The Most-Celebratory Recipes

Giada's Orange-Raspberry Cake

Giada finishes her orange and raspberry cake with a creamy raspberry icing.

Birthday Cakes for Any Time of Year

Ree Plans a Birthday Bash

Cajun Mashed Potatoes

A homemade seasoning of garlic powder, paprika and cayenne tops these potatoes.

A Rich and Creamy Side

Cajun Surf and Turf

Beef tenderloin and juicy jumbo shrimp pair perfectly with a mixture of sauteed veggies.

Serves a Party of 12

Garlic Dinner Rolls

Use store-bought unbaked dinner rolls to spend more time partying and less time in the kitchen.

Top with Butter and Garlic

Cute Cupcakes

Chocolate-Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes

German Chocolate Cupcakes

Lemon Blueberry Cupcakes with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

Cannoli Cupcakes

Chocolate Cupcake "Sandwiches" with Easy Chocolate Mousse

Tiramisu Cupcakes

Salted Caramel Cupcake

Mini Chocolate-Meringue Cupcakes

Salted Caramel Cupcakes with Pecan Coconut Brittle Crumble and Caramel Swiss Buttercream

Jelly-Filled Cupcakes With Peanut Butter Frosting

Quick Double Chocolate Cupcakes

Five Spice Pineapple Carrot Cupcakes

Cuatro Leches Cupcakes

Yellow Cupcakes

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Mini Cupcake Buffet

Chocolate Chip Walnut Cupcakes

Brown Sugar Caramel Creme Brulee Cupcakes

Vixxxen: Red Hot Velvet Cupcakes with Fiery Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

Cake-Baking Basics

Basic Vanilla Cake

Make two 9-inch cakes in an hour with Food Network Magazine.

The One Vanilla Cake to Know

Birthday Sheet Cake

Sour cream is the key to keeping this sheet cake super moist.

Get Ina's Recipe

Basic Chocolate Cake

This rich cake is the perfect base for your favorite frosting.

Two Chocolatey Layers

Host a Birthday Bash

Comfort-Food Favorites for Celebrating

Savory Cupcakes

Cornbread is frosted with pimiento-cheese spread.

Gina's Pimiento-Cheese Cakes

More Party-Ready Comfort Foods