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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

    83 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

    118 reviews

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

    How to Make Copycat Olive Garden Black Tie Mousse Cake

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

    Grandma’s Red Velvet Cake

    29 reviews

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

    Rainbow Birthday Cake

    How fun is this rainbow birthday cake? It will add a festive touch to any celebration. Be sure to use...

    Gluten-Free Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

    This classic dessert gets a gluten-free makeover! Be sure to use a gluten-free flour blend with xanthan gum to produce...

    How to Make Gluten-Free Lemon Cake

    It is possible to make moist, tender gluten-free pound cake at home! Our favorite recipe has a bright lemon flavor....

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    40 of Our Best Father’s Day Cakes

    Treat Dad to a Father's Day cake that's as sweet as he is.

    How to Make a Birthday Cake for Your Cat

    Show your cat a little extra love on their special day with this homemade cat birthday cake recipe! Whether your...

    Graduation Cupcakes

    Graduation day will be a lot more festive with these graduation cupcakes. Choose decorating icing and M&M's to match the...

    Plum Poppy Seed Cake

    You can also use nectarines or even apricots in this recipe, but plums and poppy seeds are the most traditional...

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    Is Funfetti the Best Confetti Cake Mix? We Tried 9 Brands to Find Out

    Everyone loves Funfetti, but is it really the best confetti cake mix? We did a taste test to find the...

    Best Home Cooks: Arley Bell

    Virginia’s Arley Bell got her start in nonprofits. Today, this Best Home Cook continues to spread the love—one cake at...

    How to Make a Stunning Chocolate Mousse Cake

    A towering cake filled with mousse? Sign us up! Learn how to make a four-layer chocolate mousse cake to get...

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    The Best Yellow Cake Mix: We Tried Betty Crocker, Pillsbury and 5 More

    Pillsbury, Duncan Hines, Betty Crocker: Which brands make the best yellow cake mix? Our team tried eight different boxed mixes...

    Honey Berry Sheet Cake

    I adapted a traditional honey cake recipe for this dessert. I wanted something that would show off all our amazing...

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    15 Engagement Party Cakes Ideal for Sweet Celebrations

    You've decided on forever! Before you start wedding planning, take some time to celebrate. These engagement party cakes will make...

    How to Make Miss Trunchbull’s Chocolate Cake from ‘Matilda’

    Learn how to make a Matilda chocolate cake that's worth a trip to The Chokey.

    Million Dollar Cake

    1 review

    Pineapple and mandarin oranges give this easy cake a refreshing, tropical twist. With cake mix and pudding mix as ingredients,...

    Oreo Mousse Cake

    3 reviews

    Oreo mousse cake is so simple to put together, but it tastes as decadent as fancy restaurant desserts. Have fun...

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    This Is Dolly Parton’s Dream Birthday Cake

    Find out what cake Dolly's slicing into to celebrate her big day.

    Gingerbread Bundt Cake

    This gorgeous gingerbread Bundt cake's light and airy yet moist texture has made me a true fan. —Colleen Delawder, Herndon,...

    What Does “Torting a Cake” Mean?

    The term may seem technical, but the technique will have you easily assembling the perfect homemade cake.

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    How to Make Gluten-Free Red Velvet Cake

    A gorgeous red velvet cake can be made without a speck of gluten. The decadent cream cheese frosting ties the...

    How to Make Banana Pudding Dump Cake

    Topped with whipped cream and fresh banana slices, this ooey gooey banana pudding dump cake will disappear in minutes.

    Costco’s Pumpkin Cheesecake, the Dessert of Your Dreams, Is Back

    This nearly five-pound cheesecake one of the best things to ever happen to the holidays

    How to Make a Dump Cake

    The most popular cake on the internet is even easier to make than a mix. Here's how to make dump...

    How to Make a Buttery and Delicious Pineapple Dump Cake

    With just four ingredients and a few minutes of prep time, you'll have a sweet and succulent pineapple dump cake...

    How to Make 4-Ingredient Chocolate Dump Cake

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