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Chocolate fort birthday cake

They'll be king or queen of the castle on the big day with this colourful chocolate cake fort.

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Birthday surprise cake

Cut into the vanilla sponge and sweets spill out from the middle! Decorate with hundreds and thousands and an icing bow.

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Seaside cake

This cake has three layers of Victoria sponge and is decorated with sandy biscuit crumbs, seaside creatures and swirly buttercream ice-cream cupcakes.

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Flower power birthday cake

Give your little one a cake they'll remember with this fab, flowery centrepiece. Pretty in pink.

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Salted butter caramel cake

Via: Sainsbury's Magazine/Photo: Kate Whitaker


Salted butter caramel cake

Layers of salted butter caramel biscuit baked into a rich and dark chocolate cake – what's not to like about this beautiful cake?

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Marble cake

Ever wondered how to make a simple yet elegant marble cake? Follow the recipe to create a classic birthday cake that looks really impressive.

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Chocolate chimp birthday cake

This chocolate cake is simple to make and decorate, and perfect for a children’s birthday party.

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Carrot and pistachio cake

Via: Sainsbury's Magazine/Photo: Karen Thomas


Carrot and pistachio cake

A birthday cake fit for any foodie, this zesty carrot and pistachio centrepiece is covered with frosting and finished with blueberries and lime.

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Raspberry and white chocolate celebration brownies

Via: Sainsbury's Magazine/Photo: Martin Poole


Raspberry and white chocolate celebration brownies

No need to slice – these gorgeous brownies are perfect for sharing around at your next birthday celebration.