenthal jots from Woodland Hills, California. You can freeze any leftover cake and berry sauce for another time.

Pound Cake with Cherry Chocolate Topping

Pound Cake with Cherry Chocolate Topping

Pound Cake with Cherry Chocolate Topping

Chocolate and cherries are a classic combination. Here they come together in a succulent sauce that's draped over generous slices of moist pound cake.

Rhubarb Cake with Lemon Sauce

Rhubarb Cake with Lemon Sauce

Rhubarb Cake with Lemon Sauce

“This is our all-time favorite rhubarb recipe. I think it tastes best when both the cake and sauce are warm, but it is still excellent if just the sauce is warmed.” —Karen Graham, Star, Idaho

Apple Raisin Spice Cake

Apple Raisin Spice Cake

Apple Raisin Spice Cake

Grandma wrote down the recipe for this inviting cake on a piece of brown paper bag. It's loaded with popular spices, so the aroma while baking is out of this world! The warm sauce makes it moist...and special. Add a dollop of whipped topping for a real treat. —Shirley Joan Helfenbein, Lapeer, Michigan

Cake and Fruit Kabobs

Cake and Fruit Kabobs

Cake and Fruit Kabobs

"I've served these fun kabobs at many parties," says Robin Spires of Tampa, Florida. "You can use any combination of fruits you like, depending on what's in season. The thick chocolate sauce has just the right hint of orange."
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