Snack Cake Recipes

Low-key sweets like these snack cake recipes have all the goodness of a fussier cake—no fork necessary.

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Pumpkin Snack Cake

3 reviews

The crunchy, sweet topping makes this simple pumpkin snack cake taste extra special. If you prefer a sweeter cake, omit the topping and spread with your favorite frosting instead. —Steven Schend, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Devil’s Food Snack Cake

6 reviews

My husband and his friends request this devil's food snack cake for camping trips because it’s easy to transport. That...


Banana Split Cake Bars

2 reviews

Summer isn’t summer without a banana split or two, and these fun bars bring that same delicious flavor in potluck-perfect...


Orange Cornmeal Cake

1 review

This cake bakes up tender and light with a subtle orange taste. It tastes rich but is comparatively low in...


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...

Grandma Riley’s Banana Cake

10 reviews

This favorite recipe has been passed down through my husband’s family. His grandmother wrote this out for me shortly after...


Cranberry Christmas Cake

18 reviews

The ruby cranberries in this recipe stay bright and beautiful, and their tartness is irresistible. I've made this cranberry Christmas...

Snack Cake Mix

Your family can enjoy two distinctly different snack cakes with this simple mix from Kathy Nieratko of Fair Haven, Vermont....


Brownie Mix Snack Cake

3 reviews

Theresa uses a few cups of her homemade mix to create a snack that's ideal for those who prefer their...


Banana Snack Cake

21 reviews

"I often make this moist banana cake for birthday days," remarks Dawn Fagerstrom from Warren, Minnesota. "The recipe is good...


Special Rhubarb Cake

17 reviews

A rich vanilla sauce is served with this tender cake from Biena Schlabach of Millersburg, Ohio. "The women at church...

Mississippi Mud Cake

15 reviews

Make this tempting cake and you'll satisfy kids of all ages! A fudgy brownie-like base is topped with marshmallow creme...


Classic Carrot Cake

72 reviews

I entered this yummy, moist cake in a Colorado Outfitters Association dessert contest. My carrot cake with pineapple earned first...


Quick Chocolate Snack Cake

4 reviews

“I recently learned I’m diabetic. I never thought I’d be able to curb my sweet tooth—until I made this!” Angela...


Zucchini Walnut Cake

20 reviews

What gardener doesn't have extra zucchini? When it is abundant, I shred and freeze plenty so I have it on...


Mrs. Thompson’s Carrot Cake

23 reviews

I received this recipe from the mother of a patient I cared for back in 1972 in St. Paul, Minnesota....

Homemade Chocolate Snack Cake

15 reviews

THIS is a moist delicious snack cake, so good that icing is not necessary. Sometimes my husband puts a scoop...


Apple Spice Snack Cake

6 reviews

"Nothing could be simpler or more delicious than this moist apple cake," relates Reba Savoie of Roswell, New Mexico. It's...


Crazy Cake

4 reviews

I have made this dessert—otherwise known as crazy cake—for more than 50 years. It is classic, tender and moist, and...


Oatmeal Cake with Caramel Icing

65 reviews

This oatmeal cake recipe tastes anything but light. The caramel icing sets up quick, so frost the cake immediately after...


Dinette Cake

3 reviews

IT ONLY TAKES MINUTES to get this cake into the oven. It's one of my favorite desserts.
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Tropical Carrot Cake

36 reviews

I look forward to August because our family reunion means fun and great food, like this classic cake with the...


Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cake

3 reviews

I first started making this cake when my husband was stationed with the military in California. Now, 20 years later,...


Mocha Frosted Snack Cake

Here's a lighter version of a chocolate mocha cake I've been baking for my family for over 30 years. I...


Root Beer Float Cake

41 reviews

I add root beer to both the cake batter and fluffy frosting of this summery dessert to get that...

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Banana Bread Snack Cakes

22 reviews

This banana bread snack cake doesn't need any frosting—just a dusting of powdered sugar. Guests are always amazed that I...


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Classic Chocolate Cake

79 reviews

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


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Cocoa Cake

31 reviews

THIS CAKE is so moist it doesn't need frosting. I simply sprinkle powdered sugar over the top. It's my favorite...


Gingerbread

12 reviews

My grandmother first used this recipe for gingerbread more than 100 years ago. I remember that the kitchen smelled like...


Granny’s Gingerbread Cake with Caramel Sauce

4 reviews

The rich molasses and spice flavor of this old-time dessert is complemented with a buttery caramel sauce.—Joy Sparks, Muskegon, Michigan


Billie’s Southern Sweet Potato Cake

12 reviews

I made sweet potato cakes for my kids when they were younger and they told me in their little voices,...