Pudsey cake

Children in Need cake recipes

45 Recipes

Need inspiration for your bake sale? BBC Children in Need and Good Food have picked their top Pudsey-approved recipes – guaranteed to sell like hot cakes...

Pudsey bear cake

3

(2 ratings)

Try making our Pudsey cake for a bake sale and raise money for BBC Children in Need. It's easy and fun to decorate, so you can get the kids involved as well...
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Spotty Pudsey cake

3.333335

(3 ratings)

This eye-catching sandwich cake with lemon cream filling and spotted pattern is sure to raise money at a bake sale- or just enjoy it at home
  • 38 mins
  • Easy

Fairy cakes

3.57143

(14 ratings)

Perfect for a bake sale, kid's party or sweet afternoon snack, these iced cupcakes are the simplest sponges around and can be decorated as you like...
  • 37 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

BBC Children in Need cupcakes

3.666665

(6 ratings)

Cute cupcakes decorated by Gordon Ramsay, John Torode, James Martin and Jane Asher - make a batch to raise money for a good cause
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

BBC Children in Need cupcakes

4

(2 ratings)

Bake these cute cakes, designed by Gary Rhodes, Angela Hartnett, Ainsley Harriott and Anjum Anand, to sell in aid of Children in Need
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

BBC Children in Need cupcakes

2.333335

(3 ratings)

Try cupcakes by Sophie Grigson, Raymond Blanc and Lesley Waters and sell them to raise money for a good cause
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

BBC Children in Need cupcakes

5

(1 rating)

Have fun trying out cupcakes designed by top chefs Michel Roux Jr, Jean-Christophe Novelli and Marcus Wareing and sell them for charity
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Salted caramel brownies

4.63522

(159 ratings)

Take indulgent, fudgy chocolate brownies to the next level with a layer of salted caramel running through the centre of each bite
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Cherry bakewell cake

4.828705

(216 ratings)

If you know someone who likes bakewell tart, then they will just love this cake – it’s full of almond flavour and sandwiched with cherry jam...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

White chocolate cake

3.64

(25 ratings)

Get creative with toppings to make a treat for family and friends - or add these bite-sized cakes to your next bake sale
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Dotty banana fairy cakes

4.81818

(33 ratings)

These sweet banana cakes are lovely and simple to make for a bake sale or children's party
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Show your spots cookie sandwiches

2

(1 rating)

These dinky biscuits, stacked with buttercream and topped with Smarties, are perfect for bake sales and cooking with kids
  • 42 mins
  • Easy

Fruity traybake

4.27778

(18 ratings)

A moist sponge made from banana, apple, carrots and mango, topped with a fruity cream cheese frosting
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Coffee & walnut cake

4.52381

(42 ratings)

The classic combo is made extra sumptuous with mascarpone frosting - a traditional sponge for cake sales and parties
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Hazelnut brownies

3.636365

(11 ratings)

Ferrero Rocher chocolates make an indulgent finishing touch to these fudgy chocolate brownie squares studded with chopped nuts
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Lemon poppyseed cake

4.333335

(18 ratings)

Lemon and poppyseed cake is a baking classic, packed with zesty flavours and drenched in icing for the ultimate treat alongside a cuppa
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Cherry, choc & coconut tray bake

4.714285

(49 ratings)

Keep these five ingredients in your storecupboard so you can whip up a tasty traybake when friends drop by unexpectedly
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Vegan cherry & almond brownies

4.625

(40 ratings)

Deeply rich and decadent, this dairy- and egg-free chocolate bake makes an indulgent vegan treat
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Blackberry & coconut squares

4.729925

(137 ratings)

This lovely crumbly bake won the under-11s category of our 20th birthday cake competition
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy

Lemon drizzle cake

4.69102

(1793 ratings)

It's difficult not to demolish this classic by Tana Ramsay in just one sitting, so why not make two at once?...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

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