Celebration Cake Recipes

Celebration cake recipes that are perfect for a special occasion, from Victoria sponge variations to multi-tiered fruit or chocolate cakes. Celebrate in style with the best of our celebration cake recipes

Celebration cake recipes are perfect for birthdays, special occasions and parties – whether you’re after a classic Victoria sponge or a more elaborate layer cake – we’ve got plenty of recipes for you to choose from. These stunning celebration cakes taste as good as they look and they’ll make any occasion extra special.

Whether you’re baking for a birthday, entertaining friends outside, having the family over for a special lunch or looking for a bake that you can take to a party, we’ve rounded up the best show-stopping cakes that everyone will love.

Soft, sweet and perfumed, this whimsical cardamom rose and rhubarb cake (pictured) should be made with a tangy rhubarb jam to cut through the sweetness of the sponge and cream filling. Decorated with roses, it really is a thing of beauty, and what’s even better is it tastes just as delightful as it looks.
We have plenty of recipes to suit everyone. It doesn’t matter if you’re a novice or a seasoned baker, you’ll find a recipe that suits both you and the occasion. If you’re a less confident baker, try our strawberry and lemon triple layer cake. Although it looks really elaborate and time consuming, it’s surprisingly easy to make.
If you’re looking for more cake inspiration, have a look through our cake recipes collection for more ideas!
If you want to try your hand at something a little more involved, why not give our salted caramel and hazelnut cake a go – it’s a really sophisticated cake that takes a bit more skill to get just right, but it truly is worth the effort. Alternatively for something a bit more summery, our rose petal cake is really eye-catching thanks to the beautiful buttercream icing that’s done in different hues of pink. 
Whatever the occasion that you’re celebrating, we’ve got so many stunning celebration cakes for you to try that’ll blow guests away. Multiple layers, stunning piping, delightful flavour combinations, and delicate decorating all come together for some of our best celebration cakes, so if you’ve got an occasion coming up, why not give one our recipes a go.
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