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Apple Spice Cake with Brown Sugar Frosting

26 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

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...


Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Zucchini Cake

5 reviews

Years ago, I added some zucchini to a peanut butter bar I had created, and this time I wanted to...


Triple Layer Brownie Cake

40 reviews

A little of this tall, rich brownie cake goes a long way, so you'll have plenty of pieces left to...


Upside-Down Pear Gingerbread Cake

9 reviews

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

Marvelous Cannoli Cake

77 reviews

A luscious, chocolate-studded cannoli filling separates the tender vanilla layers of this rich cake, which starts with a package mix....


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Chocolate Carrot Cake

27 reviews

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

Cinnamon & Sugar Cake

23 reviews

This winning combination makes everything nice with sugar and spice. You’d never guess it came from a box. —Maiah Albi,...


Contest-Winning Eggnog Cake

19 reviews

This wonderful cake is full of eggnog flavor. I especially like to serve it around the holidays.—Debra Frappolli, Wayne, New...


Contest-Winning Chocolate Potato Cake

3 reviews

I won grand champion honors in a potato festival baking contest with this moist chocolate cake. The icing recipe can...


Chocolate Truffle Cake

55 reviews

Love chocolate? Then this tender, luxurious layer cake is for you. With a ganache glaze and a fabulous bittersweet filling,...

Pineapple Coconut Cake

49 reviews

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


Layered Carrot Cake

20 reviews

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


Hawaiian Sunset Cake

13 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

4 reviews

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


Banana Coconut Cake

9 reviews

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

Buttermilk Banana Cake

6 reviews

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


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Butter Pecan Layer Cake

35 reviews

Pecans and butter give this cake the same irresistible flavor as the popular butter pecan ice cream flavor. —Becky Miller,...


Lemon-Berry Shortcake

19 reviews

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


Chocolate-Strawberry Celebration Cake

127 reviews

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


Pumpkin-Pecan Spice Cake

17 reviews

I'm a wife and mother of eight children. I like baking more than cooking, so I enjoy dressing up a...


Strawberry Poke Cake

52 reviews

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


Chocolate Strawberry Torte

10 reviews

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


Pumpkin Torte

106 reviews

This beautiful layered cake has a creamy filling with a mild pumpkin flavor and a little spice. It's quick and...

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Raspberry Crumble Coffee Cake

5 reviews

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