Desserts Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness  

Chef Jen
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List Rules Cakes only! Upvote your favorite cakes or add them to the list.

The best types of cake also qualify among the best desserts in the world. But which kinds of cake are the best? What's your favorite cake? Does the classic chocolate cake take the crown? What about carrot cake? Anyone game for pineapple upside down cake? Or do flavors like vanilla and Angel food appeal to your palate? The best types of cake from every culture are included here. If you're looking for a crowd-pleasing dessert, consult this list for ideas on different types of cakes that people love the most.

Whether you think the best cake flavors are Funfetti birthday cake or that there's nothing better than a frozen ice cream cake, if you ate everything on this list of cakes, you may never get out of the heavenly food coma that results. Seriously, who doesn't love cake?!

Take a look at the list and rank your picks for popular cakes and the most delicious cake. And if you can't find your favorite among the long list of different kinds of cakes, you might just be a pie person. And that's ok! If you want to weigh in on the cake vs pie issue, join the debate of the most delicious pies. Or you can have your cake and eat ice cream, too, because there are even more delicious dessert lists like the best ice cream flavors for you to peruse. Nom! 

1
2,923 1,063
Chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

2
2,762 928
Cheesecake is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

3
2,736 747
Ice cream cake is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

4
1,993 1,096
Carrot cake is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

5
1,494 996
Coffee cake is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

6
1,645 945
Lemon cake is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

7
1,641 630
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
2,015 833
Red velvet cake is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

9
1,687 722
Molten chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

10
937 377
strawberry shortcake is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added Strawberry Shortcake

11
1,255 765
German chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
birdiejay23 added German chocolate cake

12
1,201 694
Angel food cake is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

13
1,406 919
Tiramisu is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

14
1,169 623
Devil's food cake is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

15
1,112 735
Chocolate Pudding Cake is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
pmmom38 added Chocolate Pudding Cake

16
1,097 642
Pound cake is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

17
1,074 768
Boston cream pie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

18
1,204 768
Black Forest cake is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

19
1,215 537
White Cake is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

20
944 907
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
826 733
Swiss roll is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

22
944 557
Funfetti Cake is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Funfetti Cake

23
1,274 518
Layer Cake is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Layer Cake

24
791 436
Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cake is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
KrisAbosamra added Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cake

25
640 385
Éclair is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
JunkyToopie added Éclair

26
510 403
Coconut cake is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

27
470 263
Yellow Cake is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added Yellow Cake

28
764 695
Banana Cake is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

29
703 604
Bundt Cake is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

30
576 271
Banana bread is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added Banana bread

31
753 729
Apple cake is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

32
581 649
Gingerbread Cake is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Gingerbread Cake

33
721 582
Butter Cake is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Butter Cake

34
604 643
Spice cake is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

35
586 183
Chocolate Fudge Cake is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
added added Chocolate Fudge Cake

36
539 544
Sponge cake is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

37
772 546
Chocolate Chip Cake is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Chocolate Chip Cake

38
675 523
Tres leches cake is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

39
590 599
Petit Fours is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Petit Fours

40
421 296
Marble cake is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

41
612 492
Peanut Butter Cup Cake is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
sjblanch1984 added Peanut Butter Cup Cake

42
418 293
Beignet is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

43
546 228
Funnel cake is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

44
263 252
Pumpkin bread is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added Pumpkin bread

45
400 662
Rum cake is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

46
316 117
Death by Chocolate Cake is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
icoachfb added Death by Chocolate Cake

47
343 310
Pain au chocolat is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

48
390 476
Flourless chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

49
336 632
Dacquoise is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

50
341 436
Chiffon cake is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness