Easy Layer Cake Recipes are the way to go when a sweet and beautiful dessert is needed. Not only is the flavor of these cakes amazing, but they are absolutely stunning to look at! Each of these cakes are showstoppers!
Whether you have a chocolate lover, a vanilla lover, or someone who loves all flavors, there will be something in this list that they will love.
We are so excited to share these Easy Layered Cake Recipes with you because we know that you are going to love them. They taste amazing and can really turn any day in to an occasion! Enjoy!
Occasions for Layer Cake Recipes
Birthdays are always a great time to serve layered cakes! You can also serve them during other holiday dinners like Thanksgiving, Christmas, or Easter. Personally, I think layered cakes can be served any old weeknight. I like a good baking project!
I have a feeling you're going to have a hard time picking which one to make. You will definitely find a few favorites! Take a look below at our list of the Best Layered Cake Recipes!
1. Strawberry Triple Layer Cake
From Gonna Want Seconds :: Click HERE for the RECIPE This Triple Decker Strawberry Cake is an absolute showstopper. It's super moist, rich and really sweet!
2. Best Triple Layer Chocolate Cake
From Life Made Sweeter :: Click HERE for the RECIPE Triple Chocolate Layer Cake with the best easy milk chocolate frosting & partially covered with mini chocolate chips. Perfect for birthdays or any other special occasion.
3. Lemon Lovers Layered Cake
From Together As a Family :: Click HERE for the RECIPE This easy lemon layered cake is for true lemon lovers! 3 layers of moist, sweet, lemon cake frosted with fluffy, light, lemon pudding frosting! Jazz up a boxed cake mix for the ultimate layered cake dessert that is easy and bursting with lemon flavor.
4. Orange Pineapple Layer Cake
From Together As A Family :: Click HERE for the RECIPE Orange pineapple layer is so easy to make. Uses a boxed cake mix plus a few other simple ingredients. The cake is so incredibly moist, light, and fresh tasting. The frosting is a simple pudding mix with crushed pineapple plus freshly whipped cream. This is the perfect dessert for Easter or summertime.
5. Banana Pudding Layer Cake
From Melissa's Southern Style Kitchen :: Click HERE for the RECIPE My 3 layer version is tall, and I mean skyscraper tall. It’s an impressive addition to your dessert table.
6. Pumpkin Dream Cake
From The Novice Chef :: Click HERE for the RECIPE Pumpkin Dream Cake: three big layers of super moist pumpkin spiced cake, made completely from scratch, frosted with a sweet cinnamon maple cream cheese icing!
7. Turtles Layer Cake
From Liv for Cake :: Click HERE for the RECIPE Transform your favorite candy into this turtles layer cake! Layers of rich chocolate cake, caramel buttercream, caramel sauce, and chopped pecans.
8. Yellow Birthday Cake with Milk Chocolate Frosting
From Modern Honey :: Click HERE for the RECIPE Homemade Yellow Birthday Cake with Milk Chocolate Frosting will be the cake everyone is begging for at the next birthday party.
9. Banana Pudding Cake Recipe
From Spicy Southern Kitchen :: Click HERE for the RECIPE A layer cake with all the flavor of Banana Pudding. Fresh bananas, Nilla wafers, and whipped topping give this cake that wonderful down home nanner puddin flavor in a more sophisticated form.
10. Death By Chocolate Layer Cake
From The Sweetest Menu :: Click HERE for the RECIPE This Death By Chocolate Layer Cake is the cake of your dreams. Three gorgeous layers of chocolate cake with a chocolate milk soak, chocolate cookie crumbs, creamy chocolate buttercream and milk chocolate ganache.
11. Oreo Cake
From Liv for Cake :: Click HERE for the RECIPE An Oreo Lover's dream! delicious layers of oreo flavoured cake and buttercream with chopped up oreos for some crunch.
12. Pecan Pie Layer Cake
From Spicy Southern Kitchen :: Click HERE for the RECIPE Pecan Pie Layer Cake is a showstopper dessert for the holidays. A thick layer of pecan pie filling is sandwiched between two layers of brown sugar cake and the whole thing is covered in lots and lots of brown sugar icing.
13. Malibu Sunset Layer Cake
From Tornadough Alli :: Click HERE for the RECIPE A fun delicious cake reminiscent of the popular drink this Malibu Sunset Layer Cake is a great cake for the long hot summers!
