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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Coconut Carrot Cake

I found this recipe in a cookbook years ago. It's easy to make, and my family loves its moistness. It's impressive when prepared in three layers.
-Shirley Braithewaite, Onaway, Alberta

Magnificent Carrot Cake

If you’re looking for something a little more traditional, nothing says Easter like a homemade carrot cake covered in rich...


Cranberry-Carrot Layer Cake

This moist cake smothered with rich cream cheese frosting makes any dinner festive. Every autumn, I go to a cranberry...


Buttermilk Carrot Cake

This is a scrumptious treat that has been a favorite of families for generations.—Mrs. Harold Podraza, Houston, Texas


Carrot Layer Cake

My sister gave me this recipe for what she calls "the ultimate carrot cake," and it really lives up to...

Zucchini Carrot Cake

I found this recipe in a cookbook and made some changes to it. My husband likes to have it for...


Spiced Carrot Cake

My mom made this cake for my birthday one year because carrot cake is her favorite. Turns out, it's my...

Three-Layered Carrot Cake

My mom loved carrots so much she put them in various dishes at least five times a week when I...


Layered Carrot Cake

I never liked carrot cake until I tried this one. The rich, moist cake with orange-flavored frosting is now a...


Dark Chocolate Carrot Cake

Carrot cake has a dark side—and it’s divine! Cream cheese and shredded carrots in the batter keep the cake moist,...


Carrot Cake with Pecan Frosting

My husband constantly requests this homey, old-fashioned version of carrot cake. The frosting is still tasty even without the pecans....

Gold Nugget Carrot Cake

Old-fashioned and heavenly are words to describe this moist, spicy carrot cake. Be prepared; your company will want seconds! —Barbara...


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Chocolate Carrot Cake

Finely shredding the carrots gives this cake an extra-nice texture. The walnuts sprinkled on top add crunch, but you can...