Nothing says celebrations like cake. Having your cake isn't just for special occasions like birthdays and weddings. You can eat it too—anytime—because there's always a reason to celebrate, no matter how small.
Here, we've got 10 great reasons for you to be merry in the form of our top 10 cakes. Make 'em, bake 'em, and tell us about 'em! Bon appétit!
Light and fluffy! The pound cake was named so because the original recipe had one pound each of these four ingredients: butter, eggs, sugar, and flour. Here's a tweaked, lighter version with that same wonderfully rich, buttery taste. Basic Pound Cake
Nothing beats a classic! Once you've mastered this recipe, you can dress it up with anything from canned or fresh fruits to any flavored syrup. We highly recommend topping it with fresh fruit as it complements the cheesecake perfectly. Classic Cheesecake
Better with peanut butter If you're into dressed-up desserts, you'll surely love this. This cheesecake is primped up with peanut butter filling drizzled with caramel and topped with choco chips. All that on an oh-so-heavenly Oreo crust. Need we say more? Peanut Butter Icebox Cheesecake
Fruitcake for everybody! Because nothing screams happy holidays like the traditional fruitcake, Chef Jasmin shares her modern take on the Christmas classic. This one has a lovely cake-like texture without the alcohol for the whole family to feast on. Chef Jasmin's Fruit Cake
Roll out the red carpet! The best thing about cupcakes is it's specially designed for you and you only. These rich, velvety treats aren't just oh-so yummy, they're pretty with any topping, too! Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting and Chocolate Heart Toppers
Popular with Pinoys! If there's one distinct flavor that can unite all Filipinos, it must be ube. Rolled like a jelly roll, this is a sponge cake filled with Swiss buttercream and macapuno bits. It may require baking skills, but actually doable. Ube Rolls
Time for a cool change This citrusy cake is a refreshing change from the usual rich ones. The tart, tangy flavor of lemon makes this a good bake anytime of the year. Lemon Semolina Cake
Simply delish! Here's a chocolate cake recipe that works for everyone. Baking a pretty cake shouldn't be that hard with this six-ingredient recipe! Chocolate Cake
Low-fat and loving it! To cap off this calorie-fest, we're treating you to a low-fat, sugar-free happy ending. This is 100 percent goodness without the guilt, we promise! Low-Fat, sugar-Free Cookies and Cream Cheesecake