Everyone will be fighting over the last piece when you present them with one of these amazing cakes. Simple recipes, along with step-by-step pictures and instructions make it's easy to impress a hungry crowd with a cake made from scratch.

From the very basics of how cake is made to cakes you can make in the microwave, this collection of recipes from Instructables.com has you covered.  Chocolate cakes, coffee cakes, vegan cakes, and gluten-free, it's all here.  So get in the kitchen, dust off the mixer, and get baking something delicious today!

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Sarah James
Editor, Food & Living