foods Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness  

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List Rules Cakes only!

The best cakes on the planet also qualify as some of the best desserts in the world. Who doesn't love a delicious cake? No matter what side you're on in the "cake vs. pie" debate, almost everyone can admit that a good slice of cake is one of life's finest pleasures. Now that we've gotten that out of the way, the question is: which types of cakes are the absolute best? Does the classic chocolate cake take the crown? Or do more mellow flavors like vanilla and Angel food appeal more to your palette? All the best cakes from every culture are on this list ranked from best to worst. Suffice it to say: if you are looking for a crowd-pleaser, you should consult this list for ideas on different types of cakes that people love the most.

Whether you think the best cake is Funfetti birthday cake or that there's nothing better than an ice cream cake or carrot cake, this list has them all. The best cakes make the best desserts, and if you ate all of the tasty cakes on this list, you may never get out of the heavenly food coma that results.

What are the best, most popular cakes? What are the most delicious cakes? What is the best cake for a special occasion? Is a yummy cake better than a fancy cake? What are the top 10 cakes? All these questions and more will be answered in this list of the best cakes for every occasion. If you can't find a delicious cake on this list that you want to nom right now, maybe you're just a pie person.

If you want to have your cake and eat ice cream too, there are even more delicious dessert lists like the best ice cream flavors for you to peruse. And if you want to weigh in on the cake vs pie issue, there's the aptly titled cake or pie list.
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2,107 738
Chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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2
2,132 675
Cheesecake is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

3
2,065 532
Ice cream cake is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

4
1,498 797
Carrot cake is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

5
1,252 665
Lemon cake is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

6
1,135 741
Coffee cake is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

7
1,156 439
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
1,332 575
Molten chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

9
1,476 601
Red velvet cake is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

10
590 218
strawberry shortcake is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added Strawberry Shortcake

11
987 569
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
896 544
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
1,118 729
Tiramisu is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

14
953 525
Angel food cake is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

15
927 481
Devil's food cake is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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16
868 482
Pound cake is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

17
867 604
Boston cream pie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

18
949 590
Black Forest cake is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

19
939 397
White Cake is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

20
676 550
Swiss roll is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

21
771 677
Pineapple Upside Down Cake is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Pineapple Upside Down Cake

22
993 401
Layer Cake is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Layer Cake

23
606 568
Apple cake is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

24
449 249
Éclair is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
JunkyToopie added Éclair

25
706 435
Funfetti Cake is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Funfetti Cake

26
573 339
Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cake is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
KrisAbosamra added Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cake

27
612 539
Banana Cake is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

28
329 253
Coconut cake is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

29
571 461
Bundt Cake is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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30
368 161
Banana bread is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added Banana bread

31
587 446
Butter Cake is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Butter Cake

32
487 492
Spice cake is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

33
457 499
Gingerbread Cake is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Gingerbread Cake

34
297 149
Yellow Cake is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added Yellow Cake

35
282 186
Marble cake is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
julian-matthias added Marble cake

36
638 441
Chocolate Chip Cake is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Chocolate Chip Cake

37
488 484
Petit Fours is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Petit Fours

38
431 420
Sponge cake is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

39
363 118
Chocolate Fudge Cake is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
added added Chocolate Fudge Cake

40
364 142
Funnel cake is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

41
542 407
Tres leches cake is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

42
291 198
Beignet is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

43
492 388
Peanut Butter Cup Cake is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
sjblanch1984 added Peanut Butter Cup Cake

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44
341 516
Rum cake is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

45
159 141
Pumpkin bread is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added Pumpkin bread

46
238 209
Pain au chocolat is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

47
135 39
Cupcakes is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Cupcakes

48
302 365
Flourless chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

49
284 521
Dacquoise is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

50
125 104
Strawberry pie is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
julian-matthias added Strawberry pie