Dad deserves to be treated, and what better way to do that than with a heartfelt, homemade cake? Lean into his sweet tooth this year with Father's Day cakes that he won’t be able to resist. These cakes will truly put the cherry on top of his special day, and be a delicious memory he’ll cherish for years to come.
No matter Dad’s dessert favorites, we’ve got a cake sure to satisfy his sweet sugary craving. For rich dessert lovers, we’ve got plenty of easy chocolate desserts, from a double-chocolate bundt to creamy chocolate tres leches to a s'mores icebox cake. Looking for lighter flavors? Whip up our coconut layer cake, lemon pound cake, or strawberry cheesecake for a sweet and satisfying surprise. Not only delicious, these cakes are stunning as well, giving Dad a gift almost too good to eat (but trust us, they somehow taste even better than they look).
While delicious enough on their own, these Instagram-worthy desserts are best when served as the grand finale of a Father's Day brunch or Father's Day dinner made by his loved ones (you!). Best of all, they make the sweetest Father's Day gift! Show Dad how much you care this year by baking him a gift from the heart he’ll surely cherish and remember.
Calling all chocolate lovers! This rich treat includes coffee and chocolate for the ultimate dessert.
Get the Double Chocolate Bundt recipe.
You won't even have to ask Dad to fire up the grill to whip up this sticky and sweet no-bake cake.
Get the S'mores Icebox Cake recipe.
Loaded with heaps of fragrant lemon zest and fresh lemon juice, this decadent lemon pound cake is for true lemon dessert lovers or anyone looking for a bright, sunny sweet.
Get the Lemon Pound Cake recipe.
This no-bake chocolate cheesecake is a breeze to whip up and an absolute dream to eat.
Get the Chocolate Hazelnut Cheesecake recipe.
Carrot cake isn't just for Easter! If this is Dad's favorite, you can make it for any holiday.
Use cookie cutters and sanding sugar to decorate a basic vanilla cake any way you (or Dad!) want.
Get the Basic Vanilla Cake recipe.
A coconut crust means this creamy cheesecake is a gluten-free dessert!
What is pudding cake, you ask? While baking, the cake portion of this lemony treat rises to the top and a creamy pudding-like sauce forms on the bottom.
Get the Lemon Pudding Cake recipe.
Sure, this cake may lack flour (yep, gluten-free!) but it certainly doesn't lack in flavor.
Get the Flourless Fudge Cake recipe.
If he's more a peanut butter than a chocolate dessert guy, then this decadent bundt has his name written all over it.
Get the Peanut Butter Cake recipe.
Behold the fruitiest-ever Bundt, with two cups of berries baked in and sprinkled on top of tangy lemon curd whipped cream.
This sticky-sweet cake is spiked with orange juice for a little tanginess that Dad won't be able to resist.
Get the Sticky Plum Upside-Down Cake recipe.
If Dad loves cannoli, this four-layer stunner with orange, ricotta and chocolate will make his day.
Get the Cannoli Cake recipe.
This simple bundt cake serves as the ultimate palette cleanser ... before Dad moves on to meal #2.
Get the Triple Citrus Bundt recipe.
Not up for baking a whole cake? These no-bake sweets are just as satisfying.
Get the Cookie Cheesecake Bites recipe.
Just dump the ingredients into a bowl, mix, and pour into cake pans for an easy crowd-pleaser.
Get the Easy Chocolate Party Cake recipe.
Layer chocolate wafers with an espresso-flavored mixture and stick it in the refrigerator to "cook."
Get the Cappuccino Icebox Cake recipe.
This quick and easy dessert is proof that complicated, three-tiered layer cakes are overrated.
This one needs to get into the fridge at least 12 hours before the party starts, but it'll be worth it. Trust.
Get the Chocolate Icebox Cake recipe.
This rich cake isn't for the faint of heart! Soaked in three kinds of milk, this creamy chocolate cake is sure to be a favorite for any dessert lover.
Get the Chocolate Tres Leches Cake recipe from Country Living.
This airy layer cake is topped with toasted coconut flakes for extra crunch (and double the coconutty flavor!)
Get the Coconut Angel Food Cake recipe from Country Living.
You always follow his lead, especially when cake's involved. This cocoa dusting on top of this sheet cake is a tongue-in-cheek way to tell him just that.
Get the Follow-the-Footprints Malted Sheet Cake recipe from Country Living.
Top this marble cake with chocolate sauce, crushed graham crackers, and mini marshmallows for a summer camp throwback.
Get the S'mores Swirl Cake recipe from Country Living.
In this caramel-topped bundt, banana and butterscotch go together like, well, you and your #1 guy.
Get the Banana-Butterscotch Cake recipe from Country Living.