Fabulous Fall Cake Recipes

Cream Caramel Cake
Our delicious fall cake recipes will perk up your dinner table this autumn, thanks to in-season ingredients and spices. Fall is the perfect time to try a new cake recipe, whether pumpkin, apple, or chocolate. Our fall cake recipes are perfect for any occasion, including an evening with guests, book club, or even Thanksgiving dinner.

Hazelnut Truffle Cake

Get triple the nutty flavor in this fall cake recipe: Hazelnut liqueur, hazelnut-chocolate spread, and finely ground hazelnuts find a home in the showstopping dessert. Top with whipped cream frosting, a hazelnut-chocolate drizzle, and extra nuts for a beautiful display.

Pumpkin Cake Roll

Celebrate fall flavors with a gorgeous pumpkin cake recipe that's sure to impress. The delicious cake roll looks elegant and is surprisingly easy to pull together, too.

Apple Sheet Cake

Even better than apple spice cake, this yummy fall recipe is loaded with sweet apple goodness. To make this fall cake extra impressive, top with apple slices and a powdered sugar glaze.

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Spiced Mascarpone Cream Filling

This may not technically count as a fall cake recipe, but thanks to their deliciousness, we think these fall cupcakes deserve a shout-out. These yummy pumpkin cupcakes have all of our favorite fall flavors, plus a double dose of frosting thanks to a spiced mascarpone filling.

Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake with Sugared Pepitas

Skip the pumpkin pie and stir up this pumpkin cheesecake instead! It’s full of fall spices like cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, allspice, and cloves, and then topped with sugared pumpkin seeds. Fall cheesecake recipes have never been tastier.

S'more Cake

Bring the flavors of roasting marshmallows around a campfire inside for the night with this slow cooker fall cake recipe. Instead of getting your fingers sticky with chocolaty, marshmallowy goodness, you can scoop up this s’more cake with a spoon.

Pumpkin Angel Food Cake

Forget about pumpkin Bundt cake—this light-as-air pumpkin angel food cake will satisfy any sweet tooth. Full of canned pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice, this fall cake recipe definitely takes box cake mixes to the next level.

Browned Butter Coffee Cake

Fall cake recipes aren’t just for dessert! This scrumptious coffee cake is perfect for curling up with a cup of joe on a cold fall morning. It boasts a rich browned-butter flavor and is speckled with toasted pecans and drizzled in a sweet coffee glaze.

Hazelnut-Pear Torte

Gorgeous layers of hazelnut cake, dulce de leche filling, and sliced pears come together to make a showstopping dessert with warm autumn flavors. The fabulous fall cake serves 12, making it the perfect sweet for a dinner party or get-together.

Gianduja Mousse Cake

Gianduja, which is a sweet chocolate spread flavored with hazelnuts, transforms this light and airy mousse cake into a rich and decadent affair. Skip the frosting on this fall cake recipe—a light layer of unsweetened cocoa powder is all it needs.

Gingerbread Cake Roll

Slightly spiced gingerbread is layered with mildly sweet almond pastry cream to make up this fantastic fall cake. After rolling, drizzle with maple glaze and sprinkle with almonds for an added layer of sweet fall flavors.

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Cake with Salted Caramel Glaze

Everyone in the family will find something to love in this yummy fall cake. Chocolate and peanut butter are marbled in the cake batter before being topped with a salty-sweet caramel glaze.

Dulce de Leche Cake

If you need fall cake decorating ideas, check out the ooey-gooey caramel drizzle and whipped cream frosting topping this moist cake. Add a few sprinkles of fresh orange peel to the fall cake for a hint of unexpected brightness.

Graham Cracker Cake

Serve graham crackers the grown-up way—in a moist autumn cake with cream filling! Top with a simple seven-minute frosting for the perfect treat both adults and kids will fall for.

Walnut Cake with Caramel Whipped Cream and Simple Caramel Sauce

This airy walnut-orange cake features candied nuts in the whipped cream filling. Prepare the simple caramel sauce while the cake bakes, then drizzle on to highlight the fall cake flavors.

Molasses Spice Cake

Autumn flavors don’t have to be limited to apples and cinnamon. Instead, top off a molasses spice cake with blueberries and lemon zest.

 

Caramel Apple Upside-Down Cornmeal Cake

If you’re not a frosting fan, we still have delicious and sweet fall cake ideas for you. No frosting needed for this fruity fall cake—just invert our impressive cake to reveal the beautiful fall colors of caramel, apples, and cranberries.

Pumpkin-Sour Cream Coffee Cake with Pecans

That’s right, fall cake recipes means coffee cakes, too. Sour cream softens this pumpkin coffee cake, and sweet pecan streusel adds crunch. It's the perfect cake for a Sunday brunch or whenever you want a sweet treat.

Chocolaty Harvest Fruit-Topped Cake

Brimming with warm spices and fall flavors like pumpkin and apple, our flavorful chocolate cake is ideal for cool weather. Bonus: Slices of fruit and caramel on top make a wow-worthy finish.

Triple-Chocolate Mocha Cake

Dessert can't go wrong with an easy-to-make fall cake recipe that features the chocolate trifecta: white, milk, and dark. Don't forget the most important part! Strong coffee makes the tasty treat as good as your favorite to-go beverage.

White Chocolate Layer Cake with Cranberry Filling

Rich white chocolate is just the right match for tart cranberries. Other fall flavors like cinnamon, cloves, and ginger create a sweet-and-spicy bite.

Apple Cake with Caramel Sauce

Looking for a new family favorite? Drizzle buttery caramel sauce over a classic fall cake made with cinnamon, walnuts, and apples, and you have a dessert that's impossible to resist.

Fresh Ginger Cheesecake

A gingersnap crust, ginger-spiced filling, and crystallized-ginger topping give this fall cheesecake recipe three times the bold flavor. The mild, creamy filling balances ginger's slight heat.

Dark Cocoa Buttermilk Cake with Cocoa Mascarpone Frosting

We're depending on the recipe name to hook you on this autumn cake. Just consider: A dark, rich cocoa cake underneath a creamy chocolate-tinged mascarpone. Your chilly fall evening just got better, didn't it?

Ginger Carrot Cake

Freshly grated ginger adds a delightful twist to this beloved moist and fluffy cake recipe. Bonus: This isn’t just a fall cake recipe—the mix of flavors makes the classic dessert perfect for any season!

Pumpkin-Cherry Upside-Down Cake

A sweet-tart cherry and cranberry sauce makes this moist fall cake memorable. Serve it at your next dinner party or as an alternative to traditional pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving.

Fresh Apple Cake

Using mostly ingredients you already have, you can bake a delicious, apple-filled fall cake that is sure to impress. Garnish with whipped cream for an extra treat.

Butterscotch Marble Cake

For an easy yet impressive autumn cake, try this irresistible dessert—it starts with a boxed cake mix and butterscotch pudding. Rich, chocolaty icing adds a sweet finishing touch.

Cream Caramel Cake

Combine mocha syrup, coffee liqueur, and Irish cream to spike the three layers in this fall cake recipe. The same luscious flavors are used for the frosting.

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