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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Lemon Whipped Cream Torte

This recipe features a creamy, refreshing filling in between light layers of moist sponge cake. It's a treat to make for special occasions.—Eilene Bogar, Minier, Illinois

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...


Lemon Raspberry Cake

Springtime sweets aren’t any more appealing than Lemon Raspberry Cake shared by Eden Atkerson of Atlanta, Georgia.


Lemon Torte

This beautiful, light treat has an easy-to make meringue base that's complemented with tart and sweet fillings.


Orange Dream Cake

We tried to save room for a big slice of this pretty cake. The flavor of orange and lemon really...

Raspberry Lemon Torte

A box of lemon cake mix, raspberry jam and canned frosting make it a breeze to assemble this lovely layered...


Orange Mousse Chocolate Torte

I always get compliments from the chocolate lovers at my table when I serve them this cool tangy torte with...

Makeover Lemon Raspberry Cake

Eden Atkerson's dessert was so delightful that we decided to trim it down a bit so everyone could enjoy it…even...


Lemon Meringue Torte

Field editor Sue Gronholz, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, relates, "I copied this old recipe from a notebook that my grandmother compiled...


Triple-Layer Lemon Cake

A smooth and silky citrus filling separates the three layers of my lemon cake. It's a homemade favorite that friends...


Zesty Citrus Cake

We grow our own citrus trees, so I'm always trying to come up with new recipes for the fruit. My...

Luscious Lemon Layer Cake

This is my mom's variation of an old favorite. It's pleasantly tangy, but not too tart.


Lemon Meringue Cake

This cake tastes just like lemon meringue pie! Fresh lemon flavor shines through in the custard filling between the layers,...


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...


Blueberry Citrus Cake

“My husband and I grow blueberries for market-and this cake is my favorite way to use them. Our fresh berries...


Lemon-Filled Coconut Cake

One of my coworkers brought this cake to a luncheon almost 40 years ago. It was so delicious that I...

Lemon Orange Cake

I like to bake this lovely three-layer cake instead of a more traditional pie for Thanksgiving. It has that tangy...


Six-Layer Coconut Cake with Lemon Filling

I found this recipe when going through my grandmother's old files. It was originally made with an orange filling, but...


Lemon Layer Cake

This citrusy cake with a luscious cream cheese frosting will garner plenty of applause. The flavor, a duet of sweet...


Lemon-Rosemary Layer Cake

Tall and impressive, this unique dessert is a treat for the senses with flecks of lemon zest and fresh rosemary....


Italian Triple Lemon Cream Cake

Refreshing and impressive, this show-stopping cake is perfect for Easter, a summer party or even Christmas dinner. In case you...


Raspberry Lemon Cake

Want a change from chocolate cake? Try this elegant lemon cake...it's packed with refreshing lemon flavor, from the cake to...


Lemon Ginger Icebox Cake

Everyone searches for grand desserts that have easy ingredients and minimal effort. My lemony ginger icebox cake is the answer....


Strawberry-Lemon Crepe Cake

Each year for my husband's birthday I make him a different lemon cake (a tradition started by his mother). A...

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Lemon-Lime Meringue Cake

We top a tender citrus curd-filled cake with lovely meringue for a mile-high masterpiece!—Taste of Home Test Kitchen


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Lemon Ricotta Cake

This recipe is a family gem that was passed down from my grandmother and mother. Garnished with shaved lemon zest,...


Coconut Citrus Layer Cake

Make a showstopper holiday treat: tender white cake layered with tangy grapefruit curd and topped with fluffy cream cheese frosting....


Lemon Coconut Cake

“If you’re pressed for time, use a white cake mix and dress it up with the filling and frosting from...


Lemonade Layer Cake

Lemonade concentrate gives both the cake and frosting fantastic flavor. I like to garnish this dessert with lemon slices and...


Grapefruit Layer Cake

I grew up in Florida where we had 10 grapefruit trees and were constantly trying to use the fruit in...