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50 of the BEST Cake Recipes

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Cakes are a favorite dessert or ours and there are so many fun and different ways to make them. We gathered up 50 of the Best Cake Recipes to share with you and all of them are a 5 star rating! All of our homemade frosting recipes can be found here.

Over 40 of the BEST Cake Recipes!

50 of the BEST Cake Recipes

Italian Lemon Pound Cake from My Recipe Confessions

Italian Lemon Pound Cake is the only lemon cake recipe you will ever need!  You are going to love the super moist texture and the rich citrus flavor.

Italian Lemon Pound Cake...these are the BEST Cake Recipes!

Chocolate Depression Cake

Depression cake that dates back to the Great Depression, it is easy to make, a moist and inexpensive cake that has an amazing flavor.

Wacky Cake - No Milk, Eggs or Butter!

Coconut Cream Poke Cake

Coconut Cream Cake is a coconut lovers dream come true.

Coconut Cream Poke Cake

The Best Chocolate Cake

The Best Chocolate Cake recipe combines cocoa and coffee to create a chocolate lover’s dream. Add your amazing chocolate frosting to make it perfect!

A chocolate cake recipe that is rich and moist and has absolutely the most incredible chocolate flavor. Topped with homemade chocolate frosting.

Georgia Peach Pound Cake from Sugar Plums Kitchen

Georgia Peach Pound Cake

Death By Chocolate Poke Cake from Love Bakes Good Cakes

This Death By Chocolate Poke Cake is for the serious chocolate lover!

Death By Chocolate Poke Cake...these are the BEST Cake Recipes!

Southern Upside-Down Pecan Cake

Y’all, this Southern Upside-Down Pecan Cake is absolutely Delicious! It is decadent enough to make it ideal for any holiday. This homemade cake is very easy to make and always comes out moist and perfect.

Southern Upside Down Pecan Cake

Italian Cream Cake from Feast and Farm

A moist delicious cake with coconut and pecans. Topped with cream cheese frosting.

Italian Cream Cake

Peach Dump Cake

Dump cakes are such a quick and simple way to make a delicious dessert, and this Easy Peach Dump Cake is one of the best! With ingredients like yellow cake mix, peaches, and butter that you can keep in your pantry, you can make this wonderful peach cobbler inspired dessert any time.

Peach Dump Cake

Christmas Cheesecake from Will Cook for Smiles

Amazing Christmas Cheesecake to make your holiday season as delicious and magical as you imagine! This heavenly dessert is a vanilla bean cheesecake layered with an easy cranberry jam and smooth white chocolate mousse. Definitely worth of being featured in our Best Cake Recipes.

Christmas Cheesecake

Butterfinger Ecstasy from My Incredible Recipes

This is a delicious poke cake topped with whipped cream and Butterfingers – YUM!

Butterfinger Ecstacy Cake...these are the BEST Cake Recipes!

No-Bake Eclair Cake...

No Bake Eclair Cake is the perfect dessert to whip up in a snap and serve for any occasion.

No-Bake Eclair Cake

Orange Juice Cake from Southern Bite…

A bit of sunshine all baked into one cake.

Orange Juice Cake

No-Bake OREO Mint Chocolate from Yummiest Food

Mint Oreos combined with Cheesecake creates the most amazing dessert.

No-Bake OREO Mint Cheesecake

Cinnamon Roll Cheesecake from Honey Too

This looks amazing!

Cinnamon Roll Cheesecake

Easy Twix Pound Loaf from I Wash You Dry

All you need is just 4 simple ingredients and you can whip this guy up in no time! Definitely worth of being featured in our Best Cake Recipes.

Easy Twix Pound Cake....these are the BEST Cake Recipes!

Chocolate Baileys Poke Cake

Bring together your friends and family for a St. Patrick’s celebration with this Baileys Poke Cake. This chocolate cake has a delicious surprise soaked into the cake that takes this cake over the top. With St. Patrick’s Day flavors, this cake is perfect for any party.

Bailey's Irish Cream Poke Cake on a white plate

White Chocolate Almond Raspberry Cake from Baked By Nature

White Chocolate Raspberry Almond Cake

No-Bake Banana Pudding Ice Box Cake from Life Love and Sugar

This Banana Pudding Icebox Cake is the perfect no-bake dessert for summer. It’s a thicker, more fancy-looking version of banana pudding and it’s absolutely delicious!

