Cake Recipes & Ideas
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Strawberry Cupcakes
A pretty pink, perfectly sweet treat.
Feb 16, 2022
Martha Stewart’s Heart-Shaped Flourless Cake Is the Valentine’s Day Dessert Worth Talking About
This gives a totally new meaning to the saying "eat your heart out."
Feb 12, 2022
The Surprising Ingredient You Should Skip in Your Chocolate Cake
This might be the one time that butter isn't better.
Feb 11, 2022
My Grandma’s Chocolate Cake Is the Only One That Matters
Kitchn Love Letters
It's impossibly moist and fudgy.
Feb 10, 2022
You’ll Want to Make These Strawberry Cheesecake Buns Every Week
There's no turning back after your first bite.
Feb 8, 2022
I Tried 4 Famous Red Velvet Cake Recipes and the Winner Is the Best I’ve Ever Eaten
Celebrity Recipe Showdown
I couldn’t help taking another bite of it, and then another.
Feb 4, 2022
This Southern Red Velvet Cake Has a Smart Secret Ingredient
It makes it over-the-top delicious.
Feb 3, 2022
I Tried King Arthur’s One-Bowl Red Velvet Cake
Would it be as easy as promised?
Feb 3, 2022
Is Smitten Kitchen’s Red Velvet Cake the Best on the Internet? I Tried It to Find Out.
It's made with generous amounts of cocoa powder and slathered in cream cheese frosting.
Feb 2, 2022
Fluffy Pistachio Layer Cake
Skip the boxed pudding and cake mixes.
Feb 1, 2022
Sponge Cake
Top with fruit and whipped cream, or layer it into a trifle.
Jan 31, 2022
I Tried Grandbaby Cakes’ Recipe for Glazed Meyer Lemon Olive Oil Cake and It’s a Zesty, Citrusy Dream
"The vibrant yellow hue and bright flavors are like warm sunshine on a plate — something that I could definitely use more of on cold winter days."
Jan 30, 2022
Peanut Butter Frosting
This smooth, fluffy frosting is chock-full of creamy peanut butter; it's the perfect topper for cakes and cupcakes.
Jan 29, 2022
Classic New York Cheesecake
A note from the cross-tester: "It truly is the best NY cheesecake I’ve ever had!"
Jan 27, 2022
No-Bake Chocolate Lasagna
An impressively layered no-bake dessert anyone can pull off.
Jan 26, 2022
Nian Gao
A mochi-like steamed Chinese cake to ring in Chinese New Year.
Jan 21, 2022
Cherry Pistachio Dump Cake
You don't need any mixers, mixing bowls, or even spoons.
Jan 17, 2022
Vegan Berry Cheesecake
Biscoff crust + extra-creamy almond (not cashew!) filling + ginger blackberry compote = heaven.
Jan 10, 2022
King Arthur Baking Company Reveals Their Recipe of the Year and It Might Surprise You
The ideal baking project for New Year's Day.
Dec 29, 2021
Martha Stewart’s Individual Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Needs to Be the Dessert of Choice at Your Next Gathering
It's the perfect single-serve dessert for any party.
Dec 25, 2021
Joy the Baker’s Gingerbread Swirl Cake Is the Most Effortless Holiday Dessert
"This year, I’m definitely breaking the ‘only cookie’ rule, and adding this to my family’s Christmas cookie baking day."
Dec 23, 2021
Guava Swiss Roll
It's light, airy, and tropically sweet — a surefire hit at any holiday gathering.
Dec 23, 2021
Best-Ever Cream Cheese Frosting
You'll memorize the recipe soon enough.
Dec 21, 2021
Red Velvet Cupcakes
It's the perfect celebratory dessert for just about any occasion.
Dec 20, 2021
The Best Texas Sheet Cake
It's the definition of ooey-gooey goodness.
Dec 19, 2021
This Recipe for Red Velvet Marble Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze Is the Perfect Twist on a Classic Treat
It's “perfectly moist and delightful with each holiday bite.”
