11 Simple Loaf Cake Recipes
Lemon Loaf Cakes with Poached Rhubarb
Umber Ahmad and Selly Acuna Barbera of New York City's Mah-Ze-Dahr Bakery serve these moist, lemony cakes with juicy, sweet poached rhubarb in syrup. It's the quintessential spring dessert, but you can omit the rhubarb and simply serve the cake on its own or with lightly sweetened whipped cream.
Gingerbread Pear Loaf Cake
This super moist loaf spiked with candied ginger is the perfect tea cake.
Black Sesame Chocolate-Banana Loaf Cakes
Chocolate, Cinnamon and Almond Loaf Cake
Julia Turshen riffs on chocolate cake, making it healthier by replacing white flour with almond meal, and swapping out white sugar for coconut sugar. When she's making the cake for her diabetic wife, Grace, she only uses 1/4 cup of sweetener, but for a more traditionally sweet cake, 1 cup is just right.
Orange-Scented Buttermilk Cake Loaves
The solution to baking for 20 is to stick with easy desserts like this moist buttermilk cake, which can be made a day in advance.
Hot Fudge Raspberry Ripple Ice Cream Sundae Loaf Cake
For this delicious, old-fashioned ice cream cake, layers of gluten-free pound cake get sandwiched with vanilla ice cream, raspberry sauce and hot fudge. To simplify this recipe, you can use a store-bought gluten-free pound cake.
Chocolate Marble Pound Cake
A perfect companion to coffee, this cake can be wrapped in foil and refrigerated for 1 week or frozen for up to 2 months.
Matcha Pound Cake with Almond Glaze
This pound cake recipe by blogger Molly Yeh combines toasty matcha and a sweet almond glaze for a delicious, moist loaf.
Date Quick Bread with Pecan Streusel
This date-studded quick bread can be made into mini loaves to give as gifts, or it can be baked as a standard loaf for serving at a meal.
Cocoa-Carrot Cake with Cocoa Crumble
Gluten-Free Lemon Drizzle Cake
This classic British loaf cake is incredibly moist because it's made with olive oil instead of butter, which also gives the batter a rich golden color.