Cake Pans & Molds: Tutorials, Recipes & Guides

The best cake recipes deserve the best cake pans. Learn about the different types of cake pans and how to use them properly.

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    This Turkey Cake Pan Is a Must-Have for Your Thanksgiving Table

    Ready to up your game this Thanksgiving? This turkey cake pan will transform any ordinary cake recipe into an extraordinary dessert!

    Copycat Celebration Cheesecake

    My children were born on the same day five years apart, so I go all out for their celebration. This...


    Appalachian Stack Cake with Apple-Bourbon Sauce

    My version of a completely traditional Appalachian stack cake was inspired by the way my ancestors would have made it...


    How to Make Chantilly Cake

    You've never tasted a cake like this (unless you're from New Orleans).


    Lemon Olive Oil Cake

    Olive oil cakes are tender and moist, and stay that way longer than butter-based cakes, so they are wonderful if...

    Air-Fryer Brownies

    These small-batch fudgy air-fryer brownies come together so quickly, and no oven is required. Top with nuts or powdered sugar...


    Hippity Hop Bunny Cake

    This cute, festive cake will have your guests 'hopping' with happiness! Make the cake ahead and add the decorations close...

    Air-Fryer Raspberry Crumble Coffee Cake

    With a ribbon of fresh homemade fruit filling, this homey coffee cake is perfect for breakfast with friends and family....


    Air-Fryer Sticky Buns

    1 review

    There's nothing better than a warm sticky bun on a chilly morning, or any morning for that matter. Hot out...


    Turkey Cake

    Create a simple centerpiece for your Thanksgiving dessert table. This turkey cake comes together fast with the help of a...


    Banana Pudding Cake

    4 reviews

    I love to make cakes, and my family loves banana pudding. One day while brainstorming in the kitchen, I came...


    Chocolate Pecan Piecaken

    13 reviews

    Why fight over whether cake or pie is better when you can combine the two to make this chocolate pecan...


    Peach Upside-Down Cheesecake

    I make this recipe every summer when peaches are ripe. Each year I improve the dessert with slight changes, and...


    Almond Joy Cake

    This is a fantastic Almond Joy cake recipe—tastes just like the candy bar. —Daria Burcar, Rochester, Michigan


    Almond Custard Cake

    This white cake pairs well with all sorts of frostings and fillings, but the chocolate frosting in this recipe is...

    Spiced Pomegranate-Pear Cake

    1 review

    This special-occasion pomegranate cake is a delicious combination of tender cake, tart fruit and rich buttercream. It is also beautiful...


    Homemade Boston Cream Pie

    3 reviews

    This elegant-looking Boston cream pie is so easy to prepare. Our dinner guests always seem to enjoy it. —Jane Uphoff,...


    Confetti Birthday Cake with Chocolate Buttercream

    2 reviews

    This is a moist confetti cake with lots of sprinkles and a whipped chocolate buttercream. It's perfect for birthday celebrations!...


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    Best Vanilla Cake

    10 reviews

    There's a reason this vanilla cake recipe is the best. Adding creamy vanilla bean paste into the moist, rich cake...


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    Apple Spice Cake with Brown Sugar Frosting

    25 reviews

    I am a healthy eater most of the time, but this apple spice cake is worth the splurge! Every year...


    Tuscan Sun Orange Cranberry Cake

    1 review

    This recipe came to be through much trial and error. Growing up, my family used farina flour in desserts, and...


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    The No-Fail Way to Grease a Cake Pan

    The Taste of Home Test Kitchen shows you how to prepare your cake pan. Say goodbye to cakes that stick.


    Black Walnut Layer Cake

    2 reviews

    My sister gave me the recipe for this beautiful cake years ago. The thin layer of frosting spread on the...


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    Reindeer Cake

    1 review

    Whether you turn this cake into a reindeer or decorate it with your own creative vision, it’s a three-layer stunner...

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    Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Zucchini Cake

    9 reviews

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


    Unicorn Cake

    1 review

    This magical unicorn cake tastes as good as it looks. Baking in smaller pans creates impressive height, and a few...


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    So-Easy-It’s-Spooky Bat Cake

    2 reviews

    This gorgeous dessert starts with a boxed cake mix. Then it’s an easy and magical trick to make the bat...


    Grapefruit Yogurt Cake

    1 review

    We eat grapefruit for breakfast and in winter fruit salads—why not for dessert? Here's a sweet-tart cake that's easy, delicious...


    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...


    Brooklyn Blackout Cake

    11 reviews

    If you love chocolate, you will LOVE this cake. I found this recipe when looking for a special cake to...