Cake Recipes & Ideas
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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
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
I Tried Preppy Kitchen's Vanilla Cupcakes (They're His Most-Requested Recipe)
Celebrity Recipe Showdown
With a 5-star rating and glowing reviews, I couldn't wait to taste them.
Aug 4, 2021
These Vanilla Cupcakes Stay Moist for Days (They're the Best Make-Ahead Treat)
Celebrity Recipe Showdown
I had never experienced such a moist cupcake before and was blown away by their texture.
Aug 3, 2021
This Tender Blueberry Lemon Cake Is a Summer Stunner
Delicious Links
This recipe looks as good as it sounds.
Aug 2, 2021
Donuts Are Even Better When Covered in This 5-Ingredient Glaze
Sweet, glossy, and crackly.
Aug 1, 2021
I Tried Magnolia Bakery’s Vanilla Cupcake Recipe, and Now I Understand the Hype
Celebrity Recipe Showdown
There's a reason it's so famous.
Aug 1, 2021
My Favorite Chocolate Cake Has a Smart Secret Ingredient
It makes it extra moist and tender.
Jul 31, 2021
Forget Coffee Cake: This Classic Blueberry Buckle Is the Breakfast Cake You Need
It's topped with sweet streusel AND a lemony glaze.
Jul 26, 2021
3 Store-Bought Cheesecakes That Are (Almost) Better than Homemade
Taste Test
"My taste testers were convinced that I had hidden a homemade cheesecake among the store-bought samples!"
Jul 25, 2021
If You Love Little Debbie's, This Swiss Roll Ice Cream Cake Will Rock Your World
Most Wanted
Filled with vanilla ice cream and draped in shiny DIY magic shell, this fun new twist on ice cream cake is destined to become your go-to summer dessert.
Jul 21, 2021
Strawberry Oreo Icebox Cake Is Even Better than It Sounds
Most Wanted
It's easy, it's impressive, and every single bite is packed with cookies-and-cream whipped cream.
Jun 22, 2021
Trust Me: You Don’t Want to Miss Out on Making This Strawberry Bundt Cake
Delicious Links
It screams summer.
Jul 6, 2021
This Copycat Starbucks Lemon Loaf Is Even Better than the Original
It's bursting with lemon flavor, blanketed with a layer of sweet lemon glaze, and has the most irresistible tender, pillowy texture.
Jul 4, 2021
This Ultra-Rich Chocolate Olive Oil Cake Comes Straight from Your Pantry
A one-bowl affair that hardly needs an occasion.
Jun 29, 2021
The Easiest Homemade Birthday Cake Only Requires Two Ingredients
Delicious Links
You only need a cake pan, ice cream, and whipped cream to make this birthday party favorite.
Jun 25, 2021
This Easy, Old-Fashioned Apple Cake Is Famous for a Reason
It's perfect for fall.
Jun 24, 2021
Ina Garten’s “Perfect” Pound Cake Lives Up to Its Name (I’m Completely Smitten)
Just wait until you try the crackly crust.
Jun 23, 2021
These Strawberry Cupcakes Are a Must-Make Summer Recipe
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“The frosting tastes like strawberry ice cream, and that's a win in and of itself!"
Jun 23, 2021
I Tried Carla Hall’s Five-Flavor Pound Cake (It’s One of Her Family’s Favorite Desserts)
I had to see if it lived up to the hype.
Jun 22, 2021
We Tested 4 Famous Chocolate Cupcake Recipes and Found a Clear Winner
Celebrity Recipe Showdown
After spending an entire day baking, I finally found the absolute best chocolate cupcake recipe.
Jun 21, 2021
I Tried Grandbaby Cakes' Cream Cheese Pound Cake (It's as Good as Promised)
It emerged from the oven with the most gorgeous golden exterior and a tender, super moist crumb.
Jun 20, 2021
Recipe: One-Bowl Chocolate Wacky Cake
The world, well, you know — at times, it feels sharp and uncertain. Sometimes what we need is crazy cake.
