Recipes: Cakes

Banana Cake

Banana Lime Cake

Banana Split Cake

This frozen treat is perfect for those lazy days of summer gatherings. Guests will "ooh" and "aah" when they see the surprise filling!

Banana Split Ice Cream Cake

Springform pans were made for impressive frozen desserts like this one. While the name implies an everyday treat, this cake doesn’t disappoint as a guest dessert. Make this cake at least a day in advance - the different layers each take some freezer time!

Berry-Licious Mini Cakes

Add a taste of summer to any occasion with these berry-sweetened cakes. Using frozen berries allows you to enjoy this easy-to make treat year round. The surprise filling will delight any crowd!

Black & White Chocolate Coconut Tart

Rich and creamy, this black and white tart with macaroon crust will impress guests with its intense chocolate flavor and attractive marbled appearance. The scalloped tart pan shapes the crust for an added elegant appearance.

Boston Cream Cupcakes

Boston Cream Pie is a traditional American dessert, but we’ve turned it into an individual treat with all the same great creamy goodness on the inside, luscious chocolate topping on the outside.

Cannoli Cake

All the flavors of the favorite Italian treat in a quick to mix two-layer cake. The filling tastes just like Nonna used to make!

Carrot Cake

Chocolate Beet Cake

Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Cupcakes

Chocolate Flecked White Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Icing

Chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate (yes 3 kinds!) all in a single cake. A chocoholics dream come true!

Chocolate Marble Cake

The best of both worlds – chocolate and yellow cake – rolled into a single cake! Yum!

Chocolate Mint Cake

Chocolate Orange Cake

Rich chocolate flavor with a hint of orange makes for a sophisticated cake the kids will love too.

Chocolate Pound Cake

Chocolate Sour Cream Pound Cake

Rich, buttery pound cake combined with chocolate makes a delicious cake appropriate for any occasion. The perfect recipe for stand-up, 3D pans.

Chocolate Valentine Cake

The secret ingredient in this pretty heart-shaped cake is whipped cream, which replaces butter as the fat and gives the cake an airy texture. Not in the mood for love, just chocolate? This cake can also be made in a standard 9-inch round cake pan.

Coconut Layer Cake

Light, tender, moist – one bite will transport you to a tropical island. Using a cake mix as a base, it's easy to make. A sprinkle of toasted coconut on top and an easy-to-do shell bottom border add the finishing touch.

Coconut Layer Cake

Coconut Pineapple Cake

Coconut Pound Cake

Cosmopolitan Cake

Cream Cheese Pound Cake

Dark Chocolate Iced White Chocolate Cake with Berries

Fairy Dust Pound Cake

Flourless Chocolate Cake

Nothing tastes more decadent, or is easier to make, than this classic springform cake. Adding to the indulgence, a topping of chocolate ganache and decorative chocolate accents …yum!

German Chocolate Cake

This is a traditional German chocolate cake and filling recipe – doesn’t get better than this! Decorate as you’d like, or if you prefer, the cake is traditionally iced with a light chocolate-coconut icing, then flaked coconut is pressed onto the sides of the cake.

Gingery Upside Down Cake

The idea of cooking a cake upside down is a baking technique started centuries ago when cakes were cooked in cast iron skillets. The pineapple version was invented soon after 1911 when sliced pineapple in cans became available in grocery stores. We’ve updated the look and the flavor – adding two types of ginger, then baking the cake in a butterfly shaped pan.

Glazed Honey Cake

This moist, sweet honey cake is impressive when baked in a decorative cast aluminum pan.

Golden Yellow Cake

Hazelnut Coffee Layer Cake

Hazelnuts and coffee – a barista's dream combination. In this cake, the combo adds a toasty richness – a dessert lover's dream!

Hummingbird Cake

A Southern tradition, this cake is typically iced with Cream Cheese icing. If your preference is to decorate this cake, buttercream icing is equally delicious on this moist cake chock full of pineapple, banana and pecans.

Italian Cream Cake

A traditional cake “from the old country,” this cake, chock full of coconut and nuts, remains a family favorite for many.

Lemon Cake

Lemon Pecan Sponge Cake

Mandarin Orange & Almond Cake with Mango Buttercream

A light, citrusy cake with flavors of the Pacific islands. Starting with a cake mix makes preparation easy. Mango buttercream completes the cake.

Mini Lemon Pound Cake

The perfect cake for a serving of one. A hint of lemon adds a refreshing twist everyone will love.

Mocha Raspberry Cake

Who doesn't love the surprise of a filled cake. We've used the grown-up taste of mocha to create this decadent filled dessert. The magic happens when you bake in the special pan, which allows you to bake two separate layers, fill the center the pan forms, then flip over the layers and frost.

Molten Chocolate Cake

A warm dessert idea, these rich individual cakes feature flowing chocolate in every bite.

Orange Cake

Orange Dream Cake

Peach Melba Cake

Peanut Butter Cake

Whether your favorite is creamy or crunchy, if you love peanut butter, you'll love this delicious moist cake. Jam or jelly is the perfect filling, then decorate it in any fashion you please!

Pina Colada Cake

Pineapple Cake

Pink Grapefruit Cake

So pretty in pink!

Pound Cake

Nothing is more versatile than pound cake. It's the perfect cake for 3D pans, pans with intricate designs and classic shaped tube pans. You can also vary the flavorings for a change of taste!

Quatro Leches Cake

Raspberry Cake

Red Velvet Cake

Sour Cream Pound Cake

Strawberry Cheesecake In Rolled Cookie Crust

Rich and creamy, and no baking is involved. The unique rolled cookie crust and topping of chocolate dipped strawberries give this dessert an elegant appeal – perfect for formal entertaining as well as a refreshing summer picnic on the deck.

Triple Chocolate Strawberry Cake

Rich chocolate-y flavor combined with sweet berries all in one delicious cake!

Vegetable Patch Chocolate Cake

This dense, sophisticated chocolate cake will be a hit with anyone who eats it. No one will ever guess it’s filled with “good for you” ingredients!

Wacky Chocolate Cake

This moist, richly flavored cake traces its roots back to the Great Depression. No eggs or dairy products are required to make this easy one-bowl treat.

Wallow In the Mud Cake

Extra chocolate-y and rich, bake this cake in a shaped pan or in layers. It will quickly become a family-favorite perfect for almost any occasion.

White Cake

White Chocolate Toasted Almond Pound Cake

Yellow Cake

Yellow Cupcakes

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