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12 Mouthwatering Homemade Cake Recipes

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These 12 Mouthwatering Homemade Cake Recipes are so decadent and beautiful. One of them is sure to become your new favorite cake recipe!

A Collage of Five of the Best Homemade Cake Recipes

12 Mouthwatering Homemade Cake Recipes

Whether you’re new to baking or a seasoned home baker, you’ll love this collection of delicious cake ecipes. There’s dozen and dozens of cake recipes to chose from on my site, but I’ve hand picked the top 12 recipes including classics like my chocolate  layer cake, my moist vanilla layer cake and my yellow cake. There’s also fruity flavors like blueberry, coconut, lemon and strawberry.  Whether you like layer cakes, poke cakes, bundt or easy sheet cakes, I’ve got you covered. For a complete collection of my cake recipes, you can visit my recipe index. 

Chocolate Cake Recipe

This Chocolate Cake Recipe truly is the BEST EVER! You HAVE TO try it! It’s a 3-layer, super moist chocolate cake with a rich, melt-in-your-mouth chocolate buttercream frosting. It’s covered with a chocolate ganache drip. It’s chocolate overload and you won’t regret it.

A Side View of The Best Chocolate Cake on a White Serving Dish


Lemon Coconut Cake Recipe

Tangy Lemon Coconut Cake is a moist buttermilk lemon cake are with layers of a lemon curd. This cake is finished with a silky Toasted Coconut Swiss Meringue Buttercream.

A Lemon Coconut Cake on a Cake Stand Next to Half a Lemon

Oreo Cookies and Cream Cake

This Oreo Cookies and Cream Layer Cake is layers of moist vanilla cake loaded with crushed Oreos. The cake is filled with a chocolate fudge filling and topped with an easy Oreo buttercream. Glazed with chocolate ganache, this Oreo cake recipe is a showstopper!

A giant slice of cake on a white rimmed plate. The cake is loaded with crushed Oreos and there's a big dollop of Oreo frosting on top

Moist Vanilla Layer Cake

This Moist Vanilla Layer Cake is an easy oil-based vanilla cake recipe that is SUPER moist and spongy, you’ll know it’s a homemade vanilla cake. It’s decorated with the perfect vanilla frosting recipe.

A Slice of Vanilla Layer Cake on a Plate Next to the Full Cake on a Cake Stand


Chocolate Strawberry Cake

This Chocolate Strawberry Cake is a moist chocolate layer cake with a strawberry filling and it’s covered in a chocolate Swiss meringue buttercream. Garnish with chocolate covered strawberries if desired.

A Slice of Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cake on a Plate Next to a Bowl of Strawberries

Moist Yellow Cake Recipe

This Yellow Cake Recipe from scratch is a better-than-cake-mix yellow cake. This recipe can be used to make a yellow cake or yellow cupcakes with a chocolate fudge frosting.

A Slice of Yellow Cake on a Gold Polka Dot Plate with Frosting and Sprinkles

Guinness Chocolate Cake

This Guinness Chocolate Cake is moist, fluffy chocolate cake spiked with Guinness Stout Beer and topped with a Baileys Irish Cream Frosting.

A Piece of Guiness Chocolate Cake on a Plate with a Gold Fork


Lemon Blueberry Mascarpone Layer Cake

Tangy Lemon Blueberry Mascarpone Layer Cake is a moist lemon cake are loaded with sweet blueberries. In between each layer of cake is mascarpone whipped cream and a tangy lemon curd. It’s an oil-based cake recipe that stays super moist and is dense like a sponge cake.

A Slice of Blueberry Lemon Mascarpone Cake on a Blue Plate


Mimosa Cake

Whether you’re celebrating the holidays or not, this Mimosa Cake will be a crowd pleaser. This cake is a moist champagne sponge cake with an orange Swiss meringue buttercream frosting.

A Slice of Mimosa Cake with Fresh Berries Beside the Full Cake on a Cake Stand

Mocha Almond Fudge Cake

This Mocha Almond Fudge cake has layers of moist almond and coffee-flavored cake with espresso buttercream swirled with chocolate fudge sauce. To finish it off, a silky chocolate buttercream with a chocolate ganache glaze and sliced almonds.

A Mocha Almond Fudge Cake Dripping with Chocolate Syrup on a Cake Stand


Strawberry Mascarpone Cake

This Strawberry Mascarpone Cake is layered with a homemade moist vanilla cake, a fresh strawberry filling and mascarpone whipped cream. It’s the perfect combination for a strawberries and cream cake.

A Slice of Strawberry Mascarpone Cake on a Light Pink Plate


Cherry Almond Bundt Cake

This Cherry Almond Bundt Cake is a traditional pound cake filled with cherry pie filling and topped with a cream cheese glaze.

A Piece of Cherry Almond Bundt Cake on a Plate with Gold Spots


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