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.

Petite Chocolate-Hazelnut Cakes

Add these sweet treats to a dessert platter featuring other small confections. The cake is moist, tender and extra special...


Makeover Ricotta Nut Torte

Looking for a special, lightened-up treat? Lots of thin layers and a luscious frosting make this cake a winner that's...


Strawberry Hazelnut Torte

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


Ricotta Nut Torte

This pretty layered Italian cake is called cassata. It takes some time to prepare this eye-catching dessert but it conveniently...

Coconut-Filled Nut Torte

This beautiful torte is loaded with five different kinds of nuts, a coconut filling and plenty of cream cheese frosting....


Hazelnut Torte

—Helen Gerard, Milwaukie, Oregon

Favorite Hazelnut-Mocha Torte

When my daughter was newly married, one of the recipes she received was this wonderful torte. It looks gorgeous decorated...


Austrian Hazelnut Torte

This unusual but delicious flourless torte has a distinctive nutty flavor with a hint of orange. Its luscious cream filling...


Hazelnut Mocha Torte

This dessert is reminiscent of fine European cakes. I recently made it for my mother, who is German, and it...


Hazelnut Cocoa Cake

Perfectly sized for two, this luscious layer cake is easy to prepare. “A jar of chocolate hazelnut spread makes a...

Mocha Hazelnut Torte

I make this cake on birthdays and other special occasions because it looks and tastes so amazing. The combination of...


Banana-Hazelnut Cake

Special occasions call for outstanding desserts that take a little more time to prepare. I often cake and freeze the...