The internet is a wonderful place, especially for cooking enthusiasts. These unique cake recipes are fun and will bring the baker in you to life.
If you’ve mastered the art of baking and are looking for a change from the fancy, you’ve come to the right place. These quirky and unique cakes are all made with unique ingredients that you never thought you could fit into a cake batter. We’ve rounded up all of the best and most unique cake recipes on the internet for you to experiment with.
Most Unique Cake Recipes to Try
Citrus Upside-Down Cake
This cake is as delicious as it looks. We all ate pineapple cake. This is a tart and lemony version of that. Think candied oranges and orange zest and a nice orange sponge cake. You will need everything that goes into a cake and orange juice – lots and lots. If you thought citrus cakes were a winter thing, you have to try this one this summer.
Strawberry and balsamic cake
Strawberry cakes are good on their own, and we all love the goodness of berries. But imagine strawberries, cream and spices with a touch of balsamic, and that too on a cake. One of the most unique cake recipes you can try at home, this one is delicious with an explosion of flavors. The spices not only go into the cake, but also into the strawberry balsamic glaze, and that’s what makes this cake so special.
Lemon chia cake
Add protein to your cake so you can binge on it guilt-free. This one has a slight twist, making it one of the most unique cake recipes out there. Yes, these are chia seeds, the essential breakfast seeds. Soak the black chia seeds for this recipe, which must first be soaked in milk.
Chocolate cookie dough cake with a drizzle of caramel
Chocolate cake, cookie dough frosting, caramel drizzle, you can’t go wrong with this cake that brings together the best of all worlds. Remember to bring unsalted butter and good quality cocoa powder for this cake. But what takes the thunder is the secret ingredient that adds a whole lot of alcoholic goodness to the cake.
Bread drizzled with Jaffa Cake
If you are a fan of Jaffa cakes, this unique cake recipe should definitely be on your list. Infused with orange and drizzled with chocolate ganache, this cake puts a nice twist on the classic Jaffa cake. Pair it with a Jaffa cake negroni cocktail, and you’re in for a serious gourmet treat.
Polka dot cake
How many times have you baked a cake that was too good to cut? This cake is just one. The best part? Not only is the cake covered in polka dots, but it’s also full of colorful polka dots inside. It’s the perfect party cake for any occasion. This cake will take about three to four hours to make and needs time to set, so be sure to make it the night before or well before. You can choose any variety of colors you want for the polka dots.
Molasses Bundt Cake with a Limoncello Drizzle
Limoncello and cake? It sounds too good to be true, but this unique recipe is the stuff of your dreams. Needless to say, the secret ingredient to this beautiful cake is a sprinkle or two of Limoncello. It is a sticky sweet sponge cake topped with a lemon liqueur glaze and crystallized ginger. This Bundt cake is a treat for any special occasion and even doubles as a great tea cake.
Coke Floating Cupcakes
We all love our coke floats, don’t we? How about turning your favorite drink into a cupcake? The pinch of Coke adds softness and sweetness to the sponge, then the cupcake is topped with a scoop of ice cream to recreate this classic childhood drink.
Espresso Martini Layer Cake
Turn your favorite cocktail into a cake with this unique cake recipe. Sour cream, dark chocolate, cocoa, Kahlua, vodka, chocolate covered coffee beans, cream cheese and coffee. The list of ingredients is enough to make your mouth water. Imagine what the cake would do. We can’t wait to try cooking this box of sweet, buttery, boozy goodness.