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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:

 

  • 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

  • Combine orange and lemon juice to make this tangy cake with citrus slices - perfect for an after dinner treat…

    Serves: 8

    Total time: 1 hr 45 mins

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

    Serves: 8-10

    Total time: 1 hr

  • If you're a chocolate fan, devil's food cake, a moist, airy layered chocolate cake, is sure to satisfy…

    Serves: 8-10

  • Our sister magazine Woman's Weekly have created this incredible castle made of two cakes with sugarpaste…

    Makes: 1

  • Triple tested: Crisp, melt-in-the-mouth brandy snaps with sweet, juicy seasonal berries and cream… heaven!…

    Serves: 4

    Total time: 40 mins

  • Looking for a kids' birthday cake recipe? This jungle themed cake is perfect for kids' birthday parties - it…

    Serves: 8

  • Whip up a deliciously chocolately treat for the kids this Easter with this quick and easy fudge cake - get them…

    Serves: 8-12

    Total time: 1 hr

  • Combine orange and lemon juice to make this tangy cake with citrus slices - perfect for an after dinner treat…

    Serves: 8

    Total time: 1 hr 45 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

  • 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

  • Make your own wedding cake with our step-by-step guide and 'how to' videos with Woman's Weekly's Sue McMahon.…

  • The wonderful Hairy Bakers show you how to make an unforgettable carrot and fruit wedding cake for an unforgettable day!

    Makes: A 10kg cake

    Total time: 3 hrs 30 mins

    (not including decorating time)
  • 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 gorgeous cake from chef Rachel Allen makes a perfect wedding cake, but it's great for Christmas and any…

    Serves: 8

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