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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2,027 692
Chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

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2
2,050 645
Cheesecake is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

3
1,997 504
Ice cream cake is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

4
1,443 761
Carrot cake is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

5
1,200 641
Lemon cake is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

6
1,094 713
Coffee cake is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

7
1,098 417
Chocolate Mousse Cake is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
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8
1,282 551
Molten chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

9
1,427 577
Red velvet cake is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

10
551 200
strawberry shortcake is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added Strawberry Shortcake

11
946 547
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
874 519
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
1,083 704
Tiramisu is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

14
927 505
Angel food cake is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

15
905 465
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
848 584
Boston cream pie is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

17
839 468
Pound cake is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

18
918 568
Black Forest cake is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

19
912 381
White Cake is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

20
651 531
Swiss roll is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

21
750 649
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
965 382
Layer Cake is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Layer Cake

23
589 549
Apple cake is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

24
427 234
Éclair is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
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25
315 231
Coconut cake is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

26
597 518
Banana Cake is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

27
563 442
Bundt Cake is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

28
683 420
Funfetti Cake is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Funfetti Cake

29
550 328
Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cake is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
KrisAbosamra added Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cake

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30
350 149
Banana bread is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added Banana bread

31
579 432
Butter Cake is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Butter Cake

32
479 473
Spice cake is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

33
449 482
Gingerbread Cake is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Gingerbread Cake

34
269 175
Marble cake is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
julian-matthias added Marble cake

35
279 138
Yellow Cake is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added Yellow Cake

36
626 428
Chocolate Chip Cake is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Chocolate Chip Cake

37
423 407
Sponge cake is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

38
478 471
Petit Fours is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Petit Fours

39
342 112
Chocolate Fudge Cake is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
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40
347 134
Funnel cake is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

41
529 397
Tres leches cake is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

42
280 186
Beignet is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

43
480 378
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
335 503
Rum cake is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

45
149 129
Pumpkin bread is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
kittenonyourcar added Pumpkin bread

46
230 195
Pain au chocolat is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

47
297 352
Flourless chocolate cake is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

48
280 506
Dacquoise is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness

49
119 32
Cupcakes is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
Cupcakes

50
116 93
Strawberry pie is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Every Single Type of Cake, Ranked by Deliciousness
julian-matthias added Strawberry pie