Delicious Homemade cakes recipes which are easy to make at home

We always want to serve our guests the best dishes but our guests appreciate it when we serve our own cooked dishes, not brought from any online food delivery. Again, on a special occasion in the family, we have a strong urge to make some dishes for our near and loved ones. There is nothing more comforting than tasting slice of homemade cakes paired with some hot or cool beverages. Sound Delicious, Right! Yes, we have prepared this article for you all.

Here we are presenting you the 7 easiest and delicious homemade cake recipes, which in fact will bring a satisfied smile on your face as well as your loved ones. These delicious cakes recipes are easy to make at home. These are some popular cakes recipes.

1. Chocolate Bundt Cake

If you like chocolate, this cake will make you happy. When you have a houseful of guests, you can prepare this cake to serve your guests as a dessert after dinner. The ganache glaze makes this cake so alluring and tempting. No, any guests will deny having a piece of it.

how to make chocolate bundt cake

 

Ingredients Needed:

  • 8 ounces of (2 sticks) unsalted butter, plus more for pan
  • 2 1/4  cups of all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup of milk
  • 1/2 cup of sour cream (4 ounces)
  • 1 1/2 cups of sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Ingredients Needed for Chocolate Glaze:

  • 3 ounces of bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1/2 cup of heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons of unsalted butter

How to prepare:

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Butter a 14-cup Bundt pan. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt and mix milk and sour cream in a glass measuring cup.

  1. Switch on an electric mixer on medium-high speed, beat butter and sugar until pale and fluffy for 3 to 5 minutes.
  2. Add Eggs(1 at a time) beating well after each addition, Now add vanilla extract. Decrease speed to low, adding the flour mixture in 2 batches, and alternating with the milk mixture with the beginning and ending with the flour. Beat until just combined.
  3. Transfer Butter to prepared pan; smooth top with an offset spatula.
  4. Bake the cake for around 55 minutes, until the cake tester comes out clean.
  5. Transfer pan to the wire rack to cool it completely

How to Prepare Chocolate glaze

  1. Place chocolate in a heatproof bowl.
  2. Bring cream to a simmer in a small saucepan, and pour over chocolate. Let it stand for 2 minutes.
  3. Add butter, and mix until it is smooth. Let it stand, then stir occasionally, until slightly thickened.
  4. Now pour glaze over cake.

 

Special note:

This cake can be stored at room temperature, wrapped in plastic, up to 1 day.

 

2. Lemon Plum Cake

Plum cake refers to a variety of cakes that are made with Dry fruits and Fruits. Lemon plum cake with a dusting of confectioners sugar is also alluring and tempting. Lemon zest and the Plum work very well together to give a fine treat to your loved ones.

Lemon plum cake recipe

 

Ingredients Needed:

 

• 3/4 cup of (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan

• 1 1/2 cups of plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled)

• 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda

• 1/4 teaspoon of salt

• 1/2 cup of packed light brown sugar

• 1/2 cup of granulated sugar

• 3 large eggs

• 1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract

• 2½ teaspoons of finely grated lemon zest

• 1/4 cup of sour cream

• 3 plums which are pitted and cut them into eighths

• Confectioners sugar, for dusting

 

How to prepare:

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

2. Butter an 8-by-2-inch or a 9-inch cake pan and line bottom with a round of parchment.

3. In a large bowl, whisk together 1 1/2 cups flour, baking soda, and salt.

4. Using an electric mixer, beat butter and sugars until light and fluffy. With the mixer on low, beat in eggs, one at a time, until incorporated; beat in vanilla and lemon zest. Beat in half the flour mixture and then also beat the sour cream. Add remaining flour mixture; mix just until combined

5. Spread butter into the pan and smooth top with a knife. Toss plums with 2 tablespoons flour and sprinkle over batter, in a bowl.

6. Bake around 30 minutes until cake is golden, loosely tent with foil and bake until cake pulls away from the side of the pan and a cake tester inserted in the center should come out clean, about 35 minutes more.

7. Let cake cool completely in the pan. Run the knife around the cake edge and remove the cake from pan. Dust with confectioner's sugar before serving.

 

3. Vanilla Pound Cake

This Vanilla cake is very easy to make, following some easy steps.

how to make vanilla cake

 

Ingredients Needed:

  • 1 cup of (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan
  • 2 cups of all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled), plus more for pan
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons of pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt           

 

How to prepare:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. Butter and flour a 6-cup (8 1/2-by-4 1/2-inch) loaf pan; set aside.

3. With an electric mixer on high speed, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well. After each addition; add vanilla extract and salt. With the mixer on low, gradually add flour, beating just until combined (do not overmix).

4. Bake around 1 hour, until when a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake, it comes out clean.

5. Tent with aluminum foil if browning too quickly.

6. Let it cool in the pan for around 15 minutes. You can invert onto a wire rack, and turn upright to cool it completely.

