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
3,441 1,276
Chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
2
3,256 1,113
Cheesecake is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
3
3,179 912
Ice cream cake is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
4
2,388 1,292
Carrot cake is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
5
1,756 1,163
Coffee cake is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
6
1,910 1,101
Lemon cake is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
7
1,953 744
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
2,398 945
Red velvet cake is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
9
1,948 833
Molten chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
10
1,201 490
strawberry shortcake is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added
11
1,485 885
German chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
birdiejay23 added
12
1,629 1,054
Tiramisu is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
13
1,387 832
Angel food cake is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
14
1,356 712
Devil's food cake is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
15
1,267 848
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
1,290 734
Pound cake is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
17
1,234 877
Boston cream pie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
18
1,382 872
Black Forest cake is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
19
1,412 615
White Cake is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
20
955 842
Swiss roll is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
21
1,490 600
Layer Cake is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Layer Cake
22
1,060 1,060
Pineapple Upside Down Cake is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Pineapple Upside Down Cake
23
1,136 633
Funfetti Cake is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Funfetti Cake
24
931 507
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
617 331
Yellow Cake is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added