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Cake recipes including the Best Chocolate Cake, as well as Granny’s Chocolate Sheet Cake. You can never go wrong with a Cream Cheese Pound Cake, which works for just about every occasion!

For something quick and easy, try the One Layer Cake or the Homemade Funfetti Cake. There’s something here that you’ll love!

Two pieces of easy peanut butter cake on a white plate with the whole cake in the background.

Easy Peanut Butter Cake

Easy Peanut Butter Cake uses just six ingredients, is mixed in one bowl, and bakes in about half an hour. It’s simple and quick and your family will love it! This peanut butter cake is my favorite way to make a one layer cake. It’s just quick and easy, and you don’t even have frosting …

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A slice of pumpkin crumb cake on a white plate.

Pumpkin Crumb Cake

Pumpkin Crumb Cake is sweet and fragrant from notes of allspice, nutmeg, ginger, cloves, and cinnamon. It’s an easy-to-make, tender cake that’s great for morning coffee or after dinner. This easy Pumpkin Crumb Cake is delightful any time of the year. It’s simple, easy, and combines all the fun pumpkin spices with a brown sugar …

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Chocolate Molten Lava Cake with bittersweet chocolate and cocoa has a luscious, gooey, chocolate center and can be made ahead! Perfect date night dessert!

Chocolate Molten Lava Cake

Chocolate Molten Lava Cake with bittersweet chocolate and cocoa has a luscious, gooey, chocolate center and can be made ahead! Perfect date night dessert! If you’re searching for the perfect romantic dessert to accompany a dinner for two, this chocolate molten lava cake, with its rich, flowing melted chocolate, is probably about as perfect as …

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A slice of moist yellow cake on a plate with the whole cake in the background with chocolate frosting.

Moist Yellow Cake Recipe

Moist yellow cake recipe that gives you perfect results every time! No more wondering how your cake will turn out — this recipe is easy and delicious! And you can use it for a layer cake or cupcakes. For years I used my Granny’s Feather Cake recipe when baking a yellow birthday cake, but I …

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One Layer Cake recipe that's SO EASY and is perfectly moist and tender every time. Your cake is ready in about 45 minutes start to finish!

One Layer Cake

One Layer Cake recipe that’s SO EASY and is perfectly moist and tender every time. Your cake is ready in about 45 minutes start to finish! This cake is almost as easy as Cake Mix Chocolate Chip Cookies! Because you do NOT need the stand mixer. You do NOT need more than one bowl. You …

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Red white and blue cake with strawberries and blueberries on a blue background.

Red White and Blue Cake

Red, white, and blue cake is the perfect 4th of July cake! Everything goes in one bowl and this patriotic cake is one layer so it’s super easy! I love making my easy One Layer Cake because it’s just right for smaller occasions when you don’t have time or don’t want the trouble of multiple …

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Easy Buttercream Frosting is so simple and quick. All you need is butter, powdered sugar, vanilla, a little cream, and about 10 minutes!

Easy Buttercream Frosting

Easy Buttercream Frosting is so simple and quick. All you need is butter, powdered sugar, vanilla, a little cream, and about 10 minutes! When I was a little girl, nearly everything that came out of our kitchen was homemade—so naturally, I wanted all the things in the store that were not homemade and canned buttercream …

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A slice of funfetti cake on a plate with a fork.

Easy Funfetti Cake from Scratch

Funfetti cake makes everyone smile and this recipe is so easy it will make YOU smile! Grab your sprinkles and make the easiest, moistest cake ever! Funfetti cake is one of those iconic recipes that makes people happy. Kids love the colors and sprinkles and adults love the trip back to memory lane when sprinkle …

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Side view of baked sour cream coffee cake on a pink platter.

Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Easy Sour Cream Coffee Cake with a layer of gooey cinnamon filling and streusel topping. It’s easy and just right for brunch or weekend house guests! This Sour Cream Coffee Cake can feed several people and has just enough cinnamon to make it spicy and warm for the heart. You can prepare the batter for …

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Slice of caramel cake on a plate with whole cake in background.

Southern Caramel Cake

Southern caramel cake with homemade caramel icing from butter, sugar, and milk. This one tastes just like Grandma’s! A classic favorite, Southern Caramel Cake is just a regular yellow cake frosted with a sweet caramel cake icing. Some folks like to drizzle the caramel icing in between the layers and just let it drip from …

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Peanut Butter Pound Cake topped with chocolate glaze and covered in Reese's Peanut Butter Cups.

Peanut Butter Pound Cake

Peanut Butter Pound Cake topped with chocolate glaze and crumbled Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. If they could put Heaven on a plate, this would be it. So this happened. I made this Peanut Butter Pound Cake on Saturday and it ran smack dab into a bowl of chocolate glaze and then fell over into a …

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Toasted Cream Cheese Pound Cake

Toasted Cream Cheese Pound Cake

Toasted Cream Cheese Pound Cake flavored with butter and broiled just long enough to get toasty and brown! This is so perfect with a little fruit compote or caramel sauce! We have had a few glorious days here in Georgia, with cool breezes teasing us as the last vestiges of summer begin to fade into fall. Of …

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A luscious strawberry sheet cake with fresh strawberries and cream cheese frosting.

Strawberry Sheet Cake

A luscious strawberry sheet cake with fresh strawberries and cream cheese frosting that’s always a crowd-pleaser and easy to take along for potlucks. The arrival of spring is heralded by daffodils, dogwoods, do-it-yourself projects, and one of my favorite loves, strawberries. Since we’re so close to Florida, we start getting beautiful fresh strawberries in February …

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Salted Caramel Sheet Cake is a moist and easy cake with a homemade caramel frosting. If you're feeding a crowd, you'll have a happy party!

Salted Caramel Sheet Cake

Salted Caramel Sheet Cake is a moist and easy cake with a homemade caramel frosting. If you’re feeding a crowd, you’ll have a happy party! I know I have bombarded y’all with desserts this week, but I have to share one more. First though, a little housekeeping. If you’re receiving my posts via email and you’re getting …

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Fresh strawberry cake filled with strawberry-lemon jam and topped with a fresh strawberry cream cheese frosting—this is a special occasion show-stopper and it's divine!

Fresh Strawberry Cake Recipe

Fresh strawberry cake filled with strawberry-lemon jam and topped with a fresh strawberry cream cheese frosting—this is a special occasion show-stopper and it’s divine! Part of the genesis of In a Southern Kitchen was a desire to share recipes and ideas that would help folks entertain at home. Tolkien said, “If more of us valued …

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Blueberry breakfast cake made with fresh blueberries and super moist from buttermilk. It's quick and easy!

Blueberry Breakfast Cake

Blueberry breakfast cake made with fresh blueberries and lemon zest and super moist from buttermilk. It’s quick and easy! We’ve had a busy summer already, and it’s only half over. But it’s all been the fun kind of busy so that makes it ok. We spent a weekend at Lake Blue Ridge at our friends’ house. …

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