You know what they say, a party without a cake is just a meeting. The cake is one of the most-loved desserts in the world and every culture has its own version of cake. Cakes have many different categories depending on the ingredients used and the methods used to prepare the cake.

Here in our Texas Real Food Promptuary, we’ll explain the different types of cakes, from butter cakes, sponge cakes, chocolate cakes, and sponge cakes. We’ll see what makes each cake unique from the rest and what makes them so popular in their own way.

By the end of this section, you should be well versed enough to know what’s the difference between a chiffon cake and a sponge cake, and you should be able to discover new types of cakes that you haven’t tried yet. And who knows? Maybe you’ll find a new favorite type of cake.