This Christmas Tree Is More Elegant (and Way Easier) Than a Gingerbread House
Simple and fun to make, this centerpiece will be the hit of your holiday dessert bar. All you need is your favorite no-fail cookie recipe and some star-shaped cutters.
The Best Cheesecake Recipes
Whether you’re looking for something classic or a creative variation, these creamy, dreamy cheesecakes are sure to fit the bill.
Delicious Layer Cake Recipes
Aiming to impress? Bake up one of these delightful layer cakes—they’re surprisingly easy to create.
20 Easy Cake Recipes
Baking a cake from scratch doesn’t have to be daunting—try one of these easy recipes for crumb cake, cheesecake, chocolate cake, and more.
6 Tips for Flawless Cakes
Try these foolproof techniques, brought to you from the Real Simple test kitchen.
How to Bake a Great Cake
No sugarcoating here: When you mix two essential cake recipes with 27 easy frosting, filling, and decorating ideas, you end up with 256,620 (really—do the math) delectable options. Sweet!
How to Stack and Frost a Layer Cake
Get our tips and tricks for stacking and frosting a beautiful, professional-looking cake every time.