Jun 20, 2021
This 3-Ingredient “Cake Goop” Is the Secret to Perfect-Looking Cakes
Baker Jocelyn Delk Adams of Grandbaby Cakes let everyone in on her secret to getting a picture-perfect, pristine cake that retains its shape.
Jun 18, 2021
Will Coleman's Southern-Inspired Trifle Will Be a New Juneteenth Tradition
It features three of his favorite things: peaches, iced tea, and pound cake.
Jun 17, 2021
I Tried King Arthur Baking's Velvet Pound Cake (It's Shockingly Simple to Make)
It has dozens of glowing reviews.
Jun 15, 2021
Streusel-Topped Blueberry Coffee Cake Is the Best Way to Start Your Morning
Prep it the night before and wake up to warm cake.
Jun 11, 2021
This Peach Delight Icebox Cake Is a Toast to My Southern Queer Community
Pride Bakeshop
The dessert is simple in appearance, but the flavors are sweet and fresh, with a subtle boozy note.
Jun 7, 2021
The Internet-Famous Whipping Cream Cake Is a Dupe for Sara Lee (My First True Love)
Recipe Review
It exceeded my expectations.
Jun 7, 2021
Lemon Is a Triple Threat in This Completely Plant-Based Lemon Cake
We don’t take the lemon flavor in this cake lightly: It’s indeed a triple-threat situation. The lemon hits your senses right from the start when you blend its zest with sugar to infuse the scent with its rich oils. Next, add a splash of lemon extract to the batter to take it up another notch. Finally, whisk some lemon juice with powdered sugar to make a quick and tangy glaze that’s poured over the tender crumb.
Jun 7, 2021
Is It Carrot Cake or Coffee Cake? The Answer Is Yes.
Most Wanted
This brilliant mash-up is the only breakfast that matters.
Jun 1, 2021
This Rainbow Cake Is a Reminder of Our Proud Community (Plus, It's Delicious)
Pride Bakeshop
This cake reminds us that we're all part of the rainbow, regardless of gender, race, or who we choose to love.
Jun 1, 2021
Pavlova Is the Perfect Dessert to Share with Friends for Pride This Year
Pride Bakeshop
It’s creamy, crunchy, and fruity.
Jun 1, 2021
No-Bake Tiramisu Cheesecake Is as Good (and Easy!) as It Sounds
The ultimate dessert for coffee-lovers.
May 19, 2021
The Ridiculously Good Coffee Cake I Make Over and Over (No Other Recipe Tops It)
Kitchn Love Letters
It puts the coffee in coffee cake.
May 18, 2021
Make This Giant Lemon Roll Your Spring Baking Project
Brunch Fest
This single, giant lemon roll cake has soft, pillowy dough and a lemony-brown sugar swirl that you can pull apart layer by layer.
May 11, 2021
The Super-Cute Mother’s Day Cake That’s Even Better than a Hand-Drawn Card
Kid art + cake = Mother's Day magic.
May 5, 2021
This Cinnamon Roll Pound Cake Combines Two of My Grandmother’s Best Recipes
Brunch Fest
It has the most silky, buttery batter that bakes into tender deliciousness.
May 5, 2021
This One Ingredient Drastically Improves Whipped Cream
I could eat the entire bowl in one sitting.
May 4, 2021
This Pantry Staple Makes Near-Instant Strawberry Shortcakes (Yes, Please!)
Baked, assembled, and devoured in mere minutes.
May 3, 2021
Martha Stewart's Chocolate Cake Nearly Burned My House Down, but It Was Worth It
Recipe Review
It's got six layers of cake, homemade caramel, and a seriously stunning frosting. Need I say more?
Apr 30, 2021
This 1950s “Feathery Fudge Cake” Will Make You Feel Like a Pastry Chef (But It’s So Easy)
Recipe Review
I was not prepared for how much this chocolate cake would boost my baking confidence.
Apr 24, 2021
This One-Bowl Chocolate Cake Is So Good, It Doesn’t Even Need Frosting
The Comfort Food Collection
Need cake right now? This recipe is here for you.
