Cake Recipes

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    50 Mother’s Day Cake Recipes

    Any mom (or grandma) would be delighted to receive one of these gorgeous Mother's Day cakes. They taste just as good as they look!

    Classic Chocolate Cake

    84 reviews

    If you need to learn how to make chocolate cake from scratch, this easy homemade chocolate cake recipe is a...


    Mamaw Emily’s Strawberry Cake

    122 reviews

    My husband loved his Mamaw's strawberry cake recipe. He thought no one could duplicate it. I made it, and it’s...


    Devil’s Food Cake with Chocolate Fudge Frosting

    23 reviews

    Chocolate fudge cake is the cure for any chocolate lover's sweet tooth and a staple in baking 101. Here's how...


    Grandma’s Red Velvet Cake

    32 reviews

    In our family no one thinks it’s Christmas without this Red Velvet Cake recipe. I baked the first one for...

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    Join the July Bakeable Challenge: Coca-Cola Cake

    It's this summer's go-to potluck dessert.


    Pineapple Dump Cake

    Create a sweet and succulent pineapple dump cake with just a handful of ingredients and a few minutes of prep...

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    Caramel Apple Dump Cake

    This caramel apple dump cake requires no mixing, sifting or beating. Just add a scoop of ice cream or a...


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    Apple Dump Cake

    This simple apple dump cake is the perfect dessert for any occasion. You'll need a box of cake mix, apple...


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    Strawberry Pound Cake

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    This strawberry pound cake spruces up a classic pound cake with the addition of fresh fruit. Here's how to make...


    Easter Cake Pops

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    Colorful Easter cake pops are so easy to make and share!

    Strawberry Dump Cake

    1 review

    Strawberry dump cake is the ultimate no-fuss sweet treat. It comes together in less than an hour!


    Gluten-Free Red Velvet Cake

    You can make a gorgeous red velvet cake without a speck of gluten. The decadent cream cheese frosting ties the...


    Copycat Olive Garden Black Tie Chocolate Mousse Cake

    Olive Garden's indulgent Black Tie Chocolate Mousse Cake should be your next copycat baking project.


    Mini Gluten-Free Lemon Cakes

    Yes, you can make moist, tender gluten-free lemon cake at home! Bonus: This cake recipe also happens to be dairy-free.


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    Smash Cake

    If your baby's first birthday is around the corner, this high chair tray delicacy, aka the smash cake, is going...

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    Surprise Cake

    When a regular cake doesn't cut it, make a surprise cake. The first slice always earns oohs and aahs!


    Cherry Dump Cake

    With this recipe for cherry dump cake, you'll have dessert on the table in no time. No mixing bowl needed!


    Butterscotch Pecan Pound Cake

    My father just loves nuts and anything butterscotch flavored, so I'm always on the lookout for recipes that combine these...


    Cranberry Orange Layer Cake with Rosemary

    This special layer cake has a refreshing orange flavor with a hint of rosemary. Since it's an oil-based cake, it...


    Classic Almond Ricotta Cake

    1 review

    Everybody loves the fluffiness and moistness of a ricotta almond cake! The best news is that this recipe requires only...


    Chocolate Dump Cake

    1 review

    This chocolate dump cake recipe fits in with busy schedules; it requires no sifting, whisking or decorating. Just dump in...


    I Made the Coconut Cake That Tom Cruise Gifts for Christmas, and It’s Award-Worthy

    Hollywood stars look forward to receiving the 'Tom Cruise cake' during the holiday season. This white chocolate and coconut Bundt...


    Rosalynn Carter’s Beloved Strawberry Cake Recipe Stands the Test of Time

    This recipe is remembered as a "Carter Family Favorite."


    How to Make a White Velvet Cake

    This gorgeous white velvet cake has a soft, tender crumb. The secret ingredient: egg whites instead of whole eggs.

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    How to Make Gingerbread Overnight Oats for a Festive Winter Breakfast

    Gingerbread overnight oats are the ultimate cozy breakfast for winter. Here's how to make them at home.


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    Join the July Bakeable Challenge: Coca-Cola Cake

    It's this summer's go-to potluck dessert.


    How to Make the Black Cake from Hulu’s ‘Black Cake’

    Just in time for the series premiere of Black Cake, we're making author Charmaine Wilkerson's recipe.


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    We Made Faith Hill’s Coca-Cola Cake and We Will Sing Its Praises

    Coca-Cola cake is a classic recipe that is popular in Southern cuisine. Faith Hill shared her version with Ina Garten...


    Raspberry Ricotta Mug Cake

    Who wouldn't want to dig in to a personal cake? Mug cakes are such a fun, casual treat, and you...


    Raspberry-White Chocolate Lava Cakes

    There is something so magical about a warm, luscious lava cake. Cutting into it and seeing the warm chocolate come...