Are you looking for an easy home-baked cake? You’ve come to the right place. We’ve gathered 21 of the most popular cake ideas for you to try. From fun pineapple upside-down cakes to rich pond cakes, this list will get you inspired.
Big on flavor and easy to pull together, this classic upside-down cake uses canned pineapple rings and Duncan Hines cake mix with great results! It’s also ready to serve in an hour.
This gorgeous cake doesn’t require baking! It’s a delicious mash-up of French-style charlotte cake and creamy cheesecake. It’s sure to get a lot of oohs and aahs from your guests.
Popular with kids and adults alike, this jello cake will be the star at your next get-together. Make it with a boxed cake mix or with a homemade cake, and switch up the flavor of Jello too! It’s a versatile cake that everyone will love.
This cheesecake is topped with sweet strawberries and is filled with a smooth blend of cream cheese and white chocolate.
After making this no-bake cheesecake, you’ll add it to your list of no-fail desserts. It has all of the creamy goodness of classic cheesecake and easily sets in the fridge! Top it with the fruit of your choice for a decadent treat.
This cake isn’t just for kids! Filled with store-bought ice-cream sandwiches, frozen whipped topping, and instant vanilla pudding, it couldn’t be easier to assemble. Get creative and use different flavored ice-cream sandwiches for even more fun!
This is the perfect cake for warm weather birthdays! Instant pudding mix makes it moist, and graham crackers add a delicate crunch. Even better, it’s a no-bake cake that sets in the fridge.
Featuring the flavors of coffee and chocolate, this classic French cake is filled with delicious layers of sweet chocolate ganache, moist almond sponge cake, and rich buttercream.
Always a crowd-pleaser for chocolate lovers, this classic cake is rich, dark, and pairs well with a scoop of creamy vanilla ice cream or a dollop of fresh whipped cream.
Perfect for kids and adults alike, this classic frosted vanilla layer cake has rainbow sprinkles baked into the batter! Topped with sweet buttercream, it’s full of rich flavors.
Filled with sweet vanilla flavors, this classic layer cake is moist and delicious. Top it with some sliced berries for a splash of color!
If you love fresh fruit in your cake, you’ve got to give this one a try. Loaded with banana, pineapple, pecans, and spices, and topped with a cream cheese and coconut frosting, you’ll think you’re in the tropics!
Light and delicate, angel food cake gets its height from whipped egg whites. Baked in a special angel food cake pan, it’s typically cooled upside down in the pan to help prevent it from falling. Because it’s so light, a classic frosting would weigh it down. We suggest a dollop of fresh whipped cream and colorful mixed berries
Made with butter, sugar, eggs, flour, and baking powder, this is a great cake for new bakers. Enjoy it with a hot cup of tea or coffee!
Light and airy and with just 4 ingredients, this is a great cake to serve with a sweet glaze and tart-sweet berries.
Striking to look at and delicious to eat, this special cake is sure to impress everyone at your next party! Real cocoa is used in both the cake and the frosting, guaranteeing delicious chocolate in every bite.
If you love coconut, you’ve got to give this cake a try! Infused with coconut flavors, the batter uses canned coconut milk, and the cream cheese frosting has real shredded coconut.
Here’s a dessert that’s the best of two worlds, chewy chocolate chip cookies and tender cake. It’s basically a giant cookie! Serve it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and let the celebration begin!
A true treat for chocolate lovers, this cake features layers of light and moist chocolate cake with rich chocolate icing. Serve it with a scoop of creamy vanilla ice cream.
An easy way to identify pound cake is by its ingredients: a pound of butter, a pound of sugar, a pound of eggs, and a pound of flour. Often baked in a loaf or Bundt pan, there are many coffee cakes, sour cream cakes, and fruit crumb cakes that were developed from the classic pound cake recipe.
Who says you can’t have vegetables in a cake? Carrot cakes are moist and rich, and can be filled with raisins or chopped nuts. Similar to red velvet cake, this delicious cake is topped with a rich cream cheese frosting.
Easy No Bake Cheesecake Recipe
- 9-inch Springform Pan
- Mixing Bowl
For the Graham Cracker Crust:
- 2 cups graham cracker crumbs about 16 whole graham crackers
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter melted
For the Cheesecake:
- 1 ¼ cups heavy cream
- 3 packages cream cheese room temperature (8-oz each package)
- 1/4 cup sour cream room temperature
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Optional pie filling for topping
- Make the Graham Cracker Crust
- Pulverize the graham crackers using a food processor or blender until fine.
- Mix together graham cracker crumbs, brown sugar and melted butter. It should have the consistency of wet sand.
- Pour into a 9-inch springfrom pan. Press with a water glass and up the sides with your fingers. Make sure it’s packed in very tightly, otherwise, it can fall apart when cutting the cheesecake.
- Freeze for about 10 minutes while you prepare the filling.
- Make the Cheesecake Filling
- In a large mixing bowl, beat the heavy cream on medium-high speed using a hand mixer until stiff peaks form, about 5 minutes.
- In another bowl, add softened cream cheese and sugar. Beat on medium speed until completely combined and smooth.
- Add sour cream and vanilla extract, and use a spatula to fold into the cream cheese mixture until smooth.
- Add the whipped cream into the cheesecake filling. Gently mix until combined.
- Assemble the Cheesecake
- Take the graham cracker crust from the freezer and pour the cheesecake filling on top of the crust. Smooth the top with an offset spatula.
- Cover with aluminum foil or plastic wrap. Place it in the refrigerator for 6 hours or up to 2 days.
- Gently remove the rim. Serve with optional toppings.
- Bring your cream cheese to room temperature before cooking to ensure a smooth texture.
- Make sure to pack down your crust very tightly until it’s firm so that it doesn’t break apart when you cut the cake for serving.
- It’s important to beat the heavy cream until stiff peaks form. Otherwise, your cheesecake filling can become runny.