Desserts Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness  

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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
2,578 935
Chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

2
2,478 814
Cheesecake is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

3
2,430 659
Ice cream cake is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

4
1,766 967
Carrot cake is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

5
1,472 833
Lemon cake is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

6
1,324 894
Coffee cake is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

7
1,419 546
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
1,789 728
Red velvet cake is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

9
1,521 660
Molten chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

10
1,133 676
German chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
birdiejay23 added German chocolate cake

11
775 314
strawberry shortcake is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added Strawberry Shortcake

12
1,019 643
Chocolate Pudding Cake is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
pmmom38 added Chocolate Pudding Cake

13
1,050 559
Devil's food cake is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

14
1,264 834
Tiramisu is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

The Most Nostalgia-Inducing '90s Toys

15
1,078 616
Angel food cake is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

16
988 566
Pound cake is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

17
984 688
Boston cream pie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

18
1,088 693
Black Forest cake is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

19
1,089 473
White Cake is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

20
866 800
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
762 650
Swiss roll is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

The Best Ways to Eat Rice, Ranked by Deliciousness

22
834 496
Funfetti Cake is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Funfetti Cake

23
1,150 467
Layer Cake is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Layer Cake

24
552 323
Éclair is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
JunkyToopie added Éclair

25
678 394
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

26
384 207
Yellow Cake is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added Yellow Cake

27
422 337
Coconut cake is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

28
645 537
Bundt Cake is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

Every Doritos Flavor, Ranked by Deliciousness

29
692 632
Banana Cake is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

30
687 658
Apple cake is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

31
470 221
Banana bread is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added Banana bread

32
523 579
Gingerbread Cake is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Gingerbread Cake

33
655 519
Butter Cake is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Butter Cake

34
544 577
Spice cake is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

35
481 148
Chocolate Fudge Cake is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
added added Chocolate Fudge Cake

The Best Stacy's Pita Chips Flavors of All Time

36
706 497
Chocolate Chip Cake is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Chocolate Chip Cake

37
484 482
Sponge cake is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

38
607 467
Tres leches cake is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

39
542 544
Petit Fours is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Petit Fours

40
357 248
Marble cake is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

41
550 441
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
355 247
Beignet is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

In The 1850s, An Epidemic Caused By Milk Killed Nearly 8,000 Babies

43
444 196
Funnel cake is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

44
372 595
Rum cake is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

45
207 199
Pumpkin bread is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added Pumpkin bread

46
228 89
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

47
291 261
Pain au chocolat is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

48
356 420
Flourless chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

49
312 577
Dacquoise is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

50
305 387
Chiffon cake is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness