American cake recipes  (129)

Browse our collection of traditional American cakes - from red velvet cake and pound cake, to hummingbird cake and baked cheesecake. Perfect recipes for birthday or special occasion cakes.


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1hr

Be patient - this smells fantastic while it is cooking - wait until it has cooled before serving, though!

Recipe by: tasha

 
1hr30min

Pecans add a lovely crunch to this delcious carrot cake but feel free to leave them out if you don't like nuts. The cream cheese icing is what takes this classic carrot cake to the next level!

Recipe by: Tammy Elliott

 
1hr15min

This is carrot cake recipe was handed down to me from my great aunt. My husband asks me to make this carrot cake for all special occasions.

Recipe by: jmatthews00

 
1hr15min

This is an extremely easy banana cake recipe. I always use a flat rectangular baking tray for this banana cake so it bakes through, but I bet you can use the loaf tin too and it would come out beautifully. This banana cake serves a legion of hungry flatmates and co-workers for 2 days but then you'll have to bake a new one.

Recipe by: yoolka

 
1hr10min

These are such fabulous brownies that I'm submitting Slater's method, with a few of my own tips. No nuts, no flavourings, just a 24-carat brownie as dense and fudgy as Glastonbury mud. Whatever else you add is up to you. Serves 12 (or two with the munchies).

Recipe by: funintheoven

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