20+ Unbelievable Cake Recipes for Any Event

Annually I prefer to share 1-2 completely epic cake recipes, they usually unsurprisingly change into among the hottest dessert recipes with AK readers. I usually take a look at and excellent a brand new cake round Valentine’s Day, however these unbelievable cake recipes are actually good for any event.

I feel it began again in 2018 with my now-famous Paleo Chocolate Cake with Paleo Chocolate Frosting. I really couldn’t consider how scrumptious this cake was, particularly as a result of it was gluten free, grain free, dairy free & paleo-friendly! Since then I’ve created 10-15 extra great cake recipes starting from an incredible carrot cake to a beautiful lemon blueberry cake.

Many of those cake recipes are gluten and grain free as a result of I’ve fallen in love with the feel and pure sweetness that almond, coconut & oat flour give these desserts. Make sure you take a look at the recipe weblog posts and notes sections, too, as a result of I typically have recommendations on tips on how to make them dairy free and/or vegan! There actually is a cake for anybody and everybody on this checklist.

Suggestions for frosting a cake

Getting the right layers of frosting in your cake, particularly spherical layered desserts, can really feel intimidating. Take a look at all of my ideas & tips for fantastically frosting these desserts:

  • Let the cake layers cool fully. Ensure that to let the cake layers cool fully earlier than frosting them in order that the frosting doesn’t soak into the desserts.
  • Do a crumb coat first. Frost the layers as you usually would after which coat the surface of the cake with a really skinny layer of your frosting. Then, place the cake within the fridge for 10-Quarter-hour earlier than you end frosting. That is in order that the crumbs follow this layer of frosting and never your most important layer.
  • Including a drizzle? For those who’re including, say, a chocolate drizzle on high of the frosting layer, you’ll want to place the cake within the fridge after frosting it and earlier than including the drizzle. This can enable the drizzle to set correctly on high.

The proper freezer-friendly dessert

That’s proper, these cake recipes could be frozen both frosted or unfrosted for as much as 2 months! I like to recommend freezing your cake unfrosted and in particular person layers for the most effective outcomes. Right here’s tips on how to do it:

  1. As soon as the cake layers are cool, merely wrap every particular person layer in plastic wrap & aluminum foil.
  2. Place the desserts in a zip-top freezer bag.
  3. Whenever you’re able to serve, thaw the cake layers within the fridge in a single day after which let the cake come to room temperature earlier than serving.

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GF = indicated gluten free. Bear in mind to test the complete recipes for any substitution suggestions.

healthy pumpkin cake sliced on parchment paper

Fall & Winter Truffles

Blow Ya Thoughts Pumpkin Cake with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting GF

One Bowl Gluten Free Gingerbread Snacking Cake GF

Brown Butter Apple Espresso Cake

Spiced Zucchini Candy Potato Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting GF

Vegan Pumpkin Mug Cake GF

Soften-in-Your-Mouth Brown Butter Pumpkin Espresso Cake with Pecan Gingersnap Cookie Streusel

gluten free carrot cake on a cake stand

Spring & Summer season Truffles

The Greatest Wholesome Carrot Cake You’ll Ever Eat GF

Chocolate Zucchini Cake GF

Orange Zucchini Cake with Orange Frosting GF

Almond Lemon Raspberry Poppy Seed Cake GF

Lemon Blueberry Zucchini Cake with Lemon Frosting GF

Almond Flour Strawberry Shortcake Cake with Vanilla Bean Cream Cheese Frosting GF

Orange Carrot Zucchini Cake with Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting

Brown Butter Blueberry Espresso Cake

gluten free chocolate strawberry cake on a plate

All About Chocolate Truffles

Inside Out Chocolate Lined Strawberry Cake GF

The Greatest Paleo Chocolate Cake with Paleo Chocolate Frosting GF

Grain Free Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake GF

Vegan Darkish Chocolate Tofu Cheesecake with Peanut Butter Pretzel Crust GF

Entire Wheat Brown Butter Banana Bundt Cake with Darkish Chocolate

Greatest Ever Vegan Avocado Chocolate Birthday Cake with Vegan Chocolate Ganache

pulling a slice of healthy birthday cake out from a cake stand

Distinctive Takes on Conventional Truffles

Wholesome Birthday Cake GF

Child’s First Wholesome Smash Cake GF

Vegan Banana Bread Mug Cake GF

Rattling Good Peanut Butter Banana Cake GF

Selfmade Funfetti Yellow Birthday Cake

For those who make any of those cake recipes you’ll want to go away a remark and a ranking so I understand how you preferred it!