15 Pretty Autumn Layer Cakes

When you think of autumn desserts, you probably think about pie. Time to switch the traditional up a bit and make a layer cake that looks fancy on the outside, and faaaabulous on the inside. From two-layer, colored cakes, to beautiful autumn spiced cakes, these recipes we’ve rounded up will show you some of the most incredible ways to frost a fall cake, and welcome the season to your fork.

  • Pretty Autumn Layer Cakes 1 of 16

    Autumn is here! Enjoy it with a slice of gorgeous fall-inspired homemade cake. These 15 recipes will show you how!

  • Chocolate Pumpkin Cake With Spiced Brown Butter Frosting 2 of 16

    Layers of moist chocolate and pumpkin cake alternate for a dramatic look- and the incredible brown butter frosting brings it all together!

    Get the recipe from LOVE AND DUCK FAT

  • Neopolitan Cake 3 of 16

    Fluffy vanilla cake, caramel butter cake, and Venezuelan chocolate cake are stacked and slathered with vanilla, caramel, and chocolate buttercream frosting for a mouthwatering celebration cake!  

    Get the recipe from THE WHIMSICAL WIFE

  • Raw Caramel Apple Cheesecake 4 of 16

    This vegan, raw cake tastes like autumn on a cloud!

    Get the recipe from FRAGRANT VANILLA CAKE

  • Layered Spice Cake With Fudgy Frosting 5 of 16

    Spice cake and vanilla cake are coated with pecans and a fudgy frosting for a rich and delicious special occasion dessert!

    Get the recipe from GET IN GET OUT

  • Pumpkin Torte 6 of 16

    This cake's got it all- delicious layers of spicy and chocolate cakes, pumpkin mousse, and cream cheese icing!

    Get the recipe from TASTE YOUR LIFE

  • Chocolate Pumpkin Cake 7 of 16

    Rich, moist chocolate cake layered with pumpkin mousse and dark chocolate ganache turns any fall day into a special occasion!

    Get the recipe from I AM BAKER

  • Buttered Pecan Cake 8 of 16

    Three moist layers of maple syrup cake, mounds of brown buttered maple pecans, and copious amounts of rich, silky, smooth ruffles will entice you to eat every last bite of this amazing cake!

    Get the recipe from I SUGAR COAT IT!

  • Black Prince Cake 9 of 16

    This handsome, elegant cake is covered in a thick, smooth layer of Russian buttercream! 

    Get the recipe from LET THE BAKING BEGIN

  • Holiday Spice Cake With Eggnog Buttercream 10 of 16

    This wonderful gingerbread spice cake is great on it's own, and even better slathered with this holiday-infused frosting!

    Get the recipe from PORTUGUESE GIRL COOKS

  • Pumpkin Cake With Chocolate Ganache And Salted Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting 11 of 16

    The tiny bit of chocolate in this moist pumpkin cake lends a hint of deep, smooth decadence without stealing the show!

    Get the recipe from USE REAL BUTTER

  • Triple Browned Cake 12 of 16

    Take a break from pumpkin and cinnamon this fall with this tender, buttery, delicious cake!

    Get the recipe from COMPLETELY DELICIOUS

  • White Chocolate Layer Cake With Apricot Filling And White Chocolate Buttercream 13 of 16

    Apricot jam, almonds, and white chocolate give this cake a unique but delicious flavor!

    Get the recipe from THE CILANTROPIST

  • Pear Ginger Cake With Whipped Cream And Rum-Caramel Glaze 14 of 16

    This soft, tender cake features fresh pears and homemade candied ginger folded into the batter- the ultimate autumn cake! 

    Get the recipe from FINE COOKING

  • Apple Cider Spice Cake With Apple Butter Frosting 15 of 16

    A bite of this cake tastes just like a crisp fall day!

    Get the recipe from BIRD ON A CAKE

  • Autumn Delight Cake 16 of 16

    This four-layer sweet potato and ginger cake has a delicious marshmallow filling, brown sugar and cinnamon buttercream, and is topped with out-of-this-world candied pecans!

    Get the recipe from SWEETAPOLITA

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