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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Petite Chocolate-Hazelnut Cakes

Add these sweet treats to a dessert platter featuring other small confections. The cake is moist, tender and extra special with a rich, creamy filling and decadent chocolate ganache on top.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin

Chocolate Marvel Cake

"This tall chocolaty cake with its fluffy mocha frosting is deliciously moist," assures Pearl Watts from Cincinnati, Ohio. "It's a...


Chocolate-Glazed Raspberry Torte

Folks just won’t believe a dessert so decadent and delicious could be so low-fat. Our Test Kitchen can take a...


Double Berry Lemon Dessert

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


Orange Dream Torte

Our Test Kitchen home economists came up with this fancy-looking torte. The fluffy filling is encircled by store-bought ladyfingers and...

Chocolate Eclair Dessert

"My father, who's diabetic, loves chocolate and baked goods," explains Owen Jack Hiatt of Colorado Springs, Colorado. "Our whole family...


Favorite Chocolate Peanut Torte

This cake is so rich, you'd never guess it was lower in fat and sugar than other desserts. The smooth...

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...


Chocolate Layer Cake

No one will suspect this decadent layered chocolate cake is light! Our Test Kitchen staff concocted the eye-catching dessert.


Fluffy Pistachio Dessert

Conveys Christine Strouf of St. Nazianz, Wisconsin. "This creamy, lightly sweet torte is one of my family's favorites, even with...


Chocolate Cream Pudding Dessert

"Our daughter and her boyfriend are both on restricted diets, so they appreciate having this yummy dessert for birthdays and...

Orange Pineapple Torte

"Special family dinners wouldn't be complete without this beautiful, impressive cake," remarks Karen Mellinger Baker of Dover, Ohio. "It's surprisingly...


Raspberry Cream Cake

Guests will say this stunning dessert looks too pretty to eat. But the combination of golden cake, vanilla cream, fresh...


Pineapple Icebox Dessert

"While living in Italy, I fell in love with Italian tiramisu, but I didn't like all the fat and calories...


Almond Torte

Reduced-fat sour cream, egg whites and applesauce lighten up this gorgeous almond torte. A creamy custard filling lends richness. —Kathy...


Pineapple Breeze Torte

This lovely torte features ladyfingers, a creamy filling and a crushed pineapple topping. It's a special treat for my large...