18 Easy Father’s Day Cake Recipes

18 Easy Father’s Day Cake Recipes

Here are a few Father’s Day cake ideas you won’t want to miss if you’re looking for an impressive dessert. Whether it’s an over-the-top layer cake or a simple sheet cake that feeds a crowd, there’s no better way to express your love than with a slice of homemade cake.

Choose from his favorite flavors, such as chocolate, lemon, or whiskey, such as these mini bundts with maple-whiskey glaze. There are a lot of strawberry desserts ahead, such as the blueberry buckle. Your family might celebrate Dad with a big cookout or steak dinner, just like the Drummonds. If you are going camping over the weekend, you can prepare his favorite camping recipes.

Whatever your plans, there is something on this list of Father’s Day cake recipes for everyone. Grab-and-go jars of key lime cakes are a great option. Whether you choose an ice cream cake, a peanut butter cheesecake, or an iron skillet apple cake, there is not much you can go wrong with. You can always find the perfect Father’s Day gift by giving him the gift of cake.

List Below Best Father’s Day Cake Recipe

1. Blackberry Cake

Blackberry Cake
Blackberry Cake

This blackberry cake is the perfect dessert for your dad if he likes desserts that aren’t too sweet. The drink is tart and tangy with just a touch of sweetness thanks to lemon and blackberries.

You will have a lot of success with this cake if your father loves blackberries. In addition to the batter and frosting, this delicious cake is garnished with whole blackberries.

2. Butterfinger Cake

Butterfinger Cake
Butterfinger Cake

There’s no doubt your dad will love this cake if he loves Butterfingers. With this cake, you use a simple store-bought cake mix and add extra candy to jazz it up! Butterfingers add a hint of nuttiness to the rich, creamy mixture. When you have little time and need to make something impressive fast, this Butterfinger cake is for you.

3. Ding Dong Cake

Ding Dong Cake
Ding Dong Cake

The kitchen of my dad is stocked with Ding Dongs, for good reason. It’s a chocolatey, creamy, and insanely delicious treat. Featuring all of those classic flavors in a rich, decadent dessert, this Ding Dong cake will satisfy your sweet tooth.

To make this cake, you need to go crazy with the filling. You’re doing it right if your chocolate cake layers have too much frosting between them. As you can see, the chocolate cake is used to carry more frosting!

4. Bacardi Rum Cake

Bacardi Rum Cake
Bacardi Rum Cake

Make this Bacardi rum cake for your dad for a special celebration. There will be more cake for him since it isn’t a cake for kids! This cake is slightly alcoholic from the Bacardi rum and pairs perfectly with the rich butter.

There’s a lot of nuttiness, decadence, and it’s not overly sweet. This cake is made from yellow cake mix and instant pudding, and it is so simple to make and tastes great.

5. Lemon Blueberry Cake

Lemon Blueberry Cake
Lemon Blueberry Cake

Unlike most cakes, this lemon blueberry one is very simple to make. If you’re reading this on Father’s Day, the 11th hour of the countdown, check out this cake. You can use frozen or fresh blueberries in this cake, and both add a lot of flavor.

Lemon cake mixes save time and money by keeping things simple. Place it in a bundt pan or cake pan, bake it, and drizzle powdered sugar glaze over the top.

6. Chocolate Eclair Cake

Chocolate Eclair Cake
Chocolate Eclair Cake

Despite its intimidating appearance, this Chocolate Eclair Cake is insanely easy to make. Graham crackers, chocolate, and whipped cream are layered in a pan without using an oven. There is a polished and sophisticated look to the finished product, along with a lot of flavor. Plus, there’s no sugar in this, so you’ll have room for a second helping!

7. Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

Lemon Poppy Seed Cake
Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

The lemon poppy seed cake would be a great choice for your dad if he prefers a light and tart dessert to a rich chocolate one. There is a bright, aromatic flavor coming from the lemon and poppy seeds. You can have it with a cup of coffee in the morning.

This cake also comes with a foolproof recipe. A loaf pan bakes in 60 minutes and it takes no time to prepare. Sweet sugar glaze is a great way to bring out the flavors of summer.

8. Six-Layer S’mores Cake

Six-Layer S'mores Cake
Six-Layer S’mores Cake

S’mores are the perfect camping food for all those camping dads out there. The only exception is this s’mores layer cake. Grains from gram crackers are infused right into the cake batter!

Make sure you layer plenty of chocolate frosting inside your cakes, and then top them with marshmallow fluff. I’m sure your dad will be proud of you for using the blowtorch to toast the frosting so skillfully.

9. Chocolate Chip Loaf Cake

Chocolate Chip Loaf Cake
Chocolate Chip Loaf Cake

The loaf cake demonstrates your fantastic baking skills without requiring you to brush up on your decorating skills. You won’t believe how dense, rich, and indulgent this cake is. There’s nothing better than a chocolate chip loaf that captures the essence of those individual Entenmann’s or TastyKake cakes.

10. Hershey’s Chocolate Cake

Hershey’s Chocolate Cake
Hershey’s Chocolate Cake

Located right on the back of Hershey’s cocoa powder mix is this recipe for Hershey’s chocolate cake. Considering that they are the experts in chocolate, this simple cake is sure to be a hit. Simple and delicious, this recipe is sure to impress. This recipe is moist and decedent, and you may already have all the ingredients in your pantry.

11. Peach Upside Down Cake

Peach Upside Down Cake
Peach Upside Down Cake

His mother used to make desserts like this peach upside-down cake when he was a kid. A honey-infused sticky cake batter is topped with ripe peaches and raspberries that scream summer. You’ll love it for its moistness, flavor, and appearance. With caramel on top, your boy’s eyes will light up.

12. One-Bowl Chocolate Cake

One-Bowl Chocolate Cake
One-Bowl Chocolate Cake

It’s often claimed that cake recipes come together quickly, but they omit the dishwashing part of the process. A rich, fudgy, and oh-so-delicious chocolate cake. Besides, it gives you more time to spend with your dad. The cake is moist and fudgy and pairs well with vanilla ice cream and chocolate or vanilla frosting.

13. Italian Lemon Ricotta Cake

Italian Lemon Ricotta Cake
Italian Lemon Ricotta Cake

The finer things in life may include desert light with bright flavors for your dad. It’s the perfect cake for dads who love lemon ricotta. There’s nothing like moist and dense ricotta cake, and it’s easy to make. Add powdered sugar, whip cream, and fruit to your cake to make it richer.

14. Banana Pudding Poke Cake

Banana Pudding Poke Cake
Banana Pudding Poke Cake

There’s nothing I love more than a good poke cake. In this vanilla sheet cake with banana pudding poke, creamy vanilla pudding is infused with vanilla sheet cake. Dense, moist, and flavorful, each bite is bursting with flavor.

Once your cake has finished cooking, top it with banana slices and whipped topping. Use crushed vanilla wafers to add crunch, and this simple cake will disappear in no time!

15. Blueberry Lemon Icebox Cake

Blueberry Lemon Icebox Cake
Blueberry Lemon Icebox Cake

You won’t need that oven, so turn it off. This simple icebox cake bursting with blueberries and lemon tastes incredible and looks gorgeous too. Homemade whipped cream, graham crackers, and a lemon and blueberry sauce are all used in this recipe. The process is so simple!

The combination of graham crackers and wet ingredients might seem strange, but I promise it does not result in soggy crackers. As they soften, their texture becomes cake-like, giving the cake its insanely easy texture.

16. Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake
Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

You would think this chocolate peanut butter cake came straight out of a magazine. Despite its complexity, it is easier than you might think. With peanut butter, this cake batter has a rich chocolate flavor enhanced by dark cocoa powder. The cake is iced with a cream cheese frosting and topped with a chocolate ganache.

17. Chocolate Guinness Beer Cake

Chocolate Guinness Beer Cake
Chocolate Guinness Beer Cake

An impossibly rich and indulgent chocolate cake made with dark Guinness beer. Chocolate cake batter is infused with nutty and sour notes reminiscent of sour cream cakes. In addition, the tiny bubbles in the beer give this cake a dense, delicious texture.

There’s a slight tang to the flavor, and the cake is layered with a smooth chocolate frosting. If you’d like to even out these flavors, serve them with vanilla ice cream.

18. Father’s Day 3-Layer Bacon and Beer Cake

Father’s Day 3-Layer Bacon and Beer Cake
Father’s Day 3-Layer Bacon and Beer Cake

You might not hear him say it, but this beer and bacon cake will make you his favorite child. Cake that combines classic dad flavors of bacon and beer into a show-stopper. You can substitute beer for milk in this cake batter, which gives your cake a rich, nutty flavor. Garnish it with bacon strips, slather it with organic vanilla frosting, and sprinkle it with bacon bits.


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