No-Bake Banana Pudding Ice Box Cake...these are the BEST Cake Recipes!

No Bake Orange Creamsicle Cheesecake from Cincy Shopper

If you are a fan of Creamsicles, you are going to want to make this No Bake Orange Creamsicle Cheesecake this summer. You will find a delicious Nilla Cookie crust with layers of orange creamy cheesecake filling. Perfect for summer picnics and BBQ’s.

Orange Creamsicle Cheesecake

Carrot Cake Cheesecake Cake from Shugary Sweets

This Carrot Cake Cheesecake Cake is a showstopper! Layers of homemade carrot cake, a cheesecake center and it’s all topped with a delicious cream cheese frosting!

Carrot Cake Cheesecake Cake...these are the BEST Cake Recipes!

Lemon Raspberry Cake from Baked By Nature

If you like lemons and raspberries you’re going to LOVE this Lemon Raspberry Cake! This raspberry cake is exploding with fresh lemon flavor and covered in tangy lemon cream cheese frosting. It’s the perfect lemon raspberry dessert for any occasion.

Lemon Raspberry Cake

Take 5 Cake from Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons

This Take 5 Cake is one of the most amazingly delicious cakes! Chocolate cake with a peanut butter filling, chopped Take 5 candy bars, caramel, and chocolate! This is a fantastic recipe!

Take 5 Cake...these are the BEST Cake Recipes!

New York Creamy Cheesecake from Art and the Kitchen

My all-time favourite dessert is cheesecake just plain and simple cheesecake! This recipe for Tall and Creamy New York Cheesecake is by far my favourite!

New York Creamy Cheesecake...these are the BEST Cake Ideas!

Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Cake from OMG Chocolate Desserts

Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Cake the perfect blueberry dessert for spring and summer! Made with a moist lemon cake dotted with juicy blueberries, blueberry cheesecake and sweet and tangy lemon cream cheese frosting. It’s two delicious desserts – lemon blueberry cake and delicious blueberry cheesecake – packed in one amazing treat!

Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Cake

Lemon Cream Cheese Dump Cake from 12 Tomatoes

Five ingredients or less that we can toss together and get in the oven in under 10 minutes.

Lemon Cream Cheese Dump Cake

No-Bake Rice Krispie Treat Cheesecake from The Domestic Rebel

Rice Krispie Treats and cheesecake create the best dessert ever!

No-Bake Rice Krispie Treat Cheesecake...these are the BEST Cake Recipes!

Dark Chocolate Strawberry Cake

This is the easiest chocolate strawberry cake ever. Perfect for Valentine’s Day or for anyone who just loves the flavor of chocolate covered strawberries. Rich, moist and delicious, if you want the perfect valentine’s Day dessert, this is the cake to make.

slice of chocolate strawberry cake

Pineapple Upside Down Cake from OMG Chocolate Desserts

Pineapple Upside Down Cake is a triple dose of old-fashioned buttery, melt-in your-mouth pineapple upside-down cake layered with homemade cinnamon vanilla whipped cream. Bonus: no mixer required for the cake recipe!

Upside Down Pineapple Cake...these are the BEST Cake Recipes!

No-Bake-Cherry Cheesecake from Jen Around the World

No-Bake Cherry Cheesecake

Midnight Fudge Cake from Oh Bite It

Midnight Fudge Cake...these are the BEST Cake Recipes!

Pecan Pie Cheesecake from Lady Behind the Curtain

Pecan Pie Cheesecake | The crust to this Cheesecake is vanilla wafers, followed by a layer of pecan pie filling with a creamy cheesecake and if that isn’t enough a can of dulce de leche topped with candied pecans.

Pecan Pie Cheesecake

Strawberry Lemonade Cream Cheese Poke Cake from Great Grub Delicious Treats

Strawberry lemonade cream cheese poke cake is perfect for spring and definitely perfect for a refreshing summer treat.

Strawberry Lemonade Cream Cheese Poke Cake

No-Bake Woolworth Cheesecake from Sugar Apron

No Bake Woolworth Cheesecake is a classic, light and lemony dessert and will be the perfect addition to your Easter or Mother’s Day menu! Definitely worth of being featured in our Best Cake Recipes.

