Layer cake recipes

If there’s a cake to mark a special occasion, it’s a tall and mighty layer cake. We’ve got fruity tortes, colourful tiered cakes, chocolate mousse cakes and more.

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Rhubarb and custard layer cake

Celebration cake recipes

Rhubarb and custard layer cake

This glorious rhubarb and custard layer cake is so pretty: its jaw-dropping decoration makes it...

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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

Make-ahead dessert recipes

Russian honey biscuit cake

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

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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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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

Bake John Whaite’s epic white chocolate, burnt butter and tahini celebration cake to really impress...

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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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Sticky toffee pudding cake

Celebration cake recipes

Sticky toffee pudding cake

Martha Collinson’s sticky toffee pudding cake has all the flavours of the classic pud. Drizzle...

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Eggnog layer cake

Christmas baking recipes

Eggnog layer cake

Decadent and devilishly boozy, this Christmassy, show-stopping layer cake is strictly adults only. Slice through...

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Frozen lemon and blueberry mousse cake

Frozen dessert recipes

Frozen lemon and blueberry mousse cake

This blueberry mousse cake is a show-stopper – we’ve layered lemon sponge with sweet-tart lemon...

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The world’s best cake (meringue and custard layer cake)

Celebration cake recipes

The world’s best cake (meringue and custard layer...

That’s the official name for this Norwegian beauty and we’re not disagreeing. Maria Villmones Bondeson‘s...

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White forest gateau

Celebration cake recipes

White forest gateau

Three layers of sponge are sandwiched together with white chocolate and kirsch cherries to make...

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Mini egg ice cream chocolate layer cake

Best Easter cake recipes

Mini egg ice cream chocolate layer cake

It’s the perfect Easter combination – Cadbury’s mini eggs, chocolate cake and ice cream all...

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Ginger and honey biscuit cake with choc-orange icing

Biscuit recipes

Ginger and honey biscuit cake with choc-orange icing

For a truly show-stopping dessert, try this Russian-inspired cake made from layered honey and orange...

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Chetna Makan’s chocolate mousse layer cake

Chocolate cake recipes

Chetna Makan’s chocolate mousse layer cake

An extra special chocolate cake recipe, made with light chocolate sponges sandwiched between a rich...

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Daim bar layer cake

Favourite chocolate recipes

Daim bar layer cake

A Daim bar cake layered with carnation caramel toffee and doused in chocolate ganache… it’s...

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Passion cake

Naked cake recipes

Passion cake

Pineapple, coconut and vanilla add dreamy tropical flavours to this naked carrot cake recipe –...

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Triple-chocolate layer cake

Chocolate cake recipes

Triple-chocolate layer cake

This chocolate layer cake recipe is made with three layers of chocolate and soured cream...

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