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Coastal Coconut Cream Cake

4 reviews

This is my son's county fair cake. He was awarded a top-10 prize and auctioned his coconut cream cake off for big bucks! —Amy Freeze, Avon Park, Florida

Banana Pecan Torte

2 reviews

The state tree of Texas is the pecan tree, so this recipe definitely represents my area. A friend shared the...


Holiday Walnut Torte

3 reviews

This torte is one of my grandma's best-loved recipes-tender layers of nut-filled cake put together with apricot glaze and cream...


Layered Carrot Cake

15 reviews

I never liked carrot cake until I tried this one. The rich, moist cake with orange-flavored frosting is now a...


Special Strawberry Torte

Meet the Cook: The reason this is such a favorite is it's a little different yet quick and easy. At...

Chocolate Strawberry Torte

9 reviews

The gorgeous torte combines two great ingredients—chocolate and strawberries. —Paula Magnus, Republic, Washington


Strawberry Blitz Torte

I really love baking up my mom's German torte. Don't be intimidated by this dessert—it's much easier to put together...

Mango Almond Icebox Cake

1 review

This recipe was inspired by my friend who asked me to make a mango cake. It's easy to prepare, refreshing,...


Peach Melba Mountain

1 review

Over the years, I've competed in several state fair cooking contests, and this cake is one of my most impressive...


Buttermilk Banana Cake

4 reviews

Meet the Cook: When I was a girl, this was my family's favorite Sunday cake. Since I'm "nuts" about nuts,...


Pineapple Coconut Cake

46 reviews

This coconut cake is a guaranteed showstopper at any holiday meal or special occasion. The beautiful flakes of coconut are...

Dark Chocolate Carrot Cake

8 reviews

Carrot cake has a dark side—and it’s divine! Cream cheese and shredded carrots in the batter keep the cake moist,...


Lemon Cream Cake

2 reviews

Drizzling limoncello liqueur over the layers before frosting adds a puckery punch to this refreshing confection. —Amy Frederick, Island City,...


Contest-Winning Raspberry Chocolate Torte

4 reviews

Wow holiday guests with this striking cake that looks fancy but is easy to decorate. The fresh raspberries and chocolate...


Lemon Meringue Angel Cake

41 reviews

I've been told that this dessert tastes exactly like a lemon meringue pie and that it's the best angel food...


Chocolate Carrot Cake

25 reviews

Finely shredding the carrots gives this cake an extra-nice texture. The walnuts sprinkled on top add crunch, but you can...

Layered Orange Sponge Cake

3 reviews

This recipe's been handed down in my family for 40 years, from a relative who was a French baker. It's...


Triple-Layer Banana Cake

2 reviews

A year-round family favorite, the recipe for this moist layer cake was passed on to me by my mother. My...


Strawberry Cheesecake Torte

3 reviews

After I tasted this dessert at a party, a friend shared the recipe. It originally called for pound cake...and I...


Apricot Almond Torte

26 reviews

This pretty cake takes a bit of time, so I like to make the layers ahead of time and assemble...


Lemon-Rosemary Layer Cake

24 reviews

Tall and impressive, this unique dessert is a treat for the senses with flecks of lemon zest and fresh rosemary....


Hawaiian Sunset Cake

12 reviews

This three-layer orange cake is pretty enough for company, but it's so simple to fix that you'll find yourself making...