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Bakewell ombre cake recipe

Celebration cake recipes

25 Recipes

Show-stopping cakes for occasions.

Edd Kimber’s Bakewell ombre cake

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(5 ratings)
Inspired by the classic Bakewell tart, the raspberry jam and almond flavours of this sandwich sponge complement the stunning pink graduated frosting
2 hours and 45 minutes
For the keen cook

Polka-dot strawberry cake

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(2 ratings)
Feeling ambitious enough to take on this showstopping bake? With its decorative sponge and fruit topping, it has real wow factor
1 hour and 55 minutes
For the keen cook

Orange & almond cupcakes

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(1 ratings)
Delicate little cupcakes with almond buttercream icing- if you're feeling ambitious, follow our guide to creating an edible bouquet
1 hour and 55 minutes
Moderately easy

Jo Wheatley’s Raspberry red velvet cake

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(2 ratings)
Puréed fruit imparts much of the colouring in this rosy hued cake, that combines raspberries, cocoa and a good helping of cream cheese frosting
55 minutes
Easy

Orange berry wedding cake

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(9 ratings)
A stunning cake that will impress everyone at your wedding. With a little practice this deliciously moist cake can easily be perfect. Don't be shy
6 hours
For the keen cook

Rainbow cake

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(49 ratings)

A stunning celebration cake of six or seven colourful layers and a buttercream icing - an impressive showstopper.

3 hours
For the keen cook

Peek-a-boo Battenberg cake

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(8 ratings)
A stunning rose and almond sponge in the distinctive checkered pattern, hidden in sweet marzipan icing
2 hours and 20 minutes
For the keen cook

Double-the-love chocolate cake

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(12 ratings)
A simple white chocolate buttercream looks great when it’s swirled over this gorgeous wedding cake – however roughly you do it
3 hours and 50 minutes
Easy

Chocolate tiramisu cake

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(8 ratings)
This creamy chocolate and coffee layer cake has real wow factor and is ideal for a celebration
1 hour and 35 minutes
Moderately easy

Raspberry spice cake

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(12 ratings)
A show-stopping layer cake of moist buttermilk sponge, jam, berries and cream cheese frosting - a real centrepiece
1 hour and 15 minutes
Moderately easy

Black Forest gâteau

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(23 ratings)
Impress your guests with this chocolate cherry layered cream cake - a revamped version of a retro classic
1 hour and 40 minutes
Easy

Paul's berry sponge

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(3 ratings)
Make the most of British summer berries by piling them onto a stunning layered sponge
1 hour and 10 minutes
Moderately easy

Passion cake

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(8 ratings)
Bake Sarah Cook's scrumptious triple-layer cake for someone you love this Valentine's Day
1 hour and 25 minutes
Moderately easy

Simple elegance wedding cake

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(4 ratings)
To make a three-tier wedding cake, all you need to do is multiply basic cake mixtures and icings, and take your time
72 hours
For the keen cook

Chococcino cake

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(51 ratings)
We know you all love coffee cake as much as chocolate cake, so why not combine the two?
40 minutes
Easy

Croquembouche

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(11 ratings)
For an alternative wedding cake, try croquembouche
2 hours and 15 minutes
For the keen cook

Summer celebration cake

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(8 ratings)
This fruity cake is impressive but easy to make - perfect for birthdays or for dessert
1 hour and 50 minutes
Easy

Wedding cake - rich dark chocolate cake

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(86 ratings)
This recipe makes the bottom layer of our three tier wedding cake or a simple delicious chocolate cake, perfect with a touch of cream
3 hours and 10 minutes
Easy

Wedding cake - zingy lemon

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(29 ratings)
Tier two of our three tier wedding cake, this gives a real citrus hit and the drenching of lemon syrup keeps it beautifully moist
2 hours and 30 minutes
Moderately easy

Wedding cake - light fruit cake

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(14 ratings)
This makes the top tier of a three tier wedding cake, or make it alone for christenings, Christmas, or whenever you need a good, lighter, fruit cake
2 hours and 45 minutes
Moderately easy

Pineapple & cherry upside-down sandwich cake

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(7 ratings)
This nostalgic sponge layer-cake is a trip down memory lane, fit for any afternoon tea party - fill generously with jam and vanilla cream
1 hour and 30 minutes
Easy

Blackberry & almond meringue cake

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(29 ratings)
Impress your friends and family with this fabulous celebration cake
1 hour and 40 minutes
Moderately easy

Rhubarb ripple & gingerbread cheesecake

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(8 ratings)
A dazzling dessert with spiced biscuit base, cream cheese topping and a poached fruit compote with stem ginger
1 hour and 50 minutes
Moderately easy

Rich raspberry chocolate mousse cake

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(10 ratings)
With a crunchy biscuit base and rich mousse topping, this make-ahead, no-cook celebration pudding is easy as pie
30 minutes
Easy
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