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The best cakes on the planet also qualify as some of the best desserts in the world. Who doesn't love a delicious cake? No matter what side you're on in the "cake vs. pie" debate, almost everyone can admit that a good slice of cake is one of life's finest pleasures. Now that we've gotten that out of the way, the question is: which types of cakes are the absolute best? Does the classic chocolate cake take the crown? Or do more mellow flavors like vanilla and Angel food appeal more to your palette? All the best cakes from every culture are on this list ranked from best to worst. Suffice it to say: if you are looking for a crowd-pleaser, you should consult this list for ideas on different types of cakes that people love the most.

Whether you think the best cake is Funfetti birthday cake or that there's nothing better than an ice cream cake or carrot cake, this list has them all. The best cakes make the best desserts, and if you ate all of the tasty cakes on this list, you may never get out of the heavenly food coma that results.

What are the best, most popular cakes? What are the most delicious cakes? What is the best cake for a special occasion? Is a yummy cake better than a fancy cake? What are the top 10 cakes? All these questions and more will be answered in this list of the best cakes for every occasion. If you can't find a delicious cake on this list that you want to nom right now, maybe you're just a pie person.

If you want to have your cake and eat ice cream too, there are even more delicious dessert lists like the best ice cream flavors for you to peruse. And if you want to weigh in on the cake vs pie issue, there's the aptly titled cake or pie list.
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Chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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2
+ - 1,908 602
Cheesecake is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

3
+ - 1,848 473
Ice cream cake is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

4
+ - 1,349 698
Carrot cake is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

5
+ - 1,114 594
Lemon cake is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

6
+ - 1,020 653
Coffee cake is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

7
+ - 1,000 380
Chocolate Mousse Cake is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Chocolate Mousse Cake

8
+ - 1,207 494
Molten chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

9
+ - 1,327 539
Red velvet cake is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

10
+ - 455 167
strawberry shortcake is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

11
+ - 882 511
German chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

12
+ - 819 488
Chocolate Pudding Cake is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Chocolate Pudding Cake

13
+ - 867 472
Angel food cake is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

14
+ - 1,012 665
Tiramisu is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

15
+ - 848 433
Devil's food cake is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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16
+ - 793 437
Pound cake is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

17
+ - 803 549
Boston cream pie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

18
+ - 855 535
Black Forest cake is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

19
+ - 839 358
White Cake is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

20
+ - 714 596
Pineapple Upside Down Cake is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Pineapple Upside Down Cake

21
+ - 601 500
Swiss roll is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

22
+ - 900 357
Layer Cake is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Layer Cake

23
+ - 556 511
Apple cake is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

24
+ - 386 198
Éclair is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

25
+ - 532 412
Bundt Cake is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

26
+ - 270 196
Coconut cake is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

27
+ - 554 487
Banana Cake is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

28
+ - 500 309
Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cake is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cake

29
+ - 619 401
Funfetti Cake is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Funfetti Cake

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30
+ - 548 406
Butter Cake is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Butter Cake

31
+ - 449 446
Spice cake is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

32
+ - 295 134
Banana bread is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

33
+ - 416 456
Gingerbread Cake is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Gingerbread Cake

34
+ - 246 119
Yellow Cake is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

35
+ - 593 410
Chocolate Chip Cake is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Chocolate Chip Cake

36
+ - 228 160
Marble cake is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

37
+ - 457 442
Petit Fours is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Petit Fours

38
+ - 398 385
Sponge cake is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

39
+ - 296 97
Chocolate Fudge Cake is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

40
+ - 312 117
Funnel cake is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

41
+ - 260 165
Beignet is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

42
+ - 456 359
Peanut Butter Cup Cake is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Peanut Butter Cup Cake

43
+ - 494 383
Tres leches cake is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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44
+ - 322 472
Rum cake is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

45
+ - 120 112
Pumpkin bread is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

46
+ - 210 174
Pain au chocolat is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

47
+ - 275 475
Dacquoise is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

48
+ - 184 166
Charlotte is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

49
+ - 274 332
Flourless chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

50
+ - 97 73
Strawberry pie is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness