7 ideas for a Father’s Day cake dad will love! 

Published on 23 May 2022 2 min read

If you love someone, say it with homemade cake! Celebrate your dad with our selection of totally tasty Father’s Day cakes. Whether you’re a baking beginning or a pro with the piping bag, we’ve got Father’s Day cake ideas for you. Grab your apron and get in the kitchen, it’s time to make a cake dad will love! 

Simple Father’s Day round cake

This brilliant layer cake makes the ideal decorating project for beginners! Cut into this unassuming cake and find a chequerboard effect, just like dad’s fave flannel shirt! Cover with a smooth layer of buttercream icing and then get creative customising the cake to suit dad’s interests – this one has a fun fishing theme, but we can see sports-themed icons working brilliantly too!

Football cake

Say happy Father’s Day to the football-lover in your life with this brilliant cake! Topped with simple stripes of buttercream icing and finished with sprinkles, this is the ideal Father’s Day bake. For an extra special treat, change up the colours of the icing to your dad’s team colours!

Galaxy cake

Let your dad know that he’s totally out of this world with this gorgeous galaxy cake! This cake has been baked in the shape of an initial, but this effect can easily be achieved on a cake of any shape or size. Cover the cake with buttercream icing then use coloured lustre sprays to create the cool space effect. Splatter white icing stars and finish with little sugar pearls for a cake that’s sure to take you to infinity, and beyond!

Sporty Father’s Day cake

Calling all sports fans! This impressive bake is guaranteed to put a smile on dad’s face. This striped buttercream cake is finished with a variety of sports balls made using Candy Melts. Adapt this cake by changing up the colours of the icing to represent dad’s sports team, and creating the balls from his favourite sports.

Barbecue cake for Father’s Day

If your dad is king of the barbecue, this is the cake for him! Have fun moulding the perfect grill scene from white, black, brown, red and yellow fondant icing. Once you’ve covered the cake with the grill, you can create all sorts of edible treats to top it off. Kids will love getting involved in moulding the shapes, too!

Chocolate Guinness cake

Chocolate + Guinness = the Father’s Day cake of dreams! This gorgeously moist and moorish chocolate sponge is made even richer with the addition of Guinness. Topped with a lager icing, this is a boozy delight that’s definitely only for grown-ups!

American football brownies

If the father figure in your life is football crazy, this is the perfect Father’s Day cake idea. Make these football-shaped bite-sized brownies and decorate with a decadent cream cheese icing using different piping nozzles to create the cool football effect. Ideal!

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