Cakes

Peach Upside-Down Cake

The beauty of an upside-down cake is the golden, caramelized base it creates while the syrupy fruit bottom simmers underneath its topcoat. This cake...

Upside-Down Chocolate Apricot Cake

This isn’t your grandma’s upside-down cake. We amped up the flavor of this single-layer beauty by pairing the fruity tang of apricots with the...

Heilala Vanilla Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

The classic American pineapple upside-down cake gets a luscious revamp with our test kitchen’s go-to vanilla: Heilala Vanilla. Heilala’s premium vanilla extract brings sweetness...

Banana Rum Coffee Cake

Cream cheese, chunks of mashed banana, and a splash of gold rum lend a mellow bite to this lightly boozy Banana Rum Coffee Cake....

Prep Now, Have This Classic Hummingbird Cake Later

Bits of juicy pineapple and toasty pecan coalesce with sweet banana and warm notes of cinnamon, all blanketed in swoops of Cream Cheese Frosting....

Berries and Cream Layer Cake

Simple and elegant, this berry-studded layer cake is an ode to spring’s fresh produce. Generous swoops of cream cheese-laced whipped cream bring a note...
Strawberry Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting

Strawberry Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting

Piled high with a pillowy Peanut Butter Frosting and topped with fresh strawberries and strawberry preserves, this cake is an ode to the satisfying...

Angel Food Cake

As fine and fluffy as cotton, this Angel Food Cake is a recipe for the ages. The ideal pillowy bed for macerated fruit and...

Fraisier Layer Cake

This cake from Frank Barron of the blog Cake Boy Paris is inspired by the fraisier, an elegant cake featuring kirsch-soaked genoise, strawberries, crème patissière, and...

Vanilla Malted Milk Cake

A throwback to the malted milkshakes of the 1950s, this Vanilla Malted Milk Cake combines the rich notes of malted milk with warm vanilla....