Celebration cake recipes

Celebrating a birthday party or wedding? Wow your guests, or surprise a friend, with one of these impressive celebration cake recipes.

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Battenberg cake

Classic cake recipes

Battenberg cake

Getting the signature chequerboard effect of the classic Battenberg cake requires a little know-how and a...

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Peanut butter drip cake

Chocolate cake recipes

Peanut butter drip cake

A dark chocolate sponge is sandwiched and covered with peanut buttercream, drizzled with a rich...

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Lemon, blueberry and coconut cake

Celebration cake recipes

Lemon, blueberry and coconut cake

This stunning layer cake by Bake Off finalist Alice Fevronia is a project for a...

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Carrot and cheesecake layer cake

Celebration cake recipes

Carrot and cheesecake layer cake

Four layers of carrot cake sponge are sandwiched between a chocolate and vanilla marbled cheesecake...

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Russian honey biscuit cake

Celebration cake recipes

Russian honey biscuit cake

This Russian honey biscuit cake needs to be assembled at least 6 hours ahead of time...

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Halloween celebration cake

Halloween recipes

Halloween celebration cake

A dark chocolate sponge is sandwiched and covered with peanut buttercream, drizzled with a rich...

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Mango, cardamom and coconut cake

Celebration cake recipes

Mango, cardamom and coconut cake

In this mango cake recipe, Chetna Makan has brought together three of her favourite ingredients...

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Sugarplum fairy cakes

Celebration cake recipes

Sugarplum fairy cakes

Soft and fluffy fairy cakes are dotted with little nuggets of marzipan and come topped...

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Summer-cup bundt drizzle cake

Celebration cake recipes

Summer-cup bundt drizzle cake

Celebrate summer in style with Felicity Cloake‘s boozy bundt drizzle cake. She says: ”No birthday...

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Thousand-layer cake (lapis legit)

Celebration cake recipes

Thousand-layer cake (lapis legit)

This Indonesian thousand-layer cake, also known as lapis legit, is fittingly named for its many...

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Caramelised white chocolate, burnt butter and tahini cake

Celebration cake recipes

Caramelised white chocolate, burnt butter and tahini cake

”Caramelised white chocolate reminds me of the Caramac bars I enjoyed as a child. The...

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Eric Lanlard’s carrot and pumpkin celebration cake

Carrot cake recipes

Eric Lanlard’s carrot and pumpkin celebration cake

Master pâtissier Eric Lanlard created this showstopping carrot cake for delicious. magazine’s 15th birthday. We...

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Devil’s food cake

Chocolate cake recipes

Devil’s food cake

It’s the chocolate cake to rival all others: devil’s food cake. A rich and fudgy...

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Easy butterfly cakes

Easy cake recipes

Easy butterfly cakes

Light-as-air sponge is topped with generous dollops of vanilla bean buttercream in these almost-too-good-to-eat vanilla...

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Chocolate cupcakes

Dark chocolate recipes

Chocolate cupcakes

These indulgent chocolate cupcakes use the all-in-one method so they’re a breeze to make. Top...

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Vanilla swiss meringue buttercream

Celebration cake recipes

Vanilla swiss meringue buttercream

Learn how to make light and fluffy vanilla swiss meringue buttercream, then adapt it to...

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Blood splatter cake

Halloween recipes

Blood splatter cake

Take Halloween to the next level with our terrifyingly good blood splatter cake. Red velvet...

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Chocolate nest Easter cake

Best Easter cake recipes

Chocolate nest Easter cake

Martha Collison‘s chocolate nest Easter cake goes all out with white chocolate sponge, dark chocolate...

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Chocolate Christmas cake

Festive desserts

Chocolate Christmas cake

This glorious cake is a boozy showstopper – strictly for adults only. Slice through the...

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Sticky toffee pudding cake

Celebration cake recipes

Sticky toffee pudding cake

“Sticky toffee pudding is a longstanding British favourite, so a glorious cake showcasing the best...

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