No-Bake Woolworth Cheesecake

Cookie Dough Brownie Cake

As far as layer cakes go, this one is pretty easy.  It’s messy, rich, dense and hits the spot with a big dollop of whipped cream on top.

Cookie Dough Brownie Cake...these are the BEST Cake Recipes!

Banana Pudding Cake from Little Bit Sweet

The cake for their party combined two family favorites.  Banana pudding and cake.  Awesome combo!!!

Banana Pudding Cake...these are the BEST Cake Recipes!

Sour Cream Peach Pound Cake from 12 Tomatoes

It’s buttery and velvety, with a crumb that’s delicately flavored with vanilla and dotted with sweet, fresh peaches. And it’s a cinch to make.

Sour Cream Peach Pound Cake

Buttermilk Blueberry Breakfast Cake from Alexandra Cooks..

If you’re looking for a delicious, seasonal, berry cake recipe to add to your morning-treat repertoire, this buttermilk blueberry breakfast cake is perfect! The batter can be made ahead of time and stashed in the fridge, allowing you to bake the cake off in the morning.  It freezes beautifully!

Buttermilk Blueberry Breakfast Week...these are the BEST Cake Recipes

Ding Dong Cake

If you have been craving the classic Ding Dong cupcakes, you are going to love this Copycat Ding Dong Cake recipe.

Ding Dong Cake

Orange Creamsicle Ice Cream Cake from Life Love and Sugar

This Orange Creamsicle Ice Cream Cake is light, tangy and tastes just like an orange creamsicle!

Orange Creamsicle Ice Cream Cake...these are the BEST Cake Recipes!

Salted Caramel Chocolate Fudge Cake from Domestic Gothess….

Salted caramel chocolate fudge cake – four layers of moist chocolate fudge cake filled with salted caramel swiss meringue buttercream, topped with whipped chocolate ganache and a liberal dose of salted caramel.

Salted Caramel Chocolate Fudge Cake...these are the BEST Cake Recipes!

No-Bake Strawberry Ice Box Cake from Cakes Cottage

Looking for a quick and easy Spring/Summer dessert recipe? Try out delicious No Bake Strawberry Icebox Cake !

No-Bake Strawberry Ice Box Cake...these are the BEST Cake Recipes!

Cheesecake Filled Chocolate Bundt Cake from Handle The Heat

Who could beat this Cheesecake Filled Chocolate Bundt Cake with its rich yet tender chocolate cake, surprise cheesecake filling, and thick fudgy glaze? YUM.

Cheesecake Filled Chocolate Bundt Cake...these are the BEST Cake Recipes!

Ice Cream Sandwich Cake from Dinner at the Zoo

This ice cream sandwich cake is layers of ice cream sandwiches, whipped topping and candy, all stacked up to form an easy yet super impressive dessert. An ice cream sandwich cake is perfect for summer gatherings, birthday parties and school events!

Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

Caramel Apple Crisp Cheesecake From Cakes Cottage

All of the sweet and caramely goodness of a traditional apple crisp, baked on graham cracker crust cheesecake and topped off with a dollop of softly whipped cream or vanilla ice cream and caramel sauce.

Caramel Apple Crisp Cheesecake

Easy Lemon 7-Up Cake from My Incredible Recipes

A super easy cake made from a boxed cake mix bursting with Lemon flavor!

Easy Lemon 7-Up Cake

Strawberry Chocolate Cake from OMG Chocolate Desserts

Strawberry Chocolate Cake is like the best chocolate covered strawberries you’ve ever eaten!!! Moist chocolate cake topped with fresh strawberries, rich chocolate mousse, chocolate ganache and chocolate curls on top. This is serious chocolate fix, plus the cake looks pretty darn impressive!

Strawberry Chocolate Cake

Strawberry Cream Cake

This easy to make Strawberry Cream Cake Recipe and has an amazing taste. Each layer has fresh strawberry and a delicious cream cheese frosting.

strawberry cream cake

Banana Bread Bottom Cheesecake from Buzzfeed...

Two of my favorites combined into one cake! Definitely worth of being featured in our Best Cake Recipes.

