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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Chocolate Mocha Torte

A mocha filling is spread between the layers of this decadent chocolate cake that's piled high with flavor.

Vermont Maple-Pecan Cake

This delectable nutty maple cake has become a hands-down favorite. Chopped pecans add delicious flavor, and the rich cream cheese...


Banana Pecan Cake with Coconut Frosting

One of my brothers always requested this banana cake for his birthday. When my mom entered the cake recipe to...


Layered Pecan Torte

"Even though the holidays always seem to be more pie-oriented, this cake steals the show at our family celebrations," writes...


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...

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Dark Chocolate Pecan Cake

Made in a single loaf pan, this doubly good chocolate cake has a nutty praline layer and two layers of...


Mocha Nut Torte

My husband doesn't like chocolate cake, but this spectacular three-layer torte is a favorite of his. I've been using this...

Pecan Pumpkin Torte

Times were lean when I was younger, so we would tend a big vegetable garden packed with tomatoes, beans, zucchini...


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....


Coconut Pecan Torte

An apricot filling is the sweet surprise in this moist, pretty cake. Every forkful is filled with a wonderful combination...

Rave Review Coconut Cake

This is just a wonderful, delicious cake-it's one of the best! I got the recipe after tasting the cake at...


Chocolate-Praline Layer Cake

For the chocolate-lover in all of us, this dessert is the one. Packed with pecans, the luscious layers are topped...


Caramel-Pecan Mocha Layer Cake

My version of a prize-winning chocolate cake is irresistible, especially when the rich caramel sauce oozes down the sides. —Judy...


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...


Southern Lane Cake

I just love this southern-style dessert, and so do dinner guests. With pecans, cherries and raisins in the filling and...

Carrot Layer Cake

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


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Butter Pecan Layer Cake

Pecans and butter give this cake the same irresistible flavor as the popular butter pecan ice cream flavor. —Becky Miller,...


Coconut Layer Cake

"This dessert is my specialty - it's great for wedding or baby showers," offers Marilyn Dick, a field editor from...


Banana Coconut Cake

Meet the Cook: In our family, a meal isn't considered complete without a dessert - or, sometimes, two! This cake...


Pecan Torte

This is an old family recipe that uses our Texas pecans. I've made it often for birthdays and family gatherings....


Coconut Cream Torte

"This three-layer cake is rich and yummy," says Carol Barton from Bowling Green, Kentucky. Sour cream is the secret ingredient...


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Mississippi Mud Cake

Make this tempting cake and you'll satisfy kids of all ages! A fudgy brownie-like base is topped with marshmallow creme...


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

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Three-Layered Carrot Cake

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


Lady Baltimore Cake

I first made this cake for my fathers' birthday and now it is the only cake that he requests. This...


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....


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Coconut Italian Cream Cake

I’d never tasted an Italian cream cake before moving to Colorado. Now I bake for people in the area, and...


Pecan Pear Torte

This delicious pear cake is topped with butterscotch whipped cream, and it will be a showstopper when you present it...


Majestic Pecan Cake

This recipe truly lives up to its name. The pecan-dotted cake is stacked in three layers, and made-from-scratch frosting is...