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Here are 25 of our most popular cake recipes. We have over a 1000 of recipes on The Southern Lady Cooks website, so please know there is a lot more to be seen than what is below. However, here are the cakes you love the most!

Most Popular Cake Recipes

Southern Jam Cake-bow down to the queen cake! This cake is a southern tradition and is the most popular cake recipe on our site.

Easy Sour Cream Coconut Cake-this is an easy cake to make and a coconut lover’s dream.

Mississippi Mud Cake-this cake has been around a very long time and there is a reason…it’s amazing.

7-Up Cake-this cake is delicious and the pineapple topping just makes it even better.

popular cake recipes

Southern Coca Cola Cake-a true southern favorite.

Mandarin Orange Cake-this is a classic delicious cake that is always a good idea. In the South it may be called a ““Pig Pickin’ Cake or Pig Lickin’ Cake.”

popular cake recipes

Hummingbird Cake-this is an old fashioned recipe that never last long in my house.

Vanilla Wafer Cake-this cake is so good, we love it any time of the year.

Chocolate Earthquake Cake-this is “melt in your mouth” good.

Kentucky Butter Cake with Rum Sauce-this recipe is definitely a keeper.

popular cake recipes

1-2-3-4 Cake-a cake recipe that has been passed down from generation to generation. It’s a cake you’ll make over and over.

Blueberry Cream Cheese Butter Cake-this cake is so good and the lemon glaze makes it even better.

Pineapple Coconut Loaf Cake-this loaf cake is a wonderful dessert and the glaze is incredible.

Texas Sheet Cake-this cake is perfect for any chocoholic.

Lazy Daisy Oatmeal Cake-this cake is a classic that has been around a very long time.

Fresh Blueberry Pudding Cake-a perfect dessert. Just add ice cream!

Old Fashioned Carrot Cake-this is one of the best cakes on our site. We love it.

Yummy Blueberry Dump Cake-we love a good dump cake and this one is fabulous!

Coconut Cream Cheese Pound Cake-we make this cake in a loaf pan and there is never any left.

Chocolate Pudding Cake-if you’re a chocolate lover then this cake is for you.

Old-Fashioned Prune Cake-the spices in this cake are so good. I promise it will quickly become one of your favorites.

Exquisite Chocolate Cherry Cake-this cake is made from scratch and it’s amazing.

Blackberry Coffee Cake-if you love blackberries and cake for breakfast, this recipe is for you.

My Daughter’s Pound Cake-very few cakes can stand on their own with no fruit or frosting but this one can. It’s simply the best.

Easy Orange Bundt Cake-if you like orange flavor, then this cake will quickly become one of your favorites.

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