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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      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 coming though in both the frosting and cake, it is absolutely delicious and worth the extra steps involved. —Marie Rizzio, Interlochen, Michigan

      Pesto Pull-Apart Bread

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


      Chocolate-Caramel Chiffon Cake

      I learned how to make this fluffy, luscious cake while attending pastry school. My family just can’t get enough of...


      Blue Ribbon Red Velvet Cake

      This two-layer beauty features a striking red interior. It calls for more baking cocoa than most red velvet cakes, making...


      Gender Reveal Cake

      Is it a boy or a girl? Create the perfect reveal by displaying this scrumptious cake tinted with pink or...

      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...


      Dr Pepper Cake

      This is my favorite "go-to" recipe for any time I have to take food anywhere. Everyone loves it. When it...


      Maple-Pumpkin Dinner Rolls

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


      Toffee Apple Cinnamon Buns

      This recipe was my dad’s favorite growing up. He would sit and watch his mom sprinkle the dough with sweet...


      Mint-Frosted Chocolate Cake

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


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      So-Easy-It’s-Spooky Bat Cake

      This gorgeous dessert starts with a boxed cake mix. Then it’s an easy and magical trick to make the bat...


      Italian Cream Cheese Cake

      Buttermilk makes every bite of this awesome Italian cream cheese cake recipe moist and flavorful. I rely on this recipe...


      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,...

      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...


      Cherry Cola Cake

      Cherry cola and marshmallows make a zippy chocolate dessert that is scrumptious topped with vanilla ice cream. — Cheri Mason,...


      Marvelous Marble Cake

      Pound cake and chocolate make the best marble cake. — Ellen Riley, Birmingham, Alabama


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      Come-Home-to-Mama Chocolate Cake

      You'll spend less than a half hour whipping up this cure-all cake that starts with a mix. Sour cream and...


      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...


      Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Frosting

      I once sent this rich chocolate cake to my kids' teachers, and it vanished, so I had to make another...


      Cherry Nut Cake

      My grandmother made up this recipe for her children. Using Ozark-grown cherries and walnuts, she invented one they all liked....

      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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      Tortilla Pie

      My husband and I enjoy this southwestern take on lasagna because it’s not as dense or heavy as traditional layered...


      Molasses-Bourbon Pecan Pie

      Guests’ mouths water when they glimpse this southern charmer. Its flaky crust perfectly complements the rich, nutty filling. —Charlene Chambers,...


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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...


      Southern Lane Cake

      I just love this southern-style dessert, and so do dinner guests. With pecans, cherries and raisins in the filling and...


      Holiday Snow Globe Cake

      I can change up the decorations on this cake depending on the holiday—or birthday. My daughter loves this Christmas version....