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! 

1
2,871 1,049
Chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

2
2,726 912
Cheesecake is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

3
2,696 736
Ice cream cake is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

4
1,962 1,072
Carrot cake is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

5
1,470 988
Coffee cake is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

6
1,620 933
Lemon cake is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

7
1,616 618
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
1,986 823
Red velvet cake is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

9
1,664 716
Molten chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

10
913 371
strawberry shortcake is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added Strawberry Shortcake

11
1,243 750
German chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
birdiejay23 added German chocolate cake

12
1,183 685
Angel food cake is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

13
1,388 908
Tiramisu is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

14
1,100 724
Chocolate Pudding Cake is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
pmmom38 added Chocolate Pudding Cake

15
1,150 615
Devil's food cake is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

16
1,080 631
Pound cake is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

17
1,064 758
Boston cream pie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

18
1,185 760
Black Forest cake is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

19
1,197 530
White Cake is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

20
937 889
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
816 721
Swiss roll is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

22
928 549
Funfetti Cake is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Funfetti Cake

23
1,257 511
Layer Cake is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Layer Cake

24
774 430
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
630 376
Éclair is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
JunkyToopie added Éclair

26
501 391
Coconut cake is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

27
457 258
Yellow Cake is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added Yellow Cake

28
754 688
Banana Cake is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

29
696 594
Bundt Cake is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

30
560 264
Banana bread is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added Banana bread

31
742 723
Apple cake is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

32
572 638
Gingerbread Cake is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Gingerbread Cake

33
714 572
Butter Cake is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Butter Cake

34
601 629
Spice cake is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

35
571 177
Chocolate Fudge Cake is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
added added Chocolate Fudge Cake

36
763 538
Chocolate Chip Cake is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Chocolate Chip Cake

37
528 537
Sponge cake is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

38
668 515
Tres leches cake is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

39
583 590
Petit Fours is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Petit Fours

40
410 289
Marble cake is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

41
605 483
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
409 285
Beignet is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

43
532 223
Funnel cake is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

44
258 244
Pumpkin bread is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added Pumpkin bread

45
395 655
Rum cake is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

46
303 117
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
332 305
Pain au chocolat is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

48
385 471
Flourless chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

49
332 627
Dacquoise is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

50
338 431
Chiffon cake is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness