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Top 10 Best Cake Recipes for the Copycat + Bonus Red Velvet Cupcake Recipe

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Dessert is often the best part of going out to eat. Many people head to their favorite restaurant simply for a slice of their best cake recipes. There is no need to head out of the house just for a taste of decadence. These are the best cake recipes for the copycat cook. They are shockingly easy to make and will taste even better than their restaurant versions because they are homemade! Impress guests with your final cake course during a dinner party or whip up the best cake recipes we are featuring with your kids for a fun activity. 

The best cake recipes come in all sorts of flavors and textures. If you are looking for a chocolate cake recipe, coffee cake recipe, or carrot cake recipe then look no further because we only have easy cakes recipes that taste out-of-this-world. 

Best Chocolate Cake Recipes for the Copycat

Easy Coffee Cake Recipes for the Copycat

Carrot Cake Recipes for the Copycat

Bonus: Red Velvet Cupcake Recipe

Homemade Devil's Food Cake

Best Chocolate Cake Recipes for the Copycat

A perfect chocolate cake recipe is hard to come by and even harder to resist. Restaurants can become famous just for a simple slice of moist chocolate cake. The magic is easy to recreate with these hand-picked chocolate cake recipes. 

Copycat Olive Garden Black Tie Mousse Cake  Dairy Queen Chocolate Ice Cream Cake Copycat

  1. Copycat Olive Garden Black Tie Mousse Cake (pictured above left)
  2. Guilty Pleasure Ho Ho Inspired Cake
  3. Dairy Queen Chocolate Ice Cream Cake Copycat (pictured above right)
  4. Homemade Devil's Food Cake (pictured at top)

Easy Coffee Cake Recipes for the Copycat

Coffee cake is one of the most genius dessert recipes you can make. That's because it can double as a delicious breakfast dessert! Of course, these cake recipes also go great with a cup of great coffee. Enjoy eating a piece of one of these copycat coffee cakes in the comfort of your home instead of your favorite (but packed) coffee shop.

Homemade Drake's Coffee Cakes Homemade Entenmann's Breakfast Cake

  1. Homemade Drake's Coffee Cakes (pictured above left)
  2. Copycat Corner Bakery Cinnamon Creme Coffee Cake
  3. Homemade Entenmann's Breakfast Cake (pictured above right)
  4. Copycat Starbucks Classic Coffee Cake

Carrot Cake Recipes for the Copycat

Carrot cake is one of those dessert recipes that sounds odd in title, but is in fact delicious in taste. The combination of carrot cake and cream cheese frosting is classic for a reason. Mimic some of your favorite carrot cake recipes of all time.

Cracker Barrel Country Store Imitation Carrot Cake Copycat Cheesecake Factory Carrot Cheesecake

  1. Cracker Barrel Country Store Imitation Carrot Cake (pictured above left)
  2. Copycat Cheesecake Factory Carrot Cheesecake (pictured above right)

Bonus: Red Velvet Cupcake Recipe

No one can resist a Sprinkles Red Velvet Cupcake with Cream Cheese Frosting (pictured below)!

Sprinkles Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting Copycat

Home is where the heart is and the best cake recipes are best enjoyed with friends and family in the comfort of a home. You no longer have to eat dry cakes from the store since these cake recipes are so simple to make. Make your home famous for dessert hour!

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