Here are 40 festive fall cake ideas to make for autumn. All the best fall flavors from pumpkin to chocolate to apple, there are tons of fall cake ideas and recipes here your family will love.
Since there are a ton of ideas here (40 to be exact) let’s get right to it!
Festive and Easy Pumpkin Coffee Cake with Cranberries:
Oh yummy, a nice pumpkin flavor with a hint of tartness from cranberries.
Sweet Potato Cake:
This cake is absolutely beautiful and I just LOVE any kind of sweet potato dessert.
Oatmeal-Molasses Pumpkin Cake:
What a deep, rich cake…looks so good!
Chocolate Pine Cone Wreath Cupcake Cake:
This one is more of a decorating tutorial, than a recipe, but it’s really fun for fall and what’s better than chocolate pine cones!
Apple Walnut Cake with Cinnamon Sugar Glaze (Vegan/GF):
This cake is so pretty and it’s even vegan and GF!
Spiced Cider Apple Cake Recipe with Brown Butter Frosting:
This one is definitely on my must-try list. Looks so yummy.
Skillet Apple Fritter Cake:
I just cannot say no to an apple cake and this one’s actually made in a skillet!
Sweet Potato Sour Cream Coffee Cake Recipe:
This sweet potato cake looks so moist and I love the swirl in the middle.
Pumpkin Bundt Cake:
You can never have too many pumpkin cake recipes and this one is a good one to take along with you to your fall events.
Brown Sugar Spice Cake with Caramel Cream Cheese Glaze:
Ok, I’m kind of partial to this one because it’s from my own blog, but really it’s very good and VERY fall tasting.
Gluten-free Apple Bundt Cake (Dairy-free):
And here is a gluten free version of apple bundt cake that’s also dairy free. Win win!
Gluten-Free Pumpkin Spice Coffee Cake (Vegan, Allergy-Free):
And here’s a good gluten free version of pumpkin cake that’s also vegan!
Fall Wreath Cake:
This one is a fun design for fall and you can do this on any kind of layer cake you want.
Toffee Apple Upside Down Cake With Chai Spices:
This looks so good. I’m definitely trying this one.
Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting:
These pumpkin spice cupcakes are super cute AND they look delicious.
Gluten-Free Vegan Apple Cake:
And here’s a tasty looking apple cake that’s actually gluten free AND vegan.
Pumpkin Caramel Cream Cheese Poke Cake:
Poke cakes are always so moist and delicious and this one looks SO good.
Pumpkin Toffee Crunch Cake:
This is one from my very own site and I have to humble brag here…it’s one of my favorite pumpkin cakes.
Maple Walnut Coffee Cake:
Oh yum! I’m not sure I’ve ever had a maple cake, but this sounds so good!
Pumpkin Spice Walnut Cake [whole grain + refined sugar-free]:
Here’s another pumpkin cake option but a healthier one.
Cocoa Apple Cake:
Oooo this apple cake has chocolate chips in it!
What is fall without a pumpkin roll? And this one looks delish.
Rice Krispie Treat Pumpkin Cake Topper Tutorial:
Ok, so this one’s not actually a cake recipe, but a cake tutorial. The fun thing about it is that the pumpkin topper is actually edible and made from rice krispie treats. So fun!
Maple Syrup and Pecan Layer Cake:
This maple and pecan cake looks SO good. I only wish I wasn’t allergic to pecans!
Pumpkin Cheesecake Cake:
How could you go wrong with pumpkin cake combined with cheesecake! This is a match made in heaven right here. I mean cheesecake sandwiched between two layers of pumpkin cake…count me in.
Applesauce Cake With Soft Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting:
Sign me up for anything with caramel in it.
Pumpkin Magic Cake:
Doesn’t this one look so good? And it’s not the same old pumpkin pie or cake!
Gilded Leaf Cake:
Here’s another pretty fall cake tutorial for you. This would look lovely as the centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table.
Caramel Apple Poke Cake (Potluck Cake):
You can never have too many poke cake recipes and this one looks SO tasty and moist.
Easy Vegan Sticky Toffee Pudding Recipe:
Yes you can have your sticky toffee pudding even if you’re vegan!
Pumpkin Sheet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting:
It’s always nice to have several different pumpkin cakes to choose from and this sheet cake is a good option, especially if you’ll be traveling with it.
Vegan Maple Whole Pear Cake:
I really like the idea of a pear cake…and maple together with pear sounds SO good.
How to Make A Scarecrow Cake:
A fun tutorial and this cake will make such a cute centerpiece for your fall table.
Earl Grey Poached Pear Chocolate Loaf:
Wow this cake is gorgeous! And the flavor combinations sound amazing.
Pumpkin Pie Angel Food Cake with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting:
I love the idea of making angel food cake, but with pumpkin flavor! I HAVE to try this one.
Pumpkin Dump Cake:
I LOVE dump cakes because they literally are the easiest cakes ever to make and so delicious.
Cinnamon Caramel Cream Cheese Cake:
Cinnamon and Caramel are a match made in heaven.
Apple Cake with Mascarpone Frosting:
This cake looks amazing and so moist and delicious.
Vertical Layer Pumpkin Orange Chocolate Cake:
I’ve never had the combination of pumpkin, orange and chocolate, but it sounds really interesting and I like trying new things. Also, aren’t the vertical layers so cool?!
Caramel Apple Toffee Cake:
You just can’t go wrong with a moist caramel apple cake with crunchy bits of toffee.
Caramel Apple Toffee Cake by I Scream for Buttercream
Well that’s all 40 of the fall cake ideas! I hope you found a few things to make this fall. I know I have way too many on my list.
Too many cakes, too little fall, right? 🤣
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