What's not to love about cake? It's a mainstay of life's milestones: birthdays, weddings, and graduations, to name a few. And now it's easy for you to make stunning cakes -- luscious layered cake, creamy cheesecake, light-as-air angel food cake, simple sheet cake, and more in any flavor you can dream up -- with this guide to all things cake. If you've never made frosting, it's easy to learn how with our recipe for homemade butter frosting that's delectable on top of cakes and cupcakes. If you have mastered frosting and are ready to dive into cake decorating, try our guides for cake decorating, with tips and creative ideas as well as step-by-step tutorials. If you need a whimsical cake for a kid (or a kid at heart), check out our ideas. For more elegant affairs, there are a dozen keepsake recipes for special occasions. Avoid cake catastrophes with our expert advice on how to avoid tragedies such as cake sticking to the pan and how to convert cakes to cupcakes in a flash. There's something for everyone in this extensive cake collection.

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Berger of Baltimore Cookies
These cookies are the perfect balance of light golden cookie topped with a dense chocolate concoction that is a cross between icing and fudge¿the yin and yang of cookiedom inspired by the original from Charm City.
Triple-Chocolate Cake with Peppermint Ganache
Create a stunning finish for your chocolate bundt cake by topping with shards of homemade peppermint bark.
Lemon Basque Cheesecake
Basque cheesecake is said to have originated in 1990 in San Sebastian, Spain. Unlike American cheesecake, it bakes at a very high temperature that creates a caramelized exterior while its interior remains scrumptiously soft.
Cranberry-Buttermilk Pound Cake
Serve this perfectly sweet-tart pound cake at your next holiday gathering with a side of fresh cranberry sauce.
Cinnamon Roll Cheesecake Bars
We took the flavor of your favorite breakfast bun and turned it into a decadent cheesecake bar.
S'mores Popcorn Balls
This campfire twist on the nostalgic popcorn ball recipe is perfect for gifting (and munching).

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No-Bake Sugar Plums
These rich no-bake cookies feature dried plums, pitted dates, nuts, and spices for a truly festive treat.
Pumpkin Gingerbread with Seedy Streusel
Rating: Unrated 1
Pumpkin bread meets gingerbread in this tender cake made with three kinds of ginger--fresh, ground, and crystallized.
Pumpkin-Nut Upside-Down Cake

You only need 20 minutes to pull this delicious nutty, sweet, and warm-spiced pumpkin cake together.