Staff Picks

Hummingbird Cake Recipe

Rating: 4.5 stars 31
This Southern gem boasts three incredibly moist layers flavored with canned pineapple and bananas.

Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake

Rating: 5 stars 6
When you're looking for a delicious layer cake that is easy to make, look no further than this Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake.

Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

The stunningly simple summertime treat you didn't know your party was missing.

Homemade Caramel Frosting

Rating: 3.5 stars 6
There are few things better than homemade Caramel Frosting, and our recipe takes the cake.

Blackberry Jam Cake Recipe

Rating: 1 stars 1
This sweet cake is perfectly balanced with the slightly savory flavor of its caramel-cream cheese frosting.

The Lane Cake Recipe

Rating: 4 stars 4
The Lane Cake stands with a peachy makeover and an unforgettable meringue frosting.

Coca Cola Chocolate Cake Recipe

Rating: 4 stars 4
Coca-Cola cake was a favorite at family reunions during the 1950s.

Little Layer Chocolate Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 3
Known best below the Gnat Line, this moist, layered chocolate cake's height is based on which birthday you're celebrating.

Italian Cream Cake Recipe

Rating: 5 stars 1
The combination of creamy icing, moist cake layers, and crunchy pecans is sure to receive rave reviews in your home.

Sea Salt-Caramel Cake Recipe

Rating: 5 stars 2
Your guests will love this cake during the holidays, but you might get requests for it year-round.

The Ultimate Carrot Cake Recipe

Made with grated carrots, Granny Smith apples, and sweetened coconut, these carrot cake layers are moist, sweet, and soft.

Inspiration and Ideas

50 Luscious Layer Cakes Perfect for Any Occasion
The only thing we could possibly love more than cake? Layer cake.
24 Coconut Cake Recipes
These tasty coconut cakes will be a perfect ending to any meal.
The Coconut Chiffon Cake Recipe
Rating: 4 stars 3

Coconut is the doyenne of Southern layer cakes, a masterpiece of home cookery that has crowned dining room sideboards for more than a hundred years.