7 Easy Cake Recipes for Last-Minute Entertaining

Peanut Butter Chocolate Poke Cake: A sought-after dessert for family gatherings, this cake can be made with a chocolate, white, or yellow cake mix with added cocoa for richness.

Peach Cobbler Dump Cake: A world-class peach dump cake recipe featuring sweet, tender cake and a crisp cobbler topping; perfect with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Pineapple Sheet Cake: Ideal for serving a crowd, this sheet cake stays moist and can be prepared a day ahead; a hit at church potlucks in Sarasota, Florida.

Black Forest Dump Cake: An easy Black Forest cake where magic happens with a simple dump-and-bake method; enhance it with cherry topping mixed into whipped cream.

Coconut-Layered Pound Cake: A quick and delightful cake for chocolate, almond, and coconut lovers, reminiscent of an Almond Joy candy bar; a speedy creation from Steubenville, Ohio.

Blueberry Angel Dessert: A light and impressive dessert with angel food cake, pie filling, and whipped topping; a perfect conclusion to a summer meal from Tyler, Texas.

Pineapple Orange Cake: A moist and satisfying favorite, this guilt-free cake from Columbia, South Carolina, is adaptable and quick to prepare.