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Honey & almond layer cake

Celebration cake recipes

45 Recipes

Enjoy one of our exquisite celebration cakes. These cakes make an ideal centrepiece, from sophisticated wedding showstoppers to colourful birthday cakes.

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  • Elderflower & lemon celebration cake served on a cake stand and decorated with fresh flowers

    Lemon & elderflower celebration cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.78 ratings

    Decorate this simple elderflower and lemon cake with edible flowers for a showstopping celebration dessert. It's perfect for a wedding or birthday

  • Honey & almond layer cake

    Honey & almond layer cake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.10 ratings

    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

  • Vegan simnel cake on a cake stand

    Vegan simnel cake

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Make a vegan-friendly version of a classic simnel cake this Easter so everyone can enjoy a treat. Use a kitchen blowtorch to easily achieve that signature burnished look on the marzipan

  • White chocolate layer cake, topped with raspberries, on a cake stand

    White chocolate cake

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    If you're celebrating a special occasion, this layer cake makes a great centrepiece. It's topped with silky white chocolate ganache and fresh raspberries

  • Rainbow cake on stand with a slice cut away

    Rainbow cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Show support for the LGBTQ+ community by making this beautiful rainbow layer cake, ideal for sharing at Pride festivities

  • Red velvet cake with cheesecake buttercream

    Red velvet cake with cheesecake buttercream

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Make a knockout bake for your celebrations. Creamy, tangy cheesecake-inspired buttercream is sandwiched with chocolatey sponge layers for a modern classic

  • Cookies & cream fridge cake with the first slices cut away

    Cookies & cream fridge cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 ratings

    Make this no-cook cookies and cream fridge cake with the help of your fridge – it’s ideal for summer evenings when it's too warm to put the oven on

  • Rainbow zebra cake served on a cake stand with candles

    Rainbow zebra cake

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.25 ratings

    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

  • Next level carrot cake with the first slice cut away

    Classic carrot cake

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Perfect a classic with our next level carrot cake recipe. It's been meticulously tested so you can bake the best version of this traditional cake

  • Chocolate & vanilla celebration cake on a cake stand

    Chocolate & vanilla celebration cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Round off the Easter weekend with this stunning showstopper cake. The sponges taste even better after a day or two, so it’s a great get-ahead recipe

  • Unicorn-themed cake on a cake stand

    Unicorn cake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.5 ratings

    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

  • Matcha mousse cake

    Matcha mousse cake

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    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

  • Mermaid cake with a slice cut out

    Mermaid cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.8 ratings

    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

  • Jubilee cake

    Jubilee cake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.12 ratings

    This beautifully decorated layered raspberry and almond cake is finished with delicate sugared rose petals. Perfect for special occasions

  • Malted chocolate drizzle & honeycomb cake

    Chocolate drip cake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.20 ratings

    This malted drip cake is smothered in cream cheese icing and drizzled with a dark chocolate ganache – a stunning multi-layered centrepiece for a big occasion

  • Pimm's cake

    Pimm's cake

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.19 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

  • Coconut layer cake with a slice cut out

    Coconut layer cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Love coconut? Treat yourself to a coconut layer cake, which features all the flavours of coconut in the sponge and icing, plus toasted flakes for the topping

  • Summer party cake 2016

    Summer party cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.14 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

  • Chocolate rocky road cake on a cake stand

    Chocolate rocky road cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Adapt this rocky road cake depending on what you have. With chocolate sponge and sweet-and-salty rocky road topping, it's a joyous cake

  • Funfetti cake

    Funfetti cake

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.48 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

  • Chocolate cake cut into slices on plate

    Vegan chocolate orange cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Bake our indulgent vegan chocolate orange cake with a smooth chocolate frosting. This sponge is perfect for a special occasion or weekend treat

  • Rosewater & raspberry sponge cake

    Rosewater & raspberry sponge cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.31 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

  • Edd Kimber’s bakewell ombre cake

    Edd Kimber’s bakewell ombre cake

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.13 ratings

    Inspired by the classic bakewell tart, the raspberry jam and almond flavours of this sandwich sponge complement the stunning pink graduated frosting

  • Polka-dot strawberry cake

    Polka-dot strawberry cake

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.10 ratings

    Feeling ambitious enough to take on this showstopping bake? With its decorative sponge and fruit topping, it has real wow factor

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