Cakes Recipes

Make the perfect birthday cake for your children or a sweet chocolate cake for yourself with one of these cake recipes.

Black Cat Cupcakes


If a black cat crosses your path, we hope it’s one of these cute chocolate creations. This time-saving recipe relies on a boxed cake mix and a can of prepared frosting jazzed up with simple cookie and candy decorations.

Low-Fat Black Forest Cake

Slice of black forest cake

This impressive dessert cake is worth the effort. Trust us, you’ll find yourself asking for seconds of this low-fat version of the classic recipe.

White Chocolate Cake

Slice of white chocolate cake

For those who prefer white chocolate, this delicious and moist cake recipe is just right. And to top it all off? Thick, velvety cream cheese icing.

Chocolate Mud Cake

Chocolate mud cake being sliced

Chocolate lovers will go crazy over this cake. Not only does it have a chocolate glaze, but the hint of coffee in the recipe along with dark chocolate and fruit topping will make them run back for seconds.

Falafel Pitas


Falafel are spicy chickpea cakes. Served in pita bread pockets with a colourful crunchy salad, they are deliciously healthy as well as fun to eat.

Slow-Cooker Cheesecake


“The slow cooker guarantees a perfect texture to the cake-the process is very much like a double boiler, which prevents cracking.”-Ricardo Larrivée 

Paprika-Spiced Fish Cakes


You can make these delicious bites ahead of time and cook them straight from frozen on a moment’s notice.

Sunken Cherry Cupcakes


Why ask for a cherry on top when you can have a cherry in the middle? Bake these easy-to-make cupcakes outside the cherry season, too, by having a supply of cherries on standby in the freezer with the stems and pits removed.

Creamy Chocolate Cupcakes


Sometimes, a cupcake is best when the icing is inside it, rather than spread across the top! Your family and friends will be happily surprised when they discover the smooth cream-cheese filling that awaits inside.

Peanut Butter Cup Cupcakes


Peanut butter cupcakes? You bet. They’re surprisingly delicious, and kids of all ages will love them. The mini peanut butter cups also eliminate the need to add frosting.

Zucchini Chip Cupcakes


These moist cupcakes don’t even need frosting, and they’re a great way to use up zucchini. Cinnamon, chocolate chips, and pecans make these so delicious, no one will know they’re made with vegetables too!


Lemon Cream Cupcakes


Delicate cupcakes like these are sure to disappear at your next potluck or bake sale. Grated lemon peel and sour cream turn these from ordinary “white” cupcakes into sophisticated treats.


Gingerbread Cupcakes

The combination of ground, fresh and crystallized ginger gives these delicious cupcakes a multi-layered flavour that lovers of ginger will find irresistible.

Buttercream Frosting


Top all of your desserts, from cakes to cookies, with this yummy frosting.

Crispy Potato Pancake and Smoked Salmon Canapés


Potatoes make a sophisticated appetizer when transformed into these deliciously crisp pancakes. Top them with sour cream and succulent strips of smoked salmon for a taste sensation.

Lava Cakes


Number of servings : Prep time: Cooking time: Type of meal : | Desserts | DessertsSpecial diet : IngredientsCentres 2 oz (60 g) bittersweet chocolate, chopped 1/4 cup (50 mL) whipping (35%) cream Cakes 1/2 cup (125 mL) unsalted butter, cut into pieces 4 oz (125 g) bittersweet chocolate, chopped 2 whole eggs 2 egg […]

Whiskey Cake

Southern grandmas used the finest bourbon to make this old-fashioned cake, which was often served during the holidays. The perfect whiskey cake is moist and dense with lots of nuts and sometimes raisins too.