I always make carrot cake, but don't have time this year because of work travel.
I made this cake recently. It is very rich and I'd suggest serving it with some whipped cream. https://food52.com/recipes...
I have made this olive oil cake: https://food52.com/recipes... several times, and it is quick easy and good. I used a whipped ricotta icing as suggested by some one else and decorated it with slices of pink cara cara and orange naval oranges. It looked good and was popular.
Japanese cheesecake, always light and not as sweet as American dessert https://www.youtube.com... , http://www.justonecookbook.com/souffle-japanese-cheesecake/, great with strawberries.