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 Lover’s Mousse Torte

      With layer after luscious layer of creamy filling and cake, Chocolate Lover’s Mousse Torte proves irresistible every time. —Brenda Fisher,...


      German Chocolate Cake

      According to my husband, this is the best German chocolate cake recipe in the whole world. Every bite has a...


      Potluck Pumpkin Torte

      A local newspaper featured this potluck-friendly recipe years ago. A creamy alternative to pumpkin pie, it quickly became one of...


      Raspberry Lemon Layer Cake

      Cooking is my best and biggest hobby – trying recipes with different flavor combinations like pound cake with lemon curd...


      Strawberry Ladyfinger Dessert

      I like to garnish this dessert with strawberry slices arranged to look like flowers. It's pretty, festive and feeds a...


      Old-Fashioned Poppy Seed Torte

      I got this recipe from my grandmother; it's an old fashioned recipe, but well worth it. My dad requests this...


      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...


      Chocolate Layered Cake

      You can "halve" your cake and eat it, too, when you make Verna Mae Floyd's chocolaty classic for two. "My...

      Raspberry Fudge Torte

      This special-occasion cake impresses all who see and taste it. People are surprised to hear that this torte starts with...


      Cranberry Layer Cake

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


      Tiramisu Toffee Torte

      Tiramisu is Italian for "pick-me-up," and this treat truly lives up to its name. The torte is truly worth every...


      Maple-Mocha Brownie Torte

      This impressive-looking dessert is at the top of my list of speedy standbys. It's simple to make because it starts...


      Blackberry Cake

      Wild blackberries are plentiful here, so I started making this cake to put that pretty crop to good use. Everyone...


      Mint Patty Cake

      Each slice of this dreamy layer cake is full of cool peppermint. The chopped peppermint patties in the frosting are...


      Over-the-Top Chocolate Cake

      This chocolate cake looks as awesome as it tastes. The swirls of dulce de leche sauce and toffee topping make...


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      Flourless Chocolate Torte

      Chocoholics—like me!—know that nothing says chocolate like a flourless torte. —Kayla Albrecht, Freeport, Illinois

      Eggnog Ladyfinger Dessert

      The combination of cranberries and eggnog will bring a festive end to any holiday meal. Plus, it's super simple to...


      Cinnamon & Sugar Cake

      This winning combination makes everything nice with sugar and spice. You’d never guess it came from a box. —Maiah Albi,...


      Maple Walnut Cake

      This maple-flavored cake with candied walnuts honors my grandpa, who made maple syrup. —Lori Fee, Middlesex, New York


      Holiday White Cake

      Garnished with red and green gumdrops, this moist cake makes a holiday statement! The white chocolate, almond and coconut flavors...


      Toffee-Mocha Cream Cake

      Guests’ eyes will sparkle when they catch a glimpse of this rich, beautiful layer cake. The dessert serves 12, so...

      Amaretto Cake with Buttercream Frosting

      I came up with this amaretto cake recipe because I was craving something that tasted like wedding cake. The texture...


      Rich Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

      The combination of mocha and peanut butter will satisfy every sweet tooth at your table. The garnish is a little...


      Cranberry Orange Cake

      Here’s a bright and lovely addition for your dessert table! Mayonnaise is the secret ingredient that gives this cake its...


      Chocolate & Grand Marnier Cake

      I was running out of ideas on what to make for a friend for her upcoming 50th so I made...


      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...


      Pretty Pineapple Torte

      "Pineapple stars in both the cake and filling in this tall, beautiful dessert," remarks Iola Egle of McCook, Nebraska. "It's...