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What are some easy birthday cake recipes?

Mamaw Emily’s Strawberry Cake

My husband loved his Mamaw’s strawberry birthday cake recipe. He believed no one could replicate it. I made it, and it’s just as scrumptious as he remembers


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Homemade Confetti Cake

This rich and fluffy birthday cake is topped with whipped vanilla buttercream and sprinkles. It’s almost difficult not to smile when you see the bright flash of rainbow confetti!

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Rustic Honey Cake

When my boys were young, they couldn’t drink milk but they could have yogurt. They could devour this cake. And it’s one dessert that doesn’t taste overly sweet, which is always a nice change of pace.


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Lemon Sheet Cake

Lemon pie filling adds a citrusy note to a quick cake mix, and a thick cream cheese frosting adds sweetness. Since my family like this lemon sheet cake cold, I cut it into pieces and place it in the freezer before serving.

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Coconut-Lemon Ice Cream Cake

My family enjoys this lemon ice cream cake at any time of year. The sweet cream of coconut and tart lemon juice make a delicious combo, and the streusel adds a nice crunch.

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Poke Cake

When my family is planning a get-together, I can count on three or four people to ask if I’m bringing this dessert. If you don’t have a chocolate cake mix, use a white or yellow cake mix and add 3 tablespoons baking cocoa to the batter.


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Lime Angel Food Cake

For this easy birthday cake recipe, I took a store-bought angel food cake and turned it into this special dessert with a lovely lime cream frosting topped with toasted coconut. That was a huge success!

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Classic Chocolate Cake

If you need to learn how to make chocolate cake from scratch, this easy homemade chocolate cake recipe is a perfect place to start. It first appeared on a can of Hershey’s chocolate in 1943. I tried it, my boys liked it, and I’ve been making it ever since.

Cream Cheese Sheet Cake

This tender, buttery cream cheese cake with a thin layer of fudge frosting is perfect for a crowd. It is usually a hit at potlucks and gatherings. It’s not uncommon to see folks going back for second and even third pieces. Glazed Chocolate Angel Food Cake Exps Hc17 32987 D11 02 6b 5

Glazed Chocolate Angel Food Cake

A smear of rich chocolate glaze adds an exquisite touch that will leave visitors wanting more. This quick birthday cake, with just 3g of fat per piece, is a treat you’ll want to see year after year!


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Coconut Poppy Seed Cake

This delicious coconut cake is one of my most often requested sweets. Use different cake mixes and pudding flavors for variety.

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Margarita Cake

This margarita cake is perfect on a warm day. You’ll be shocked how similar it tastes to the genuine thing.

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Yummy Chocolate Cake

My husband and I are trying to eat lighter but still crave sweets. This moist, healthy chocolate cake really helps with that. It’s a sumptuous treat with the thick icing!


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Strawberry Poke Cake

With this strawberry poke cake recipe, a popular spring delicacy, strawberry shortcake, gets a beautiful new twist. Strawberry gelatin and strawberries liven up each pretty slice of this lovely layered cake that’s made from a convenient boxed mix.

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Pineapple Breeze Cake

This beautiful cake is made with ladyfingers, a creamy filling, and a crushed pineapple topping. It’s a rare occasion for my vast family. Exps Cmbz17 1597 C11 29 6b 6

Cherry Pudding Cake

A cross between a cake and a cobbler, this dessert is a hit whenever I make it to share at a potluck. My family demands that I prepare an extra batch to keep at home. The recipe was given to me by a neighbor over 30 years ago.

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Pina Colada Tube Cake

We called this cake “pina colada” since it has coconut, pineapple, and rum. It’s a nice way to round off a large meal.

Cranberry Crunch Cake

New Jersey is known for its cranberries, and this cake is a delicious way to use them. The marshmallows melt and seep through the cake, making it moist and very tasty. It goes well with brunch or simply a cup of coffee!

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Chocolate Comfort Cake

This luscious and delectable chocolate cake is generally the first to go. Others consume the crumbs as well. It’s always my first pick for family gatherings.

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Berry Dream Cake

I use cherry gelatin to create a marbled appearance on a boxed cake mix. That seems to be really festive. You can top it with whichever fruit you choose!

Vanilla Bean Angel Food Cake

Everyone’s favorite blank canvas for creating amazing sweets is angel food cake. Serve it plain or with fresh fruit, chocolate sauce, or nutty sprinkles.

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Strawberry-Rhubarb Upside-Down Cake

In the summer, when fresh rhubarb is plentiful, I make this beautiful and simple birthday cake recipe often. People literally queue to get a slice. Pineapple Orange Cake Exps33206 Mrr133247d07 30 2bc Rms 3

Pineapple Orange Cake

One of my favorite simple birthday cake recipes. It’s moist and light yet so satisfying. I’ve been adapting it for years and now it’s almost guilt-free.

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One-Bowl Chocolate Cake

This cake comes together fast and bakes while we have our meal. David, my son, enjoys helping me decorate it.

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Cherry Dream Cake

Since it’s so simple, I make this cherry cake for get-togethers. No one will know your secret is adding a package of cherry gelatin to a boxed cake mix!  Orange Pear Upside Down Cake Exps Ciwmz19 242358 E08 30 4b 17

Orange and Pear Upside-Down Cake

I love cooking with my cast-iron skillet, whether it’s to make a main dish or dessert. This upside-down cake is fast and simple to make.

Hazelnut Cake Squares

When one of my daughters is asked to bring a dish to a church function, a birthday party or any special occasion, she asks me for this recipe. It’s so simple to make since it begins with a cake mix. Since it doesn’t need frosting, it’s also ideal for bake sales.

Black Forest Upside-Down Cake

The divine flavors of this simple Black Forest cake will impress your guests and leave you with many requests for the recipe! Exps12135 H13x9153733d03 25 7b Web 4

Root Beer Float Cake

I add root beer to both the cake batter and fluffy frosting to get that great root beer float taste. Serve this moist cake to a bunch of hungry kids and watch it disappear!

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Rainbow Sherbet Angel Food Cake

Talk about a show-stopping dessert. Sometimes, I make this easy birthday cake even more eye-catching by coloring the whipped cream, too. Use whatever sherbet flavor combination you like.

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Lemon Berry Dump Cake

This sweet-and-tart cake recipe is a lot of fun to create with my grandchildren. Kids like “throwing it all in” and seeing it transform into a lovely, tasty dessert.

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