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    57 Easy Cake Recipes for Last-Minute Entertaining

    Start with a mix or make the whole thing from scratch—it takes just 15 minutes (or less!) of hands-on time to whip up each one of these deliciously easy cakes. Yes, you can make cakes like coconut cake or angel food cake in just 15 minutes! The hardest part: waiting for dessert.

    Classic Chocolate Cake

    If you need to learn how to make chocolate cake from scratch, this easy homemade chocolate cake recipe is a...


    Mamaw Emily’s Strawberry Cake

    My husband loved his Mamaw's strawberry cake recipe. He thought no one could duplicate it. I made it, and it’s...


    Chocolate Pecan Piecaken

    Why fight over whether cake or pie is better when you can combine the two to make this Chocolate Pecan...


    Grandma’s Red Velvet Cake

    In our family no one thinks it’s Christmas without this Red Velvet Cake recipe. I baked the first one for...

    Almond Joy Cake

    This is a fantastic Almond Joy cake recipe—tastes just like the candy bar. —Daria Burcar, Rochester, Michigan


    Air-Fryer Bacon-Peanut Butter Cornbread Muffins

    My family can't get enough of bacon and peanut butter, so I created these quick and easy cornbread muffins using...

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    32 Strawberry Summer Cake Recipes

    Make the most of this delicious seasonal produce with these strawberry summer cake recipes.


    Bumpy Cake Is an Iconic Michigan Dessert You Need to Try

    This is one cake where lumps and bumps are welcome, encouraged and downright delicious!


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    How to Make Strawberry Shortcake from Scratch

    Berry season is here! Make the most of it and learn how to make strawberry shortcake with your just-picked harvest.


    Apple Cake with Buttermilk Sauce

    This apple cake with buttermilk sauce recipe is super easy. Top with spiced apples, drizzle with the warm sauce and...

    Grandma’s Apple Cake

    My grandma's apple cake recipe is perfect for fall gatherings. With lightly spiced apples and a sweet glaze, each slice...


    How to Make a Smith Island Cake

    Meet Smith Island Cake—a beloved Maryland dessert that's rooted in community and coated in chocolate.


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    I Was Shocked To Learn My Favorite Cake Recipe Is Vegan

    It's so rich and chocolatey your friends and family will never guess this is a vegan chocolate cake.


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    21 Easy Cake Recipes That Start with a Box of Pudding

    Pudding mix is a busy baker's best friend. Rely on this convenient pantry staple to bake up a dreamy cake...


    Coconut-Mango Malva Pudding

    My friend shared this amazing malva pudding recipe with me. Malva pudding is a dense, spongy cake drenched in a...

    Layered Princess Cake

    This magical princess cake will make any party feel special. Whether you're having a birthday party, princess party or baby...


    Halloween Witch Cake

    If you're looking for an extra-special dessert to serve for Halloween, this witch cake will delight all the ghouls and...


    How to Make Easy Easter Cake Pops

    Colorful Easter cake pops are so easy to make and share!


    Almond Custard Cake

    This white cake pairs well with all sorts of frostings and fillings, but the chocolate frosting in this recipe is...


    Summer Squash Pound Cake

    This golden brown, tender pound cake is the perfect treat to make when you have an abundance of summer squash...


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    17 Rhubarb Cake Recipes to Make This Spring

    Ready to make the most of rhubarb season? From coffee cake to dump cake and everything in between, we've gathered...


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    Gooey Butter Cake

    A friend gave me a quick version of this gooey butter cake recipe using a cake mix, but I prefer...


    S’mores Cupcakes

    Marshmallow frosting puts these cupcakes over the top. Chocolate bar pieces and graham cracker crumbs make them extra indulgent and...

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    30 Valentine’s Day Cakes and Cheesecakes We Love

    Treat your sweetie (or your gals) to one of our favorite Valentine's Day cheesecake or cake recipes.


    25+ Cakes from Around the World

    Go global with your next bake. We rounded up traditional cakes from around the world. Find decadent recipes from Germany,...


    4-Ingredient Cake Recipes That Are Simple AND Delicious

    You don't need a lot to make a delicious dessert. These 4-ingredient cake recipes prove that you can have a...


    Vanilla Cake with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

    Indulge in this layer cake topped with rich buttercream—a vanilla lover's dream. I use pure vanilla extract for the best...


    Sour Cream Sugar Cookie Cake

    My husband requested a giant sugar cookie for his birthday. I wanted to do something a bit more exciting than...


    25 Vintage Christmas Cakes

    Whether you bake up a vintage holiday layer cake or a beautiful Bundt, these old-fashioned Christmas cakes will impress everyone—even...