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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    Strawberry Jam Cake

    18 reviews

    Every year I make this special strawberry jam cake for the Relay for Life cake raffle. It has raised lots...

    Caramel Apple Cupcakes

    22 reviews

    Take these extra special cupcakes to your next event and watch how quickly they disappear! With a caramel topping and...

    Pink Lemonade Stand Cake

    9 reviews

    If you love a moist and creamy cake, this one’s for you. The lemon juice and lemonade give the layers...

    Raspberry Fudge Torte

    11 reviews

    This special-occasion cake impresses all who see and taste it. People are surprised to hear that this torte starts with...

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    Lemon Layer Cake

    28 reviews

    This citrusy cake with a luscious cream cheese frosting will garner plenty of applause. The flavor, a duet of sweet...

    Sour Cream Chocolate Cake

    49 reviews

    Impressive to look at but easy to make, this cake is a good old-fashioned "Sunday supper" dessert that melts in...

    Chocolate Ganache Cake

    5 reviews

    Here's to that chocolate fix we all need! I use cream in both the filling and glaze of this beautiful...

    Marvelous Marble Cake

    11 reviews

    Pound cake and chocolate make the best marble cake. — Ellen Riley, Birmingham, Alabama

    Chocolate Bavarian Torte

    25 reviews

    Whenever I take this eye-catching torte to a potluck, I get so many requests for the recipe. —Edith Holmstrom, Madison,...

    Chocolate Angel Cake

    27 reviews

    When I was married in 1944, I could barely boil water. My dear mother-in-law taught me her specialty—making the lightest...

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    Lemon Refrigerator Cake

    The recipe comes from my church group and is a light, refreshing cake for warm-weather days.

    Peanut Bars

    4 reviews

    With peanut butter in both the batter and frosting, plus chopped nuts sprinkled on top, these treats have triple the...

    Pumpkin Cake with Whipped Cinnamon Frosting

    3 reviews

    My mom made this for me, and one bite can completely take me back to my childhood. You can easily...

    Antique Radio Cake

    On Grandparents' Day or any occasion, the "music box" our crafty cooks tuned into is sure to get a warm...

    Apple Spice Tube Cake

    5 reviews

    This applesauce bundt cake is perfect for the autumn season. Not too sweet and not too heavy, the moist bundt...

    Cake with Buttercream Decorating Frosting

    3 reviews

    This sweet creamy frosting made with real butter is easy to blend together and holds its shape nicely when used...

    Pistachio Dream Cake

    4 reviews

    "This moist delightful cake is good for you and yummy, too," assures Audrey Grimm of Mesa, Arizona.

    Banana Spice Cake

    2 reviews

    This delicious spice cake is bursting with the fresh flavor of ripe bananas and zesty orange peel. "I've packed lots...

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    Acorn Brownie Cake

    THIS TREETOP TREAT for birthday parties is the kind you can fix ahead of time, then squirrel away for later—but...

    Dark Chocolate Layer Cake

    5 reviews

    —David Heppner, Brandon, Florida

    Georgia Pecan Cake

    1 review

    This recipe came from my mother and has always been a hit with our family. One taste and you'll see...

    Tropical Cake

    The lemon-lime soda and pineapple give this cake a refreshing taste.

    Chocolate Lover’s Chiffon Cake

    Whenever there's a special occasion at our house, this cake is always requested-it is guaranteed to satisfy a craving for...

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    Heart’s Delight Torte

    Cherry pie filling dresses up homemade chocolate cake layers in this impressive dessert. "I found the recipe on a newspaper...

    Birdhouse Cake

    1 review

    PERCH this home "tweet" home on a party table, and your event will get off to a flying start! The...

    Chicken Cake

    FROM its fruit roll-up comb to its licorice legs, this sweet treat is more than just chicken feed! It's a...

    Chocolate Caramel Cupcakes

    You only need a few baking staples to throw together these gooey delights. Boxed cake mix and a can of...

    Moist Banana Cupcakes

    11 reviews

    I got this recipe my mother-in-law more than 40 years ago. They taste as good today as they did back...