Cakes are perfect for holidays, special events, birthdays, and so much more! Enjoy these 60 decadent cake recipes with friends and family…
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1. Cookie Butter Cake
This cookie butter cake pairs fluffy vanilla cake with a sweet cookie butter frosting and crushed speculoos cookies for some added crunch.
2. Snickerdoodle Caramel Cake
This elegant Snickerdoodle Caramel Cake is dripping with caramel sauce and tastes like your favorite snickerdoodle cookies! Perfect for special events all year round.
3. Black Cocoa Chocolate Espresso Cake
Black Cocoa Chocolate Espresso Cake. Deep, dark, delicate crumbed chocolate cake enrobed in a blanket of rich, creamy espresso cream cheese frosting.
4. Black & White Cake
Sometimes you don’t have to choose between chocolate and vanilla, you can have both! I took my favorite chocolate and vanilla cake recipe and combined them to make this stripy wonder. For the decoration scheme I wanted to go as preppy as possible so two tone stripes with simple dollops of alternating flavors on top. I loved the look of this cake and always think it’s nice to give guests a bit of a choice when it comes to dessert!
5. Mint Chocolate Chip Cake
This Mint Chocolate Chip Cake is a mint lover’s dream! Layers of decadent chocolate cake topped with a silky mint chip buttercream.
6. Cinnamon Roll Layer Cake
This cake is an 8-inch three layer cake with each layer covered in a cinnamon glaze and completely frosted with an incredible cinnamon frosting. It’s like a cinnamon roll in the form of dessert!
7. Chai Cake
This Chai Cake is a special treat for chai tea lovers, packed with fragrant spices and paired with a simple cream cheese frosting.
8. Apple Pie Cake
Apple Pie Cake! Layers of spice cake, vanilla buttercream, apple pie filling, and even flakey pie crust.
9. Kahlua Cake with Mocha Buttercream
This pretty Kahlua Cake is infused with coffee liqueur & espresso, and adorned with billowy mocha buttercream ruffles.
10. Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake
This peanut butter chocolate cake is pure decadence! Rich chocolatey cake layers and a silky peanut butter frosting.
11. Chocolate Honeycomb Cake
This dark chocolate honeycomb cake is the ultimate dark chocolate cake! Layered with a rich fudge frosting and homemade honeycomb.
12. Maple Streusel Pumpkin Cake
The maple streusel pumpkin cake is perfect for the holidays! Layers of pumpkin cake, cinnamon streusel, and maple cinnamon frosting.
13. Sweet Potato Cake
Transform a traditional Thanksgiving side dish into the perfect dessert with this sweet potato cake with marshmallow frosting.
14. Death By Chocolate Layer Cake
This Death by Chocolate Cake is for SERIOUS chocolate lovers only!
15. Earl Grey Cake
This Earl Grey cake is perfect for the tea lover in your life! Earl Grey infused cake layers paired with a silky vanilla bean buttercream.
16. The Best Coconut Cake You’ll Ever Make
This is hands down the BEST Coconut Cake recipe you’ll ever make. This classic coconut cake recipe uses fresh coconut and a secret ingredient to make the coconut cake extra moist!
17. World’s Best Carrot Cake
I’m obsessed with this carrot cake recipe! It truly is the “World’s Best”! That is no exaggeration. This recipe ALWAYS receives rave reviews! (It makes me look good!) It’s the perfect balance of everything I love! Crushed pineapple, carrots, coconut, walnuts, and all the right spices, brought together with a delicious cream cheese frosting! This cake is bursting with flavor and ultra moist, but not overly sweet like some carrot cakes.
18. Bailey & Guinness Cake
A rich chocolate cake infused with Guinness paired with a bailey’s dark chocolate ganache and a Bailey’s buttercream. This bailey’s & Guinness cake is the perfect grown-up treat.
19. Naked Carrot Cake
This naked carrot cake is exquisitely sweet and spiced, perfectly moist and tender, with an impeccable tangy cream cheese frosting that’s dangerously yummy.
20. Pecan Pie Cake
This pecan pie cake is perfect for your holiday get-togethers! Brown sugar cake layers and buttercream filled with traditional pecan pie filling.
21. Pumpkin Spice Latte Layer Cake
This pumpkin spice latte cake is your favorite fall beverage in cake form! Pumpkin spice flavoured cake with an espresso buttercream.