14. Peanut Butter Cheesecake Layer Cake
From Hugs and Cookies XOXO :: Click HERE for the RECIPE If you love peanut butter then you simply have to make this Peanut Butter Cheesecake Layer Cake. It feeds a crowd so think of it for your next occasion.
15. Chocolate Raspberry Mousse Cake
From Sugar Hero :: Click HERE for the RECIPE This cake has a moist, fudgy brownie base, three layers of light mousse—chocolate, raspberry, and vanilla, and then a glossy topping of chocolate and a tangle of raspberries and chocolate curls on top.
16. Cinnamon Roll Layer Cake
From 365 Days of Baking and More :: Click HERE for the RECIPE This cake is an 8-inch three layer cake with each layer covered in a cinnamon glaze and completely frosted with a incredible cinnamon frosting. It’s like a cinnamon roll in the form of dessert!
17. Mint Chocolate Chip Layer Cake
From Sugar Hero :: Click HERE for the RECIPE This Mint Chocolate Chip Layer Cake is a mint lover’s dream come true! Chocolate cake layers with chunks of Andes mints and mini chocolate chips, plus a silky-smooth mint buttercream with lots of flecks of mint chocolate chips.
18. Lemon Layer Cake with Curd Filling
From That Skinny Chick Can Bake :: Click HERE for the RECIPE Lemon desserts evoke thoughts of sunshine and are perfect for springtime and Easter. This luscious Lemon Layer Cake with Lemon Curd Filling is definitely a special occasion dessert!
19. Chocolate Praline Layer Cake
From Spicy Southern Kitchen :: Click HERE for the RECIPE The combination of praline, chocolate, and whipped cream in this Chocolate Praline Layer Cake makes for a truly spectacular southern dessert.
20. Vanilla Layer Cake
From Baking Sense :: Click HERE for the RECIPE This is the quintessential vanilla layer cake, only better than ever. There are a few special touches that make this cake the best vanilla cake you’ll ever taste.
21. Cranberry Orange Layer Cake
From Tornadough Alli :: Click HERE for the RECIPE Layered high, this Cranberry Orange Layer Cake is filled with a sweet cranberry filling and frosted with an orange spiked buttercream frosting that will send your tastebuds to heaven.
22. Festive Fall Layer Cake
From Sugar Hero :: Click HERE for the RECIPE This Festive Fall Layer Cake is the perfect way to celebrate autumn! A rich chocolate cake is filled with a caramel-pecan filling, and topped with gorgeous, edible fall decorations!
23. Almond Joy Layer Cake
From Tastes of Lizzy T :: Click HERE for the RECIPE Turn a much-loved candy bar into a cake! This Almond Joy Layer Cake starts with a boxed cake mix, but has homemade coconut buttercream and a silky chocolate ganache to make it a divine dessert.
24. Ombre Peach Layer Cake
From Liv for Cake :: Click HERE for the RECIPE Pretty in peach! this peach layer cake is the perfect way to wrap up the summer months. Vanilla cake with a peach filling and peach flavoured frosting.
25. Apple Butter Layer Cake
From Tornadough Alli :: Click HERE for the RECIPE Triple layers of moist goodness this Apple Butter Layer Cake is a fall treat covered and filled with a lightly spiced cinnamon cream cheese frosting and chopped pecans!
26. Banana Pudding Layer Cake
From Baking a Moment :: Click HERE for the RECIPE Got a banana lover in your life? Make them this banana pudding layer cake! Vanilla cake filled with custard and bananas, topped with whipped cream frosting.
27. Luscious Lemon Mousse Cake
From Baking Sense :: Click HERE for the RECIPE Luscious lemon mousse cake might be the perfect layer cake. Lemon cake with Limoncello syrup, zesty lemon curd and creamy lemon mousse.
28. Rocky Road Layer Cake
From Sugar Hero :: Click HERE for the RECIPE This Rocky Road Layer Cake is chocolate overload, in the best way possible! Moist chocolate cake is layered with a rich filling of marshmallows, nuts, and chocolate ganache. A glorious collection of marshmallows, nuts, ganache, and chocolate buttercream completes this indulgent dessert.
29. Pumpkin Snickers Layer Cake With Salted Caramel Frosting
From Life Made Sweeter :: Click HERE for the RECIPE Pumpkin Snickers Layer Cake with Salted Caramel Frosting makes the perfect celebration cake. Best of all, it’s full of three layers of pumpkin cake with Snickers, salted caramel frosting topped with chocolate ganache, Snickers and caramel popcorn.