Dec 13, 2021
Red Velvet Cheesecake
It's little over-the-top, in the best way possible.
Dec 12, 2021
There’s an Entire Pound of Chocolate in This Stunning Cheesecake and You Deserve It All
… and maybe a pint of vanilla ice cream, too.
Dec 8, 2021
Reddit’s “World’s Best Gingerbread” Is Over 100 Years Old — And Still the Best for Holiday Baking
Think gingerbread is just for houses and people-shaped cookies? Think again.
Dec 3, 2021
The Best Devil’s Food Cake
It's so moist, rich, and flavorful, it barely needs the frosting.
Dec 3, 2021
Cinnamon Roll Cake
Perfect for dessert, but equally acceptable for breakfast or brunch.
Nov 27, 2021
Homemade Chimney Cakes
It uses a rolling pin in the most ingenious way.
Nov 22, 2021
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An Unexpected Kitchen Appliance Makes This Lemon–Lime Cake Perfect Every Time
A simple lemon cake is a classic, but add lime to the batter to experience an unexpectedly eye-opening flavor. This fluffy cake is infused with lemon and lime, sandwiched with citrus curd, then topped with a cloud of sweetened whipped cream. The citrusy confection is the wake-up call for all your baking ambitions, and the ease with which it comes together is nothing short of inspired: bright in flavor, light in texture, and playfully elegant in appearance.
Nov 18, 2021
This Is the Easiest Carrot Cake You’ll Ever Make
It's (almost) too good to be true.
Nov 18, 2021
Lemony Ciambella Is the Best Way to Start the Day
Think like an Italian and serve it with a foamy cappuccino or freshly made espresso.
Nov 9, 2021
Add This Pillowy Panettone to Your Holiday Baking Bucket List
It takes time, but the end result is 100% worth it.
Nov 7, 2021
Indian Home Fries and Almond Tahini Cake: My Modern Take on My Family’s Diwali Recipes
Diwali
"Enjoy what you cook and who you share it with. That, above all else, is what's most important this holiday season."
Nov 4, 2021
This Almond Tahini Cake Tastes Like Baklava — Without All the Effort
Did we mention that it's soaked with a sweet rose syrup and topped with buttery green pistachios?
Nov 3, 2021
Cream Cheese Is the Secret to Impossibly Moist Pound Cake
You might never go back to all-butter pound cakes again.
Oct 26, 2021
I Tried the Nana’s Devil’s Food Cake Reddit Is Obsessed With (It Honestly Blew Me Away)
It's moist, fluffy, and intensely chocolatey.
Oct 21, 2021
I Tried Smitten Kitchen’s Big Apple Crumb Cake and It’s an Easy Way to Use Up Fall Apples
Recipe Review
You'll love everything about it.
Oct 18, 2021
This Espresso-Infused Icebox Cake Was Inspired by Puerto Rican Coffee Culture
Crispy cookies drizzled with coffee syrup, fluffy dulce de leche filling, and crunchy sesame candies come together in this towering treat.
Oct 15, 2021
I Tried the Divorce Carrot Cake Reddit Is Obsessed With (Yes, I’m Still Married)
With a name like that, how could I not try it?
Oct 13, 2021
I Tried 4 Famous Funfetti Cake Recipes and the Winner Is Absolutely Flawless
Celebrity Recipe Showdown
I finally found my new go-to cake recipe.
Oct 8, 2021
Joy the Baker’s Araby Spice Cake Is the Perfect Snacking Cake for Fall
Recipe Review
You don't even need a mixer.
Oct 7, 2021
We Tried 6 Methods to Keep a Bundt Cake from Sticking and the Winner Was Magic
Skills Showdown
This DIY solution gives you a beautiful Bundt every time!
Oct 7, 2021
Try This Handy Tip the Next Time You’re Decorating Cupcakes
The key to perfectly flat frosting.
Oct 6, 2021
Molly Yeh’s Sprinkle Cake Is the Only Birthday Cake I’ll Make
Celebrity Recipe Showdown
It's absolutely perfect.
