In a world stirring with busyness, finding those magical moments for family bonding can be a challenge. Yet, there’s a delicious and delightful way to bring everyone together—baking! Easy cake recipes not only fill your home with irresistible aromas but also create memories that last a lifetime, memories that you’ll look back on with a smile. Imagine your kitchen buzzing with laughter and collaboration as you and your loved ones mix, pour, and bake together, each moment etching itself into your family’s history.

This blog will guide you through five fun and easy cake recipes that promise not just scrumptious treats but also cherished family moments.

So, tie your apron, grab your whisk, and let’s make some sweet memories!

5 Easy Cake Recipes To Try With Family

  • Classic Vanilla Sponge Cake
  • Chocolate Lava Cake
  • Lemon Drizzle Cake
  • Funfetti Cupcakes
  • No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecake

1. Classic Vanilla Sponge Cake



1 cup sugar, 1/2 cup butter, 2 eggs, 2 teaspoons vanilla extract, 1.5 cups all-purpose flour, 1.75 teaspoons baking powder, 1/2 cup milk


  • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  • Grease and flour a 9-inch round pan.
  • In a medium bowl, cream together the sugar and butter.
  • Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then stir in the vanilla.
  • Combine flour and baking powder, add to the creamed mixture and mix well.
  • Finally, stir in the milk until the batter is smooth.
  • Pour batter into the prepared pan.
  • Bake for 30 to 40 minutes in the preheated oven.

2. Chocolate Lava Cake



1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, 1/2 cup butter, 2 eggs, 2 egg yolks, 1/2 cup sugar, 1/3 cup flour


  • Preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C).
  • Grease four custard cups or ramekins.
  • Melt the chocolate and butter together in the microwave.
  • In another bowl, beat eggs, yolks, and sugar until light and thick.
  • Fold the melted chocolate and flour into the egg mixture.
  • Divide the mixture between the custard cups.
  • Place cups on a baking sheet and bake for 12-14 minutes.
  • Serve immediately to enjoy the gooey center.

3. Lemon Drizzle Cake



1 cup all-purpose flour, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 1/2 cup softened butter, 3/4 cup sugar, 2 eggs, zest of 1 lemon, juice of 1/2 lemon


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
  • Grease and line a loaf pan.
  • Cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Stir in lemon zest and juice.
  • Sift in flour and baking powder, fold into the mixture.
  • Pour into the prepared pan and bake for 30-35 minutes.
  • Once cooled, drizzle with a simple lemon glaze.

4. Funfetti Cupcakes



1/2 cup butter, 1 cup sugar, 2 eggs, 2 teaspoons vanilla extract, 1.5 cups all-purpose flour, 1.75 teaspoons baking powder, 1/2 cup milk, 1/3 cup sprinkles


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
  • Line a muffin tin with paper liners.
  • Cream butter and sugar until fluffy.
  • Add eggs and vanilla, mix well.
  • Combine flour and baking powder, add to batter alternately with milk.
  • Fold in sprinkles.
  • Scoop batter into muffin cups.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes until golden.

5. No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecake



1.5 cups crushed graham crackers, 1/2 cup melted butter, 2 cups cream cheese, 3/4 cup powdered sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1 cup strawberries, sliced


  • Mix graham cracker crumbs with melted butter and press into a pie dish.
  • Chill for 30 minutes to set.
  • Beat cream cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla until smooth.
  • Spread over the crust.
  • Top with sliced strawberries.
  • Chill for at least 4 hours.
  • Serve chilled.

Enjoy a slice of heaven!

Congratulations, you’ve just made your way through some truly delightful and easy cake recipes that are perfect for any family gathering. Whether it was the airy Classic Vanilla Sponge or the decadent Chocolate Lava Cake, each recipe was designed to bring smiles and a bit of sweetness into your life.

Remember, every cake you bake adds a chapter to your family’s storybook of memories.

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Happy baking!