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    • St George?s Day cupcakes

      St George’s Day cupcakes

      Celebrate St George’s Day (23rd April) with these impressive cupcake toppers. A classic red rose and an easy-to-make edible banner make a simple and elegant finish to your cakes. Learn how to make handmade, edible roses with our cupcake queen, Victoria Threader's simple step-by-step guide. A soft vanilla sponge and a light vanilla buttercream means these cakes are full of flavour so they not only look good, they taste good too – Happy St George’s Day!

      • 5
      (1 ratings)
    • Lemon ombre layer cake

      Lemon ombre layer cake

      Impress your friends and family with this delicious lemon ombre layer cake. It's the perfect cake for special occasions and celebrations like birthdays, Mother's Day or Easter. This cake serves between 16-20 people, thanks to its large layers, and is filled with citrusy lemon curd. The buttercream is made from egg whites and caster sugar so it can keep its shape if you decide to pipe roses to decorate. This cake is an ombre cake as the sponge colour fades from light to dark for an effective finish when cutting.

      • 4
      (3 ratings)
    • Carrot cake decorations

      Carrot cake decorations

      These classic decorations are perfect for popping on top of carrot cakes, carrot muffins or little carrot cupcakes. However, if you don’t fancy a carrot flavoured bake then we think these are pretty cute looking on whatever baking you happen to have made.

      • 5
      (2 ratings)
    • Mini egg cake

      Mini Egg cake

      Nothing says 'Happy Easter' more than a chocolate cake covered head to toe in Mini Eggs. This mouth-watering Mini Egg cake is just that, with crushed Mini Eggs in the filling and a rich Nutella spread to keep those sweet treats in place. The kids are going to love this delicious cake, you could even swap the sponge for their favourite flavour - try a classic vanilla sponge or lemon cake instead. Chocolate buttercream or melted chocolate would work just as well for the covering of this cake. When it comes to decorating this cake with Mini Eggs the trick is to start from the base and work your way up making sure each egg sits comfortably.

      • 5
      (7 ratings)
    • Easter chick cake decorations

      Easter chick cake decorations

      These ruffled little chicks make the ideal toppers for Easter cakes and bakes from big showstoppers to delicate cupcakes. The recipe makes the perfect little crowd of three chicks and is super simple with just a few easy steps...

      • 5
      (7 ratings)
    • Easter nests

      Easter nests are a classic treat for spring and the best thing about them is just how easy they are to make. Perfect for making with kids, all you need to do is melt a little chocolate and stir through a few ingredients and leave to set - simple! To make it even easier, we've created a step-by-step video guide for making perfect Easter nests - now all you have to do is decide what you'll put in the middle of the nests!

      • 4
      (19 ratings)
    • Irish Barmbrack cake

      Irish Barmbrack cake

      This delicious Irish Barmbrack cake combines tea, raisins, sultanas and mixed peel together to make one mouth-watering treat perfect served with a cup of tea. You could even give it a kick by adding a tablespoon of whisky. It should take about 1hr and 30 mins to cook but if it begins to brown on top sonner than that, top with greaseproof paper. Our baking blogger Maxine Owen made this recipe as part of her baking around the world blog.

      • 5
      (2 ratings)
    • Cat cake toppers

      Cat cake decorations

      This recipe makes one 3 inch tall fondant cat, ideal to decorate cakes or cupcakes. With their inquisitive expressions and cute whiskers, these little cake toppers make perfect party decorations for kids’ birthdays or novelty bakes.

      • 5
      (7 ratings)
    • Chocolate fingers cake

      Chocolate fingers cake

      This chocolate fingers cake is much easier to make than you may think and with our simple step-by-step picture recipe you'll have this tasty treat made in no time...