22. Pistachio Cake
This pistachio cake recipe has loads of freshly ground pistachios in the cake batter and is layered with a rich dark chocolate ganache and fresh raspberries.
23. Mocha Toffee Crunch Cake
If you are a fan of the combination of chocolate and coffee, you are going to fall in love with this moist and flavorful Mocha Toffee Crunch Cake!
24. Classic Italian Cream Cake
All good bakers, let’s have a moment of silence for the Italian cream cake’s awesomeness. All new bakers, join in too because you’ll be a pro once you get this baby on your table and enjoy the cheers (and empty plates) it brings.
25. Vanilla Raspberry Cake
This Vanilla Raspberry Cake has moist and fluffy layers of pink and white marbled vanilla cake. Between those layers is a creamy vanilla buttercream with a sweet raspberry sauce filling. Decorated with a raspberry and vanilla buttercream watercolor design, fluffy raspberry buttercream border, garnished with fresh raspberries and more delicious raspberry sauce in the middle.
26. Milk Chocolate Almond Cake
This milk chocolate almond cake pairs fluffy almond cake layers with a rich milk chocolate ganache frosting.
27. The Most Amazing White Cake
The Most Amazing White Cake recipe is here! It’s light, and airy, and absolutely gorgeous. This is the white cake you’ve been dreaming of!
28. Raspberry Mango Cake
This raspberry mango cake is the perfect way to celebrate the summer months. Raspberry cake layers and a heavenly mango frosting.
29. The Best Strawberry Cake
I am thrilled to share this delicious homemade Strawberry Cake with you! Fresh strawberries are pureed then cooked down to create the most delicious strawberry sauce that is then mixed into a thick cake batter. The cake is topped with a fluffy buttercream frosting leaving you with a tasty, moist and velvety cake from scratch!
30. White Chocolate Raspberry Cake
This white chocolate raspberry cake combines white chocolate cake layers with a white chocolate swiss meringue buttercream, fresh raspberries, and raspberry jam. A perfect flavour combination.
31. The Best Vanilla Cake Recipe Ever
The secret to this perfect recipe is in the way it’s mixed. Prepare to forget everything you’ve ever known about making cake from scratch!
32. Almond Cream Cake
Light, moist and velvety, this Almond Cream Cake has a homemade cooked, whipped frosting that pairs perfectly with the almond cake. Decorate the cake simply with sliced almonds.
33. Candy Cane Cheesecake
Did you know candy canes were originally created in order to keep children quiet in church?
34. Homemade Strawberry Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
Hello, everyone! This is Khrista, from ezeBreezy – Life Simplified and I am so, so excited to share a yummy cake recipe with you today. This Strawberry Cake With Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting is moist, tender, and bursting with fresh strawberry flavor. The whipped cream cheese frosting is light and fluffy with a hint of lemon adding the perfect touch to this delicious cake.
35. Heaven On Earth Trifle Cake
Heaven on Earth Cake with delicious layers of angel cake, sour cream pudding, cherry pie filling, whipped topping, and almonds. Creamy and decadent, this cherry trifle is a sure crowd pleaser!
36. Cannoli Cake
Hooray! We have an amazing homemade Cannoli Cake to share, and this impressive dessert is easier than you think. If you love a good cannoli, or even if you’ve never had one, put this recipe on your must-make list!
37. Lemon Lavender Blackberry Cake
This Lemon Blackberry Cake with lavender French buttercream is the perfect cake for summer! Every bite of this lavender cake is filled with incredible flavor, reminiscent of a summery, sunny French countryside.
38. Fresh Coconut Dream Cake
I’m so excited to be able to share this Fresh Coconut Dream Cake with you. I had many ideas for the name of this cake (coconut avalanche cake, coconut best cake ever, coconut cake of my dreams…) but decided on Fresh Coconut Dream Cake because this cake is what I dream of when I think of coconut.
39. The Best White Almond Cake
There’s no cake quite like white almond cake. Also known as a wedding cake. A light, fluffy and moist white cake is flavored with pure almond extract and frosted with the fluffiest and silkiest buttercream out there.
40. Chocolate Banana Cake
Chocolate Banana Cake is the perfect dessert for when you are short on time but need a yummy dessert. The addition of bananas to this recipe makes a box mix chocolate cake into a deliciously moist and decadent treat!
