22 Cakes You Can Make in Your Freezer

Oven, schmoven

We’ve never been shy about how we feel about cake. (Spoiler alert: It’s one of our favorite things.) But come summer, we’re not always jazzed about turning on our oven and doing the whole baking thing. That’s where these 22 freezer cakes come into play. 

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Something Swanky

Peanut Butter Oreo Cake

These are a few of our favorite things.

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Life Made Sweeter

Turtle Cake

Same here.

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Pint Sized Baker

Cookie Cake

It’s weird how many of our dreams have featured a tower of cookies.

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Mariah's Pleasing Plates

Strawberry Shortcake Cake

It is strawberry season, after all.

Get the recipe

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I Am A Food Blog

Mini Matcha And Chocolate Cakes

Oh you fancy, huh?

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Petal & Ply

Pistachio Pie

The green color tricks you into thinking you're not just eating Cool Whip.

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The Girl Who Ate Everything

Banana Split Cake

Chocolate drizzle makes everything better.

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Mom Loves Baking

Black Forest Cake

A touch less rich than the baked version.

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Brown Eyed Baker

Peanut Butter Cup Cake

Though we’d eat anything topped with peanut butter cups…

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Betty Crocker

S'mores Cake

No campfire, no problem.

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Life, Love & Sugar

Death By Chocolate Cake

A death we freely accept.

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Life, Love & Sugar

Cannoli Cake

No Italian bakery necessary.

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Cookie Dough and Oven Mitt

Peanut Butter, Caramel And Oreo Cake

Well, doesn’t this look impressive?

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Beard & Bonnet

Meyer Lemon And Blueberry Cake

There are even a few servings of fruit in here!

Get the recipe

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How Sweet It Is

Funfetti Cake

Perfect for birthdays…or any random Tuesday.

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Yellow Bliss Road

Strawberry Lemonade Cake

Lemonade is having *such* a moment right now. 

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Onion Rings And Things

Espresso Royale Cake

All caffeine, all the time.

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The Gunny Sack

Chocolate Chip Mocha Cake

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Beyond Frosting

Blackberry Cake

The prettiest cross section we ever did see.

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Lemons for Lulu

Vanilla Coconut Cake

Plain and simple but so damn good.

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She Wears Many Hats

Lemon Thyme Cake

Imagine how this baby would look on your table.

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Pumpkin Mousse Cake

It’s never too early for pumpkin season.

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Freelance Editor

From 2015-2020 Lindsay Champion held the role of Food and Wellness Director. She continues to write for PureWow as a Freelance Editor.