Cake Recipes, Tips and Videos

Cake Recipes, Tips and Videos

Is there a more versatile dessert in a chef's repertoire than cake. They come in all shapes and sizes from the fanciest wedding cakes to the simplest sheet cakes and cupcakes. At Recipe4Living, we have a whole host of cake recipes that make the question of what to serve easy. We even have the dreaded holiday charmer, Fruit Cake.

Cake Recipes

Elegant Chocolate Cake

Try this impressive cake next time you have guests to really "wow" them.


3 eggs

1 C. sugar

3/4 C. vegetable oil

1/4 C. milk

3/4 C. all purpose flour

1/2 C. cocoa

1/2 tsp. baking powder

1/2 tsp. salt

1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

1 14 oz. pkg. caramels

1/4 C. water

1 C. chopped pecans

Whipped cream and additional chopped pecans (optional)


In a mixing bowl, beat eggs, sugar, oil and milk. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; gradually add to egg mixture and mix well. Stir in vanilla. Transfer to a greased 8 inch square baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. In a heavy saucepan, combine caramels and water. Cook and stir over low heat until smooth. Add pecans. Cool slightly. Cut the cake into squares; drizzle with warm caramel sauce. Top with whipped cream and pecans if desired.

Yield: 9 servings

More Cake Recipes

The Easiest Coffee Cake Ever

Fast 'N Fabulous Fruitcake

Wolfgang Puck's Flourless Chocolate Cake

Sugar Free Carrot Cake

Butter Pecan Coconut Bundt Cake

Make sure to use the finest ingredients to make sure your cake recipes come out perfectly every time. Click here for a product review of King Arthur Flour from Recipe4Living.

Frosting For Cake Recipes

Cream Cheese Frosting For Cakes

Scott's Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Baker's Fudge Frosting For Cakes

And while you're deciding which cakes you want to make first, check out Recipe4Livings helpful article on "How To Frost A Cake Like A Professional".

Helpful Utensils And Gadgets

We've also put together some great gadets and helpful tips to make cooking baking that much easier.

Adjustable Measuring Spoon For Cake Recipes

Emergency Substitutions For Cake Cecipes

KitchenAid Multi Food Chopper - Excellent for chopping nuts and fruits for cake recipes

Measurement Equivalents and Conversion For Cake Recipes

Click here to get the best red velvet cake recipe as well as the intriguing history behind this mysterious cake!



Around The Web