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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Red, White & Blueberry Poke Cake

A sweet treat in the summer, this patriotic poke cake with dazzling red and blue stripes is a fun one to make with the kids. —Elisabeth Schulz, Blossvale, New York

Strawberry Bavarian Torte

This beautiful make-ahead dessert is deliciously light...the perfect ending to any meal.


California Cranberry Torte

I developed this torte myself, and it seems that everyone I serve it to enjoys it. This recipe requires relatively...


White Chocolate Raspberry Torte

We grow raspberries, and this is one of my favorite ways to use them. Whenever I serve this scrumptious torte,...


Cranberry Cake with Tangerine Frosting

Sugary cranberries and candied citrus dress up to this smartly elegant cake. It’s my favorite Christmas dessert for its sheer...

Raspberry Lemon Layer Cake

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


Strawberry Ladyfinger Dessert

I like to garnish this dessert with strawberry slices arranged to look like flowers. It's pretty, festive and feeds a...

Raspberry Fudge Torte

This special-occasion cake impresses all who see and taste it. People are surprised to hear that this torte starts with...


Cranberry Layer Cake

I adapted a Bundt cake recipe to create this layer cake. Cranberries, walnuts and homemade frosting make it taste so...


Blackberry Cake

Wild blackberries are plentiful here, so I started making this cake to put that pretty crop to good use. Everyone...


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...

Strawberry Meringue Cake

"Guests say 'Wow!' when I present this torte," reports field editor Dorothy Anderson of Ottawa, Kansas. "Mashed berries add flavor...


Cranberry Torte

"Besides being eye-catching and delicious, this treat is conveniently made ahead and frozen," says field editor Pat Waymire, Yellow Springs,...


Fudgy Raspberry Torte

Guests will think you fussed when you serve this three-layer torte made with convenient cake and pudding mixes, a bit...


Strawberry Delight Torte

This tort is extremely festive looking and yet so easy to make. It can also be prepared ahead of time.


Raspberry Chocolate Torte

"This recipe is constantly requested by family and friends," writes Janis Murphy of Redondo Beach, California. "Feel free to substitute...

Raspberry Mocha Torte

I combined three of my favorite things to make this dessert...raspberries, chocolate and coffee.—Adrene Schmidt, Waldersee, Manitoba


Strawberry Cheesecake Torte

After I tasted this dessert at a party, a friend shared the recipe. It originally called for pound cake...and I...


Rhubarb Strawberry Torte

Norma Wehrung of Getzville, New York writes, "This pretty dessert has been a special favorite for years. Recently, it received...


Strawberry Rhubarb Torte

This pretty, airy cake will delight your tastebuds! My children, especially my son, really enjoyed this dessert while they were...


French Berry Torte

For a showstopping dessert that highlights the peak of berry season, turn to this luscious meringue dressed with jam, sweetened...


Raspberry Orange Torte

Guests are sure to be dazzled by this super-moist dessert from our Test Kitchen that’s ideal for special occasions. A...


Chocolate-Strawberry Bombe

Layers of rich devil's food cake and strawberry filling are covered in a heavenly whipped cream frosting. The treat is...


Raspberry-Filled Cake

I dug through two boxes of old recipes that had belonged to my husband's grandmother, looking for golden oldies. This...

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Chocolate Torte with Raspberry Filling

"When our daughter requested this fancy layered cake for her birthday, I was afraid it would be difficult to make,"...


Strawberry Banana Split Cake

This scrumptious is so easy to make but so impressive to serve. I've used the recipe for potlucks, showers and...


Strawberry Poke Cake

That classic spring treat—strawberry shortcake—takes on a wonderful new twist with this recipe. Strawberry gelatin and strawberries liven up each...


Strawberry Hazelnut Torte

"This beautiful dessert is a very big hit at parties," relates Phyllis Amboss of Pacific Palisades, California. "The tender meringues...


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...


Strawberry-Almond Chocolate Torte

"This layer cake is wonderful when strawberries are in season," Diane Kensinger of Manheim, Pennsylvania notes of her eye-catching dinner...