First things first: See how to prep, mix and bake a cake.
Learn how to line a pan, measure correctly and more.
Get foolproof baking tips from Ree, Ina and Giada.
Learn the differences between the four varieties (plus chocolate).
Get our recipes for a rainbow of frosting hues.
Turn plain vanilla into a fruity, cocoa or candy-coated creation.
Learn how to work with fondant, pipe "grass" frosting and more.
This hard-drying icing tops wedding cakes and more.
Make Food Network Kitchen's super-popular recipe.
How to Write with Chocolate
Get ideas for turning candy into these floral decorations.
Different skill levels will require different baking equipment.
Our pros share top secrets for baking better cupcakes.
Stuff vanilla and chocolate cakes with surprise-inside fillings.
Amp up basic batter with these flavor-enhancing ingredients.
This "garden" of cupcakes makes the perfect party centerpiece.
Layer moist yellow cake with Cocoa Whipped Cream.
Make an impressive version of an old favorite.
Trisha's rich cake is layered with sweet Divinity Icing.
This hearty cake is chock-full of coconut, nuts and pineapple.
This chocolatey classic is all about the coconut filling.
Ree layers fluffy cake with frosting and fresh blueberries.