Food 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
3,226 1,188
Chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

2
3,045 1,045
Cheesecake is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

3
2,992 847
Ice cream cake is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

4
2,214 1,212
Carrot cake is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

5
1,643 1,093
Coffee cake is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

6
1,782 1,041
Lemon cake is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

7
2,236 894
Red velvet cake is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

8
1,816 701
Chocolate Mousse Cake is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
KrisAbosamra added Chocolate Mousse Cake

9
1,836 782
Molten chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

10
1,084 441
strawberry shortcake is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added

11
1,390 827
German chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
birdiejay23 added

12
1,312 768
Angel food cake is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

13
1,541 987
Tiramisu is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

14
1,275 674
Devil's food cake is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

15
1,192 798
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
1,211 684
Pound cake is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

17
1,160 826
Boston cream pie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

18
1,299 827
Black Forest cake is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

19
1,326 582
White Cake is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

20
1,394 566
Layer Cake is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Layer Cake

21
898 793
Swiss roll is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

22
1,017 993
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
1,047 601
Funfetti Cake is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Funfetti Cake

24
861 480
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
720 433
Éclair is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
JunkyToopie added