Cake Recipes

See the best cake recipes. Trusted recipes for chocolate cake, white cake, banana cakes, and carrot cakes with photos and tips from home cooks.

Community Picks

One Bowl Chocolate Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 4215
This simple one bowl chocolate cake takes only minutes to prepare.
By shirleyo

18 Father's Day Cakes Your Papa Will Surely Love

There's a cake for every type of dad.
By Hannah Selinger

16 Ways to Make the Best Strawberry Shortcake

There's more than one way to make delicious strawberry shortcake. Get 16 of our favorite strawberry shortcake variations.
By Vanessa Greaves

Toasted Marshmallow Cake

Rating: 5 stars 2
Any marshmallow fan will love this toasted marshmallow cake!

Mom's Signature Red Velvet Cake

Rating: 4 stars 17
This red velvet cake is constantly requested by friends and has the best flavor, and features real cooked frosting for a delicious, yet light finish.

Lemon Meringue Cheesecake

Rating: 5 stars 194
Love lemon meringue pie and cheesecake? Well this is the best of both worlds. Great any time of year and sure to impress your guests.

Our 15 Best Carrot Cake Recipes

Whether you're making a cake for a potluck, dinner party, birthday, or holiday, these carrot cakes are sure to impress your guests.
By Bailey Fink

Chef John's Hummingbird Cake

Rating: 5 stars 6
Depending on where you're from, this hummingbird cake is either your favorite cake, or you've either never heard of it! But it only takes making it one time to love it. This proven crowd-pleaser is pretty sweet but thanks to bananas, pineapples, and pecans, it's a much more interesting, tropical sweetness, and paired with an extra-light version of cream cheese frosting, it's really a perfect combination.

Strawberry Cream Roll

Rating: 4.5 stars 119
An easy Swiss roll cake that's perfect for spring.

Lemon-Blueberry Cupcakes with Blueberry-Lemon Buttercream Frosting

Rating: 5 stars 2
Tart and sweet with beautiful color and bake shop appeal, these lemony cupcakes are moist and fruity with a vibrant frosting made with homemade blueberry jam.

20 Kids' Birthday Cakes Worth Celebrating

Make your child's next birthday the best one yet with a delicious homemade birthday cake.
By Corey Williams

10 Texas Sheet Cake Recipes

No matter who you share these Texas sheet cakes with, you're gonna make 'em happy.
By Sarra Sedghi

Inspiration and Ideas

Microwave Chocolate Mug Cake
Rating: 4.5 stars 1794

Make an individual-size dessert using this decadent recipe for microwave chocolate mug cake.