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One Mother's Day cake, three ways

No matter what type of cake you want to bake this Mother's Day, we've got all bases covered. Beginning with a simple sponge recipe, make easy tweaks to the sponge and icing for three different tastes – from indulgent chocolate orange to a lighter, strawberries and cream classic. Enjoy!

  1. Earl Grey and lemon meringue cake

    A fragrant and floral bake that will go down a treat this Mother's Day.

    To make this Earl Grey and lemon meringue cake, simply infuse the milk with classic Earl Grey tea then add lemon zest to the sponge to brighten the flavour.

    A smooth Swiss meringue buttercream finishes this cake off in style, for a two-tiered masterpiece that every mum is sure to love.

    Earl Grey and lemon meringue cake
  2. Roasted strawberry and elderflower cake

    It's strawberry season! To make this cake, roast your strawberries until sweet and jammy, then pair with delicate elderflower cordial and a tangy cream cheese frosting, rippled with strawberry juice - this cake will not disappoint.

    Roasted strawberry and elderflower cake
  3. Chocolate orange cake

    A moist chocolate sponge is brought to the next level with fresh orange zest and juice, lace your chocolate buttercream with a citrus hit by using marmalade to sandwich your sponge tiers then decorate with fresh sliced oranges.

    This chocolate orange cake is a delight, why not whip one up this Mother's Day?

    Chocolate orange cake