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    15 Unusual Cakes You Need To Make Right Now

    Funfetti is important, but there's more to life.

    1. Faith Durand's Dark Molasses Gingerbread Cake

    2. Spiced Dulce de Leche Banana Icebox Cake

    3. Sufganiyot (Jelly Donut) Cake

    4. Carrot Cake with Cardamom

    5. Roberta's Parsley Cake

    6. The Walnut Variation: A Cake

    7. Tomato Soup Cake

    8. Double Layer Cranberry Ginger Upside-Down Cake

    9. Chocolate-Mashed Potato Cake with Ganache

    10. Grape, Almond, and Olive Oil Cake

    11. Gingerbread Beer Bundt Cake with Chocolate Glaze

    12. Nigel Slater's Extremely Moist Chocolate-Beet Cake

    13. Nutella Crêpe Cake

    14. Brown Sugar Apple Upside Down Cake with Apple Cider Caramel and Spiced Walnuts

    15. Alsatian Gingerbread

    Sarah Jampel is an editor for the community-based recipe website Food52, where you can find lots more recipes, cooking advice, and kitchen products.