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Homemade Cake Recipes -- From Scratch!

Strap on an apron and channel your inner Betty Crocker, because no boxed mix can even come close to a cake made the old-fashioned way.

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Magnolia Bakery’s Red Velvet Cake

New York City’s Magnolia Bakery was made famous by SNL’s “Lazy Sunday” skit, and we got our hands on the recipe to their coveted red velvet cake. If you’re going to whip up just one cake from scratch, make this the one.

Photo: Antonis Achilleos / The Nest