Holidays & Events

It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert.

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    Makeover Strawberry Cake

    16 reviews

    My family just loves this wonderful and easy cake that's as pretty as it is tasty! —Gail Long, Pelham, Alabama

    Old-Fashioned Fudge Cake

    17 reviews

    This simple one-layer cake has a nice texture, cuts well, is moist and the frosting is fast and easy to...

    White Chocolate Coconut Cake

    29 reviews

    This eye-catching cake is my own creation. The white "snowball" look makes it the perfect choice for a holiday celebration....

    Makeover Pecan Upside-Down Cake

    14 reviews

    This moist and tender pecan upside-down cake is packed with pecans and sweetness. Although still not a "light" dessert, it...

    Southern Lane Cake

    2 reviews

    I just love this southern-style dessert, and so do dinner guests. With pecans, cherries and raisins in the filling and...

    Holiday Snowflake Cake

    6 reviews

    The coconut sprinkled on this old-fashioned, fluffy white cake gives the impression of snow, without the cold. It's a beautiful...

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    German Chocolate Cake

    86 reviews

    This German chocolate cake is my husband’s favorite! Each bite has crunch from the pecans, and sweetness from coconut and...

    Oklahoma Coconut Poke Cake

    8 reviews

    Coconut is the star of this cake. You get a double dose, once with the mixture that soaks into the...

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    Lemon Chiffon Cake

    65 reviews

    This moist, airy lemon chiffon cake was my dad's favorite. Mom revamped the original recipe to include lemons. I'm not...

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    Hummingbird Cake

    19 reviews

    This impressive hummingbird cake is my dad’s favorite, so I always make it for his birthday. It makes a memorable...

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    Contest-Winning Moist Chocolate Cake

    78 reviews

    You don't have to spend a lot of time to serve an elegant and delicious dessert. Just mix up the...

    Cream-Filled Cupcakes

    24 reviews

    These moist chocolate cupcakes have a fun filling and shiny chocolate frosting that make them different from any other. They...

    Banana Cake with Chocolate Frosting

    15 reviews

    I always requested banana cake with fudge frosting for my birthday. Mom’s recipe is attached to my fridge—and my heart....

    Pressure-Cooker Molten Mocha Cake

    1 review

    When I first made my decadent chocolate cake, my husband's and daughter's expressions said it all. She says it's one...

    Toffee Poke Cake

    70 reviews

    This toffee poke cake recipe is a favorite among my family and friends. I love making it because it is...

    Blue-Ribbon Red Velvet Cake

    2 reviews

    This two-layer beauty features a striking red interior. It calls for more cocoa than most red velvet cakes, making it...

    Almond Chocolate Cake

    7 reviews

    When our son and daughter were teenagers, our house was the hang-out for their whole group of friends. This rich...

    Skillet Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

    24 reviews

    For a change of pace, you can substitute fresh or frozen peach slices for the pineapple in this old-fashioned recipe....

    Chocolate-Strawberry Celebration Cake

    120 reviews

    Although I have some wonderful from-scratch recipes, this one uses a boxed mix with plenty of doctoring. It has become...

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    CokeCola Cake

    71 reviews

    We live in Coca-Cola country, where everyone loves a chocolaty, moist sheet cake made with the iconic soft drink. Our...