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.

Raspberry and Rhubarb Swiss Roll

A serrated knife ensures clean slices and minimal squishing with all cake roll recipes.
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Chocolate Spice Cake

Pumpkin pie spice and a splash of root beer accentuate the cocoa flavor in this snack cake recipe. It's a spice cake unlike any you've tasted.
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S'mores Cake

Chocolate, marshmallow, and graham crackers never tasted better! This take and bake cake serves 16, so it's definitely one you'll want to bring to your next party.
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Surprise Inside New Year's Eve Cake

There is no better option for a New Year's Eve cake than a champagne cake! Except maybe one filled with a festive surprise in the form of colorful candies. You could also use champagne gummies or other edible filling with a new year's vibe.
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Cherry + pumpkin + apple = cherpumple! Watch as we show you how to make cherpumple for your next fancy occasion. It's an over-the-top dessert recipe that'll drop jaws.
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More Cakes

Powdered Sugar Icing

This is it! The classic powdered sugar icing you seek for your prettiest Christmas cookie recipes and to drizzle over your favorite cakes. When you don't want or need heavy-duty buttercream a powdered sugar frosting adds just a bit more sweetness without going too far.
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Caramelized Pear Skillet Cake

"This upside-down cake is deceptively easy even though its impressive appearance might indicate otherwise, Jocelyn says. Add vanilla ice cream to take it over the top.