Desserts Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness  

Chef Jen
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List Rules Cakes only!

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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1
2,467 879
Chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

2
2,380 775
Cheesecake is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

3
2,333 625
Ice cream cake is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

4
1,699 920
Carrot cake is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

5
1,405 789
Lemon cake is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

6
1,274 854
Coffee cake is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

7
1,350 520
Chocolate Mousse Cake is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
KrisAbosamra added Chocolate Mousse Cake

8
1,714 693
Red velvet cake is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

9
1,472 640
Molten chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

10
1,099 643
German chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
birdiejay23 added German chocolate cake

11
724 290
strawberry shortcake is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added Strawberry Shortcake

12
984 615
Chocolate Pudding Cake is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
pmmom38 added Chocolate Pudding Cake

13
1,226 804
Tiramisu is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

14
1,028 529
Devil's food cake is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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15
1,045 592
Angel food cake is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

16
952 659
Boston cream pie is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

17
950 542
Pound cake is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

18
1,054 658
Black Forest cake is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

19
1,045 450
White Cake is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

20
740 618
Swiss roll is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

21
844 760
Pineapple Upside Down Cake is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Pineapple Upside Down Cake

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22
1,110 445
Layer Cake is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Layer Cake

23
660 636
Apple cake is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

24
519 304
Éclair is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
JunkyToopie added Éclair

25
796 476
Funfetti Cake is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Funfetti Cake

26
646 378
Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cake is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
KrisAbosamra added Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cake

27
393 311
Coconut cake is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

28
674 603
Banana Cake is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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29
624 508
Bundt Cake is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

30
432 203
Banana bread is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added Banana bread

31
506 552
Gingerbread Cake is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Gingerbread Cake

32
632 499
Butter Cake is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Butter Cake

33
530 548
Spice cake is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

34
353 188
Yellow Cake is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added Yellow Cake

35
334 228
Marble cake is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
julian-matthias added Marble cake

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36
445 140
Chocolate Fudge Cake is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
added added Chocolate Fudge Cake

37
684 483
Chocolate Chip Cake is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Chocolate Chip Cake

38
531 522
Petit Fours is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Petit Fours

39
580 450
Tres leches cake is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

40
467 460
Sponge cake is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

41
418 175
Funnel cake is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

42
337 229
Beignet is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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43
530 425
Peanut Butter Cup Cake is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
sjblanch1984 added Peanut Butter Cup Cake

44
368 567
Rum cake is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

45
190 181
Pumpkin bread is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added Pumpkin bread

46
277 240
Pain au chocolat is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

47
342 400
Flourless chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

48
166 140
Strawberry pie is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
julian-matthias added Strawberry pie

49
194 79
Death by Chocolate Cake is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
icoachfb added Death by Chocolate Cake

50
304 560
Dacquoise is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness