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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Apricot Hazelnut Torte

Husband Gerry and I, married 36 years, love it when our children and grandchildren visit. One cake that gets "oohs" and "aahs" from the family every time is this luscious torte. It's as light as a feather and tastes heavenly. Plus, it looks so beautiful, it's perfect for special occasions.

Mocha Nut Torte

My husband doesn't like chocolate cake, but this spectacular three-layer torte is a favorite of his. I've been using this...


Hungarian Walnut Torte

"This truly special cake with its creamy not-too-sweet filling is one I've made for years. People say it is excellent,"...


Classic Sponge Torte

Sponge cakes call for both egg whites and egg yolks, giving them a richer texture than angel food cakes. Here,...


Boston Cream Sponge Cakes

From Harrison, Arizona, Jan Badovinac shares her recipe for these tender, mini sponge cakes filled with vanilla custard and frosted...

Butterscotch Torte

It's best to make the graham cracker cake for this torte the day before, because the flavor improves as it...


Layered Citrus Cake

I slightly simplified my mother-in-law's orange cake recipe to come up with this tall, beautiful version. Orange juice and lemon...

Layered Orange Sponge Cake

This recipe's been handed down in my family for 40 years, from a relative who was a French baker. It's...


Lemony Daffodil Cake

The lemony yellow color of a daffodil reminds us of springtime and new beginnings. My grandma used to make this...


Strawberry Walnut Torte

This is a special treat I love to make and everyone looks forward to a nice slice with lots of...