Cake Pans & Molds: Tutorials, Recipes & Guides

The best cake recipes deserve the best cake pans. Learn about the different types of cake pans and how to use them properly.

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Brooklyn Blackout Cake

If you love chocolate, you will LOVE this cake. I found this recipe when looking for a special cake to make my chocolate-loving daughter-in-law's birthday. Be sure to give the pudding and the cake enough time to cool or the end results will be disappointing. —Donna Bardocz, Howell, Michigan

German Black Forest Cake

As far as I know, this cake recipe can be traced back to my German great-grandma. When I got married,...


Quicker Blue-Ribbon Peanut Butter Torte

No one will guess that this tall, tiered cake isn't completely homemade. Chunky peanut butter is stirred into both the...


Mocha Hazelnut Torte

I make this cake on birthdays and other special occasions because it looks and tastes so amazing. The combination of...


Layered Carrot Cake

I never liked carrot cake until I tried this one. The rich, moist cake with orange-flavored frosting is now a...

Mother’s Walnut Cake

Even though Mother baked this tall, beautiful cake often when I was growing up, it was a real treat every...


Grandma’s Strawberry Shortcake

Here's a family-sized version of my grandma's summertime dessert. I can still taste the sweet juicy berries she piled over...

Brunch Cinnamon Rolls

A biscuit-textured cinnamon bun with the ease of food processor preparation. This family-friendly breakfast bun is glazed with maple and...


Three-Layer Chocolate Ganache Cake

This decadent triple-layer beauty is pure chocolate indulgence. The cake layers can be frozen prior to final assembly; in fact,...


Herbed Beer Can Chicken

Our July Fourth tradition is to grill chickens that stand up on a can of beer. It’s a fun conversation...


Carrot Cake with Pecan Frosting

My husband constantly requests this homey, old-fashioned version of carrot cake. The frosting is still tasty even without the pecans....

Majestic Pecan Cake

This recipe truly lives up to its name. The pecan-dotted cake is stacked in three layers, and made-from-scratch frosting is...


Pina Colada Cake

As an avid baker, I wanted to create something that was mine and from my heart. I wanted to make...


Vanilla Bean Cake with White Chocolate Ganache

For a distinctive dessert with unforgettable flavor, I recommend this cake. Feel free to substitute your favorite jam and lend...


Ganache-Topped Chocolate Cake

To say this cake is elegant would be an understatement. It’s worthy of special occasions, but it's so easy to...