30. Strawberry Chocolate Ganache Layer Cake
From A Savory Feast :: Click HERE for the RECIPE Just in time for Valentine’s Day, this decadent layer cake is the perfect way to spoil someone special. Layers of homemade chocolate cake and cheesecake frosting are topped with fresh strawberries and a rich chocolate ganache drizzle.
31. Funfetti Vanilla Layer Cake
From Sweetest Menu :: Click HERE for the RECIPE Not only is this cake a total showstopper but one bite, and you’ll be in funfetti cake heaven! Sprinkle lovers unite!
32. Citrus Layer Cake
From 365 Days of Baking and More :: Click HERE for the RECIPE This cake is so delicous!
33. Summer Berry Layer Cake
From Annie's Noms :: Click HERE for the RECIPE This Summer Berry Layer Cake is the ultimate cake for the berry lovers in your life with layers of vanilla cake, homemade berry jam and a myriad of fresh berries on top.
34. Strawberries and Cream Layer Cake
From Sugar Hero :: Click HERE for the RECIPE This Strawberries and Cream Layer Cake is a moist strawberry cake full of whipped cream and fresh berries. Decorated with white chocolate panels and curls, it’s a real show-stopper!
35. Raspberry Marshmallow Chocolate Layer Cake
From Sweetest Menu :: Click HERE for the RECIPE Are you ready for this? We’ve got four layers of soft chocolate cake, topped with a sweet raspberry sauce and layers of thick, fluffy marshmallow frosting. Then comes rich chocolate buttercream, made with REAL chocolate, and drips of dark chocolate ganache.
36. Lemon Poppy Seed Layer Cake
From Life Made Simple :: Click HERE for the RECIPE This luscious, lemon poppy seed layer cake is filled with sweet lemon curd and a delicious pastry cream. You’ll be whipping this up all spring long!
37. Nanaimo Layer Cake
From The Recipe Rebel :: Click HERE for the RECIPE This cake is so beautiful and healthy... What?
38. Vanilla Malt Layer Cake with Cashews and Salted Caramel
From Baking A Moment :: Click HERE for the RECIPE Rich Vanilla Malt Cake, Filled and Frosted with Silky Swiss Meringue Buttercream and Drizzled with Homemade Salted Caramel Sauce. Roasted Cashews are the Crunchy Crowning Touch!
39. Chocolate Peppermint Layer Cake
From Inside Bru Crew :: Click HERE for the RECIPE The holidays call for lots of chocolate and peppermint, especially when it looks like this Chocolate Peppermint Layer Cake. Homemade cake with a marshmallow frosting and candies give this sweet treat a holiday flair.
40. French Silk Pie Cake
From Liv for Cake :: Click HERE for the RECIPE This french silk pie cake is the dessert of your dreams!! Incredibly moist chocolate cake layers topped with an unbelievably silky chocolate frosting.
41. Butterbeer Cake
From Liv for Cake :: Click HERE for the RECIPE Harry Potter fans, this butterbeer cake is for you! butterscoth, cream soda, and marshmallow all in one spellbinding dessert.
42. Coconut Cake with Pineapple Filling
From Tastes Better From Scratch :: Click HERE for the RECIPE This is, dare I say it, the most AMAZING Coconut Cake to grace the earth. Layers of tender, moist coconut cake, fresh pineapple filling, and whipped coconut cream cheese frosting that all pair together perfectly. The final product is somewhat of a masterpiece, and could be one of my favorite cakes of all time!
43. Agate Cake
From Sugar Hero :: Click HERE for the RECIPE This Agate Cake features gorgeous, EDIBLE candy agate slices on top of a watercolor buttercream cake! It’s a special occasion cake for birthdays, showers, or any time you need a dessert that’s really a show piece!
44. Lemon Poppyseed Cake
From Plated Cravings :: CLick HERE for the RECIPE A dreamy Lemon Poppy Seed Cake that’s laced with flecks of poppy seeds and topped with a lemon curd frosting. This lemon layer cake is one of my favorite cakes for spring and summer!
45. Strawberry Cake with Mascarpone Buttercream
From Liv for Cake :: Click HERE for the RECIPE This delicious from scratch strawberry cake is paired with fresh strawberries and mascarpone buttercream. No artificial colors or flavours!
46. Lemon-Lime Layer Cake
From Real Housemoms :: Click HERE for the RECIPE SPRING HAS COME EARLY WITH THIS LEMON-LIME LAYER CAKE – A BEAUTIFUL LAYER LEMON CAKE WITH LIME BUTTERCREAM.