Without a cake, a party is just another meeting! Browse the cakes and cupcakes category on Goodie Godmother to find your next party bake.
Here you’ll find lots of cake recipes from scratch, unique cupcake recipes, cake fillings, and even frosting recipes!
If you’re not sure where to start, here are some of the most popular:
- White Cake from Scratch
- Red Velvet Cake
- American Buttercream Frosting
- Prosecco Cake
- Blackberry Champagne Cake Filling
- Blueberry Mojito Cupcakes
- Perfect Vanilla Cupcakes
- Perfect Chocolate Cupcakes
All of these recipes are developed and tested in my home kitchen. Many are written with beginning bakers in mind.
Did you know I started as a box mix baker? I didn’t start baking from scratch seriously until after college! Learning how to bake has been a lot of trial and error. I write these recipes to try and help you have success every time!
Cakes and cupcakes evoke strong memories for many of us, so it’s always worth trying a few recipes to find the one that fits your personal preferences!
I share lots of options for variations in flavor when appropriate, and try to keep each recipe approachable for bakers at any level.
Life is sweetest when we celebrate the small moments, darlings, and I hope the recipes in this category will inspire a celebration of your own!
Toasted coconut rum cake is a tropical favorite with a twist! This tender and moist rum cake from scratch has a lovely coconut flavor thanks to coconut milk and coconut rum. It’s a great make-ahead boozy cake for a party, and if made in loaves, freezes beautifully for later!
This lightened up recipe for a pineapple coffee cake from scratch is a great breakfast, snack, or dessert! This healthy coffee cake recipe is nice enough to serve to guests, but easy enough to make for yourself.
This festive and delicious fresh cranberry skillet cake is the perfect snack cake for the winter season! Studded with tart fresh cranberries and white chocolate chips, this is a tender, moist cake you can bake and serve right in your cast iron skillet!
Simple, moist, and utterly decadent, this easy sour cream coffee cake recipe is one for the recipe box! This moist coffee cake with a cinnamon pecan topping and swirl makes a perfect make-ahead breakfast or simple teatime snack.
Election coming up? Get out there and vote! Then celebrate with this easy, egg-free election snack cake. Swirled with blue and red, then frosted, it’s a reminder that no matter where we stand, we are ultimately united.