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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Chocolate Cappuccino Mousse Cake

Layers of coffee-flavored angel food cake and decadent chocolate mousse are covered with a to-die-for buttercream frosting. Each slice of this dessert is like a piece of heaven. It takes some time to prepare, but the compliments that follow make the effort worth it.—Jane Woods, Fort Worth, Texas

Angel Food Delight

For a show-stopping ending to the meal, the delicious cake only needs four ingredients. It's so simple to make ahead...


Mocha Angel Food Torte

Chocolate, toffee and a hint of coffee make this torte a popular request at Hillary Brunn's house. The Santa Rosa,...


Citrus Sherbet Torte

"When my mother-in-law first served this torte, I thought it was the prettiest dessert I ever saw," recalls Betty Tabb...


Mocha Dream Cake

This loverly layered cake looks like you fussed, but it's easy to make. Baking cocoa gives the angel food cake...

Double Berry Lemon Dessert

“When a neighbor of mine gave me a bowl of blackberries, I developed this recipe,” says Glenwood, Iowa cook Vicki...


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...

Pineapple Angel Food Torte

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


Snowballs Cake

I couldn't pry this family secret recipe from my sister-in-law, but her mother did...and I was thrilled! The old-fashioned flavor...


Mocha Frosting

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


Angel Food Torte

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

Rhubarb-Orange Angel Food Torte

This pretty torte is the perfect dessert for when company comes! And it's so simple—just spread a fruit sauce between...


Strawberry-Lemon Angel Cake

"I couldn't decide how to use the lemon curd a friend had given me, so I tried spreading it between...


Cherry Angel Dessert

This dessert is easy to decorate for the holidays, and it's perfect for family reunions.—Viorene Larson, Sious Falls, South Dakota


Angel Food Cake With Caramel Sauce

I enjoy making desserts, and it's especially satisfying when my goodies are devoured quickly. This one always qualifies for that...


Peppermint Angel Torte

"My mom gave me this fantastic recipe more than 40 years ago," recalls Jan Harris of Murrieta, California. "We always...

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...


Creamy Mango Loaf Cake

For a refreshing finale, I dresses up prepared angel food cake with a handful of items; this recipe is the...


Apricot-Raspberry Angel Torte

Guests will never guess you used a prepared angel food cake and canned pie filling to create this gorgeous torte....


Lemon Meringue Angel Cake

I've been told that this dessert tastes exactly like a lemon meringue pie and that it's the best angel food...


Peach Melba Mountain

Over the years, I've competed in several state fair cooking contests, and this cake is one of my most impressive...


Mint Angel Cake

One sight of this lovely cake will have guests saving room for dessert! For an easy garnish, sprinkle with crushed...


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Rainbow Sherbet Angel Food Cake

Talk about a dessert that pops. Sometimes I make this easy cake even more eye-catching by coloring the whipped cream...