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Pumpkin Snack Cake

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

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Zucchini Cake

5 reviews

Years ago, I added some zucchini to a peanut butter bar I had created, and this time I wanted to...


Carrot Cake with Buttermilk Glaze

11 reviews

This is a delicious cake-it's so moist! It's great for taking to picnics in summertime, since it travels well. It...


Billie’s Southern Sweet Potato Cake

11 reviews

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


Cranberry-Orange Snack Cake

This recipe contains so many great holiday flavors, including pecans, orange, and cranberry, without the post-holiday guilt! I also love...

Classic Carrot Cake

84 reviews

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


Mrs. Thompson’s Carrot Cake

24 reviews

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

Carrot Raisin Cake

3 reviews

A creamy frosting with a touch of vanilla and orange juice tops this deliciously moist cake. The room quiets down...


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Tropical Carrot Cake

37 reviews

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


Zucchini Walnut Cake

24 reviews

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


Zucchini Carrot Spice Cake

5 reviews

My family adores sweets, and I like to serve treats like this that are good for them, too. The cake...

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cake

3 reviews

I have been baking this cake for friends and neighbors for years. It's an easy to make-and-take treat. —Kellie Moore,...