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
3,101 1,133
Chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

2
2,926 993
Cheesecake is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

3
2,891 803
Ice cream cake is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

4
2,121 1,165
Carrot cake is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

5
1,569 1,059
Coffee cake is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

6
1,722 1,000
Lemon cake is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

7
1,741 671
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
2,145 871
Red velvet cake is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

9
1,764 762
Molten chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

10
1,026 412
strawberry shortcake is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added

11
1,331 803
German chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
birdiejay23 added

12
1,272 735
Angel food cake is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

13
1,479 964
Tiramisu is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

14
1,227 654
Devil's food cake is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

15
1,156 773
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
1,163 662
Pound cake is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

17
1,123 799
Boston cream pie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

18
1,258 804
Black Forest cake is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

19
1,283 561
White Cake is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

20
986 954
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
867 768
Swiss roll is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

22
1,333 551
Layer Cake is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Layer Cake

23
1,004 576
Funfetti Cake is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Funfetti Cake

24
828 462
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
680 414
Éclair is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
JunkyToopie added

26
517 283
Yellow Cake is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added

27
554 437
Coconut cake is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

28
800 729
Banana Cake is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

29
740 624
Bundt Cake is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

30
625 291
Banana bread is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added

31
780 761
Apple cake is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

32
803 572
Chocolate Chip Cake is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Chocolate Chip Cake

33
612 677
Gingerbread Cake is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Gingerbread Cake

34
754 605
Butter Cake is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Butter Cake

35
634 670
Spice cake is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

36
633 201
Chocolate Fudge Cake is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
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37
572 570
Sponge cake is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

38
716 552
Tres leches cake is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

39
612 623
Petit Fours is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Petit Fours

40
455 312
Marble cake is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

41
643 516
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
443 314
Beignet is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

43
579 247
Funnel cake is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

44
294 269
Pumpkin bread is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added

45
411 694
Rum cake is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

46
351 130
Death by Chocolate Cake is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
icoachfb added

47
359 336
Pain au chocolat is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

48
404 504
Flourless chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

49
340 660
Dacquoise is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

50
357 458
Chiffon cake is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness