7 ideas for a Father’s Day cake dad will love!Published on May 23, 2022 3 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 checkerboard effect, just like dad’s fave flannel shirt! Cover with a smooth layer of buttercream frosting and then get creative customizing the cake to suit dad’s interests – this one has a fun fishing theme, but we can see sports-themed icons working brilliantly too!
Say happy Father’s Day to the soccer-lover in your life with this brilliant cake! Topped with simple stripes of buttercream frosting and finished with sprinkles, this is the ideal Father’s Day bake. For an extra special treat, change up the colors of the frosting to your dad’s team colors!
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 frosting then use colored lustre sprays to create the cool space effect. Splatter white frosting 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 colors of the frosting to represent dad’s sports team, and creating the balls from his favorite 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 frosting. 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 frosting, this is a boozy delight that’s definitely only for grown-ups!
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 frosting using different piping nozzles to create the cool football effect. Ideal!