Easy Cake Recipes
This basic banana cake is moist, flavorful and easy to make.
Blueberry-Sour Cream Coffee Cake
Blueberry preserves give this moist cake a pretty swirl and a fruity sweetness.
This basic chocolate cake recipe is easy to follow and can be made well in advance of serving.
Applesauce-Chocolate Chip Bundt Cake
Kristin Donnelly is devoted to her mother's one-bowl Bundt cake because of its clove and cinnamon spices and its simplicity. As an exchange student in France, she even paid top dollar for chocolate chips and applesauce at an American market to make it for her host family. Today she adds a kick of black pepper to the batter and serves each slice with a cool-sour dollop of creme fraiche.
Ligurian Olive Oil Cake
Ligurian olive oil is ideal in this lovely, light cake, because it's more delicate and buttery than many other Italian oils.
Party Cake with Whipped Cream and Raspberries
This simple, deliciously moist cake from baker and cookbook author Kamran Siddiqi is the perfect all-purpose cake that can be adorned in almost any way.
Mom's Chocolate Cake
This is a real old-fashioned American chocolate layer cake. It's very moist, very chocolatey, a snap to make and best baked the day before serving. Marcia Kiesel acquired the recipe from her friend Joyce Cole, who got it from her mother.
Lauren Chattman brings out the taste of the poppy seeds in this cake by soaking them in hot water. She lightly crushes the seeds in a blender before mixing them into the batter. (Recipe adapted from Cake Keeper Cakes.)