Potluck Recipes

Looking for potluck recipes? Impress friends and family with these crowd-pleasing potluck ideas that range from easy appetizers and sides to elegant dinners and desserts.

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    Almond Custard Cake

    This white cake pairs well with all sorts of frostings and fillings, but the chocolate frosting in this recipe is one of my favorites. Pressed for time? Add 1/2 tsp. of almond extract to a white cake mix instead. —Diane Shipley, Mentor, Ohio

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    Apple Spice Cake with Brown Sugar Frosting

    I am a healthy eater most of the time, but this apple spice cake is worth the splurge! Every year,...


    Black Walnut Layer Cake

    My sister gave me the recipe for this beautiful cake years ago. The thin layer of frosting spread on the...


    Favorite Hazelnut-Mocha Torte

    When my daughter was newly married, one of the recipes she received was this wonderful torte. It looks gorgeous decorated...


    Three-Layer Chocolate Ganache Cake

    This decadent triple-layer beauty is pure chocolate indulgence. The cake layers can be frozen prior to final assembly; in fact,...

    Rich Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

    The combination of mocha and peanut butter will satisfy every sweet tooth at your table. The garnish is a little...


    White Chocolate Fluffy Cake

    A former co-worker shared the recipe for this decadent cake. I fell in love with it. Forget the calorie count...

    Cranberry Orange Cake

    Here’s a bright and lovely addition for your dessert table! Mayonnaise is the secret ingredient that gives this cake its...


    Susan’s Favorite Mocha Cake

    My family insists on this mocha cake for our Christmas dinner. They refer it to as "the best cake in...


    Chocolate Cappuccino Mousse Cake

    Layers of coffee-flavored angel food cake and decadent chocolate mousse are covered with a to-die-for buttercream frosting. Each slice of...


    Makeover Chocolate Mint Layer Cake

    With its minty, chocolate flavor and rich frosting, this cake tastes decadent. But it's really light! —Melissa Gleason, Sugar Grove,...

    Banana Pecan Cake with Coconut Frosting

    One of my brothers always requested this banana cake for his birthday. When my mom entered the cake recipe to...


    Lemon Layer Cake

    This citrusy cake with a luscious cream cheese frosting will garner plenty of applause. The flavor, a duet of sweet...


    Italian Triple Lemon Cream Cake

    Refreshing and impressive, this show-stopping cake is perfect for Easter, a summer party or even Christmas dinner. In case you...


    Gold Nugget Carrot Cake

    Old-fashioned and heavenly are words to describe this moist, spicy carrot cake. Be prepared; your company will want seconds! —Barbara...


    White Chocolate Cake with Peaches

    Topped with a to-die-for white chocolate frosting, this cake looks and tastes like a professional made it. I like to...

    Banana-Hazelnut Cake

    Special occasions call for outstanding desserts that take a little more time to prepare. I often cake and freeze the...


    Chocolate Raspberry Cake

    Coffee mixed into the batter makes this moist layer cake even more special. Garnished with fresh berries and chocolate curls...


    Contest-Winning Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

    This lovely layered cake may not be made from scratch, but lemon curd filling and creamy frosting give it a...


    Petite Chocolate-Hazelnut Cakes

    Add these sweet treats to a dessert platter featuring other small confections. The cake is moist, tender and extra special...


    Apple Stack Cake

    My mom loved to bake this sky-high apple stack cake. Layer the apple goodness two days before serving. Later, a...


    Baby Vanilla Bean Cake

    Need an impressive dessert for a spring or summer celebration? You'll fall for our moist cake with a rich vanilla...


    Magnificent Carrot Cake

    If you’re looking for something a little more traditional, nothing says Easter like a homemade carrot cake covered in rich...


    Chocolate Turtle Cake

    We created this decadent chocolate cake showcasing a creamy caramel layer and rich ganache. A small slice goes a long...

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    Makeover Strawberry Cake

    My family just loves this wonderful and easy cake that's as pretty as it is tasty! —Gail Long, Pelham, Alabama


    Makeover White Christmas Cake

    “I made this amazing cake for our annual Christmas dinner several years ago, and it quickly became a family favorite.”...


    Chocolate Sour Cream Torte

    This elegant cake is sure to evoke stunned “wows” from guests. Create toppings to fit the occasion; it lends itself...


    Orange Pumpkin Cake

    A subtle orange flavor really brings out the pumpkin flavor in this elegant layered cake. Our holiday dinners aren't complete...


    Makeover Yummy Cake

    This delectable cake lives up to its name and you can enjoy it gult-free. You'll find it makes the perfect...


    Triple-Layer Chocolate Cake

    Crunchy pecans and coconut fill each layer of this tempting cake spread with a homemade cream cheese frosting. Big slices...