Chocolate cake topped with digger toys

Kids' party cake recipes

18 Recipes

Imaginative, fun and easy cakes for your child's special day.

Digger cake

4.6

(5 ratings)

You don’t need to be an engineer to make this impressive construction site chocolate birthday cake, just a few toys, some KitKat bars, sweeties and creative flair...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Funfetti cake

4.125

(24 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

Gravity-defying sweetie cake

4.827585

(29 ratings)

Anti-gravity cakes are this year's must-have trend for birthdays or parties - this stunning Smartie cake will delight kids and grown-ups alike...
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • More effort

Pirate ship and treasure island cake

4.42857

(7 ratings)

A stunning children's birthday chocolate cake with hidden treasure buried on a sandy desert island for the kids to dig into...
  • 3 hours and 15 mins
  • More effort

Pretty princess cake

5

(3 ratings)

Pull out all the stops with this sensational celebration cake, a princess doll enrobed in pretty pink and white icing - perfect for a special birthday party
  • 3 hours and 50 mins
  • Easy

Hedgehog cake

4.35294

(17 ratings)

A celebration cake with a touch of woodland style, this chocolate cake is decorated with edible spikes, buttercream and chocolate details
  • 2 hours and 30 mins
  • Easy

Surprise piñata football cake

4.57143

(7 ratings)

Slice into this sensational mint chocolate celebration cake and let the hidden sweets pour out for your party guests to enjoy
  • 3 hours and 30 mins
  • Easy

Fire engine cake

4.5

(6 ratings)

Stun a crowd and get creative with this themed celebration cake - details include a chocolate ladder, icing water splash and toy firemen
  • 2 hours and 40 mins
  • More effort

Easy castle cake

5

(1 rating)

A magical three-tiered sponge cake that's simple to make, but no one would ever guess.....
  • 3 hours and 30 mins
  • Easy

Volcano cake

4.6

(5 ratings)

Decorate a towering chocolate sponge with sweets and molten toffee 'lava' to create a dazzling children's treat...
  • 2 hours and 15 mins
  • Easy

Birthday bug cake

4.59091

(22 ratings)

Children will love the butterfly and ladybird decorations on this colourful cake – and you'll love its simplicity...
  • 2 hours and 10 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate owl cake

4.95238

(42 ratings)

A fun chocolate birthday cake decorated with buttons, biscuits and marzipan - bound to be a hit with young children
  • 2 hours
  • Easy

Teddy Christening cake

0

(0 ratings)

Make an impressive Christening or 1st birthday cake using these simple techniques and our step-by-step photographs
  • 4 hours
  • Easy

Cookies & cream party cake

4.81818

(44 ratings)

Stack up our best ever chocolate sponges and smother in an Oreo biscuit icing to make this towering celebration cake
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • More effort

Vanilla party cake

4.037035

(27 ratings)

Cover the light buttery sponge of this classic celebration cake with silky-smooth meringue buttercream and colourful edible polka dots
  • 1 hour and 55 mins
  • A challenge

Dinosaur cake

5

(1 rating)

This show-stopping party cake is deceptively easy to make and looks really professional. Ideal for kid's birthdays, try this colourful decorated vanilla sponge with bite...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Happy lion birthday cake

0

(0 ratings)

This colourful animal sponge is sure to be the mane event at any party! Perfect for kids, the simple yogurt vanilla sponge has a buttercream and novelty sugar paste icing decoration
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Super-easy birthday cake

5

(1 rating)

Children love colour, so what could be better than a birthday cake with two different coloured sponges made from one mixture and a colourful icing?
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
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