Come and see all the amazing birthday cakes that you lovely goodtoknow users have made us for our 5th birthday...
To celebrate our 5th birthday we asked you lovely goodtoknow users to bake us a special birthday cake. We had lots of great entries and want to thank you all for your amazing effort and beautiful cakes – we wish we could have tasted them all! Here are some of our favourite birthday cakes, including the winner of a brand new Tefal Kitchen Machine and our runners up, who all win a copy of Fiona Cairn’s Birthday Cake Book – congratulations and thanks again for all your fabulous pictures.
We just loved the bright colours, clever design and references to all of our other channels on Nelmarie Rennison‘s entry. The cake is a Madeira sponge covered in raspberry buttercream – simple and delicious. Well done, Nelmarie!
goodtoknow user, Claire Trevor, made this impressive flower-covered giant cupcake for our 5th birthday comp. She must have spent ages making all those tiny flowers. Well done, Claire – we love your cake and wish we could have a slice right now!
goodtoknow user, Karen Guerin, made this vibrant zebra print birthday cake just for us. She said that it stands out above the rest and we couldn’t agree more. Thanks, Karen, for all your hard work and we’re glad to hear that your children enjoyed eating it!
Look at this masterpiece created by goodtoknow user, Sarah Howe. We just love all the handmade teddy bears and bunting. Sarah said that she really enjoyed making this cake and we can see why. Well done, we bet it tastes as good as it looks.
goodtoknow user, Wendy Montgomery said she’d never made a large cake before and this was her first one. We are very impressed Wendy! With handmade building blocks this cake is simple yet effective. Wendy said this cake was great practice for her as she’s making her Grandson’s Christening cake soon – good luck Wendy, we think you’ll make another masterpiece like this one!
goodtoknow user, Angie made this simple and impressive looking magazine birthday cake just for us. A caramel sponge with chocolate and mint buttercream – we bet this cake tastes delicious. Angie even wrote us a personal message that says ‘Take a seat, grab a coffee and some chocolate and enjoy your favourite magazine’. We love it. We’ll definitely be keeping an eye on Angie’s blog: www.cakesphotoslife.co.uk
This bright-coloured rainbow birthday cake with white chocolate frosting was made by goodtoknow user, Alicja Firmowska. We just love how vibrant the colours are and how she decorated it with pretty butterflies.
goodtoknow user, Andrew Parker made this mouth-watering marble cake or as he named it ‘zebra cake’ – a neat version of marble cake. Covered in vanilla buttercream and topped with chocolate, we really would like a slice of this cake right now!
We just love this chocolate covered caramel and vanilla birthday cake from goodtoknow user, Helen Jacob-Lloyd. With a vanilla and caramel sponge, chocolate buttercream, fresh strawberries in the middle, white chocolate buttons and striped chocolate sticks to decorate, we bet this cake would be a mouthful of chocolate heaven.
How did you know that we love giant cupcakes? goodtoknow user, Carly King made this impressive pink and floral giant birthday cupcake just for us and we love it! It must have taken her a long time to pipe all those beautiful flowers. Good job!
goodtoknow user, Claire Toomath made this polka dot birthday cake just for us and ate it for us too! All those colourful circles makes this cake look very professional. Oh, now we want some…
Wow, doesn’t this Neapolitan birthday cake from goodtoknow user, Carly Baker, look delicious? With strawberry and vanilla sponge layers and vanilla buttercream we bet this cake tasted as good as it looked. Drizzled with chocolate ganache and topped with chocolate dipped strawberries, we hope that Carly enjoyed eating this for us.
goodtoknow user, Beth Swift made this impressive present birthday cake. We love the stacked presents and how each one is covered in a different colour and patterned icing. She even remembered to put our age on it. Lovely!
goodtoknow user, Amy Bugg made this delicious gooey chocolate mud cake with Maltesers and milk chocolate buttons. We’re definitely craving a slice of this now! We love the chocolate happy birthday message.
We’re feeling the love from goodtoknow user, Imran Faisal’s heart birthday cake. Look at those neat layers and handmade red hearts – very nice. We bet it tastes good!
goodtoknow user, Helen Knott made us this lolly pop birthday cake. Sweets and cake all-in-one? We think Helen knows us too well. We’re glad to hear that her son enjoyed eating it! We would of loved a slice.
Look at all those colours! We can see that goodtoknow user, Jane Mitchell definitely put a lot of hard work into making this cake. It’s like being a child again with all those brightly coloured sweets. Glad to hear that the cake didn’t go to waste and went up for auction at Jane’s daughters nursery – aw!
goodtoknow user, Jacqi Davies made this impressive hand-decorated giant birthday cupcake just for us. Look at all those handmade hearts and butterflies – good job!
Covered in tons of Maltesers, this cake looks delicious. goodtoknow user, Jessica Pointing says that the cake is layered. We would’ve loved a slice!
goodtoknow user, Jennie Scott made us this very sweet fairy birthday cake. We love the little details like the fairy’s faces and the ivy over the toad stool – good job!
goodtoknow user, Kat White made these mind-blowing birthday burger cakes. She decided to go against a traditional birthday cake and impress us with these creative cakes instead. We’d love to try one Kat!
We love this simple design from goodtoknow user, Laura Hayes. This giant flower birthday cupcake sure looks tasty. The pastel colours really make it look professional.
How did goodtoknow user, Milly Parkinson know that we love tea? This very impressive birthday cake looks like it must of taken a lot of effort to make. Look at all those handmade flowers. Good job Milly!
This brightly coloured rainbow and Smarties birthday cake was made by goodtoknow user, Lisa Brockies. Her rainbow layers are so neat! We hope you enjoyed eating this Lisa – we’re jealous we couldn’t have a slice.
We love these birthday cupcakes from goodtoknow user, Nazan Ali, not just because they look good but also because they’re unique from our other entries as they’re made without using eggs. We’d love to try one, Nazan!
goodtoknow user, Naomi made this chocolate orange present birthday cake just for us. We bet that the chocolate orange sponge tastes delicious. We can’t believe how neat the pink bow has been made on the top – good job!
goodtoknow user, Shaiesta Nizam made this very delicious looking birthday cake just for us. We love the handmade icing decorations and that chocolate buttercream looks really tasty.
Now that’s a cake and a half! Loaded withberries and crispy sugar bowls, vanilla sponge has never looked so mouth-watering. Topped with a spring of mint, this birthday cake by goodtoknow user, Rita Paterson is unique. Good job.
goodtoknow user, Sabrina Coultas made these Cookie Monster birthday cupcakes instead of a traditional birthday cake and we love them. They’ve even got actual cookies in their mouths – how clever.
Look at these beautiful pink and yellow rose birthday cupcakes from goodtoknow user, Nicola Leonard. With hand-pipped flowers and shimmering glitter, these cupcakes look pretty tasty.
goodtoknow user, Stephanie Carson made this amazing green bow birthday cake. We cannot believe how big the bow is on this cake and how impressive it looks. Stephanie says it’s iced raspberry and buttercream sponge with marzipan – sounds delicious.
This chocolate cake looks as though it’s been made by a professional. We can’t keep our eyes off of its chocolate covered beauty. goodtoknow user, Sheila Thompson layered her birthday cake with chocolate buttercream and topped it with strawberries and fudge.
goodtoknow user, Tracey Kahrman made this chocolate Victoria sponge birthday cake just for us and said she was going to have a pretend birthday party in our honour – any excuse! Smothered in chocolate buttercream, we just love this cake.
goodtoknow user, Sumayya Patel made us this chocolate covered birthday cake. We love how neat this cake looks, with the rows of raspberries and scattered stars – very nice.