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Wedding cake recipes

16 Recipes

Create a stunning wedding cake or beautiful cupcakes for that special day.

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

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

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

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

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 - rich dark chocolate cake

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(87 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

Polka-dot strawberry cake

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(3 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

Easy vanilla cake

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(116 ratings)
A moist cake drenched with vanilla syrup. Use as the basis for a range of fabulous celebration cakes
1 hour and 40 minutes
Easy

Creating your wedding cake

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(15 ratings)
Jane Hornby's wedding cake is our simplest ever. And each tier is flavoured differently, so there's something for everyone...
4 hours
Easy

Romantic rose cupcakes

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(85 ratings)
These decorative cupcakes make the perfect centrepiece for a wedding or christening, or a lovely gift
30 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Simple sugar roses

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(6 ratings)
These pretty roses can be used on cakes and cupcakes to give a romantic and sophisticated finish
1 hour
Easy

Easy apple fruit cake

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(61 ratings)
This cake has all the flavours of Christmas, but won't take ages to make - you can decorate it any way you like. Ideal for a wedding cake too
1 hour and 15 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

Gingered rich fruit cake

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(4 ratings)
This traditional cake has been jazzed up with lots of ginger - you'd never know it's gluten-free and dairy-free. Perfect for weddings and Christmas
3 hours and 15 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Moreish mocha profiteroles

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A classic profiterole recipe with an added kick for coffee lovers - pile up a batch as modern wedding cake!
1 hour and 15 minutes
Moderately easy

Frances Quinn’s Summer’s day wedding cake

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Frances creates her own version of the latest bridal trend - the 'naked' cake. She skips the traditional fondant icing for mascarpone seasonal berries.
5 hours and 10 minutes
For the keen cook
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