      • 4
      (80 ratings)
    • Lego cake decorations

      Building block cake decorations

      How clever are these building block cake decorations? They're simple to make and perfect for jazzing up any cake or cupcake. They're the perfect way to top cakes for kid's parties too

      • 4
      (4 ratings)
    • Simnel cake recipe

      How to make simnel cake: Our ultimate guide

      It's not Easter without something sweet to eat, so go traditional and make this easy but impressive simnel cake. We show you how with our simple step-by-step how to make simnel cake recipe

      • 3
      (24 ratings)
    • Creme egg cake

      Melting middle Creme Egg bundt cake

      One of our favourite things about Easter is the glut of Creme Eggs that hit the supermarket shelves. If you've been stocking up on these gooey treats, this melting Creme Egg bundt cake is a great way of making them go even further. With a rich, chocolate sponge and a thick chocolate topping, this cake is a chocoholic's dream. This cake has 6 Creme Eggs hiding inside the sponge so when you cut into it you can reveal it's gooey, melting insides. It is also topped with more Creme Eggs which have been cut and melted slightly thanks to the warm chocolate topping. This is the perfect showstopper come Easter Sunday.

      • 5
      (3 ratings)
    • Swedish vanilla and almond cake

      Swedish vanilla and almond cake

      Make the most of eggs in this delicious dessert which uses fluffy egg whites in the base and rich egg yolks in the custard topping. This makes an impressive pudding to serve up to friends after dinner. Simply slice a wedge of cake and spoon on some softly whipped cream. This cake will serve up to 12 peoople and will take 40 mins to cook in the oven.

      • 5
      (1 ratings)
    • How to make chocolate fudge cake

      Chocolate fudge cake is one of the most heavenly bakes to make and we've made it so much easier by giving you a simple step-by-step guide for how to make it taste just as it should. Thick, sweet chocolate sponges with a rich chocolate buttercream, chocolate fudge cake is in between a cake and a dessert - so does that mean we can have it for both, please?

      • 4
      (46 ratings)
    • Victoria Threader's St Patrick's Day cupcakes

      Chocolate Guinness cupcakes

      Celebrate St Patrick's Day with these easy cupcakes from Victoria Threader. Infuse the cupcakes with Guinness for a traditional Irish taste

      • 4
      (13 ratings)
    • How to make cake pops

      How to make cake pops

      Learn how to make basic cake pops with this simple recipe from cake pop queen Molly Bakes. Make your own light vanilla sponge and cream cheese frosting, coat with a simple candy melt topping, and the rest is up to you

      • 4
      (85 ratings)
    • Mary Berry's lemon drizzle cake

      Mary Berry's lemon drizzle cake

      Mary Berry is the queen of baking so if you're looking for a classic lemon drizzle cake recipe, this is the one to try. Mary Berry's lemon drizzle cake recipe is one of the most popular recipes on goodtoknow and has been tried and tested by pretty much the whole of the team! This classic cake recipe is full of citrus flavour and is perfect for all baking abilities from beginners to those who fancy a spot in The Great British Bake Off tent!

      • 4
      (396 ratings)
    • Dinosaur cake decoration

      Dinosaur cake decoration

      These little dinosaurs are the perfect birthday cake topper for a little boy or girl who loves adventures. With just seven easy steps, these characters can be made in no time at all.

      • 5
      (3 ratings)

Your comments

Sue sue

Any diabetic cake recipes or can you just substitute sweetener in equal measurement

Ann MichelleDargo

baking fat free fruit cake again it is delicious .


So many cakes - so little time!!


i love them why they dont have the ingredients


These cakes looks VERY yummy but I would like to make some vegan cakes. Does anyone know of any good eggless or specific vegan cake recipes or where I can find some?


Very GOOD work people. Please keep on.....It is goodTOknow that you r here and you will stay.!!!!!!!!


What a wonderful selection of cake receipes. Looking forward to trying many of them out. Thankyou.

Ebony morgan

I think it is really helpfull

Charlotte Gunn

Tell us what your favourite cake recipe is on goodtoknow - we'd love to hear from you.


Mmmm cake


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