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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Poteca Cake

“Rock Springs is home to 56 nationalities, and this recipe showcases its Slavic heritage. It’s one of my favorite ethnic holiday treats.”
—Rachelle Stratton
Rock Springs, Wyoming

Rich Rum Cake

We like a touch of rum for the holidays, and this orangey rum cake is decadent alone or with big...


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Sherbet-Filled Angel Food Cake

Here’s a cool way to treat angel food cake: Fill it with sherbet or ice cream. We finish this cake...


Chocolate-Filled Angel Food Cake

This decadent angel food cake has a secret tunnel of Amaretto-and-chocolate-flavored whipped cream and a luscious chocolate glaze. It's sure...


Vanilla Bean Angel Food Cake

Angel food cake is everyone’s favorite blank slate for making awesome desserts. Serve it with a simple glaze or pile...

Lemon-Thyme Angel Food Cake

Thyme adds a new twist to the classic angel food cake. The flavors pair well together. We enjoy it alongside...


Orange Sponge Cake

This was the cake that my dad used to request for his birthday every year. For a wedding present 2...

Chocolate-Filled Cherry Angel Cake

Here's a cake that will catch the eye of all your guests. It's beautiful and is ideal for parties or...


Best Poppy Seed Chiffon Cake

This attractive cake never seems to fail, and it’s very moist. It’s a great choice for that special birthday celebration....


Holiday Fruitcake

This is my own fruitcake recipe and it's a family favorite. The mixture of fruits and nuts helps make it...


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Best Angel Food Cake

For our daughter's wedding, a friend made this lovely, angel food cake from a recipe she's used for decades. It...

Lemon Meringue Angel Cake

I've been told that this dessert tastes exactly like a lemon meringue pie and that it's the best angel food...


Spiced Apple Cake with Caramel Icing

Easy to prepare and popular with my friends and family, this apple cake is one of my all-time favorite autumn...


Toffee Angel Food Cake

Chopped toffee bits and whipped cream make the sweet flavor and light, moist texture of angel food even more indulgent....


Layered Orange Sponge Cake

This recipe's been handed down in my family for 40 years, from a relative who was a French baker. It's...


Apple-Spice Angel Food Cake

I dressed up an angel food cake mix with some nuts, spice and applesauce to make an easy and light...

Gingersnap-Crusted Sweet Potato Cake

I like to bring one of these glazed sweet potato cakes as a special hostess gift during the holiday season....


Carrot-Cranberry Spice Cake

I love carrot cake and those made with cranberries. Using leftover cranberry sauce, I add carrots to make one marvelous...


Apple Pull-Apart Bread

For a fun sweet treat that's certain to satisfy, try this recipe. Drizzled with icing, each finger-licking piece has a...


Contest-Winning Chocolate Angel Food Cake

When I take this different kind of angel food cake to church bake sales, it goes before I can get...


Chocolate Angel Cake

When I was married in 1944, I could barely boil water. My dear mother-in-law taught me her specialty—making the lightest...


Chocolate Chiffon Cake

If you want to offer family and friends a dessert that really stands out from the rest, this is the...


Carrot Fruitcake

Even those who don't care for fruitcake love this special holiday dessert. It's a fun way to "dress up" that...


Basic Chocolate Pound Cake

This chocolate pound cake is one of my favorite cakes to bake. A friend of mine gave me this recipe...

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Mocha-Hazelnut Glazed Angel Food Cake

I love this recipe because it combines three of my favorite flavors: coffee, hazelnuts and cherries. —Joan Pecsek, Chesapeake, Virginia


Banana Nut Cake

I'm a pastor's wife, and it's so good to have something to serve when friends drop in unexpectedly. Because this...


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Blue-Ribbon Butter Cake

I found this buttercake recipe in an old cookbook I bought at a garage sale and couldn’t wait to try...


Makeover White Fruitcake

A beloved fruitcake recipe has been passed down through the generations, and I've made it lighter and brighter. I remember...


Orange Dream Angel Food Cake

A basic angel food cake becomes a heavenly indulgence, thanks to a hint of orange flavor swirled into every bite....


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Lemon Chiffon Cake

This moist, airy lemon chiffon cake was my dad's favorite. Mom revamped the original recipe to include lemons. I'm not...