Some people are cake people. Others are pie people. We’re happy to each both (even at the same time), but it’s hard to argue that pie could ever be as celebratory as cake. It goes hand in hand with celebrations. Birthday cakes. Wedding cakes. Graduation cakes.
Whether it’s the amount of work that goes into a beautiful layer cake or the sprinkling of confetti sprinkles atop a simple sheet cake, there’s just something exciting about a cake.
While most cakes are reserved for an occasion, we found 50 cakes that should be baked and eaten any time -- preferably, all the time, because life is too short to not eat cake. Here are the 50 all-time best cake recipes, go on and have a slice (or four).