Honey & almond layer cake

Celebration cake recipes

28 Recipes

Show-stopping cakes for occasions.

Galaxy cake

5

(1 rating)

Step into another world with this galaxy themed, fudgy chocolate, salted caramel and Mars bar cake. The perfect bake for stargazers and children alike!
  • 2 hours and 45 mins
  • A challenge
  • Vegetarian

Honey & almond layer cake

5

(1 rating)

April opts for the 'naked' style of decorating so the cake isn't swamped with icing, but instead delicately finished with candied almonds and Swiss meringue buttercream...
  • 3 hours
  • A challenge

Matcha mousse cake

5

(1 rating)

A popular ingredient in Asian desserts, matcha powder is made from finely ground green tea leaves. This pretty cake with white chocolate glaze and cherries is a bit of a challenge but worth it
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • A challenge

Pimm's cake

3.958335

(6 ratings)

Yes, you read right, Pimm's in cake form. Smooth strawberry and lemon buttercream coupled with cucumber essence make this the ultimate taste of summer...
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • More effort

Summer party cake

5

(4 ratings)

This generous cake is big enough to feed a crowd and is a combination of all our favourite summer ingredients: strawberries, Victoria sponge, meringues, fresh cream, white chocolate and buttery shortbread
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • A challenge
  • Vegetarian

Funfetti cake

3.75

(8 ratings)

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...
  • 1 hour
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Rosewater & raspberry sponge cake

5

(4 ratings)

Eloise Shardlow creates a delicate, floral twist on the classic sponge cake. Dried rose petals, rose icing and raspberries make for a showstopping decoration
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Edd Kimber’s Bakewell ombre cake

5

(6 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 mins
  • A challenge

Polka-dot strawberry cake

4.84375

(8 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 mins
  • A challenge

Orange & almond cupcakes

3.5

(5 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 mins
  • More effort

Orange berry wedding cake

4.88889

(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
  • A challenge

Peek-a-boo Battenberg cake

4.28846

(13 ratings)

A stunning rose and almond sponge in the distinctive checkered pattern, hidden in sweet marzipan icing
  • 2 hours and 20 mins
  • A challenge

Double-the-love chocolate cake

4.72059

(17 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 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate tiramisu cake

4.533335

(15 ratings)

This creamy chocolate and coffee layer cake has real wow factor and is ideal for a celebration
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • More effort

Raspberry spice cake

4.15625

(16 ratings)

A show-stopping layer cake of moist buttermilk sponge, jam, berries and cream cheese frosting - a real centrepiece
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • More effort

Black Forest gâteau

4.189025

(41 ratings)

Impress your guests with this chocolate cherry layered cream cake - a revamped version of a retro classic
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • Easy

Passion cake

4.22222

(9 ratings)

Bake Sarah Cook's scrumptious triple-layer cake for someone you love this Valentine's Day
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • More effort

Simple elegance wedding cake

4.625

(6 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
  • A challenge

Chococcino cake

4.26613

(62 ratings)

We know you all love coffee cake as much as chocolate cake, so why not combine the two?
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Croquembouche

4.208335

(12 ratings)

For an alternative wedding cake, try croquembouche
  • 2 hours and 15 mins
  • A challenge

Summer celebration cake

5

(9 ratings)

This fruity cake is impressive but easy to make - perfect for birthdays or for dessert
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy

Wedding cake - rich dark chocolate cake

4.69762

(105 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 mins
  • Easy

Wedding cake - zingy lemon

4.68919

(37 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 mins
  • More effort

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