Australian Women’s Weekly’s children’s birthday cakes

Whether you remember pestering Mum to pleeeease make you the jelly swimming pool cake for your birthday or have fond memories of decorating these birthday favourites with your kids, these timeless classics are sure to give you a nostalgia hit.
Choo choo train birthday cake

Choo-choo train birthday cake

Most coming straight out of the infamous Australian Women’s Weekly’s Children’s Birthday Cake Book (which you can still buy today FYI!), you can again share in the joy of creating these fun cakes. There’s everything from the iconic train cake which starred on the cover to all manner of nursery rhyme characters brought to life. We hope you enjoy making them all over again!

birthday cake number 1
May 30, 2022

Birthday cake numbers – smartie one

For a memorable first birthday party, serve up this top notch, Smartie-covered birthday favourite from The Australian Women’s Weekly’s famous ‘Children’s Birthday Cake Book‘ cookbook. This recipe first featured in The Children’s Birthday Cake Book published in 1980. Smarties are now deemed to pose a choking risk to small children and instead, you could choose […]
By Women's Weekly Food

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