Traditional cakes are prepared with simple ingredients like all purpose flour, eggs, sugar, baking soda, milk, flavors, etc. and baked in oven. Cakes can be flavored depending upon the taste; for example, vanilla cake, rum cake, butterscotch cake, etc. Traditional cakes with icing of cream, chocolate, fruits, sauces, etc. are served on Christmas, birthdays, parties, etc. as a dessert.
Some traditional cake recipes are traditional Christmas cake, traditional fruit cake, traditional pound cake, old fashioned gingerbread cake, etc.