Bursting with 80 memory-making cakes to suit every occasion, The Great New Zealand Birthday Cake Book has the perfect cake for everyone, young and old. 

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Browse selected recipes below.

  • Chocolate Rainbow Waterfall Cake

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    Take your chocolate cake to the next level with this Rainbow Waterfall cake.   see more

  • Fiery Mountain Cake

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    Your family and friends will LAVA this cake - a fiery volcano with erupting lava and smoke!  see more

  • Icy Creamy Cupcakes

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    These icy, creamy cupcakes are sure to be a hit, and you can select your favourite "ice cream ball" to eat!  see more

  • Meringue Frenzy Cake

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    This chocolate cake, with meringues and ganache is every chocolate lovers dream...  see more

  • The Messy Cake

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    Have fun making a mess with this colourful "messy" cake!  see more

  • The Naked Cake

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    An elegant layered cake, suitable for all occasions.  see more

  • Pigs in Mud Cake

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    This simple yet effective cake will have your birthday girl or boy as happy as....a pig in mud!  see more

  • Pinata Surprise Cake

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    What a surprise! This cake looks great from the outside, and cuts to reveal hidden treats.  see more

  • Roses are Red Cake

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    A unique twist on the gift of roses - this cake will WOW the recipient!  see more

  • Steggy the Friendly Dinosaur Cake

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    For the dinosaur lover in all of us! Steggy loves to celebrate birthdays with young and old alike.  see more

  • Vanilla Sponge Cake

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  • Dolly Varden Chocolate Cake

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    This Dolly Varden cake is a great shape for birthday cakes, with endless possibilities for decorating!  see more

  • Vanilla Cupcakes

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    This cupcake recipe makes 12 vanilla cupcakes. The cupcakes can then be decorated or iced - your imagination is the limit!  see more

  • Chocolate Sponge Cake

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    A simple go-to chocolate cake, that can be used as a base for birthday cake, a dessert cake, or and afternoon tea treat.  see more