Slideshow: 10 Cakes To Make For Your Next Party

Coconut Layer Cake with Chocolate Glaze
Coconut Layer Cake with Chocolate Glaze
This cake is as delicious as it is elegant. The filling is cream cheese frosting flavored with cream of coconut and chopped dry roasted macadamia nuts. A bittersweet chocolate glaze adds a sharp flavor contrast and looks patent leather-sleek; a perfect contrast to the white cake.

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Classic Vanilla Layer Cake
Classic Vanilla Layer Cake
Is your special guest a cake purist? No problem! Make them this traditional "yellow" cake. It tastes so much better than anything from a box.

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Blackberry and White Chocolate Layer Cake
Blackberry and White Chocolate Layer Cake
Corralled within the white chocolate-painted cookie picket fence lie four layers of feathery lemon cake that are layered with ribbons of blackberry preserves and a white chocolate icing. Sitting on top: a lavish pile of midnight blue, fresh blackberries. The perfect summery celebration.

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Chocolate-Hazelnut Layer Cake
Chocolate-Hazelnut Layer Cake
Fans of gianduja will love this beautiful treat, with its tiers of moist chocolate cake refreshed with hazelnut liqueur and airy drifts of chocolate, Nutella, and toasted hazelnut mousse.

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Chocolate Cake with Whipped Chocolate Ganache
Chocolate Cake with Whipped Chocolate Ganache
This is a decadent chocolate cake, reminiscent of Devil's Food in flavor and moisture. The whipped chocolate ganache frosting is every chocolate fiend's dream. What a way to celebrate the chocoholic in your life.

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Almond Brittle Torte
Almond Brittle Torte
This retro-fabulous dessert is sure to impress. Airy sponge cake is sliced, filled, and covered with whipped cream, then encrusted with crunchy coffee-flavored brittle and adorned with slivered almonds. The combination of cloud-like cake and shattering candy coating is nothing if not irresistible.

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Rainbow Layer Cake
Rainbow Layer Cake
A six-layer cake in all the colors of the rainbow, this one is dramatic to cut into and always seems to elicit an "oooooooh" response. A happy cake for a happy occasion.

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Ambrosia Cake
Ambrosia Cake
If your celebration is all about fun (or BBQ) this is the cake for you. A play off ambrosia salad, four layers of golden cake are filled with a fluffy icing and packed with tropical fruits and mini-marshmallows.

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