Eight fairy cakes with different colour icing and rose decorations

Fairy cake 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.

46 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A retro twist to a childhood favourite - learn how to make fairy cakes then decorate for any occasion

55 mins
More effort
6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Conjure smiles from family and friends with easy chocolate fairy cakes – they have a lovely light sponge and buttery icing

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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45 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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
80 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Teach 8-14 year olds how to make fairy cakes and guarantee a fun kitchen activity

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
45 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
19 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
33 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

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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