Comfort Food

Comfort food is food that stirs up fond foodie memories and makes you feel warm and cozy. These comfort food recipes deliver on that promise.

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Slow-Cooker Spumoni Cake

I created this spumoni cake for a holiday potluck one year. It has become my most requested dessert. If you prefer, substitute semisweet chocolate chips for the white chocolate. —Lisa Renshaw, Kansas City, Missouri

Mint Swirl Fudge Cake

Mint pairs with a silky, mild chocolate flavor for this colorful, beautiful cake that will be the talk of the...


Slow-Cooker Strawberry Pudding Cake

This recipe was created because of my love of strawberry cheesecake. I had these ingredients in my pantry and thought...


Chocolate-Peanut Butter Dump Cake

I am a huge fan of the chocolate-peanut butter combination. I'm also a fan of easy recipes, including dump cakes....


Cardamom Pumpkin Pudding Cake

This no-egg cake is quick, easy and bursting with flavor. I like to serve it with ice cream or whipped...

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Chocolate Comfort Cake

This moist and delicious chocolate cake is usually the first dessert to go. People even eat the crumbs. It’s always...


Chocolate Caramel Cake with Butterscotch Frosting

Chocolate cake from a boxed mix gets a special treatment when spread with an easy butterscotch frosting and draped with...

Chocolate Banana Cream Cake

My inspiration for this cake came from my desire to create a dessert combining my father’s love for cake, my...


Pressure Cooker Molten Mocha Cake

When I first made my decadent chocolate cake, my husband's and daughter's expressions said it all. She says it's one...


Pistachio and Coconut Cake

This coconut cake is good any time of the year, but the color is perfect for St. Patrick's Day. The...


Pineapple Pudding Cake

My mother used to love making this easy pineapple sunshine cake in the summertime. It's so cool and refreshing that...

Pudding Pound Cake Dessert

Field editor Tamara Logan shares her delightful Pudding Pound Cake Dessert, a layered confection that relies on convenient instant pudding...


Chocolate Mint Cream Cake

This recipe is fun and I had a lot of fun 'dreaming' this one up. It's easy, but very impressive...


Fluted Lemon Cake

My great-grandmother used to make this cake, which has been a family favorite for years. You won’t believe it starts...


Cake with Pineapple Pudding

“This recipe was given to me by a dear friend, and I serve it often. It's so light and refreshing....


Buried Surprise Cupcakes

Most kids will love the gruesome gummy body parts they find in the center of these cupcakes, but if it...

Light Lemon Cake

"I revised a recipe that appeared in the newspaper to come up with this lemony cake topped with a light...


Pistachio Bundt Cake

Pistachio pudding mix gives this moist cake a pretty tint of green. As it bakes, the outside browns nicely to...


Make-Ahead Shortcake

This lovely layered dessert showcases strawberries. "This family favorite has all the satisfaction of traditional strawberry shortcake with just a...


Rhubarb Custard Cake

Rhubarb thrives in my northern garden and is one of the few crops the pesky moose don't bother! Of all...


Banana Cake

When our daughter, Robbyn, married Ronald Slavin, two boot-shaped cakes flanked their traditional cake. Ronald requested that one be his...


Pistachio Cake

Mom is well-known for her holiday cookies, candies and cakes. This delicious dessert starts conveniently with a cake mix and...


Blueberry Pudding Cake

We have many acres of blueberry bushes in the area where I live. My father-in-law has a number near his...


Slow-Cooker Hot Fudge Cake

A cake baked in a slow cooker may seem unusual, but after-dinner smiles prove how tasty it is. Sometimes, for...

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Banana Split Icebox Cake

One day a friend showed me how to make a traditional icebox cake with just cream and graham crackers. I...


Light Black Forest Dessert

Applesauce is used to keep this light version of Black Forest Cake healthy. Now, even people who are on a...


Slow-Cooker Apple Pudding Cake

A satisfying dessert, pudding cake is a superb treat on a chilly night. It has three separate layers—apples, cake and...


Warm Sticky Toffee Pudding

This rich dessert is not pudding in the American sense of the word. The moist, spiced cake is loaded with...


Pistachio Cake with Walnuts

It didn't take long for this cake from the 1970s to become the favorite birthday cake of my husband, Joe....


Elvis’ Pudding Cake

I love the flavors of peanut butter and banana together, and this slow-cooker pudding cake is just like eating an...