You can create decadent cakes without breaking the bank. Try one of these low-cost, delicious recipes.
Cost per serving: $1.12
You can prepare the ramekins up to a day ahead — do not bake, just cover and refrigerate. Bake the cakes for about 5 minutes longer than the recipe states.
See recipe: Molten Chocolate-Nutella Pudding Cakes
Cost per serving: 55¢
Top off your fiesta with this creamy dessert for a scrumptious finale. Try using your favorite fruits such as strawberries, raspberries or blueberries to brighten up the cake with a pretty garnish.
See recipe: Tres Leches Cake
Cost per serving: 57¢
Satisfy your favorite coffee-lover's sweet tooth with this flavorful bundt cake topped with a rich, white chocolate glaze.
See recipe: Cappuccino Bundt Cake
Cost per serving: 64¢
Make any meal complete with this crowd-pleasing twist on a traditional favorite. No one will be able to resist the melt-in-your-mouth cake and cream cheese frosting.
See recipe: Red Velvet Cake
Cost per serving: $1.36
If Dad loves chocolate, you can't beat this decadent treat. Unmold and serve cakes right out of the oven to maintain the molten centers.
See recipe: Molten Chocolate Cakes with Chunky Raspberry Sauce
Cost per serving: 37¢
We garnished these cupcakes with rainbow sprinkles to give them a shot of color, but you could use more miniature chocolate chips, chopped nuts, toasted coconut, or a dusting of cocoa powder to top them off.
See recipe: Double Chocolate Cupcakes
Cost per serving: 75¢
Classic Carrot Layer Cake is a traditional, decadent dessert that always pleases. Bringing the buttermilk and the eggs to room temperature makes it easier to blend them. Take them out of the fridge when you go to preheat the oven.
See recipe: Classic Carrot Layer Cake