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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    Spiced Pomegranate-Pear Cake

    This special-occasion pomegranate cake is a delicious combination of tender cake, tart fruit and rich buttercream. It is also beautiful and stays moist for days. —Kelly Koutahi, Moore, Oklahoma

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    Best Vanilla Cake

    There's a reason this vanilla cake recipe is the best. Adding creamy vanilla bean paste into the moist, rich cake...


    Ganache-Topped Pumpkin Layer Cake

    My dreamy pumpkin cake with cream cheese filling and rich homemade chocolate ganache is perfect for any autumnal gathering....


    Coastal Coconut Cream Cake

    This is my son's county fair cake. He was awarded a top-10 prize and auctioned his coconut cream cake off...


    Shortcut Peppermint Layer Cake

    When I first made this cake it was snowing outside, the entire family was home, and we enjoyed it all...

    Ginger Spice Cake

    I make this spice cake every year during the holidays. It has such lovely rich ginger flavor and dense texture,...


    Black Walnut Layer Cake

    My sister gave me the recipe for this beautiful cake years ago. The thin layer of frosting spread on the...

    Red Velvet Marble Cake

    I watched my grandma prepare her red velvet showstopper many times for family get-togethers. The fluffy butter frosting perfectly complements...


    Pumpkin Cake with Whipped Cinnamon Frosting

    My mom made this for me, and one bite can completely take me back to my childhood. You can easily...


    Holiday Wreath Brownies

    My son, Jeremy, acts as if he's 5 when he sees these brownies—I've been making them for more than 30...


    Cranberry Layer Cake

    I adapted a Bundt cake recipe to create this layer cake. Cranberries, walnuts and homemade frosting make it taste so...

    Pesto Pull-Apart Bread

    I combined some of my favorite flavors in an easy bread to complement our Italian meals. I make the pesto,...


    Gingerbread Cake with Whipped Cream Frosting

    Pleasantly-spiced gingerbread and crunchy nuts are the stars in this stunning dessert. Top the delectable delight with spiced whipped cream...


    Chocolate Gingerbread Toffee Cake with Ginger Whipped Cream

    This cake literally stands above the rest—it is exactly what you need for a special-occasion dessert. With notes of ginger...


    Maple Walnut Cake

    This maple-flavored cake with candied walnuts honors my grandpa, who made maple syrup. —Lori Fee, Middlesex, New York


    Citrus-Kissed Sweet Potato Cake

    I came up with this spiced cake to use up leftover sweet potatoes after Thanksgiving. Cover the grated sweet potatoes...

    Brooklyn Blackout Cake

    If you love chocolate, you will LOVE this cake. I found this recipe when looking for a special cake to...


    Mint Patty Cake

    Each slice of this dreamy layer cake is full of cool peppermint. The chopped peppermint patties in the frosting are...


    Grasshopper Baked Alaska

    Can you believe it? This stunning dessert is completely make ahead, including the meringue. All you need to do is...


    Maple-Pumpkin Dinner Rolls

    Every year my family and I visit our local pumpkin patch. Afterward, we come home and enjoy our first autumn...


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    Doughnut Hole Cake

    This is the easiest, most impressive cake I’ve ever made! You can use chocolate, lemon or strawberry cake mix in...


    Cherry-Almond Coffee Cake

    Every Christmas morning, I bake a coffee cake that's rich and creamy like a cheesecake. My family loves cherries on...


    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,...


    Caramel-Pecan Mocha Layer Cake

    My version of a prize-winning chocolate cake is irresistible, especially when the rich caramel sauce oozes down the sides. —Judy...

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    Easy Cranberry-Pecan Sticky Buns

    These gooey breakfast buns will have your whole family happily licking their fingers! The recipe is easy to prepare using...


    Mint-Frosted Chocolate Cake

    I often make a peanut butter version of this cake but wanted to switch things up by introducing a new...


    Gingerbread Coffee Cake

    At our house, we love gingerbread that’s not too sweet. To sweeten it, mix powdered sugar, milk and vanilla extract...


    Chocolate-Praline Layer Cake

    For the chocolate-lover in all of us, this dessert is the one. Packed with pecans, the luscious layers are topped...


    Strawberries & Cream Torte

    This festive strawberry summer treat is one of my mom's favorites. It wows guests every time yet is simple to...


    Autumn Tree Cake

    You can decorate this special cake any way you like for Halloween or the colorful autumn months. —Marie Parker, Milwaukee,...