Sharing one big, perfect dessert is a wonderful way to mark a special day. Just pick your favorite flavor and start baking!
This positively adorable cake would make any celebration special, for people of all ages.
Recipe: Rainbow Sprinkle Cake
The secrets to this celestial buttercream, writes pastry chef Rosie Daykin in her first book, Butter Baked Goods , are “making sure your butter is not too cold, and then whipping it like crazy!”
Recipe: Butter's Vanilla Cake
Vanilla cake layered with raspberry and pisachio buttercreams (that's right, two types of buttercream frosting!) is topped off with a creamy, crunchy exterior. Divine.
Recipe: Pistachio Raspberry Cake
A classic birthday cake, with a tender crumb and a luscious fudge frosting. All you need are candles.
Recipe: Fudge Butter Cake
An homage to the Reese's Peanut Butter Cup, this cake is for the true peanut butter and chocolate lover.
Recipe: Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake
This delicate, cloudlike cake subs rice flour for regular flour so the cake is gluten-free, with a little crunch. For best results, beat egg whites to very soft peaks so they (and the cake) can expand further in the oven.
Recipe: Lemon and Vanilla Angel Food Cake
If you’re looking for an alternative to pie this holiday season, we strongly encourage you to consider this big beauty—warm, spicy, generous in every way.
Recipe: Butternut Squash Spice Cake
Fold toffee candy into caramel crème fraîche to fill this chocolate cake. Frost the outside of the cake with more caramel crème fraîche and sprinkle it with almonds.
Recipe: Toffee Crunch Cake
Our butter cake meets classic lemon meringue pie. We used a loaf pan to change the shape of the cake ― a simple twist that dramatically alters the presentation.
Recipe: Lemon Meringue Cake
We created this elegant, elongated version of strawberry shortcake by stacking cake layers with berries and whipped cream.
Recipe: Strawberry Tallcake
This moist cake studded with gooey chocolate chips is made even more delicious with a creamy, bourbon-laced glaze.
Recipe: Glazed Chocolate Bundt Cake
Berry jam and lemon curd fill this easy butter cake. Lemony-sweet whipped cream is the icing.
Recipe: Berry-Lemon Cake
Frost this 4-layer yellow cake with whipped cream, sweetened shredded coconut, and just a touch of light rum.
Recipe: Coconut Cake
This cardamom-perfumed pistachio layer cake is topped with nuts, wrapped and filled with softly whipped cream, and served with a sesame seed-flavored custard sauce.
Recipe: Pistachio Cream Cake
This lightened up version of chocolate cake, is still as delicious treat as the original.
Recipe: Midnight Chocolate Cake
Apricot jam and almond paste makes this basic butter cake worthy of its pedestal. More jam flavors the buttercream frosting, and sliced almonds add crunch.
Recipe: Almond-Apricot Cake
This 4-layer chocolate raspberry cake features a tangy raspberry filling and a rich foolproof buttercream icing. Top it with fresh raspberries for a simple and elegant presentation.
Recipe: Chocolate-raspberry Cake
Pecan flour adds a deep flavor and subtle texture to this chiffon-style cake. Top it with Maple-cream-cheese frosting and toasted nuts.
Recipe: Maple Pecan Cake
What a great use for the season's best berries. Toss them in sugar and spoon onto this extra-moist cake.
Recipe: Cream Cake with Strawberries
This towering cake, garnished with chunks of coffee-flavored toffee, makes a luscious centerpiece for the holiday dessert table.
Recipe: Spice Cake with Coffee Toffee Crunch
We love this cake from Doña Tomás restaurant in Oakland, California; it's rich with a sauce like dulce de leche.
Recipe: Tres Leches Cake with Raspberries
Yogurt gives this moist cake recipe extra tang, blueberries add bright color and summer sweetness, and a nutty streusel topping finishes off this simple recipe.
Recipe: Blueberry Yogurt Cake
Tart, grated apples give this moist carrot cake a delicious twist. Mild goat cheese adds a tang to the cream cheese frosting.
Recipe: Spiced Apple Carrot Cake with Goat Cheese Frosting
Can you bake cake at a campsite? Yes! You’ll be the campground hero when you dish up slices of this dark, moist marvel.
Recipe: Dutch Oven Double Chocolate Cake