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I thought I’d share some of my favorite cake recipes. We’re halfway through our holiday trip to New Zealand. Happy New Year to you all!

Vanilla Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting are the perfect dessert for any occasion | That Skinny Chick Can Bake

Vanilla Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

For those rare occasions when you don’t want chocolate!

One Layer Fudge Cake | That Skinny Chick Can Bake

One Layer Fudge Cake

One of my most pinned cakes. A magnificent specimen for when you need a smaller dessert.

Pear Streusel Coffee Cake | That Skinny Chick Can Bake

Pear Streusel Coffee Cake

If you need “cake” for breakfast, this ginger-spiced, pear cake drew raves from my girlfriends. They all wanted the recipe.

Kahlua Bundt Cake | A super easy, decadent chocolate cake ! | That Skinny Chick Can Bake

Kahlua Bundt Cake

Shhhhhh….don’t tell that this decadent Bundt cake starts with a box cake mix. No one will ever guess…it’s just THAT good.

Coconut Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting | That Skinny Chick Can Bake

Coconut Cupcakes

For all of  you coconut fiends, these vanilla and almond-flavored cupcakes are topped with a huge mound of cream cheese frosting.

Devil's Food Cake for Festivus | That Skinny Chick Can Bake

Four Layer Devil’s Food Cake

I can usually keep my distance when it comes to cakes, but the whole family gave this their approval…and fought for the last slice!

White Chocolate Frangelico Cheesecake| Cheesecake Recipe | That Skinny Chick Can Bake

White Chocolate Frangelico Cheesecake

If cheesecakes are your thing, this white chocolate gem with a slosh of Frangelico and chocolate cookie crust will thrill your palate.

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I hope you found some inspiration from my favorite cake recipes and my favorite bar cookie recipes roundups. I’ll be sharing a post highlighting my favorite cookies in a few days plus a few more odds and ends. Please check back soon!

Skinny Tip

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Tip #54: Make sure to get a good night’s sleep. Being fully rested will help your will power–and you’ll be less likely to give into sweet temptations!


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29 comments on “Favorite Cake Recipes”

  1. These all look incredible but the fudge cake has my heart!

  2. I wish they were all laid out on a dessert table and I could have a little (ok… medium sized:@) slice of each! Hope you’re having an amazing trip!

  3. I wish I could have a sample of each and every one of these! They look mouthwatering! Happy Happy New Year, Liz! xo

  4. These recipes are certainly beautiful. Hope you’re having a fabulous time down under.

  5. ohhh…. so hard to decide… I’d die to bake each one of them… Gimme a … month 🙂

    Happy New Year! 🙂

  6. Hi Lizzy some of these are my favorites too!!

  7. All these cake recipes look amazing, Liz! Glad you’re having a great time in NZ! Love the one layer fudge cake the most! Happy New Year!

  8. I’m totally dreaming of cakes now, Liz. Everything looks delicious – from kahlua, to coconut, to chocolate. Yum!

  9. Happy new year to you too Liz. May this year bring happiness and joy to you, your family and all your readers. Enjoy your trip and come back home safely my dear.

  10. Now THIS is a super sweet roundup!! Pinned and shared and looking forward to splurging.

  11. A beautiful collection. Hope you are having a lovely holiday abroad!

  12. I don’t know about them all but that pear streusel cake was a winner around here!

    Hope you’re having a wonderful holiday. Talking like a Kiwi yet?

  13. Happy New Year, dearest Liz! Your trip looks absolutely amazing from what I’ve seen on FB so far. I’m so glad you’re having a good time – you deserve it! And these cakes are all winners to me – I want to bake and eat them all. Seeing you at F&W in 2014 was a highlight of my year. I wish you continued love, happiness and success in 2015 and I can’t wait for our paths to cross again! xoxo

  14. A wonderful collection of cakes!! I wonder what new recipes you will bring back from NZ! Enjoy your travels….

  15. All your cakes brighten my day 😀 Happy New Year!

    Choc Chip Uru

  16. It looks like you’re having fun in NZ Liz – and rightly so, it’s a fab place, and quite different to Oz. I am wistfully eyeing up the chocolate fudge cake – yum. Happy New Year Liz!

  17. So jealous that you’re on a trip to new zealand. That is my dream vacation! These cakes all look fabulous! I’m drooling over that one layer fudge cake right now!

  18. Gorgeous creations, Liz. Trust you are having a fantabulous time in NZ and bringing back lots of wonderful memories and recipes =)

  19. Wishing you an amazing trip! It has been fun following along on social media. How did I manage to miss your pear crumble coffee cake?!! I am on my way to check it out now. Happy New Year Liz

  20. Why doesn’t my baking turn out like this?!!! Just wondering… xx

    New Zealand! WOWWWW.

  21. Liz, i bet you are having the time of your life!!! so fun . . I’ve always wanted to go to New Zealand!!! Happy New Year and look forward to all of your gorgeous, delicious recipes in 2015!! safe travels to you and your family!!

  22. I hope the holiday is going well. NZ is so beautiful. Will you be visiting Wellington? That’s where I was born. I have relatives in Auckland and Nelson and Christchurch so all these are favourite cities of mine. A terrific collection of cakes here! xx

  23. I would love to try all of these cakes!

  24. Can’t stay in this page for too long, so many amazing cakes – yum!!

  25. All eyes are on your chocolate cakes!

  26. Your talent knows no end, Liz. Such beautiful creations and the photography is gorgeous! Now I want dessert…badly!

  27. Lizzy,
    Love all your cakes. Have a great time in NZ.

  28. Hi Liz, I am so impressed with ALL your recipes and the great tips you include to help make sure things come out great. I just came across your site tagged from another….sure could have used some of your recipes I was baking over the holidays to send goodies to my family! I had a few things that did not come out as well as I hoped and had to scrap. I really hate throwing away good food too. now I am prepared!

    I thought I would check to see if you have a good recipe for pineapple upside down cake. I have a friend who loves it and her birthday is mid month, so I thought I would try to make her a superior version for her big day. Also wondered if you have a good recipe for wine crackers that are easy to make. I like to have fun things to serve when a friend pops by for a chat and a glass of wine. Thanks for your help! All the Best- Teres

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