Oct 6, 2021
The Problem with Martha Stewart’s Picture-Perfect Sprinkle Cake
Celebrity Recipe Showdown
I had high hopes for this festive, impressive cake.
Oct 5, 2021
I Tried Pillsbury’s Beloved Funfetti Cake Mix and Did Not Expect These Results
Celebrity Recipe Showdown
I hadn't tried it since I was a kid.
Oct 4, 2021
Sally's Baking Addiction's Funfetti Cake Is a Perfect, Go-to Birthday Recipe
Celebrity Recipe Showdown
It's simple, festive, and delicious.
Oct 3, 2021
How To Make the Best Lemon-Coconut Cake from Scratch
Luscious bright lemon and creamy coconut are perfectly paired in this decadent layer cake.
Oct 2, 2021
This Buttermilk Pound Cake Is Extra Soft and Tender
We've officially achieved pound-cake perfection.
Oct 1, 2021
Already Tired of Pumpkin Spice? Try This Easy Butterscotch Bundt Cake.
Recipe Review
The flavor is more subtle than you'd think.
Sep 29, 2021
I Tried Ina Garten’s Famous Chocolate Cake as Cupcakes and I’m Forever Changed
Recipe Review
It changed my mind about cupcakes.
Sep 24, 2021
Grandbaby Cakes' 7UP Cake Is the Best Pound Cake I've Ever Had
Kitchn Love Letters
It's buttery, moist, and bursting with citrus flavor.
Sep 11, 2021
Seltzer Is the Secret to This Fluffy Vanilla Mug Cake
It might not be picture-perfect, but that's not the point.
Sep 9, 2021
Fresh Fig and Almond Cake Is the Very Best Thing You Can Bake Right Now
Naturally gluten-free and oh-so special.
Sep 9, 2021
This New York Bakery-Style Chocolate Babka Reminds Me of My Childhood
It has picture-perfect chocolate swirls.
Sep 5, 2021
10-Minute Coffee Cake Mug Cake Is a Breakfast Game-Changer
It's the perfect recipe to keep in your back pocket.
Sep 5, 2021
Martha Stewart's Strawberry-and-Cream Stack Cake Is the Perfect No-Bake Dessert
Recipe Review
This showstopping layered dessert features ladyfingers soaked in lemon syrup, mascarpone whipped cream, and fresh strawberries.
Sep 3, 2021
Attention, Bakers: This Stunning 7-Layer Honey Cake Is Calling Your Name
(It's a lot easier than it looks.)
Aug 29, 2021
I Tried Grandma’s Award-Winning One-Pan Chocolate Cake That Surprised Reddit (and It’s Vegan!)
Recipe Review
Quick, easy, and just one dirty bowl.
Aug 20, 2021
Applesauce Cake with Hot Rum Sauce Will Get You So Excited About Fall
Bring on all the apple recipes.
Aug 18, 2021
The 3 Different Kinds of Cake Pans Every Home Baker Should Own
Shopping
If you want to bake better cakes, start with better pans.
Aug 15, 2021
These Festive Sprinkle Crinkle Cookies Taste Just Like Birthday Cake
Jesse's Cookie Club
They turn any day into a party!
Aug 10, 2021
I Tried 6 Different Ice Cream Cakes (Available Nationwide) — And One Clear Winner Emerged
Taste Test
Our official winner has a high proportion of chocolate-to-vanilla ice cream, along with a solid layer of chocolate crunch. Plus a glossy coating of chocolate fudge that somehow doesn't freeze, but rather oozes all over.
Aug 6, 2021
I Tried 4 Famous Vanilla Cupcake Recipes and the Winner Is Perfect in Every Way
Celebrity Recipe Showdown
After spending an entire day baking, I finally found the absolute best vanilla cupcake recipe.
Aug 6, 2021
The Unexpected Technique That Makes These Cupcakes So Moist and Tender
Celebrity Recipe Showdown
These are the only vanilla cupcakes I'll make from now on.
Aug 5, 2021