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Yes you can make your own wedding cake! We've got fabulous celebration cake recipes from the Hairy Bakers, Woman's Weekly - whether it's a birthday party, a retirement do or just a special occasion, we've got celebration cakes to suit you! Your current favourite celebration cake recipes are:

 

  • Planning a pirate party for your little one and need some cake inspiration? This authentic looking skull and…

    Makes: 1

    Total time: 1 hr 45 mins

  • Impress your friends and family with Woman's Weekly's stylish chocolate cupcakes decorated with a swirl of…

    Makes: 12

    Total time: 1 hr

    plus cooling time
  • Originally designed to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, this cake would also be perfect for a little…

    Serves: 32

    Total time: 8 hrs 30 mins

    plus cooling time
  • Stuck for a nice dessert to cook? Look no further than this deliciously rich cake made with dark chocolate,…

    Serves: 10

    Total time: 1 hr 20 mins

  • Wow your friends and family with this beautiful and impressive Christmas cake, following our step-by-step…

    Makes: A 18cm (7in) square cake

  • If you really want to go to town this Christmas, Sue McMahon, food editor of our sister magazine, Woman's…

  • This pretty winter wonderland igloo cake is a perfect family Christmas treat. Decorate with cute homemade…

    Serves: 12

    Total time: 4 hrs

  • This deliciously chocolatey cake is perfect for all ages - make the little sugar cakes that go on top a few…

    Serves: 8

    Total time: 1 hr 15 mins

  • This pretty Battenburg cake tastes so much better than shop-bought ones - and it's much easier to make than…

    Serves: 8-10

  • Have a go at the latest cake craze: cake push-ups! Try our rainbow cake push-ups recipe from goodtoknow's…

    Makes: 6

    Total time: 55 mins

  • This cake is so impressive it works for any occasion. It takes a bit of time to make and assemble but it's well…

    Serves: 10

    Total time: 1 hr 40 mins

  • Don't fork out loads for a wedding or birthday cake! Woman's Weekly's Sue McMahon shows us how to ice beautiful…

    Makes: Icing for 24 basic cupcakes

    Total time: 1 hr

  • Couldn't you just eat Great British Bake Off judge, Mary Berry's divine chocolate birthday cake right off the…

    Serves: 10

  • It takes time to make Mary Berry's strawberry and almond 'dacquoise ' but the end result is very impressive.

    Makes: 8

  • This gorgeous moist chocolate cake is made rich with melted chocolate and a soft ganache icing - perfect for…

    Serves: 12-15

    Total time: 1 hr 5 mins

    Plus cooling time
  • This amazing cake is perfect for special occasions. It's also easy and quick - only an hour from start to…

    Serves: 12

    Total time: 1 hr 10 mins

  • Looking for a cake to make dad for Fatherís Day? This impressive Father's Day cake recipe is finished with a…

    Serves: 8-10

    Total time: 1 hr

  • These cakes look amazing once decorated with a variety of different shaped flowers - plus with a raspberry…

    Serves: 12

    Total time: 50 mins

  • Carrot cake on its own tastes great but even more so with soft and tangy lemon cheese icing - perfect for…

    Serves: 12

    Total time: 1 hr 45 mins

  • Planning a pirate party for your little one and need some cake inspiration? This authentic looking skull and…

    Makes: 1

    Total time: 1 hr 45 mins

  • Impress your friends and family with Woman's Weekly's stylish chocolate cupcakes decorated with a swirl of…

    Makes: 12

    Total time: 1 hr

    plus cooling time
  • Originally designed to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, this cake would also be perfect for a little…

    Serves: 32

    Total time: 8 hrs 30 mins

    plus cooling time
  • Stuck for a nice dessert to cook? Look no further than this deliciously rich cake made with dark chocolate,…

    Serves: 10

    Total time: 1 hr 20 mins

  • Wow your friends and family with this beautiful and impressive Christmas cake, following our step-by-step…

    Makes: A 18cm (7in) square cake

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