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! 

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1
3,009 1,090
Chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

2
2,839 956
Cheesecake is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

3
2,808 769
Ice cream cake is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

4
2,048 1,131
Carrot cake is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

5
1,527 1,030
Coffee cake is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

6
1,682 974
Lemon cake is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

7
1,689 648
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
2,073 852
Red velvet cake is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

9
1,722 741
Molten chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

10
976 395
strawberry shortcake is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added

11
1,290 783
German chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
birdiejay23 added

12
1,239 713
Angel food cake is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

13
1,435 939
Tiramisu is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

14
1,198 638
Devil's food cake is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

15
1,136 751
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
1,135 649
Pound cake is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

17
1,098 785
Boston cream pie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

18
1,228 784
Black Forest cake is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

19
1,246 549
White Cake is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

20
964 932
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
1,302 532
Layer Cake is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Layer Cake

22
843 750
Swiss roll is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

23
809 452
Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cake is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
KrisAbosamra added Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cake

24
972 568
Funfetti Cake is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Funfetti Cake

25
661 402
Éclair is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
JunkyToopie added

26
496 273
Yellow Cake is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added

27
531 423
Coconut cake is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

28
779 717
Banana Cake is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

29
721 618
Bundt Cake is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

30
601 282
Banana bread is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added

31
763 750
Apple cake is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

32
788 560
Chocolate Chip Cake is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Chocolate Chip Cake

33
599 661
Gingerbread Cake is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Gingerbread Cake

34
740 596
Butter Cake is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Butter Cake

35
621 657
Spice cake is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

36
612 193
Chocolate Fudge Cake is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
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37
553 559
Sponge cake is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

38
696 536
Tres leches cake is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

39
600 613
Petit Fours is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Petit Fours

40
440 305
Marble cake is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

41
628 504
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
431 306
Beignet is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

43
561 238
Funnel cake is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

44
278 262
Pumpkin bread is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added

45
405 681
Rum cake is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

46
332 126
Death by Chocolate Cake is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
icoachfb added

47
349 325
Pain au chocolat is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

48
397 493
Flourless chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

49
338 648
Dacquoise is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

50
349 450
Chiffon cake is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness