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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.

Angel Food Cake With Caramel Sauce

Angel Food Cake With Caramel Sauce

Angel Food Cake With Caramel Sauce

I enjoy making desserts, and it's especially satisfying when my goodies are devoured quickly. This one always qualifies for that distinction.

Gingerbread with Brown Sugar Sauce

Gingerbread with Brown Sugar Sauce

Gingerbread with Brown Sugar Sauce

THE AROMA OF gingerbread is what I remember most about my grandmother's kitchen, and it meant dessert would be special. That was nearly 50 years ago, but whenever I catch a whiff of ginger and cinnamon, I'm back with Grandmother and the happiness I knew. -Toni Hamm, Vandergrift, Pennsylvania

Clove Apple Cake

Clove Apple Cake

Clove Apple Cake

"This spicy and sweet cake is a wonderful coffee-time dessert, especially with the creamy custard sauce," notes Kim Marie Van Rheenen of Mendota, Illinois.
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Walnut Apple Cake with Butter Sauce

Walnut Apple Cake with Butter Sauce

Walnut Apple Cake with Butter Sauce

Loaded with tart apples and crunchy walnuts, this cake is fun to take to potlucks or family gatherings. The sweet buttery sauce tops off pieces just right.

Sponge Cake with Blueberry Topping

Sponge Cake with Blueberry Topping

Sponge Cake with Blueberry Topping

This recipe puts the blueberries grown in our area to good use. It's a great summertime dessert.—Frances Colley, Coos Bay, Oregon

Pear Cake with Sour Cream Topping

Pear Cake with Sour Cream Topping

Pear Cake with Sour Cream Topping

This is a great way to combine bread and fruit for an all-in-one breakfast. The cake is very tasty and the unique topping is simply delicious.

Fresh Apple Cake with Caramel Sauce

Fresh Apple Cake with Caramel Sauce

Fresh Apple Cake with Caramel Sauce

I've had this recipe for years and make it often since Michigan has an abundance of apples. The caramel sauce is a special touch, especially when serving guests. —Mrs. Karl Zank, Sand Lake, Michigan

Strawberry Biscuit Shortcake

Strawberry Biscuit Shortcake

Strawberry Biscuit Shortcake

IT SEEMS Mom was always making biscuits. She served them plain for breakfast and dinner, especially when we had stew or baked beans. My favorite was when she served them like this—topped with fresh strawberries and whipped cream! —Elaine Gagnon Pawtucket, Rhode Island

July Fourth Angel Food Cake

July Fourth Angel Food Cake

July Fourth Angel Food Cake

Beat the summer heat with this light and refreshing dessert. No one will be able to resist sweet raspberries and blueberries atop moist angel food cake.

Macadamia Fudge Cake

Macadamia Fudge Cake

Macadamia Fudge Cake

Meet the Cook: Our daughter (we also have a grown son and a grandson) and her husband operate a cookie factory in Hawaii. After she sent a big supply of macadamia nuts, I came up with this cake I make for church dinners and ladies lunches. -Marguerite Gough, Salida, Colorado

Chocolate Praline Torte

Chocolate Praline Torte

Chocolate Praline Torte

"No one will know this fancy dessert started with a handy boxed cake mix," assures Sandra Castillo of Watertown, Wisconsin. "We enjoy the scrumptious treat throughout the year for special dinners, potlucks and even picnics."
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