Layer Cake Recipes

Round out your homey celebration with a decadent homemade layer cake recipe cooked up by home bakers like you.

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No-Bake Chocolate Torte

Here's a delightful dessert that only looks like you fussed all day. With its attractive appearance and wonderful taste, no one will know that you saved time by spreading an easy-to-prepare frosting on a store-bought pound cake.

Green Tea Tiramisu

Put a creative spin on a classic dessert from our Test Kitchen! Orange and green tea add special taste to...


Raspberry Lemon Layer Cake

Cooking is my best and biggest hobby – trying recipes with different flavor combinations like pound cake with lemon curd...


Blueberry Angel Torte

This quick, make-ahead dessert looks high and impressive on a serving platter.—Violet Davis, Crossville, Alabama


Italian Torte

This is one of my favorite dessert recipes because it's easily and quickly prepared, yet it's very different and delicious,...

Mocha Frosting

Our Test Kitchen home economists dress up purchased angel food cake with an easy-to-make coffee-flavored frosting.


Pudding Pound Cake Dessert

Field editor Tamara Logan shares her delightful Pudding Pound Cake Dessert, a layered confection that relies on convenient instant pudding...

Easy Boston Cream Cake

Why make a Boston cream pie from scratch when this cake version is so simple? Preparing the pudding with half-and-half...


Strawberry-Banana Angel Torte

Readers of the "Cooking with Millie" newspaper food column I've written for many years share their best recipes, like this...


Fruit-Filled Angel Food Torte

"I was so tired of eating plain angel food cake and fruit for dessert that I decided to combine the...


Quick Coffee Torte

This dessert completes the meal. It really hits the spot.—Karen Gardiner, Eutaw, Alabama

Edna’s Ho Ho Cake

This treat serves up appealing flavor in big fluffy wedges of chocolate and cream. It's like a giant Ho Ho...


Citrus Torte

Utilizing convenience products and a can of mandarin oranges, Janice Prytz created this lightly sweet, tasty dessert. “This is a...


Chocolate Berry Angel Torte

Our taste-testers were impressed by the way Katherine Newman of Cedarburg, Wisconsin dresses up a purchased angel food cake! Her...


Fancy Fuss-Free Torte

Thanks to frozen pound cake and a can of pie filling, this torte's easy to make. If layers slide, keep...


Pineapple Angel Food Torte

In Duncansville, Pennsylvania, Jane Lynn uses a few simple ingredients to transform prepared angel food cake into an impressive dessert....

Chocolate-Raspberry Angel Food Torte

Here's a classic angel food cake dressed up in its Christmas best. This no-fuss torte tastes as great as it...


Angel Food Torte

By using different food coloring and fresh fruits, I have fun "dressing" this dessert for various occasions throughout the year....


Rapid Raspberry Torte

I always have the ingredients for this torte on hand so I can make this dessert at a moment's notice....


Coconut-Layered Pound Cake

If you love chocolate, almonds and coconut, this cake is for you. It comes together in a flash and tastes...