Banana Bread Bottom Cheesecake

Cream Cheese Stuffed Carrot Cake from Carslbad Cravings

Super moist, spiced Carrot Bundt Cake stuffed with sweet cream cheese filling and drizzled with sweet and tangy Orange Cream Cheese Glaze that will have you drinking it straight from the bowl.

Cream Cheese Stuffed Carrot Cake...these are the BEST Cake Recipes!

Ooey Gooey Butter Cake

This delicious Ooey Gooey Butter Cake is in between a cake and bars.

Ooey Gooey Butter Cake

Inside Out Reese’s Peanut Butter Cake from Oh Bite It

You will totally feel like you’re sinking your lips into a warm, sweet, heavenly cloud of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups in cake form!

Inside Out Reese's Peanut Butter Cake

No-Bake Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake from Yummiest Food

Creamy, smooth, rich cheesecake worthy of any occasion! Definitely worth of being featured in our Best Cake Recipes.

No-Bake Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake

Salted Caramel Kentucky Butter Cake from Wishes & Dishes

Salted Caramel Kentucky Butter Cake

Perfect for Summer

Strawberry Margarita Cake

This Strawberry Margarita Cake is absolutely amazing. Tasting like a sweet combination of strawberries and lime, with a burst of tequila, this delicious layer cake is going to make you happy. Moist and tender, this lime and strawberry cake is absolutely amazing.

Strawberry Margarita Cake

Chocolate Lovers Cheesecake from Life, Love, and Sugar

This Chocolate Lover’s Cheesecake recipe is full of chocolate flavor for the ultimate chocolate lover!

Chocolate Lovers Cheesecake

Carrot Cake Poke Cake from OMG Chocolate Desserts

If you are looking for a fun new Easter dessert to try this spring, this easy Carrot Cake Poke Cake recipe is the best treat that you can make for your family. Filled with white chocolate pudding and topped with cream cheese frosting, this super moist carrot cake is over the top delicious!

Carrot Cake Poke Cake

New York Cheesecake from Food for a Hungry Soul

To me, this is the single best cheesecake I have ever had.  It is creamy smooth, lightly sweet, with a touch of lemon.  This cheesecake has become the favorite of family and friends who’ve had the good fortune to be served this slice of heavenly goodness.

New York Cheesecake Recipe

Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Cake Roll from Crazy for Crust

Peanut butter cup cake roll is the perfect cake for peanut butter and chocolate lovers. This easy cake roll recipe is rich chocolate cake filled with creamy peanut butter filling. It’s topped with chocolate ganache and covered in peanut butter cups!

Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Cake Roll

Key Lime Poke Cake from The Recipe Critic

Topped with fresh whipping cream and strawberries this makes a delicious dessert!

Key Lime Poke Cake...these are the BEST Cake Recipes!

Snickers Peanut Butter Brownie Ice Cream Cake from Life Love and Sugar...

Just looking at these pictures makes my mouth water. Imagine what it’s like in person. As I was making it, the hubs said he wanted to put his face in it. As fun as that would have been to see, ‘face’ isn’t really an ingredient in this particular cake. 🙂

Snickers Peanut Butter Brownie Ice Cream Cake

Pineapple Upside Down Cheesecake Cake from Hugs and Cookies

 Feel free to just use the pineapple upside down cake recipe without the cheesecake too! Definitely worth of being featured in our Best Cake Recipes.

Pineapple Upside Down Cheesecake Cake

Death by Chocolate Icebox Cake from Life Love and Sugar

This Death by Chocolate Icebox Cake was a huge hit! Layers of chocolate ganache, chocolate mousse and chocolate graham crackers are topped with chocolate sauce for a decadent treat that’ll put you in a chocolate coma!

Death By Chocolate Icebox Cake...these are the BEST Cake Recipes!

Blueberry Cheesecake from Love and Olive Oil

Blueberry Cheesecake....these are the BEST Cake Recipes!

Banana Upside Down Cake from OMG Chocolate Desserts

Banana Upside Down Cake is an incredibly moist and flavorful dessert. You can’t go wrong if you serve this cake with toasted pecans and caramel sauce!

Banana Upside Down Cake

Kahlua and Cream Cheesecake from Chocolate Chocolate and More

As its name implies, Kahlua and Cream Cheesecake is Kahlua and Cream in cheesecake form.

