For a versatile dessert that is sure to please a crowd, try one of our classic cake recipes. With traditional vanilla, red velvet, chocolate, tart lemon, fluffy angel food, and more, we've got a cake recipe for every special occasion, whether it's a birthday party, holiday event, or summer potluck.
Shredded carrots provide irresistible texture to this classic carrot cake recipe, while applesauce makes it extra moist. Top the carrot cake with a cream cheese frosting and sprinkle of chopped pecans or fresh pineapple slices.
Make any gathering special with our ultimate chocolate cake recipe. Moist and rich, the dessert gets its irresistible flavor from a cocoa-flavored cake and chocolate-sour cream frosting. Serve with ice cream and enjoy!
Red velvet cake, the luxurious chocolate dessert traditionally topped with cream cheese frosting, gets its red hue from food coloring. Buttermilk makes this red velvet cake recipe extra light and fluffy.
Enticingly airy, devil's food cake is a chocolate-lover's dream. The sinful dessert is richer, darker, and fluffier than its traditional chocolate cake counterpart, thanks to a dollop of shortening, extra dose of baking soda, and sprinkling of cocoa powder.
Whole milk and sifted cake flour transform this classic coconut cake recipe into a mouthwatering dessert. Fresh coconut flakes make for a pretty presentation.
Cake Recipe Tip: Any extra coconut water can be used as a replacement for part of the milk.
Please a crowd with this basic yellow cake recipe. With simple ingredients and just 20 minutes of prep, the classic cake can be transformed into cupcakes, a layer cake, or a specialty cake with the simple swap of a pan.
A rich and nutty coconut-pecan frosting fills the moist layers of this classic German chocolate cake. The recipe calls for traditional ingredients like sweet baking chocolate to flavor the cake.
Wow guests with this impressive New York-style cheesecake recipe. A graham cracker crust, flavored with a pinch of cinnamon, cradles the dessert. Delicate and delicious, the cheesecake can be made up to 1 month in advance.
Elevate packaged white cake mix with bubbly champagne. This simple champagne cake recipe calls for just five ingredients yet results in a decadent cake complete with a topping of fresh strawberries and vanilla frosting.
Deliciously dense with a velvety, fine crumb, this perfect pound cake recipe uses simple ingredients yet tastes complex. Our recipe incorporates cake flour for a lighter pound cake, but all-purpose flour can be used if you don't have cake flour.
Can't decide between chocolate cake and vanilla cake? Have both with this delicious marble cake recipe!
This tart and refreshing lemon cake is sure to brighten any special occasion. Layers of fluffy lemon cake sandwich a zesty lemon curd filling, while a lemon cream cheese frosting covers the surface.