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Apple Spice Cake with Brown Sugar Frosting

21 reviews

I am a healthy eater most of the time, but this apple spice cake is worth the splurge! Every year, I treasure the opportunity to make my own birthday cake, and I choose this. You can add a cup of raisins to the batter before baking if you'd like. —Jennifer Owen, Louisville, Kentucky

Upside-Down Pear Gingerbread Cake

8 reviews

The aroma of baking gingerbread stirs up such warm memories. This cake looks festive and is even on the lighter...


Toffee Apple Cinnamon Buns

1 review

This recipe was my dad’s favorite growing up. He would sit and watch his mom sprinkle the dough with sweet...


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...


Cranberry-Carrot Layer Cake

3 reviews

This moist cake smothered with rich cream cheese frosting makes any dinner festive. Every autumn, I go to a cranberry...

Banana Coconut Cake

8 reviews

Meet the Cook: In our family, a meal isn't considered complete without a dessert - or, sometimes, two! This cake...


Buttermilk Banana Cake

5 reviews

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

Lemon-Berry Shortcake

18 reviews

This simple lemon shortcake is tender and not overly sweet. Enjoy this summertime classic with a generous layer of whipped...


Strawberry Poke Cake

41 reviews

That classic spring treat—strawberry shortcake—takes on a wonderful new twist with this recipe. Strawberry gelatin and strawberries liven up each...


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....


Chocolate Strawberry Torte

9 reviews

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

Raspberry Crumble Coffee Cake

4 reviews

Don't be "intimidated" by the recipe directions for this coffee cake—it really isn't difficult to make.
Try it sometime...


Chocolate-Strawberry Celebration Cake

119 reviews

Although I have some great "from-scratch" recipes, this chocolate strawberry celebration cake uses a boxed mix with plenty of doctoring....


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...