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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Wacky Argyle Cake

This wacky cake will be the star of your ugly Christmas-sweater party. Have fun with the decorations, choosing the colors and patterns you like best. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Raspberry Chocolate Cake

Whenever I make this cake, I get rave reviews. It's impressive, and the raspberry filling is wonderful. —Marlene Sanders, Paradise,...


Classic Red Velvet Cake

This ruby-red cake with it's lovely cream cheese frosting has become my "signature dessert." I can't go to any family...


Cranberry Layer Cake

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


Magnificent Carrot Cake

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

French Berry Torte

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


Pumpkin Cream Tiramisu

Pumpkin isn’t only for pies. Now you can take the classic fall vegetable and enjoy it in a tiramisu-style dessert....

Citrus-Kissed Sweet Potato Cake

I came up with this spiced cake to use up leftover sweet potatoes after Thanksgiving. Cover the grated sweet potatoes...


Peanut Butter Lover’s Cake

My family thrives on peanut butter, so they just love it when I make this recipe.


Orange Pumpkin Cake

A subtle orange flavor really brings out the pumpkin flavor in this elegant layered cake. Our holiday dinners aren't complete...


Walnut Raspberry Torte

This lovely three-layered cake is moist, tender and light. It rivals any cake from the finest bakery. I use black...

Strawberry Cheesecake Torte

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


Cherry Cheese Torte

We always feel special when Mom brings out this delightful dessert, whether it's for a Sunday dinner or a holiday...


Blue Ribbon Red Velvet Cake

This two-layer beauty features a striking red interior. It calls for more baking cocoa than most red velvet cakes, making...


Gender Reveal Cake

Is it a boy or a girl? Create the perfect reveal by displaying this scrumptious cake tinted with pink or...


Dr Pepper Cake

This is my favorite "go-to" recipe for any time I have to take food anywhere. Everyone loves it. When it...

Toasted Butter Pecan Cake

If you like butter pecan ice cream, you'll love this cake. Loads of nuts are folded into the batter, and...


White Chocolate Torte

Looking for a change from heavy, chocolate desserts? Try this white chocolate cake! It's wonderfully moist and slices well.


Mint-Frosted Chocolate Cake

I often make a peanut butter version of this cake but wanted to switch things up by introducing a new...


Italian Cream Cheese Cake

Buttermilk makes every bite of this awesome Italian cream cheese cake recipe moist and flavorful. I rely on this recipe...


Triple-Layer Chocolate Cake

Crunchy pecans and coconut fill each layer of this tempting cake spread with a homemade cream cheese frosting. Big slices...


Cranberry Coconut Cake with Marshmallow Cream Frosting

Filled with a homemade cranberry curd and smothered with one of the fluffiest frostings you've ever had, this tall cake...


Cheesecake Layered Red Velvet Cake

I love both red velvet cake and cheesecake. So why not combine them into one stunning red velvet cheesecake recipe?...


Cherry Chocolate Layer Cake

Heads will turn when you bring this unforgettable cake to the table. And the attention will only increase when you...

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Fudgy Peppermint Stick Torte

I created this recipe based on a chocolate cake a friend made for me several years ago. It's a favorite...


Orange Crunch Cake

I dressed up a yellow butter cake with a crunchy crumb layer and orange cream cheese frosting. The recipe was...


Blue-Ribbon Peanut Butter Torte

Carol Wilson of Ancho, New Mexico claimed Grand Prize in the Taste of Home Recipe Box Contest with this impressive...


Three-Layered Carrot Cake

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


Mother’s Walnut Cake

Even though Mother baked this tall, beautiful cake often when I was growing up, it was a real treat every...


Favorite Italian Cake

Marilyn Morel
KEENE, NEW HAMPSHIRE

Here’s a scrumptious cake that melts in your mouth and makes you say, “Mil...