 

4. Strawberry Cake

If you are the lover of strawberry, this is for you. Yes, it is also very easy to prepare at home to make your family members and guests happy.

how to make strawberry cake

Ingredients Needed:

  • 6 tablespoons of unsalted butter, softened, plus more for pie plate
  • 1 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons of sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup of milk
  • 1 teaspoon of  pure vanilla extract
  • 1 pound of hulled and halved strawberries

 

How to prepare:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Butter a 10-inch pie plate. Pour flour, baking powder, and salt together into a medium bowl

  3. Put butter and 1 cup of sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment. Mix on medium-high, around 3 minutes, and speed up till it looks pale and fluffy.

  4. Then reduce speed to medium-low and mix egg, milk, and vanilla extract.

  5. Keep reducing speed to low; gradually mix in flour mixture. Transfer batter to buttered pie plate. Arrange strawberries on the top of the batter, cut sides down, and as close together as possible. Sprinkle remaining 2 tablespoons sugar over berries.

  6. Bake cake for 10 minutes. And then reduce oven temperature to 325 degrees. Bake around 1 hour till the cake is golden brown and firm to the touch. 

  7. Let it cool in pie plate on a wire rack then cut into wedges.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

 

5. The Gingerbread Snacking Cake

Do you love ginger? No worries! It’s not a complicated one to prepare. Try this at your home. You will simply enjoy with your family members and guests.

How to make gingerbread cake

 

Ingredients Needed:

  • 8 tablespoons (1 stick) of unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan
  • 2 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour, plus more for the pans
  • 1 cup of boiling water
  • 2 teaspoons of baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons of ground ginger

    With the help of electric mixer on medium-high speed, beat butter and sugar until pale and fluffy, 3 to 5 minutes.

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 2/3 cup packed of dark-brown sugar
  • 1 cup of un-sulfured molasses
  • 1 tablespoon of freshly grated ginger
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature, lightly beaten
  • Confectioners' sugar, for dusting

 

How to prepare:

        1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

        2. Butter and flour a 9-by-13-inch cake pan; set aside. In a bowl, add baking soda with the boiling water; set aside.

        3. In a large bowl, sieve together flour, ground spices, salt, and baking powder; set aside

        4. In an electric mixer with the paddle attachment, cream butter until it becomes light. 

        5. Beat in brown sugar until it becomes fluffy. Place the flour, ground ginger, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, salt, and baking powder in a fine mesh strainer,so that you can mix them with other wet mixture.

        6. Beat in molasses and grated ginger, baking-soda mixture, and flour mixture. Beat in eggs. 

        7. Pour batter into prepared pan, and bake around 30-35 minutes until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

        8. Let cool on a wire rack. Cut into squares, then dust with confectioners' sugar.

 

 

6. Banana-Pecan Cake

This is also very easy to prepare, being a one-layer cake. This is loaded with delicious ripe bananas, tasty pecans, and the bake of perfection.

Banana pecan cake recipe

 

Ingredients Needed:

  • 4 tablespoons of unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan
  • 1 cup of sifted cake flour, (not self-rising), plus more for pan
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon of baking powder
  • Pinch of ground cloves
  • 1 ripe large  mashed banana, (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup of firmly packed dark-brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon of  salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup of chopped toasted pecans
  • Confectioners' sugar, for dusting
  • Sweetened whipped cream, for serving (optional)

 

How to prepare:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. Butter a 6-by-2-inch round cake pan. Line the bottom with parchment paper; butter, and dust with the flour. Set aside. Into a bowl, sieve flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and cloves. In another bowl, whisk banana, buttermilk, and vanilla extract.

3. ​​​​​​In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until it becomes light and fluffy. Beat in egg. Mix flour mixture into two groups with the alternating with banana mixture. Stir in pecans. Pour into pan; bake around 45 minutes until golden brown appears.

4. Let cool it for10 minutes. The knife should be run around the edge, inverting onto a wire rack. Reinvert cake; let it cool.

5. Dust with confectioners' sugar, and serve with whipped cream if you desire.

 

7. Warm Almond-Cherry Cake

You can easily buy the ingredients from your supermarket shops to prepare this cake. This is in fact, a delicious one.

How to prepare warm almond cherry cake

 

Ingredients Needed:

  • 8 tablespoons (1 stick) of unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pie plate
  • 1 cup of  all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled), plus more for pie plate
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 3/4 cup of sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon of pure almond extract
  • 1 bag (12 ounces) frozen cherries, thawed and dried
  • 1/2 cup of sliced almonds

How to prepare:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

​​​​​​2. Butter and flour a 9-inch deep-dish pie plate (4-cup capacity); set aside. In a medium bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, and salt altogether; set aside.

3. Using an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar until it becomes light and fluffy.

4. Mix eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in almond extract. With the mixer on low, blend in flour mixture (do not overmix).

5. Transfer batter to prepared pie plate, scattering cherries and almonds on top.

6. Bake around 45 to 50 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.

7. ​​​​​​Let it cool around 10 minutes before you serve.

 

Now, It’s your turn to flaunt your culinary skills to your loved ones by giving them the slice of these homemade cakes. You can start with any of the cake recipes and share this recipe with others so that happiness keeps on moving.

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