Apr 19, 2021
Ina Garten’s Lemon Poppy Seed Cake Is My Favorite Way to Use 5 Lemons
Recipe Review
It boasts lemon juice and zest in the batter, a lemon simple syrup, *and* a sweet-tart lemon icing.
Apr 14, 2021
It’s Not Easter at My House Without This Vintage Lamb Cake
I still use my grandmother's Wilton lamb pan and her 1960s cake recipe.
Apr 5, 2021
I Tried the Old-Fashioned Chocolate Cake TikTok Is Obsessed With (It Honestly Blew Me Away)
Recipe Review
It features a surprising secret ingredient that makes it extra moist.
Apr 2, 2021
This Rich, Creamy Chocolate Frosting Is the Grown-Up Version of the Stuff in the Tub (And Yes, That Is a Compliment)
Kitchn Love Letters
This is the frosting that's been on five out of six of my son's birthday cakes.
Mar 31, 2021
How To Make an Upside-Down Cake with Almost Any Fruit
Our basic recipe for making upside-down cakes with fresh fruits all year long.
Mar 29, 2021
This Matzo Icebox Cake Is the Ultimate Passover Dessert
Make it for seder and enjoy it all week long.
Mar 24, 2021
I Tried the Reddit-Famous Perok Cake and It’s a Warm, Buttery Delight
It's like a cross between a cake and a pie (and it takes less than 90 minutes to make).
Mar 24, 2021
Here's How to Make Basque Cheesecake at Home (Prepare to Fall in Love)
Not only is Basque cheesecake (or burnt Basque cheesecake) incredibly delicious, but it's also simple to make at home.
Mar 11, 2021
These Slow Cooker Cake Recipes All Basically Make Themselves
From cheesecake, to banana bread, to peanut butter cake.
Feb 26, 2021
Toni Tipton-Martin’s Coconut Cake Is a Delicious Lesson in Black Culinary Traditions
Kitchn Love Letters
It boasts four layers of yellow cake with tangy lemon curd in between, all frosted in buttercream and covered in coconut.
Feb 28, 2021
You Might as Well Call These Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes “Billionaires” (Because They’re That Rich)
Delicious Links
The secret is in the coconut milk.
Feb 26, 2021
Forget All Other Cheesecake Recipes. This Is the ONLY One You Need.
It lives up to its name and then some.
Feb 25, 2021
Peach Cobbler Cheesecake Is the Fusion Dessert of Your Dreams
Delicious Links
It’s like getting to eat two desserts at once, in every bite.
Feb 24, 2021
Here's How to Make Classic, Perfectly-Gooey Chocolate Lava Cakes at Home
The molten center is simply irresistible.
Feb 12, 2020
Angel Food Dream Cake Is the Vintage Dessert That Deserves a Comeback
We're particularly obsessed with this double chocolate version.
Feb 11, 2021
These Chocolate Cupcakes Are Extra Moist and Fluffy, Thanks to One Smart Ingredient
These cupcakes definitely lived up to my expectations.
Feb 11, 2021
This Blogger Spent a Year Developing Her Chocolate Cupcake Recipe
They're by far the best chocolate cupcakes I've ever had.
Feb 11, 2021
You’ll Want to Spread This Chocolate Ganache on Every Dessert You Make
Celebrity Recipe Showdown
Buttercream who? A silky chocolate ganache stars in these "grown-up" cupcakes.
Feb 11, 2021
This 1 Ingredient Totally Ruins Ina’s Chocolate Cupcakes (I’ll Never Make Them Again)
Celebrity Recipe Showdown
These are nothing like her famous chocolate cake.
Feb 9, 2021
I Tried Hershey’s Famous Black Magic Cake (It’s as Good as Everyone Says)
I Tried It
Many even suspect it's the inspiration for Ina Garten's chocolate cake.
Feb 7, 2021
This Flourless Chocolate Cake Is Impossibly Rich and Creamy
And it slides right out of the pan every time.
Feb 1, 2021
This Easy Chocolate Dump-It Cake Is My Favorite Birthday Tradition
Kitchn Love Letters
My daughter requests it over any bakery alternative.
Jan 30, 2021