Kahlua and Cream Cheesecake

Cream Cheese Pound Cake from Elizabeth’s Edible Experience

Cream Cheese Pound Cake...these are the BEST Cake Recipes!

Chocolate Molten Lava Cake from Chef in Training

This Chocolate Molten Lava Cake FAR exceeds Chili’s version. The cake melts-in-your-mouth far better and the oozing chocolate is far more delicious. Trust me. I am never looking back.

Chocolate Molten Lava Cake...these are the BEST Cake Recipes!

Chocolate Pound Cake from The View from Great Island

Everyone should have a rich Chocolate Pound Cake in their recipe file, preferably right up front!  This dark chocolate loaf cake is topped with a creamy chocolate ganache, and it’s a delicious way to get your chocolate fix.

Chocolate Pound Cake...these are the BEST Cake Recipes!

Hot Chocolate Cake Roll from Will Cook for Smiles

This amazing chocolate cake roll is a perfect dessert for winter holidays. Soft chocolate cake roll filled with light and fluffy frosting with folded mini marshmallows, drizzled with chocolate syrup and topped with more marshmallows. Perfect cake to have with a mug of hot cocoa.

Hot Chocolate Cake Roll...these are the BEST Cake Recipes!

Raspberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake from OMG Chocolate Desserts

Raspberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake: moist and buttery cake, creamy cheesecake filling, juicy raspberries and crunchy streusel topping.

Raspberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake...these are the BEST Cake Recipes!

Chocolate Craving Cake from I Am Baker

Easy Chocolate Cake with a delicious Frosting!

Chocolate Craving Cake...these are the BEST Cake Recipes!

Peanut Butter Chocolate Cheesecake Cake from Cafe Delites

Chocolate peanut butter cheesecake cake made in the one pan! creamy peanut butter cheesecake bakes on top of a fudgy chocolate cake for the ultimate dessert!

Peanut Butter Chocolate Cheesecake Cake...these are the BEST Cake Recipes!

Caramel Apple Sheet Cake from Chef in Training

Caramel Apple Sheet Cake… this delicious apple cake is perfectly moist and has caramel frosting infused in each and every bite! It is heavenly!

Caramel Apple Sheet Cake

BEST Pineapple Upside Down Cake

This Pineapple upside down cake is seriously the BEST! Topped with a delicious caramelized pineapples and cherries. This classic dessert is super soft and moist, filled with the perfect amount of pineapple flavor!

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Oreo Chocolate Cheesecake Cake from OMG Chocolate Desserts

Oreo Cheesecake Chocolate Cake is such a decadent chocolate cake recipe. Cheesecake sandwiched between two layers of soft, rich and  fudgy chocolate cake.

Oreo Chocolate Cheesecake Cake

Red Velvet Cheesecake

Red Velvet Cheesecake is one of the most delicious cheesecakes that you will ever make. The combination of red velvet cake and cheesecake is pure perfection! Definitely worth of being featured in our Best Cake Recipes.

Red Velvet Cheesecake

Reese’s Peanut Butter Earthquake Cake

Reese’s Peanut Butter Earthquake Cake is a delicious and wacky cake made of rich chocolate cake, a sweet peanut butter layer, chocolate chips, and Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups.

Reese's Earthquake

Strawberry Shortcake Cheesecake Cake from Notes from a Messy Kitchen…

Strawberry Shortcake Cheesecake Cake.

No-Bake Summer Berry Ice Box from Cakes Cottage

Looking for a quick and easy Summer dessert recipe? Try out delicious No Bake Summer Berry Icebox Cake !

No-Bake Summer Berry Ice Box

Turtle Poke Cake from Mom Loves Baking

Super easy – you will love this cake.

Chocolate Turtle

Texas Tornado Cake from Kitchen Nostalgia

Do Nothing Cake, aka Texas Tornado Cake – pineapple dump/poke cake with coconut walnut frosting; super moist and ridiculously easy to make! Definitely worth of being featured in our Best Cake Recipes.

Texas Tornado

These seriously are the BEST Cake Recipes and you will love them!

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Wow! So many wonderful cakes! Thank you for sharing my Chocolate Turtle Poke Cake!

Awesome!

OMG so many amazing cakes to taste test ~ guess I better get started! Thanks so much for including me 🙂

I’m looking for the recipe for Caramel Apple Snickers Cake

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