Our Most Baked Cake Recipes of All Time
Our Most Baked Cake Recipes of All Time
Old-Fashioned Pound Cake
Recipe: Strawberry-Lemonade Cake
A slice of summertime baked right in your own kitchen, this cake is jam-packed with fresh flavor...literally. There's homemade Strawberry-Lemonade Jam spread between each layer.
Vintage Fresh Apple Cake
Recipe: Fresh Apple Cake
Nothing says fall like our cozy Fresh Apple Cake that’s filled with apples, cinnamon, and nuts.
Mississippi Mud Cake
Recipe: Pumpkin Cake
Fall festivities call for all the pumpkin flare, and there's no gourd display that can stack up to this layered pumpkin cake.
Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake
Recipe: Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake
There’s a rich history behind this rich cake, and once you make it, you’ll never question whether mayonnaise belongs in a dessert again.
Cream Cheese Pound Cake
Recipe: Cream Cheese Pound Cake
If you thought your classic pound cake recipe couldn't get any better, then we dare you to add this creamy ingredient to the mix.
Sea Salt-Caramel Cake
Recipe: Sea Salt-Caramel Cake
Our most recent rift on the classic caramel cake has the ideal amount of salty and sweet.
The Ultimate Carrot Cake
Recipe: The Ultimate Carrot Cake
Every cook needs a go-to carrot cake recipe for holidays and gatherings, and this one is our best of all time.
Angel Food Cake
Recipe: Angel Food Cake
A classic, super-soft Angel Food Cake recipe will never fail at any party.
Devil’s Food Cake
Recipe: Devil's Food Cake
As versitle as cakes come, this classic recipe can be used to make a chocolate sheet cake, a batch of cupcakes, or even a cakey trifle layer.
Caramel Apple Coffee Cake
Recipe: Caramel Apple Coffee Cake
The true test of a good coffee cake is in the streusel, and this one is topped with a luscious caramel sauce that makes this fall treat to die for.
Red Velvet Ice-Cream Cake
Recipe: King Cake
The king of Mardi Gras celebrations, this classic cake is practically synonymous with over-the-top New Orleans merriment. Plus, if you bake your own, you just might know what section to slice to get that baby.
Homemade Yellow Cake
Recipe: Homemade Yellow Cake
A flexible foundation for any topping, this yellow cake lends itself to all sorts of festivities and frostings. Get creative and turn it into a spice cake with a few added ingredients or a chocolate treat by beating unsweetened chocolate squares into the batter.
Triple-Chocolate Buttermilk Pound Cake
Honey-Pineapple Upside-Down Cake
The Lane Cake
Recipe: The Lane Cake
This cake has a history that dates back more than 100 years, and we’ll surely be making it hundreds more.
Banana Pudding Poke Cake
Key Lime Icebox Cake
Strawberry Birthday Cake
Recipe: Strawberry Birthday Cake
A strawberry-filled celebration awaits in every slide of this classic cake. Just add candles.
Italian Ricotta Cheesecake
Recipe: Italian Ricotta Cheesecake
Ever since this creative, citrus cheesecake recipe ran in our November 1995 issue, it’s been wildly popular with Southern Living readers.
Pumpkin-Spice Bundt with Brown Sugar Icing and Candied Pecans
Spooning still-warm icing over this pumpkin cake will make the prettiest Bundt for your Thanksgiving table.
Snowy Vanilla Cake with Cream Cheese Buttercream
Recipe: Pumpkin Cheesecake
Put those store-bought pumpkin spice drinks to shame with this autumnal cheesecake that combines all of your favorite fall flavors in every slice.
Recipe: Blueberry Cornmeal Cake
It’s best to make this cornmeal cake in the summer, when fresh blueberries are abundant at the farmers’ market.
Classic Southern Pound Cake
Recipe: Classic Southern Pound Cake
We’ve tried tons of pound cake recipes over the years, and this version is always tried and true.
Classic Birthday Cake
Recipe: Classic Birthday Cake
No matter your age, you can't go wrong with a rainbow sprinkle-topped sheet cake.
Key Lime Pound Cake
Recipe: Key Lime Pound Cake
Our Key Lime Pound Cake somehow manages to be both substantial and airy.
Pink Lemonade Cake
Recipe: Pink Lemonade Cake
Suited for occasions with feminine flare or a springtime air, this baked-from-scratch cake gets a quick boost of flavor from pre-sweetened pink lemonade drink mix beaten into the into the batter.
Chocolate Peanut-Butter Cake
Recipe: Chocolate-Peanut Butter Cake
Your sweet tooth has met its match. This rich combination of chocolate and peanut butter is topped with crumbled sandwich cookies for an indulgent finishing touch.