Eight fairy cakes with different colour icing and rose decorations

Fairy cake recipes

6 Recipes

Bake a batch of our fabulous fairy cakes for a cake sale, party or afternoon tea treat. These dainty iced cupcakes are fun for kids to help make and decorate.

Glamorous fairy cakes


(45 ratings)

A retro twist to a childhood favourite - learn how to make fairy cakes then decorate for any occasion
  • 55 mins
  • More effort

Snow-capped fairy cakes


(44 ratings)

Mary Cadogan’s fairy cakes are a treat for the whole family and they really do taste as good as they look
  • 45 mins
  • More effort

Iced fairy cakes


(61 ratings)

Teach 8-14 year olds how to make fairy cakes and guarantee a fun kitchen activity
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Dotty banana fairy cakes


(43 ratings)

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

Banana cupcakes


(18 ratings)

Good Food reader, Mita Patel, shares her recipe for these cute, energy-giving, choc-banana cupcakes
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Fairy cakes


(25 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
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