41. Banana & Nutella Cake
Banana and Nutella cake – a delicious bake! Use your store-cupboard ingredients and make this simple yet delicious cake.
42. Blueberry Banana Cake
The delicious combination of bananas and blueberries gets paired with a tangy cream cheese frosting in this blueberry banana cake recipes.
43. Banana Cake with Salted Caramel Frosting
Is it almost your birthday? Or let’s go with half birthday or even quarterly birthday because you need to try this epically delicious Banana Cake with Salted Caramel Frosting and there’s no better excuse than for a birthday!
44. Banana Chocolate Chip Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting
Bursting with sweet flavors, Banana Chocolate Chip Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting is a huge crowd-pleaser and better than any store-bought cake. Love!
45. Butter Pecan Cake
This cake is a contest winner. No joke!
46. Orange Buttermilk Cake with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting
A handful of ingredients and 30 minutes to cook!
47. Lemon Layer Cake
Supremely moist and fluffy lemon layer cake with homemade lemon cream cheese frosting. Every bite bursts with fresh lemon flavor! The perfect cake for any occasion.
48. Homemade Cannoli Cake
Cannoli Cake recipe, an easy from scratch Italian cake with cannoli filling. This homemade cannoli cake is full of easy to find ingredients including ricotta, mascarpone, orange zest, and mini chocolate chips. Find out to make a cannoli cake with different flavors for your personal taste.
49. Homemade Pumpkin Spice Cake
Pumpkin Spice Cake is a must for the season, and of all of the Pumpkin Cake recipes we’ve tried, this one tops them all.
50. Ding Dong Cake
Ding Dong Cake-rich devil’s food cake, a vanilla cream filling and smothered in chocolate ganache!
51. Vanilla Bean Pistachio Cake
Light, airy and full of flavor this Vanilla Bean Pistachio Cake is a fun and tasty flavor combination perfect for absolutely any occasion.
52. Vanilla Layer Cake with Peach Frosting
I love using whipped cream toppings for cakes because they spread so nicely – no need for a crumb coat. The end result is this gorgeous, scrumptious Vanilla Peach Layer Cake that’s perfect for any summer celebration!
53. Hummingbird Cake
Hummingbird cake reigns supreme over the dessert table at Southern get-togethers, but to locate this recipe’s origins, you actually have to go a bit farther south — to Jamaica. In the late ’70s, the Jamaican Tourist Board attempted to entice more American vacationers to the island by releasing press kits highlighting classic Jamaican recipes. One of them was a delicious “hummingbird cake”, named in honor of Jamaica’s national bird, the swallow-tailed hummingbird.
54. Chocolate Turtle Poke Cake
Chocolate Turtle Poke Cake starts with an easy chocolate cake mix prepared according to package instructions. Then you poke holes in the top with a wooden spoon handle. Pour caramel flavored sweetened condensed milk over the cake and spread all around. Refrigerate for an hour. Then frost with chocolate frosting and sprinkle with pecans and mini chocolate chips.
55. Perfect Vanilla Cake
I shared my full Vanilla, Passion Fruit and Raspberry cake recipes (featured on Duff Till Dawn) with you not too long ago. But I wanted to give the vanilla cake I had worked so long on formulating its own post. It’s kinda special like that. Like your favorite child. Oh, wait. We don’t have those as parents. They are ALL special and equally loved. Accepted. Tolerated… 😉
56. Banana Cream Cake
Utterly delicious this Banana Cream Cake is layered with banana pudding and sweet buttercream making this cake a great option to satisfy your sweet tooth!
57. Lemon Blueberry Cake with Whipped Frosting
This soft and fluffy lemon blueberry cake is a show-stopper of a dessert. Light and lemony, the ultra-moist cake is perfect with the whipped lemon frosting.
58. Better Than Anything Caramel Cake
Better than Anything Cake (aka Better than Sex Cake) made with homemade caramel sauce and fresh whipped cream. This recipe is one of our favorite cakes, ever!
59. The Best German Chocolate Cake
The BEST homemade German Chocolate Cake with layers of coconut pecan frosting and chocolate frosting. This cake is incredible!
60. The Best Cinnamon Roll Cake
I’m so excited to share with your this fun twist to the traditional coffee cake recipe – a Cinnamon Roll Cake recipe. Seriously gals…