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Coconut Dream Cake

My friends and family love this beautiful cake. I keep it refrigerated before serving to keep it moist and sweet. —Denise Carroll, Manchester, Tennessee

Cherry-Coconut Chocolate Torte

This torte reminds me of two favorite treats: chocolate covered cherries and old-fashioned Cherry Mash candy bars. —Dian Hicks Carlson,...


Layered Citrus Cake

I slightly simplified my mother-in-law's orange cake recipe to come up with this tall, beautiful version. Orange juice and lemon...


Pineapple & Macadamia Nut Cake

This delicious cake is one of my own invention. It's been a huge hit among family and friends and even...


Lady Baltimore Cake

4 reviews

I first made this cake for my fathers' birthday and now it is the only cake that he requests. This...

Very Chocolate Torte with Raspberry Cream

3 reviews

Here's a way to take a simple cake mix and make it look spectacular! The filling and frosting are really...


Grapefruit Layer Cake

I grew up in Florida where we had 10 grapefruit trees and were constantly trying to use the fruit in...

Lemon Ginger Icebox Cake

6 reviews

Everyone searches for grand desserts that have easy ingredients and minimal effort. My lemony ginger icebox cake is the answer....


Decadent Chocolate Crepe Cake

3 reviews

No other dessert has wowed family and friends the way this stunning crepe cake did the first time I made...


Mother’s Walnut Cake

9 reviews

Even though Mother baked this tall, beautiful cake often when I was growing up, it was a real treat every...


Three-Layer Chocolate Ganache Cake

3 reviews

This decadent triple-layer beauty is pure chocolate indulgence. The cake layers can be frozen prior to final assembly; in fact,...

White Chocolate Fluffy Cake

5 reviews

A former co-worker shared the recipe for this decadent cake. I fell in love with it. Forget the calorie count...


Chocolate Strawberry Torte

9 reviews

The gorgeous torte combines two great ingredients—chocolate and strawberries. —Paula Magnus, Republic, Washington


Pineapple Coconut Cake

46 reviews

This coconut cake is a guaranteed showstopper at any holiday meal or special occasion. The beautiful flakes of coconut are...


Coconut Citrus Layer Cake

1 review

Make a showstopper holiday treat: tender white cake layered with tangy grapefruit curd and topped with fluffy cream cheese frosting....


Spumoni Torte

2 reviews

I made up this recipe to end a big Italian Christmas Eve dinner. I thought it would be nice and...

Vanilla Bean Cake with White Chocolate Ganache

17 reviews

For a distinctive dessert with unforgettable flavor, I recommend this cake. Feel free to substitute your favorite jam and lend...


Red Velvet Crepe Cakes

14 reviews

It's well worth the time to make this beautiful and delicious cake. Each moist layer is separated by a rich...


Chocolate Spice Cake with Caramel Icing

7 reviews

I found this recipe back in the late '80s and knew it was a special cake. The caramel icing can...


Frosted Chocolate Cake

3 reviews

This recipe is my mother's oldest and most popular chocolate cake recipe. I always thought it should have a fancier...


Best Chocolate Raspberry Torte

12 reviews

How do you make already delicious chocolate cake even more decadent? By adding a heavenly raspberry filling and a lovely...


Coconut-Layered Pound Cake

10 reviews

If you love chocolate, almonds and coconut, this cake is for you. It comes together in a flash and tastes...


Pineapple Breeze Torte

1 review

This lovely torte features ladyfingers, a creamy filling and a crushed pineapple topping. It's a special treat for my large...


Special Raspberry Torte

1 review

With raspberry preserves, a burst of lemon and a homemade buttercream frosting, this berry-topped cake always gets rave reviews. It’s...

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Carrot Cake with Pecan Frosting

10 reviews

My husband constantly requests this homey, old-fashioned version of carrot cake. The frosting is still tasty even without the pecans....


Lime Chiffon Cake

4 reviews

The next time you spot lovely little limes at the grocery store, pick some up and make this outstanding cake!...


White Chocolate Coconut Cake

29 reviews

This eye-catching cake is my own creation. The white "snowball" look makes it the perfect choice for a holiday celebration....


Chocolate-Covered Strawberries Cake

9 reviews

“I made this cake for our Cub Scout cake auction and almost didn’t take it because it looked so good,”...


Raspberry Lemon Cake

26 reviews

Want a change from chocolate cake? Try this elegant lemon cake...it's packed with refreshing lemon flavor, from the cake to...


Majestic Pecan Cake

This recipe truly lives up to its name. The pecan-dotted cake is stacked in three layers, and made-from-scratch frosting is...