Desserts 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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1
2,277 810
Chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

2
2,252 723
Cheesecake is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

3
2,183 581
Ice cream cake is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

4
1,600 849
Carrot cake is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

5
1,328 720
Lemon cake is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

6
1,196 797
Coffee cake is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

7
1,242 479
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
1,591 638
Red velvet cake is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

9
1,402 614
Molten chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

10
1,038 606
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
667 248
strawberry shortcake is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added Strawberry Shortcake

12
941 582
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
1,168 769
Tiramisu is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

14
977 506
Devil's food cake is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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15
997 560
Angel food cake is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

16
909 630
Boston cream pie is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

17
903 517
Pound cake is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

18
1,002 620
Black Forest cake is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

19
987 426
White Cake is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

20
704 585
Swiss roll is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

21
803 714
Pineapple Upside Down Cake is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Pineapple Upside Down Cake

The Best Ways to Eat Rice, Ranked by Deliciousness

22
1,052 419
Layer Cake is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Layer Cake

23
633 598
Apple cake is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

24
485 276
Éclair is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
JunkyToopie added Éclair

25
749 456
Funfetti Cake is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Funfetti Cake

26
612 360
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
359 285
Coconut cake is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

28
637 577
Banana Cake is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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29
594 488
Bundt Cake is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

30
394 182
Banana bread is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added Banana bread

31
604 474
Butter Cake is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Butter Cake

32
480 525
Gingerbread Cake is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Gingerbread Cake

33
505 520
Spice cake is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

34
320 168
Yellow Cake is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added Yellow Cake

35
308 208
Marble cake is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
julian-matthias added Marble cake

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36
406 127
Chocolate Fudge Cake is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
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37
663 460
Chocolate Chip Cake is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Chocolate Chip Cake

38
564 426
Tres leches cake is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

39
452 437
Sponge cake is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

40
509 503
Petit Fours is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Petit Fours

41
390 160
Funnel cake is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

42
320 211
Beignet is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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43
513 404
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

44
356 539
Rum cake is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

45
174 157
Pumpkin bread is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added Pumpkin bread

46
258 223
Pain au chocolat is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

47
325 379
Flourless chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

48
146 118
Strawberry pie is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
julian-matthias added Strawberry pie

49
292 538
Dacquoise is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

50
163 65
Death by Chocolate Cake is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
icoachfb added Death by Chocolate Cake