Layer Cake Recipes

Round out your homey celebration with a decadent homemade layer cake recipe cooked up by home bakers like you.

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    Chocolate Pecan Piecaken

    Why fight over whether cake or pie is better when you can combine the two to make this Chocolate Pecan Piecaken recipe? —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor

    Almond Joy Cake

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


    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...


    Almond Custard Cake

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

    Baby Shark Cake

    It doesn't take much to add a fun theme to a birthday party. This delightfully decorated baby shark cake, plus...


    Layered Yellow Cake with Chocolate Buttercream

    This yellow cake will become your go-to recipe for birthdays, but the tender cake with flavorful chocolate buttercream is truly...

    Spiced Pomegranate-Pear Cake

    This special-occasion pomegranate cake is a delicious combination of tender cake, tart fruit and rich buttercream. It is also beautiful...


    Swedish Flop

    Swedish flop was one of my Gramma Esther's favorites. Found mainly in the Chicago area, this combination of fluffy yeasted...


    Homemade Boston Cream Pie

    This elegant-looking Boston cream pie is so easy to prepare. Our dinner guests always seem to enjoy it. —Jane Uphoff,...


    Confetti Birthday Cake with Chocolate Buttercream

    This is a moist confetti cake with lots of sprinkles and a whipped chocolate buttercream. It's perfect for birthday celebrations!...

    Confetti Birthday Drip Cake

    This is a moist and fluffy vanilla drip cake with lots of sprinkles and a whipped vanilla buttercream. It's almost...


    Chocolate Pecan Pavlova

    This will definitely capture your taste buds! This recipe is one of my family's favorites—especially at the holidays. Although it...


    Wacky Argyle Cake

    This wacky cake will be the star of your ugly Christmas-sweater party. Have fun with the decorations, choosing the colors...


    Homemade Confetti Cake

    This is a moist and fluffy vanilla cake with lots of sprinkles and a whipped vanilla buttercream. It's almost impossible...


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    Best Vanilla Cake

    There's a reason this vanilla cake recipe is the best. Adding creamy vanilla bean paste into the moist, rich cake...

    Bee Sting Cake

    This bee sting cake (aka bienenstich) may look daunting, but it's well worth the effort. Take each step at a...


    Ganache-Topped Pumpkin Layer Cake

    My dreamy pumpkin cake with cream cheese filling and rich homemade chocolate ganache is perfect for any autumnal gathering....