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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2,730 999
Chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

2
2,608 871
Cheesecake is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

3
2,579 695
Ice cream cake is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

4
1,875 1,022
Carrot cake is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

5
1,403 943
Coffee cake is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

6
1,546 893
Lemon cake is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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1,527 588
Chocolate Mousse Cake is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
KrisAbosamra added Chocolate Mousse Cake

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1,893 790
Red velvet cake is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

9
1,595 686
Molten chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

10
847 342
strawberry shortcake is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added Strawberry Shortcake

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1,187 716
German chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
birdiejay23 added German chocolate cake

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1,130 650
Angel food cake is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

13
1,061 685
Chocolate Pudding Cake is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
pmmom38 added Chocolate Pudding Cake

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1,333 869
Tiramisu is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

41 Different Ways to Cook an Egg, Ranked by Deliciousness

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1,097 591
Devil's food cake is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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1,031 604
Pound cake is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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1,030 724
Boston cream pie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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1,134 732
Black Forest cake is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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1,144 506
White Cake is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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897 851
Pineapple Upside Down Cake is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Pineapple Upside Down Cake

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789 686
Swiss roll is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

The Best Coffee Drink Brands

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881 519
Funfetti Cake is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Funfetti Cake

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1,209 490
Layer Cake is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Layer Cake

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596 347
Éclair is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
JunkyToopie added Éclair

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722 415
Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cake is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
KrisAbosamra added Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cake

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425 231
Yellow Cake is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added Yellow Cake

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459 368
Coconut cake is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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670 568
Bundt Cake is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

The Best Ways to Eat Potatoes, Ranked by Deliciousness

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719 667
Banana Cake is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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715 694
Apple cake is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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516 243
Banana bread is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added Banana bread

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544 612
Gingerbread Cake is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Gingerbread Cake

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685 551
Butter Cake is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Butter Cake

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574 604
Spice cake is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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527 164
Chocolate Fudge Cake is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
added added Chocolate Fudge Cake

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732 519
Chocolate Chip Cake is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Chocolate Chip Cake

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504 511
Sponge cake is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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633 491
Tres leches cake is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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566 566
Petit Fours is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Petit Fours

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383 270
Marble cake is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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581 464
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

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383 265
Beignet is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

The Best Cereals for Grown-Ups, Ranked by Deliciousness

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490 211
Funnel cake is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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234 226
Pumpkin bread is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added Pumpkin bread

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387 626
Rum cake is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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268 103
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

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313 285
Pain au chocolat is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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373 445
Flourless chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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326 601
Dacquoise is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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327 409
Chiffon cake is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness