22 Cakes That Will Delight on National Cake Day (Also Known as Thanksgiving)

Published on Nov 25, 2020

On Thursday, Nov. 26, most people will be celebrating Thanksgiving, but there is another holiday on that day that many people don’t know about. It’s National Cake Day, a time to celebrate all things cake.

Since it’s Thanksgiving, we found some of the best Thanksgiving cakes that will surprise your entire family this holiday season.

From Delish.com, here are 22 Thanksgiving cakes that will rival any other dessert on the table:

Sweet Potato Cake with Marshmallow Fluff Icing. It’s the frosting that makes this cake so irresistible, and the secret ingredient is – marshmallow fluff. For the recipe, go to www.delish.com/holiday-recipes/thanksgiving/a23011942/best-sweet-potato-cake-recipe.

Pecan Pie Pound Cake. This loaf goes great with after dinner coffee. For the recipe, go to www.delish.com/holiday-recipes/thanksgiving/a23012592/pecan-pie-pound-cake-recipe.

Turkey Cake. There’s really only one time of year to make this ridiculously fun cake, and that day is today. For the recipe, go to www.delish.com/holiday-recipes/thanksgiving/a29505453/turkey-cake-recipe.

Pumpkin Dump Cake. This cake works with white, chocolate and spice cake, too. For the recipe, go to www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/a21971894/easy-pumpkin-dump-cake-recipe.

Pecan Pie Cheesecake. It’s simply “Pie, meet Cheesecake.” For the recipe, go to www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/a56639/pecan-pie-cheesecake-recipe.

Pumpkin Spice Poke Cake. This one’s for all you proud basics out there. For the recipe, go to www.delish.com/cooking/recipes/a54931/pumpkin-spice-poke-cake-recipe.

Chocolate Pumpkin Cheesecake. The fall dessert of your dreams has arrived. For the recipe, go to www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/recipes/a50173/chocolate-pumpkin-cheesecake-recipe.

Salted Caramel Pound Cake. Over all the pie? This pound cake won’t disappoint. For the recipe, go to www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/a28540769/salted-caramel-pound-cake-recipe.

Death By Chocolate Poke Cake. The one thing Thanksgiving is usually light on? Chocolate! For the recipe, go to www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/recipes/a51782/death-by-chocolate-poke-cake-recipe.

Ultimate Coconut Cake. This unexpected treat is a sweet way to end the meal. For the recipe, go to www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/recipes/a52097/coconut-layer-cake-recipe.

Pumpkin Pie Cake. This cake-pie hybrid is the answer to your dessert indecision. For the recipe, visit www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/recipes/a48962/pumpkin-pie-cake-recipe.

Reese’s Explosion Cake. If you’re a true Reese’s lover, this cake is for you. For the recipe, go to www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/recipes/a52704/reeses-explosion-cake-recipe.

Caramel Apple Poke Cake. Store-bought cream cheese frosting is the perfect shortcut for this fall cake. For the recipe, go to www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/recipes/a49621/caramel-apple-poke-cake-recipe.

Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake. This luscious cheesecake will be your new pumpkin obsession. For the recipe, go to www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/recipes/a55237/pumpkin-spice-cheesecake-recipe.

Chocolate-Filled Pumpkins. They’re a piece of cake to make, says Delish.com. For the recipe, go to www.delish.com/cooking/recipes/a50030/chocolate-filled-pumpkins-recipe.

Caramel Apple Cake. Fall lovers, this is the cake for you. Go to www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/recipes/a54959/caramel-apple-cake-recipe for the recipe.

Apple Cider Bubble-Up Bake. It comes with a warning: This is going to change how you feel about pie. For the recipe, go to www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/recipes/a49480/apple-cider-bubble-up-pie-recipe.

Autumn Spice Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting. If you’re looking for any excuse to eat cream cheese frosting, this is it! For the recipe, go to www.cookingclassy.com/autumn-spice-cake-with-cream-cheese-frosting.

Apple Spice Cake with Caramel Drizzle. It’s something that you can celebrate Thanksgiving all year with. For the recipe, go to www.thefirstyearblog.com/apple-spice-cake-with-caramel-drizzle.

Caramel Apple Crisp Cheesecake.  Obviously, cake was what caramel apples were missing. For the recipe, go to www.cakescottage.com/2014/11/17/caramel-apple-crisp-cheesecake/#more-1106.

Kentucky Bourbon Butter Cake. Thanksgiving could always use a little more bourbon. Go to www.thesuburbansoapbox.com/2015/04/22/kentucky-bourbon-butter-cake-with-cream-cheese-frosting-and-salted-caramel-sauce for the recipe.

And finally, Browned Butter Pumpkin Cake with Salted Caramel Frosting. It’s pumpkin plus salted caramel, the combo you need this fall. For the recipe, go to www.cookingclassy.com/2015/10/browned-butter-pumpkin-cake-with-salted-caramel-frosting.

If you don’t have the time to make your own Thanksgiving cake, you can also order from Nothing Bundt Cakes, which bakes them from handcrafted recipes that not only reminds you of home but also opens you to a new world. The founders, Dena Tripp and Debbie Shwetz, are more than up to the task. Each recipe uses the finest ingredients real eggs, butter and cream cheese to bring you Bundt Cake perfection.

To order online, visit www.nothingbundtcakes.com/home.

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