Mary berry sponge birthday cake recipes

Food: Easy chocolate birthday cake

Food: Easy chocolate birthday cake

It's a MaryBerry recipe, and she calls it Best Ever Chocolate Fudge Cake. You could adapt this really easily, decorating it differently - what about doubling up on sponge tiers and icing, then covering with gold edible glitter (this is what I'm thinking for my daughter's birthday in August)
Mary Berry Cooks... Rich Chocolate Traybake with swirly icing

Mary Berry Cooks... Rich Chocolate Traybake with swirly icing

Very straightforward, chocolate sponge, chocolate ganache, and then white chocolate. In the tradition of several awesome camping birthdays we've been to, there's an element of everyone mucking in together to bring tonnes of booze salads, puddings and cakes
Football Game Birthday Cake

Football Game Birthday Cake

Sandwich the two traybake sponge layers together with vanilla buttercream and jam. My little boy recently celebrated his third birthday and I baked him his very own football game birthdaycake
Classic Madeira Cake

Classic Madeira Cake

A few weeks before the birthday party I did a practice run of the cake to get to grips with using fondant icing and the recipe I’d tried out – MaryBerry’s Madeira Cake – went down so well with everyone there was no question that I’d be using it for the real thing
Jaffa Cake Recipe

Jaffa Cake Recipe

Ingredients for the sponge. It’s been a long week – work has been full on, we’ve had dinner at my mums for her birthday, my husbands car battery decided to give up so we’ve been sharing my car until the new one arrives, my nan has been in hospital and has had two operations and then we had our…
White Chocolate and Passionfruit Cake

White Chocolate and Passionfruit Cake

For the passion fruit cake, I followed MaryBerry’s victoria sponge recipce but added passion fruit essence which i bought here
Chocolate Rolo Cake

Chocolate Rolo Cake

Using MaryBerry's recipe for her Chocolate Fudge Cake from her Baking Bible my Chocolate Rolo Cake was born
Cherry Bakewell Cupcakes / OXO Giveaway

Cherry Bakewell Cupcakes / OXO Giveaway

And could it get even better for the contestants working alongside the baking queen that is MaryBerry and the bread master, Paul Hollywood

Lemon Myrtle Swiss Roll

This week was Swiss rolls, MaryBerry’s cherry cake and miniature British classics. You then pour the rest of the batter over the top and cook the whole sponge
Top 10 best dessert recipes

Top 10 best dessert recipes

Hana baked this one from a cheesecake recipe by MaryBerry. I have baked (and eaten) quite a few in my time and one of my favourites has to be this White chocolate cheesecake with Raspberry coulis
Mixed Messages

Mixed Messages

Put a slice of Sachertorte in the hands of a slim, classy octogenarian and what is there to worry about, after all if MaryBerry looks that good after a lifetime of baking then surely it can't be bad for you
Pretty Pink Birthday Cake

Pretty Pink Birthday Cake

The spongecake was made using MaryBerry’s All-in-one Victoria Sandwich recipe, which is in her Baking Bible and available on the BBC Food website