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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2,795 1,032
Chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

2
2,676 890
Cheesecake is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

3
2,642 717
Ice cream cake is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

4
1,918 1,050
Carrot cake is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

5
1,436 971
Coffee cake is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

6
1,588 916
Lemon cake is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

7
1,573 610
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
1,948 809
Red velvet cake is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

9
1,627 705
Molten chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

10
882 359
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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1,212 736
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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1,159 668
Angel food cake is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

13
1,365 889
Tiramisu is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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1,077 709
Chocolate Pudding Cake is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
pmmom38 added Chocolate Pudding Cake

41 Different Ways to Cook an Egg, Ranked by Deliciousness

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1,118 606
Devil's food cake is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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1,054 620
Pound cake is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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1,049 744
Boston cream pie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

18
1,161 746
Black Forest cake is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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1,172 521
White Cake is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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914 874
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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802 707
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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900 535
Funfetti Cake is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Funfetti Cake

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1,235 501
Layer Cake is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Layer Cake

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748 425
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

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616 360
Éclair is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
JunkyToopie added Éclair

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481 379
Coconut cake is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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439 248
Yellow Cake is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added Yellow Cake

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738 679
Banana 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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685 582
Bundt Cake is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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539 255
Banana bread is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added Banana bread

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730 711
Apple cake is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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553 628
Gingerbread Cake is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Gingerbread Cake

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701 561
Butter Cake is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Butter Cake

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588 618
Spice cake is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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547 172
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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519 524
Sponge cake is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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745 531
Chocolate Chip Cake is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Chocolate Chip Cake

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652 503
Tres leches cake is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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573 579
Petit Fours is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Petit Fours

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397 280
Marble cake is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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591 476
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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396 276
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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510 216
Funnel cake is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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391 639
Rum cake is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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240 238
Pumpkin bread is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added Pumpkin bread

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286 111
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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321 298
Pain au chocolat is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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379 460
Flourless chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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330 615
Dacquoise is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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332 423
Chiffon cake is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness