Birthday cake recipes
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Chocolate & raspberry birthday layer cake
Who could resist our chocolate and raspberry cake? Like a Victoria sponge but better, try budget-friendly frozen raspberries for the cream
Lemon & elderflower celebration cake
Decorate this simple elderflower and lemon cake with edible flowers for a showstopping celebration dessert. It's perfect for a wedding or birthday
Use up any marmalade you have to make this sunny bake, perhaps with some ice cream alongside it
Chocolate stout cake
Bake this cake with stout to enhance the flavour of the chocolate sponge. It's made with soured cream and finished with a creamy cheese frosting to add a tangy note
Gravity-defying sweetie cake
Anti-gravity cakes are a great option for birthdays or parties - this stunning chocolate sweetie cake will delight kids and grown-ups alike
Have fun making these fabulous birthday cupcakes, with rainbow sprinkles to decorate. Perfect for a party, bake sale or anytime treat for the whole family.
Cookies & cream party cake
Stack up our best ever chocolate sponges and smother in a biscuit icing to make this towering celebration cake
Create a cake with the wow factor with our colourful ombre mermaid. It's a baking challenge but makes a magical party cake for kids and grown-ups alike
Storecupboard chocolate hazelnut cake
Raid your storecupboard to make this lovely chocolate cake. Using ground hazelnuts delivers an incredible texture and flavour, or try almonds if you prefer
Orange and raspberry Hey Duggee cake
Dazzle your kids with their favourite TV character in cake form! This orange buttercream and jam-filled sponge is sure to be a crowd-pleaser, great for a birthday party
Vegan birthday cake
This decadent, plant-based chocolate cake is guaranteed to bring joy to any birthday party. Everyone will love the dairy-free buttercream and colourful sprinkles
Party animal cake
Wow guests with this animal-themed birthday cake, decorated with edible flowers. It's the perfect centrepiece cake for a children's party.
Toasted marshmallow & ginger cake
Decorative Italian meringue masks a spicy, moist ginger cake layered with ginger buttercream- an amazing bake!
Stop people in their tracks with a stunning unicorn cake. With a light sponge and salted caramel buttercream, it looks fabulous and tastes divine too
Perfect for a party, this rainbow-speckled cake screams 'celebrate'! Pipe creamy vanilla icing and scatter over sprinkles for a showstopping cake that adults and kids will love
Chocolate birthday cake
Bake this simple and stunning chocolate birthday cake for a kids' or adults' party centrepiece. Decorate with icing shapes and colourful candles.
Super-easy birthday cake
Children love colour, so what could be better than a birthday cake with two different coloured sponges made from one mixture and a colourful icing?
Rainbow zebra cake
Celebrate our 30th birthday with us – or your own special occasion – with this impressive rainbow sponge. Iced with buttercream and topped with coloured sprinkles, it's a cake that has the wow factor
How to make a piping bag
Discover how to make a piping bag for cake decorating. This step-by-step video shows the simple technique of cutting and folding baking parchment to make a cone shape.
Chocolate salted caramel cookie cake
Bake this show-stopping chocolate cake topped with decadent salted caramel and cookies. Perfect for celebrating a special occasion
Happy lion birthday cake
This colourful animal sponge is sure to be the mane event at any party! Perfect for kids, the simple yogurt vanilla sponge has a buttercream and novelty sugar paste icing decoration
A celebration cake with a touch of woodland style, this chocolate cake is decorated with edible spikes, buttercream and chocolate details
Turn your favourite cocktail into a dessert with this mojito cake made with a lime, mint and white rum syrup and lime buttercream. It's a perfect party cake
Vanilla party cake
Cover the light buttery sponge of this classic celebration cake with silky-smooth meringue buttercream and colourful edible polka dots