FOOD & DRINK
06/01/2012 09:52 am ET Updated Jan 23, 2018

The Best Layer Cake Recipes Around

Each layer more glorious than the last.

There's nothing like a piece of cake to make the end of a meal special. Flourless cakes, chocolate cakes and even cupcakes can make any old day feel celebratory. But layer cakes, those towering desserts filled with frosting or fruit, scream: "Today is a good day!"

We found the best layer cakes to bake whether you're celebrating a birthday, an anniversary or just want to eat some dessert. We've got recipes for two-layer cakes and wonderfully impressive six-layer cakes that are easy to make and will satisfy chocolate- and fruit-lovers alike. Here are some of the most beautiful towering treats this world has ever known.

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