School fete cake recipes

Butterfly cakesBaking for a school fair or village fete cake stall? These tried-and-recommended Mumsnet cake recipes will have people queuing to buy.


Large cakes

Victoria sponge is the classic, closely followed by lemon drizzle. 

Fairy cake recipes

Dot small sponge cakes with dolly mixtures for wow-factor without much effort. If you're really pushed for time, you can always buy plain sponge cakes from the supermarket and ice them at home. 

Traybake recipes

Traybake is always a winner. It's easy to transport to the fete without mishap and is a cinch to scale up. One Mumsnetter suggests Nigella's Malteaser traybake recipe, which she made for 80! 

Flapjack recipes

Everyone loves a good flapjack, and they can make a healthier contrast to the cake-and-choc-fest. 


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Last updated: 18-Nov-2013 at 11:48 AM